Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Air Canada 737-8 C-FTJV delivery

Air Canada 737-8 C-FTJV msn 61207/6634 flew away on delivery Oct 31, Boeing Field-Kelowna flying as ACA7169.  Fleet #501.

Air China 737-8 B-1397 pic - Oct 31

Air China 737-8 B-1397 msn 60872/6490 seen here at Paine Field, Oct 31, passing through on a test flight out of Boeing Field as BOE251.

Air China Boeing 737-8 MAX B-1397
Photo credit: Royal Scott King

Thai Airways International 787 HS-TWB delivery

Thai Airways International 787-9 HS-TWB msn 38780/623 flew away on delivery Oct 31-Nov 1, Paine Field-Bangkok BKK flying as THA8913.  Named PHROM BURI.  Leased from Aercap.

Lion Air 737-8 PK-LQI first flight

Lion Air 737-8 PK-LQI msn 42997/6612 first flight from Renton, Oct 31, flying as BOE208.  Hex code 8A0683.

Delta Air Lines 737 N886DN first pic painted

Delta Air Lines 737-932ER N886DN msn 31998/6659 seen here at Paine Field, Oct 31, about to depart back to Boeing Field as BOE886 after being painted.

DSC_9902-DELTA B737
Photo credit: Brian Worthington

Southwest Airlines 737-8 N8716B delivery

Southwest Airlines 737-8 N8716B msn 42544/6621 flew away on delivery Oct 31, Boeing Field-Phoenix flying as SWA8700.

Kunming Airlines 737 B-1331 first flight

Kunming Airlines 737-8LY B-1331 msn 63616/6675 first flight from Renton, Oct 31, flying as BOE794.  Hex code 781244.  Leased from Bank of Communications Leasing.

Ryanair 737 EI-GDM pic - Oct 31

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-GDM msn 44810/6655 seen here at Paine Field, Oct 31, passing through on a test flight as BOE112.

DSC_9887-RYANAIR B737
Photo credit: Brian Worthington

Air Chang'an 737 B-1481 first flight & pic

Air Chang'an 737-86W B-1481 msn 60171/6678 first flight from Renton, Oct 31, flying as BOE531 with 4 people on board.  Hex code 7811D3.  Leased from CDB Aviation.


Photo credit: Jeff Berry

Scoot 787 9V-OFK first flight & pic

Scoot Pte 787-8 9V-OFK msn 37127/627 first flight from Paine Field, Oct 31, flying as BOE862 with sticker reg N1015X.  Named "Getting Lei'd".  Hex code A00B88.

DSC_9898-SCOOT B787
Photo credit: Brian Worthington

Qatar Airways 777 A7-BEP first flight

Qatar Airways 777-3DZER A7-BEP msn 64066/1530 first flight from Paine Field, Oct 31, flying as BOE910.  Hex code 06A2B4.  To Portland for painting.

Hainan Airlines 787 B-1345 first flight & pic

Hainan Airlines 787-9 B-1345 msn 38781/628 first flight from Paine Field, Oct 31, flying as BOE262 with hex code 78129E.  Leased from Aercap.

DSC_9891-HAINAN B787
Photo credit: Brian Worthington

XiamenAir 737 B-1305 delivery

XiamenAir 737-85C B-1305 msn 63684/6650 flew away on delivery Oct 31-Nov 3, Boeing Field-Honolulu-Majuro-Guam-Xiamen flying as CXA8399.

B-1305
Photo credit: Jeff Berry (BFI, Oct 25)

Kunming Airlines 737 B-1329 delivery

Kunming Airlines 737-7LY B-1329 msn 44395/6646 flew away on delivery Oct 31-Nov 2, Boeing Field-Honolulu-Majuro flying as KNA1329.  Continued Nov 2, Majuro-Guam flying as KNA9329 (maybe ADS-B input error?), then Nov 3-4 Guam-Tianjin-Kunming as KNA1329. Leased from Bank of Communications Leasing.

B-1329
Photo credit: Jeff Berry (BFI, Oct 27)

Monday, 30 October 2017

Emirates 777 A6-EQH pic - Oct 30

Emirates 777-31HER A6-EQH msn 42353/1517 seen here at Paine Field, Oct 30, returning from another test flight as BOE681.

Emirates Boeing 777-300ER A6-EQH
Photo credit: Royal Scott King

American Airlines 737-8 N304RB delivery

American Airlines 737-8 N304RB msn 44463/6575 flew away on delivery Oct 30, Boeing Field-Tulsa flying as AAL9701 with 6 people on board.

N304RB
Photo credit: Jeff Berry (BFI, Oct 26)

Delta Air Lines 737 N887DN first flight

Delta Air Lines 737-932ER N887DN msn 31997/6670 first flight from Renton, Oct 30, flying as BOE887.  Flew to Spokane for painting.

Hainan Airlines 737 B-1346 first flight

Hainan Airlines 737-84P B-1346 msn 44396/6667 first flight from Renton, Oct 30, flying as BOE034.  Hex code 78129D.  Leased from Bank of Communcations Leasing.  Flown to Spokane for painting.

Air China 737-8 B-1397 pic - Oct 30

Air China 737-8 B-1397 msn 60872/6490 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 30, out on a test flight as BOE251.

737-8_B-1397_10-30-2017-1
Photo credit: Paul Varner

Alaska Airlines 737 N281AK delivery

Alaska Airlines 737-990ER N281AK msn 62679/6654 flew away on delivery Oct 30, Boeing Field-Seattle flying as ASA9809 with 40 people on board.

Southwest Airlines 737-8 N8715Q first flight

Southwest Airlines 737-8 N8715Q msn 42570/6594 first flight from Renton, Oct 30, flying as BOE015.  Hex code ABFD23.

Southwest Airlines 737 N8550Q delivery

Southwest Airlines 737-8H4 N8550Q msn 63579/6641 flew away on delivery Oct 30, Boeing Field-Paine Field flying as SWA8701 with 2 people on board.

N8550Q
Photo credit: Jeff Berry (BFI, Oct 27)

Air France 787 F-HRBD first flight

Air France 787-9 F-HRBD msn 42487/630 first flight from Paine Field, Oct 30, flying as BOE333.  Hex code 39C423.

Pic here.

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Pobeda Airlines 737 VP-BPK first flight

Pobeda Airlines 737-8AL VP-BPK msn 61788/6671 first flight from Renton, Oct 28, flying as BOE618.  Hex code 424368.  Leased from BOC Aviation.

Air Canada 737-8 Max C-FTJV pics - Oct 28

Air Canada 737-8 Max C-FTJV msn 61207/6634 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 28, now sporting its customer registration number (it was wearing experimental reg N60436 yesterday).

DSC_9844-AIR CANADA B737 DSC_9850-AIR CANADA B737
Photo credit: Brian Worthington

Virgin Australia 737 VH-YWD first flight

Virgin Australia 737-8FE VH-YWD msn 41020/6664 first flight from Renton, Oct 28, flying as BOE826.  Hex code 7C7C9B.

Urumqi Air 737 B-1325 delivery

Urumqi Air 737-86W B-1325 msn 60170/6649 flew away on delivery Oct 28-Nov 1, Boeing Field-Honolulu-Guam-Tianjin-Urumqi flying as CUH1325.  Leased from CDB Aviation.

B-1325
Photo credit: Jeff Berry (BFI, Oct 25)

China Eastern Airlines 737 B-1318 delivery

China Eastern Airlines 737-89P B-1318 msn 63764/6647 flew away on delivery Oct 28-31, Boeing Field-Honolulu-Majuro-Saipan-Tianjin flying as CES9001.  Continued Nov 1, Tianjin-Shanghai PVG-Taiyuan as CES9002/2999.  Leased from Pembroke Capital.

B-1318
Photo credit: Jeff Berry (BFI, Oct 24)

Friday, 27 October 2017

Qatar Airways 777 A7-BEO first pic painted

Qatar Airways 777-3DZER A7-BEO msn 64065/1527 seen here at Paine Field, Oct 27, arriving back from Portland paint shop freshly painted.


Photo credit: Royal Scott King

US Navy P-8A N858DS / 169337 first flight

US Navy P-8A (737-8FV) N858DS msn 63185/6560 first flight from Renton, Oct 27, flying as BOE075 with 3 people on board.  Hex code ABC56C.  Will be 169337 after mods to a P-8A.

Air Canada 737-8 Max C-FTJV pics - painted

Air Canada 737-8 Max C-FTJV msn 61207/6634 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 27, out on its first flight after painting, flying as BOE451.

C-FTJV C-FTJV C-FTJV C-FTJV C-FTJV
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

Boeing 737 MAX 8 Air Canada N60436 LN6634 Boeing 737 MAX 8 Air Canada N60436 LN6634
Photo credit: Huy Do

737-8_N60436_10-27-2017-1
Photo credit: Paul Varner

Eva Air Cargo 777F B-16781 first flight & pic

Eva Air Cargo 777-F5E B-16781 msn 62824/1526 first flight from Paine Field, Oct 27, flying as BOE221.  Hex code 899121.

Boeing 777-F5E EVA Air Cargo B-16781 LN1526
Photo credit: Huy Do

FedEx 777F N878FD delivery

FedEx 777-FS2 N878FD msn 40684 ln 1524 flew away on delivery Oct 27, Paine Field-Memphis flying as FDX9038.  Has ecoDemonstrator PROGRAM decals and will begin the tests at Seattle after the Christmas peak season.

FedEx Boeing 777-F ecoDemonstrator N878FD
Photo credit: Royal Scott King (PAE, Oct 24)

Kunming Airlines 737 B-1329 pic - Oct 27

Kunming Airlines 737-7LY B-1329 msn 44395/6646 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 27, out on another test flight as BOE667.  Leased from Bank of Communications Leasing.

B-1329
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

Ryanair 737 EI-GDK first pics painted

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-GDK msn 44806/6653 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 27, about to depart on a test flight as BOE111.

EI-GDK EI-GDK
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

Southwest Airlines 737 N8550Q first pics painted

Southwest Airlines 737-8H4 N8550Q msn 63579 ln 6641 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 27, out on a test flight as BOE983.

N8550Q N8550Q
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

US Navy P-8A 169332 first flight after mods & pic

US Navy P-8A (737-8FV) 169332 msn 62698/6385 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 27, out on its first flight following completion of mods to a P-8A.  New hex code AE5C5E.

169332 169332 169332
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Okay Airways 737 B-1337 first flight & pic

Okay Airways 737-8KF B-1337 msn 63618/6663 first flight from Renton, Oct 26, flying as BOE467 with hex code 78127B.  Leased from Bank of Communications Leasing.

Boeing 737-8KF(WL) OK Airways B-1337 LN6663
Photo credit: Huy Do

Norwegian 787 G-CKMU delivery

Norwegian Air UK 787-9 G-CKMU msn 63313/619 flew away on delivery Oct 26-27, Charleston-Oslo flying as NAX8A.  Named Babe Ruth - American Athlete.  Leased from Arctic Aviation.

Ethiopian Airlines 787 ET-AUO delivery

Ethiopian Airlines 787-9 ET-AUO msn 38778/621 flew away on delivery Oct 26-27, Paine Field-Addis Ababa flying as ETH9201.  Named Beijing.  Leased from Aercap.

Aerolineas Argentinas 737-8 LV-GVD first pic painted

Aerolineas Argentinas 737-8 LV-GVD msn 64207/6661 seen here at Renton, Oct 26, fully painted in the customer's livery.

Boeing 737 MAX 8 AerolĂ­neas Argentinas LV-GVD LN6661
Photo credit: Huy Do

WestJet Airlines 737 C-GRAX first flight & pic

WestJet Airlines 737-8 C-GRAX msn 60513/6603 first flight from Renton, Oct 26, flying as BOE404.  Hex code C071A4.  Unpainted and wearing sticker N1796B today.

Boeing 737 MAX 8 WestJet N1796B LN6603
Photo credit: Huy Do

Jet2.com 737 G-JZBB delivery & pic

Jet2.com 737-8MG G-JZBB msn 63158/6645 flew away on delivery Oct 26-27, Boeing Field-Leeds flying using reg as callsign.

Boeing 737-8MG(WL) Jet2 G-JZBB LN6645
Photo credit: Huy Do

Ryanair 737 EI-GDM first pic painted

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-GDM msn 44810/6655 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 26, returning from painting at Spokane.

Boeing 737-8AS(WL) Ryanair EI-GDM LN6655
Photo credit: Huy Do

American Airlines 737-8 N304RB first pics painted

American Airlines 737-8 N304RB msn 44463/6575 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 26, out on a test flight as BOE102 now fully painted.

N304RB N304RB N304RB
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

Boeing 737 MAX 8 American Airlines N304RB LN6575
Photo credit: Huy Do

US Navy P-8A 169332 pic - Oct 26

US Navy P-8A (737-8FV) 169332 msn 62698/6385 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 26.  Was planned to be its first flight after completion of mods to a P-8A but had some tech issue on the take off roll and aborted.

Boeing P8A Poseidon USN 169332 LN6385
Photo credit: Huy Do

U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon 169332
Photo credit: Rick Schlamp

UPS Airlines 747F N606UP first flight

UPS Airlines 747-8F N606UP msn 64253/1544 first flight from Paine Field, Oct 26, flying as BOE606.  Hex code A7DF59.  Unpainted and wearing N606UP on a sticker.

Alaska Airlines 737 N281AK pic - Oct 26

Alaska Airlines 737-990ER N281AK msn 62679/6654 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 26, returning from a test flight as BOE314.

Alaska Airlines N281AK
Photo credit: Rick Schlamp

Kunming Airlines 737 B-1329 pic - Oct 26

Kunming Airlines 737-7LY B-1329 msn 44395/6646 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 26, out on another test flight as BOE667.  Leased from Bank of Communications Leasing.

B-1329
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Alaska Airlines 737 N281AK first flight & pic

Alaska Airlines 737-990ER N281AK msn 62679/6654 first flight from Renton, Oct 25, flying as BOE314.  Hex code A2D1BC.

Boeing 737-990(ER)(WL) Alaska Airlines N281AK LN6654
Photo credit: Huy Do

XiamenAir 737 B-1305 pics - Oct 25

XiamenAir 737-85C B-1305 msn 63684/6650 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 25, out on another test flight as BOE770.

B-1305 B-1305 B-1305
Photo credit: Jeff Berry