Tuesday, 28 February 2017

China Eastern 737 B-1422 first flight

China Eastern 737-89P B-1422 msn 41496 ln 6313 first flight Feb 28 from RNT flying as BOE354, hex 781142.

Seen here at RNT earlier in the day getting ready to leave.




Credit: Huy Do

Air Europa 787 EC-MNS delivery

Air Europa 787-8 EC-MNS msn 36417 ln 532 flew away Feb 28-Mar 1 on delivery flying as AEA1001.

Seen here leaving PAE.


EC-MNS Air Europa Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 36417 / LN 532 EC-MNS Air Europa Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 36417 / LN 532

Credit : Chris Edwards

In service Mar 4 MAD-SDQ as AEA089.

Hainan 737 B-6103 delivery

Hainan Airlines 737-84P B-6103 msn 44390 ln 6288 flew away Feb 28-4 Mar BFI-HNL-PNI-GUM-TSN-HAK on delivery flying as CHH6103.  Leased from Bank of Communications Financial Leasing.

Edit: this is of course an -84P not -86N as I originally posted.

In service Mar 7 HAK-WUH-HET as CHH7891.

Shandong 737 B-7885 delivery

Shandong 737-85N B-7885 msn 43895 ln 6287 flew away Feb 28-3 Mar BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-TSN on delivery flying as CDG7885.  Continued 3 Mar TSN-TNA as CDG9004.  Leased from ICBC leasing.

In service Mar 4 TNA-CTU as CDG4901.

Ryanair 737 EI-FZA delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZA msn 44774 ln 6292 flew away Feb 28 BFI-DUB on delivery flying as RYR800A.

In service 2 Mar DUB-LGW as FR118/RYR238V.

Batik Malaysia 737 9M-LCP delivery

Batik Air Malaysia 737-8GP 9M-LCP msn 43186 ln 6282 flew away 27-29 Feb BFI-HNL-PNI-KUL on delivery flying as MXD01.  Ferried KUL-BTH Mar 13 as MXD5002 for storage.  Ferried BTH-KUL Apr 21 as MXD5001 after storage.

Monday, 27 February 2017

Delta 737 N873DN delivery

Delta 737-932ER N873DN msn 31984 ln 6294 flew away Feb 27 BFI-ATL on delivery as DAL9931.  Ferried ATL-MEM Mar 11 as DAL8918, then MEM-ATL Mar 12 as DAL9932.

In service Mar 13 ATL-MSP as DAL1715.

Fedex 767F N144FE delivery

Fedex 767-3S2F N144FE msn 42726 ln 1115 flew away Feb 27 PAE-MEM on delivery flying as FDX9045.

In service Mar 15 MEM-TUS as FDX1414.

Norwegian 737 EI-FVL delivery

Norwegian 737-8JP EI-FVL msn 42084 ln 6291 flew away 27-28 Feb BFI-OSL on delivery flying as IBK1A.

In service Mar 3 OSL-LGW as IBK1RL/D82801.

Jet2 737 G-JZHW first flight

Jet2 737-8MG G-JZHW msn 63153 ln 6311 first flight from RNT 27 Feb flying as BOE383, hex 4070EA.

Oman Air 737 A4O-BAH first flight

Oman Air 737-8SH A4O-BAH msn 41354 ln 6307 first flight from RNT 27 Feb flying as BOE918, hex 70C0F2.

Seen here at RNT on 20 Feb.




Credit : Huy Do

Transavia France 737 F-HTVD first flight

Transavia France 737-8K2 F-HTVD msn 62154 ln 6303 first flight from RNT 27 Feb flying as BOE658, hex 39CEA3.

Sunday, 26 February 2017

Sun Express 737 TC-SOC first flight

Sun Express 737-8HC TC-SOC msn 61333 ln 6309 first flight from RNT 26 Feb flying as BOE363, hex 4BCDE3.

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Transavia France 737 F-HTVD first pic

Transavia France 737-8K2 F-HTVD msn 62154 ln 6303 was due to fly 25 Feb but just did a taxi test instead.

Seen here at RNT in full livery as F-HTVD.


Boeing 737-8K2(WL) Transavia France F-HTVD

Credit : Huy Do

Qatar Cargo 777F A7-BFL first flight

Qatar Cargo 777-FDZ A7-BFL msn 62086 ln 1473 first flight from PAE 25 Feb flying as BOE207, hex 06A1E9.

Presidential Flight 787 A6-PFE first flight

Presidential Flight 787-9 A6-PFE msn 37146 ln 537 first flight from PAE 25 Feb flying as BOE217, hex 8964C9.

Seen here getting ready to depart.


A6-PFE Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight Boeing 787-9(BBJ) - C/N 37146 / LN 537 A6-PFE Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight Boeing 787-9(BBJ) - C/N 37146 / LN 537

Credit: Chris Edwards

Ryanair 737 EI-FTZ delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FTZ msn 44773 ln 6289 flew away 24-25 Feb BFI-DUB on delivery flying as RYR800Z.

In service 1 Mar DUB-GLA as RYR82BR.

Turkmenistan 737 EZ-A019 delivery

Turkmenistan Airlines 737-82K EZ-A019 msn 61574 ln 6258 flew away 24-26 Feb BFI-YYR-BFI-KRW on delivery flying as TUA3019.  Continued 28 Feb KRW-ASB again as TUA3019.

In service Mar 14 ASB-DOH as TUA3225.

Friday, 24 February 2017

First Lion Group 737-8 Max painted in Batik Malaysia livery

One of the Lion Group's 737-8 Max frames is seen here at RNT on 24 Feb fully painted in Batik Air Malaysia livery.  Unsure which frame this is?

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-8 MAX Batik Air Malaysia

US Navy P-8A 169328 first pic

US Navy P-8A 169328 msn 62294 ln 6244 seen here at RNT on 24 Feb in full colors.  Will use test reg N964DS.

Credit : Huy Do


Delta 737 N873DN first pic

Delta 737-932ER N873DN msn 31984 ln 6294 seen here at BFI 24 Feb returning from a test flight.

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-932ER(WL) Delta Air Lines N873DN

Kuwait 777 9K-AOH first pic

Kuwait 777-369ER 9K-AOH msn 62565 ln 1475 seen here at PAE 24 Feb in full livery as 9K-AOH and named Warbah - an island belonging to Kuwait.  9K-AOG ntu.

Credit : Chris Edwards


9K-AOH Kuwait Airways Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62565 / LN 1475

Ryanair 737 EI-FZA first pics

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZA msn 44774 ln 6292 seen here passing through PAE on 24 Feb as BOE077.

Credit : Chris Edwards


EI-FZA Ryanair Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 44774 / LN 6292 EI-FZA Ryanair Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 44774 / LN 6292

China Airlines 737 B-18667 delivery

China Airlines 737-8AL B-18667 msn 61777 ln 6283 flew away 24-26 Feb BFI-ANC-CTS-TPE on delivery flying as CAL1710.  Leased from BOC Aviation.

Seen here departing BFI.  Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-8AL(WL) China Airlines B-18667

In service 27 Feb TPE-PNH as CAL861.

Ryanair 737 EI-FZB first flight

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZB msn 44775 ln 6306 first flight from RNT 24 Feb as BOE078, hex 4CAB9D.  Irish reg to be confirmed but is the next in sequence.  Flying as a greenie as N1795B.

Edit: Reg now confirmed from a Ryanair source.

Seen here at RNT on 20 Feb.




Credit : Huy Do

RAAF P-8A N974DS (A47-004) first flight

RAAF P-8A N974DS msn 62293 ln 6216 first flight from RNT 24 Feb flying as BOE184, hex AD92DD.  Will become A47-004 after mods.

Seen here getting ready to depart RNT.  Credit : Huy Do


Boeing P8-A Royal Australian Air Force N974DS (A47-004)

Delta 737 N874DN first flight

Delta 737-932ER N874DN msn 31985 ln 6305 first flight from RNT 24 Feb flying as BOE874, hex AC058A.

Seen here at RNT on 20 Feb.  Credit : Huy Do


Air Canada 787 C-FRSO first flight

Air Canada 787-9 C-FRSO msn 37177 ln 536 first flight from CHS 24 Feb flying as BOE574, hex C02EC7.

Turkish 777 TC-LJK first flight

Turkish Airlines 777-3F2ER TC-LJK msn 60402 ln 1462 first flight from PAE 24 Feb flying as BOE549, hex 4BB14B.

Seen here doing a taxi test at PAE on 23 Feb.  Credit : Chris Edwards


TC-LJK Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 60402 / LN 1462 TC-LJK Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 60402 / LN 1462

Alaska 737 N269AK final delivery

Alaska 737-990ER N268AK msn 36365 ln 6265 flew PAE-SEA 23 Feb as ASA9802 on final delivery after mods at PAE.

In service 23 Feb SEA-SJC as ASA336.

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Oman Air 787 A4O-SC delivery

Oman Air 787-9 A4O-SC msn 37168 ln 529 flew away 23-24 Feb PAE-MCT on delivery, flying using reg as callsign.

Seen departing PAE.  Credit : Chris Edwards


A4O-SC Oman Air Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 37168 / LN 529 A4O-SC Oman Air Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 37168 / LN 529


In service 1 Mar MCT-BKK as OMA815.

China United 737 B-1425 first flight

China United 737-84P B-1425 msn 61686 ln 6302 first flight from RNT 23 Feb flying as BOE808, hex 781162.  Flying as a greenie, reg allocation not known yet.

Edit: Reg now known.

Aeroflot 737 VP-BMD first flight

Aeroflot 737-8MC VP-BMD msn 44443 ln 6304 first flight from RNT 23 Feb flying as BOE841, hex 424340.  Leased from Sberbank Leasing CJSC.

Southwest 737 N8524Z delivery

Southwest 737-8H4 N8524Z msn 36970 ln 6286 flew away 23 Feb BFI-PAE on delivery flying as SWA8700.

Seen here arriving at PAE.  Credit : Chris Edwards


N8524Z Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 36970 / LN 6286 N8524Z Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 36970 / LN 6286

RAAF P-8A A47-002 delivery

Royal Australian Air Force P-8A A47-002 msn 62289 ln 5993 flew away 23 Feb BFI-NIP (Jacksonville) on delivery flying as VVRC182.  Hex 7CF9CC.

Shandong 737 B-7669 delivery

Shandong Airlines 737-85N B-7669 msn 60160 ln 6285 flew away 23-26 Feb BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-TSN on delivery as CDG7669.  Continued 26 Feb TSN-TNA as CDG9003.  Leased from CDB Leasing.

In service 27 Feb TNA-SYX as CDG4751.

Ryanair 737 EI-FTY delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FTY msn 44772 ln 6284 flew away BFI-DUB 23 Feb as RYR800Y on delivery.

In service Feb 28 DUB-LGW as RYR14TK.

Korean Air 787 HL8081 delivery

Korean Air Lines 787-9 HL8081 flew away on delivery 22-24 Feb CHS-ICN flying as KAL026D.  Departed CHS at 2315 local time on 22nd and will arrive Seoul around 0300 local time on 24th.

Seen here at CHS on 15 Feb.

Credit : Boeing




In service Mar 12 GMP-CJU as KAL1209 following many crew training flights.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Hainan 737 B-6103 first pic

Hainan 737-84P B-6103 msn 44390 ln 6288 seen here at PAE today 22 Feb in full colors on a test flight.

Credit : Jen Schuld.


B-6103 Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-84P(WL) - C/N 44390 / LN 6288 B-6103 Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-84P(WL) - C/N 44390 / LN 6288

KLM 777 PH-BVS delivery

KLM 777-306ER PH-BVS msn 61604 ln 1472 flew away 22-23 Feb PAE-AMS on delivery as KLM9866.

Seen here at PAE on 18 Feb returning from its acceptance flight.

Credit : Chris Edwards.


PH-BVS KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 61604 / LN 1472 PH-BVS KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 61604 / LN 1472

In service 24 Feb AMS-LIM as KLM743.

Etihad 787 A6-BLL delivery

Etihad 787-9 A6-BLL msn 39656 ln 530 flew away 22-23 Feb PAE-AUH on delivery as ETD9011.

Seen departing PAE.  Credit : Chris Edwards


A6-BLL Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 39656 / LN 530 A6-BLL Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 39656 / LN 530

In service 23-24 Feb AUH-BNE as ETD484.

747-8 N895BA ferried to VCV

Ex Transaero 747-81M N895BA msn 42417 ln 1523 flew PAE-VCV on 22 Feb flying as BOE077, reportedly for storage.  Hex still AC5801.

Seen here leaving PAE, credit : Chris Edwards.


N895BA Boeing Capital (Transaero NTU) Boeing 747-8 - C/N 42417 / LN 1523 N895BA Boeing Capital (Transaero NTU) Boeing 747-8 - C/N 42417 / LN 1523

Avianca 787 N794AV first flight

Avianca 787-8 N794AV msn 39406 ln 535 first flight from PAE 22 Feb flying as BOE675, hex AAC6F5.

Credit : Chris Edwards.


N794AV Avianca Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 39406 / LN 535 N794AV Avianca Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 39406 / LN 535

Hainan 737 B-7377 delivery

Hainan Airlines 737-86N B-7377 msn 60700 ln 6280 flew away BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM 22-24 Feb flying as CHH7377.  Continued 25 Feb GUM-TSN-HAK now as CHH8377.  Leased from GECAS.

In service 1 Mar HAK-NKG as CHH7209.

Jet2 737 G-JZHV delivery

Jet2 737-8MG G-JZHV msn 63152 ln 6279 flew away 21-22 Feb BFI-MAN on delivery, flying using reg as callsign.  Fully painted in Jet2.com livery.

Seen here at BFI on 20 Feb in full Jet2.com livery.  Credit : Russell Hill




In service 2 Mar MAN-TFS as EXS917.

United 777 N2135U first flight

United 777-322ER N2135U msn 62646 ln 1474 first flight from PAE 22 Feb flying as BOE755, hex A1C7C1.

Credit : Chris Edwards


N2135U United Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62646 / LN 1474 N2135U United Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62646 / LN 1474

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Turkmenistan 737 EZ-A019 first pic

Turkmenistan Airlines 737-82K EZ-A019 msn 61574 ln 6258 seen here at BFI 21 Feb arriving back from a test flight.

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-82K(WL) Turkmenistan Airlines EZ-A019

US Navy P-8A 169010 first pic

US Navy P-8A 169010 msn 44950 ln 6020 seen here at BFI 21 Feb departing on a test flight as BOE060, hex AE57CF.

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing P-8A Poseidon US Navy 169010

Alaska 737 N270AK first flight

Alaska 737-990ER N270AK msn 44111 ln 6301 first flight from RNT Feb 21 flying as BOE306, hex A2A686.

Copa 737 HP-1855CMP first flight

Copa 737-8V3 HP-1855CMP msn 44157 ln 6297 first flight from RNT 21 Feb flying as BOE411, hex 0C20CF.  Aircraft is in full livery but does not have winglets - presumably these will be installed at San Jose, Costa Rica.

Seen here arriving at BFI.  Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-8V3 Copa Airlines HP-1855CMP

Ryanair 737 EI-FTW delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FTW msn 44771 ln 6281 flew away 20-21 Feb BFI-KEF-DUB as RYR800W on delivery.

In service 23 Feb DUB-BTS as RYR25LL.

Monday, 20 February 2017

Batik Malaysia 737 9M-LCP pics

Batik Air Malaysia 737-8GP 9M-LCP msn 43186 ln 6282 seen here at BFI on 20 Feb in full livery as 9M-LCP.

Credit : Chris Edwards


9M-LCP Batik Air Malaysia Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 43186 / LN 6282 9M-LCP Batik Air Malaysia Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 43186 / LN 6282

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-8GP(WL) Batik Air Malaysia 9M-LCP

Shandong 737 B-7669 first pic

Shandong 737-85N B-7669 msn 60160 ln 6285 seen here at BFI on 20 Feb in full livery with additional "100th 737 Next Generation for Shandong Airlines" decals.

Credit : Joe G Walker


BFICPICT7611B7669smcopy


Credit : Chris Edwards


B-7669 Shandong Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 60160 / LN 6285 "100th 737NG for Shandong Airlines"

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-85N(WL) Shandong Airlines B-7669

Lucky Air 737 B-1587 first flight

Lucky Air 737-8AL B-1587 msn 61779 ln 6299 first flight 20 Feb from RNT flying as BOE271, hex 7810BF.  Leased from BOC Aviation.

747-8 N894BA ferried to VCV

Ex Transaero 747-81M N894BA msn 42416 ln 1519 flew PAE-VCV 20 Feb as BOE076, hex still AC544A.  Reportedly for storage.

Ryanair 737 EI-FTT delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FTT msn 44769 ln 6264 flew away on delivery 20 Feb BFI-DUB as RYR800T.

In service 22 Feb DUB-EDI as RYR138Q.

Sunday, 19 February 2017

American 737 N315PE first flight

American 737-823 N315PE msn 31261 ln 6298 first flight from RNT 19 Feb flying as BOE138, hex A35AAE.

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Presidential Flight 787 A6-PFE now painted

Presidential Flight 787-9 A6-PFE msn 37146 ln 537 seen here at PAE 18 Feb rolling out of the paint hangar.

Credit : Chris Edwards


A6-PFE Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight Boeing 787-9(BBJ) - C/N 37146 / LN 537

Delta 737 N872DN in service

Delta 737-932ER N872DN msn 31983 ln 6256 in service 18 Feb ATL-SFO as DAL2344 and now using correct hex ABFE1C.  All test flights and the delivery flight were flown with both transponders miscoded ABAF1E which belongs to sistership N852DN.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Dubai Air Wing 737 A6-FZZ pic

Dubai Air Wing 737-8KN A6-FZZ msn 40277 ln 5492 was briefly spotted here at GED today 17 Feb before swiftly disappearing back inside the hangar.

The order was originally for FlyDubai but was sold to Dubai Air Wing at delivery.  It flew BFI-YXX-GED on 17 July 2015 and was here for nearly 4 months until 5 November when it flew to SBD.  It was at SBD for around 6 weeks then flew back to GED on 16 December 2015 and has been here since undergoing modifications.

Thanks to Bill Shull for the photo.




Xiamen Air 737 B-7816 first flight

Xiamen 737-85C B-7816 msn 42938 ln 6296 first flight 17 Feb from RNT flying as BOE754, hex 781114.

747-8F N1785B returns from paint

747-83QF N1785B msn 63199 ln 1535 flew back to PAE from VCV 17 Feb as BOE651 now in all white colors.  Hex still A139EE.

Seen here landing at PAE.  Credit Chris Edwards.


N1785B TBC Boeing 747-8F - C/N 63199 / LN 1535 N1785B TBC Boeing 747-8F - C/N 63199 / LN 1535