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UPS Delivered from the Paintshop

A sunny and cold winter day provides nice light and an afternoon arrival of a jet at Paine Field from the paint facility in Portland was enough to tempt me out.  UPS is the primary recipient of 747-8F jets these … Continue reading

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Still Seem to be Missing Some Engines Here!

My Renton visit also allowed me to have a look around the production aircraft out on the flight line or in the factory areas.  The shortage of engines has been a concern which I wrote about last year and which … Continue reading

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Delta A350 In to SeaTac

Delta has replaced the 767 on the Narita run with the A350.  It arrives in to SeaTac in the morning and SeaTac early arrivals from the south do not provide good opportunities for photography.  I had an idea for a … Continue reading

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COPA Max Touch and Go

The 737 flight tests involve a departure from Renton and arrival at Boeing Field from which all further flying takes place.  However, on some flights, approaches are made to Paine Field.  One COPA 737 Max made such an approach while … Continue reading

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Green Jet Airways 737

If you drive passed Boeing Field at the moment, there are a few 737s parked across the street in the employee parking lot.  One is a development Max 7 but the others a new jets awaiting delivery.  They are marked … Continue reading

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Random Dreamlifter Action

I have been gathering various shots of Boeing Dreamlifters over recent months and so figured I would just combine a bunch of them into a single post.  No overriding theme here and some conditions were way nice than others.  It … Continue reading

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Salt Lake City is a Scenic Airport!

I had a long layover at Salt Lake City when connecting on a Delta flight.  The sun was out and the mountains in the background were covered in snow so it made for a rather pretty backdrop for the airport … Continue reading

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First Flight of a Korean Air 777

A new airliner, fresh from the paint shop, looks splendidly clean.  When you have an interesting paint color, things are better still.  This Korean Air 777-300ER was making its first flight from Paine Field when I shot it.  It looked … Continue reading

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Tiger Taiwan

How about another airline that I don’t normally see?  Tiger Taiwan operates a number of flights to Japan.  I saw them both at Narita and at Hyakuri/Ibaraki.  I figured I would share a couple of shots of  their jets in … Continue reading

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Honeywell’s Convair is Back

I have seen the Honeywell Convair at Paine Field parked up at various times but only once did I catch it flying in.  This post includes shots of it which were, unfortunately, on a rather overcast day.  A white airframe … Continue reading

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