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Roll Out and Takeoff of a New Max 8

I’ve seen a few 737s make their first flights at Renton.  This example occurred on weekend morning and it caught me out a bit.  They roll the jets across the bridge from the assembly flight line to the runway flight … Continue reading

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Renton Flight Line

The flight line near the runway at Renton is always worth a look.  The majority of the planes (when production is normal) will be airliners but one spot at the south end is likely to have a P-8 Poseidon in … Continue reading

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Southwest Max 7s Awaiting Release

The 737 Max 8 has been the best seller of the Max product line.  The Max 7 has barely sold at all and Boeing even had to redesign it to be a shrink of the Max 8 rather than the … Continue reading

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737 Max 10

The 737 Max problems rumble on but this isn’t stopping development activities.  The first of the 737 Max 10 jets was rolled out of the factory with little fanfare with only staff being invited.  I was showing my relative, Pete, … Continue reading

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Ryanair Max Jets in Storage

Ryanair is the launch customer for the Max 200 version of the 737-8 Max.  The Max 200 name is going away I believe since it is a high density version of the -8.  With the grounding of the Max fleet … Continue reading

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Husky on Floats

Renton may be home to the 737 and to plenty of other aircraft but it also has a floatplane dock at the north end.  A Husky was dragged over to the ramp during my Sunday morning stroll and dropped into … Continue reading

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737 Max8 Heads Off For The First Time

I stopped off at Renton one Sunday morning to see what was on the flight line.  (This was prior to the groundings after the Ethiopian Max 8 crash.)  There was a first flight showing up on the flight plan so … 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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737 First Flight

I was walking along the trail that goes through the park next to the airport at Renton taking a look at the stored jets.  There is a bridge across the river that is used by Boeing to move jets from … Continue reading

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Odd Beaver Fin

Parked up on the ramp at Renton was what appeared to me to be a de Havilland Canada Beaver on floats.  However, it looked different to every other Beaver I have seen.  This one seemed to have a fun that … Continue reading

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