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Official 747-8 Flight Tracking & Production Part 14

Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:44 pm

Due to length here is part 14.

Previous thread: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking & Production #13 (by wilco737 Jul 1 2013 in Civil Aviation)
 
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Thu Oct 31, 2013 3:56 pm

At last I can get in on the ground floor (so to speak) instead of trying to read reamsof replies. Whats going on with the 747-8 as of late? I had the chance to fly on a LH bird last february, I wish I had another segment soon!
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Official 747-8 Flight Tracking & Production Part 14

Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:01 pm

Quoting WesternA318 (Reply 1):
Whats going on with the 747-8 as of late?

Not a whole lot. RC521 was finally handed over to NCA on October 30. It should make its delivery flight soon.
 
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Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:05 pm

Quoting Laddie (Reply 2):
RC521 was finally handed over to NCA on October 30.

Excellent news, thank you!
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Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:43 am

Any idea where I can find some pictures of all the 747-8s parked around Paine Field? Thanks.
 
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Official 747-8 Flight Tracking & Production Part 14

Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:52 am

Provisional 747-8 Aircraft Production List (November 01 - 2013)
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Updates from previous listing (October 01 - 2013) :

- Firing Order sequence : 747-8B5 (KAL) RC051 moved from L/N 1508 to 1506
- Added to Firing order L/N1504, L/N1505 and L/N1507
- L/N 1505 is allocated to an additional (not yet ordered) Cathay freighter #14.
- Emerged from Final Assembly Line : L/N 1489-RC528, L/N 1490-RC510
- First (B1) Flight : NIL
- Delivered : L/N1421-RC521 (no actual delivery flight yet)
- Stored at KMZJ : NIL
- Returned from KMJZ : L/N 1479-RC525, L/N 1482-RC605
- L/N 1435-RC021 (the current 747-8I test aircraft) : DLH listed as customer again.


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71 Completed airframes , Delivered 57 (marked : @ ), Delivered 2011 (9), 2012 (31), 2013 (17)
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@ L/N 1420 - 747-8R7F, RC501, serial number 35808, F/F Feb-08-2010, test aircraft #1, original painted in the light Boeing livery, test registration N747EX, selcal code CK-EQ, During flight testing recorded 870+ hours in 354 flights, Ferried June-08-2011 to Lackland AFB, San Antonio, for refurbishment to delivery standard. First test flight after refurbishment Sept-29-2012. Returned to KPAE at October-02-2012 with test registration N5020K, ferried to KPDX at October 23 for re painting in Cargolux livery, returned to KPAE at November 12 with registration LX-VCA(LX-ECV –NTU), name : City of Vianden, Delivery and Delivery flight (CLX789-KSEA-KLAX-ELLX) date : March 08, 2013.

@ L/N 1421 - 747-8KZF, RC521, serial number 36136, F/F March-17-2010, test aircraft #2, original painted in the light Boeing livery, test reg. N5017Q, NCA reg. JA11KZ . During flight testing recorded 696+ hours in 235 flights, ferried May-29-2012 to Lackland AFB, San Antonio, for refurbishment to delivery standard. First test flight after refurbishment May 30 2013 (exactly after one year!), Returned to KPAE at May 31 2013, Ferried to Portland for a new NCA livery at September 06 2013. Returned at September 23 towards KPAE , Accepted (official delivery) October 30 2013. No delivery flight yet.

@ L/N 1422 - 747-8KZF, RC522, serial number 36137, F/F March-14-2010, test aircraft #3, original painted in the light Boeing livery, test reg. N50217, NCA reg. JA-12KZ, During flight testing accumulated 720+ hours in 254 flights, ferried Oct-06-2011 to Lackland AFB, San Antonio, for refurbishment to delivery standard. First test flight after refurbishment Oct-15-2012. Ferried at October 23-2012 to Victorville (KVCV)for re-painting in NCA livery, return flight to KPAE 07 November. Delivery date : December 20, 2012, Delivery flight (NCA696-RJAA) date : January 10, 2013.

@ L/N 1423 - 747-8R7F, RC502, serial number 35806, , full livery, name : City of Esch-sur-Alzette, test registration N5014K, registration LX-VCB (LX-ACV-- NTU), selcal code CK-GQ, F/F Aug-31-2011, Delivery and Delivery flight (CLX1JS- KSEA-ELLX) date : October-12-2011.

@ L/N 1424 - 747-8R7F, RC503, serial number 35807, F/F July-22-2010, test aircraft #4, full livery, name : City of Ettelbruck, test reg. N5573S, Cargolux reg. LX-VCC (LX-DCV-- NTU), selcal code CL-KQ. During flight testing recorded 420+ hours in 230 flights, Delivery and delivery flight (CLX789-KSEA-CYYC-ELLX) date: March-23-2012.

@ L/N 1425 - 747-8HTF, RC541, serial number 37132, Guggenheim Aviation Partners (GuAP) NTU, KAL Cargo( #1), full KAL livery, HL7609, selcal code AD-FL , F/F Jan-10-2012, Delivery date Feb-06-2012, Delivery flight (KAL28D –RKSI/ICN ) date : Feb-07-2012.

@ L/N 1426 - 747-8HTF, RC546, serial number 37133, Guggenheim Aviation Partners (GuAP) NTU, KAL Cargo (#2), full KAL livery, test registration N5510E, HL7610, selcal code MQ-FJ, KPAE flight line, F/F Aug 18-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (KAL28D-PKSI/ICN) date : Sept 04-2012.

@ L/N 1427 - 747-867F, RC551, serial number 39238, Cathay #1, registration B-LJA, selcal code CR-HM, special Hong Kong Trader livery, F/F November 05-2011, Delivery and delivery flight (CPA3337-VHHH) date: November-15-2011.

@ L/N 1428 - 747-867F, RC552, serial number 39239, Cathay #2, , registration B-LJB, full livery, F/F November-16-2011, Delivery and Delivery flight (CPA3337-VHHH) date : November-23-2011.

@ L/N 1429 - 747-87UF, RC571, serial number 37562, (ordered and assembled to become Atlas Air #1, painted basic white-dark blue BA Colours to become G-GSSD, operator airplane number 850), aircraft NTU, F/F Jan 31, 2013, test registration N5023Q, ferried to Portland (KPDX) for re-painting at Feb. 5, return flight at Feb 21, full livery, new operator Saudi Arabian Cargo, HZ-AI3 , Delivery date March 23, 2013 , Delivery flight (SVA9018- OEJN) date : March 25, 2013.

@ L/N 1430 - 747-8HVF, RC601, serial number 37580, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) #1, registration VQ-BGZ (Volga Dnepr Group) , selcal code AH-KM, full ABC livery, KPAE flight line, F/F Sept-16-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (ABW1011-VHHH) date : December 02-2012.

@ L/N 1431 - 747-8KZF, RC523, serial number 36138, F/F Feb-3-2011, test aircraft #5, NCA #3, test registration N6009F, registration JA13KZ, selcal code FQ-EM, new (adapted) NCA livery, during flight testing recorded 583+ hours in 156 flights, refurbished at Lackland AFB and KPAE, Delivery date July 25 2012. Delivery flight (NCA696 - RJAA) date : Aug-01-2012. First operational flight NCA108 ( RJAA-KLAX) Aug-13-2012.

@ L/N 1432 - 747-87UF, RC572, serial number 37563, (ordered and assembled to become Atlas Air #2, white livery, operator airplane number 851), aircraft NTU, registered N958BA at April 19 2013, F/F April 22 2013, new operator Saudi Arabian Cargo, full livery, HZ-AI4, Delivery date June 17 2013 and delivery flight (SVA9019-OEJN) June 28, 2013.

@ L/N 1433 - 747-867F, RC553, serial number 39240, Cathay #3, registration B-LJC, full livery, F/F June 23 2013, Ferried to Portland (KPDX)for a paint touch up at July 06 2013, returned at July 16 to KPAE, Acceptance and Delivery flight (CPA3337-VHHH) date August 13, 2013

@ L/N 1434 - 747-8JK, RC001, serial number 38636, 747-8I test aircraft #1, destined for a BBJ customer (State of Kuwait), test registration N6067E, full red-orange Boeing Sunrise livery, selcal code CQ-AJ, Official first Intercontinental roll-out ceremony happened at February 13, F/F March 20th, -2011. Last test flight at 01-12-2012, after approx. 200 flights with short of 600 flight hours. Refurbishment to delivery standard at KPAE and re-painted in full “ State of Kuwait “ livery, registration 9K-GAA, First functional test flight October 21-2012, Delivery and Delivery flight (KAC8043-CYVR-KMCI)date : November 03-2012.

L/N 1435 - 747-830, RC021, serial number 37826, F/F April-26-2011, 747-8I test aircraft #2, test registration N6067U, Lufthansa #1 (NTU), selcal code CS-HP, basic LH color scheme, without lettering and LH logo, D-ABYE( NTU), Scheduled LH delivery date was September-30-2012 , Resumed additional flight testing (tail tank, GEnx-2B PIP, NGFMS updates) at May 20 2013, flight testing out of San Bernadino (KBSD) from May 26, returned to Moses Lake at June 18 for additional low altitude tests, from June 28 at Inca Manco Cápac Intl. airport Peru (JUL/SPJL) for high altitude airport tests, returned to Moses Lake via Houston at July 10, latest flight tests are flown from Boeing Field and Moses Lake, aircraft was scheduled to be sold later, but seems to be internally listed again for DLH in October 2013.

@ L/N 1436 - 747-8R7F, RC504, serial number 35809, Cargolux #4, full livery, name : City of Luxembourg, registration LX-VCD, selcal code AJ-CM, F/F September-02 -2011, Delivery and Delivery flight (CLX789-ELLX) date : October 13-2011.

L/N 1437 - 747-87UF, RC573, serial number 37564, (ordered and assembled to become Atlas Air #3, white livery with both rudders painted in Atlas livery, operator airplane number 852), aircraft NTU, re-registered N770BA at Jan 22-2013, selcal code DJ-KM, F/F April 15 2013, KPAE flight line, Schedule to be flown to Marana for storage TBD. Engine nacelles painted blue recently (for new customer).

@ L/N 1438 - 747-867F, RC554, serial number 39241, Cathay # 4, full livery, registration B-LJD, F/F April 14 2013, KPAE flight line, Acceptance/Delivery flight (CPA3337-VHHH) date May 08 2013.

@ L/N 1439 - 747-8KB , RC002, serial number 37544, BBJ customer Qatar Amiri Flight , test registration N5022E, registration A7-HHE, white livery, F/F Jan-30-2012, Delivery date Feb-27-2012, Delivery flight (A7HHE-CYVR-KIAB) date Feb-28-2012. Greenpoint Technologies Aeroloft cabin has been installed at Boeing Global Transport & Executive Systems (GTES) in Wichita, Kansas, Ferry flight to Hamburg at Aug- 29-2012, Cabin outfitting at Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg, Germany. Service entry in 2014.

@ L/N 1440 - 747-8Z5 , RC003, serial number 37500, BBJ customer Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight (Presidential Flight Authority) , white livery, 747-8I test aircraft #3, test registration N5020K, future registration A6-PFA, selcal code MR-DQ , F/F June 30-2011, Delivery date May-24-2012, Delivery flight (A6PFA-KIAB) date May-29-2012, stored during summer 2012 at Wichita, thereafter Greenpoint Technologies Aeroloft cabin was installed at Boeing Global Transport & Executive Systems (GTES) . Ferry flight (A6PFA- KIAB-EDDH) December 22-2012. VIP Cabin outfitting by Lufthansa Technik, Hamburg.

@ L/N 1441 - 747-867F, RC555, serial number 39242, Cathay #5 , test registration N1785B, Cathay registration B-LJE, selcal code BF-CS, full livery, F/F Aug-13-2011, Delivery and delivery flight (CPA3337-VHHH)date : October-31-2011

@ L/N 1442 - 747-87UF, RC574, serial number 37561, Atlas Air #1 , full BA World Cargo livery, G-GSSD, selcal code HL-ZQ, F/F October-21-2011, Delivery and delivery flight (GSS7478- EGSS) date : November-03-2011

@ L/N 1443 - 747-830, RC022, serial number 37827, Lufthansa #1, test registration N5016R, LH registration D-ABYA, full livery, name : Brandenburg, selcal code BR-DA, F/F Feb-08-2012, Delivery date April-25-2012, Delivery flight (DLH748 – EDDF) date : May 01 2012. Post Delivery Maintenance by LH Technik (EDDF). Inaugural flight DLH416 (EDDF-KIAD ) date: June-01-2012.

@ L/N 1444 - 747-87UF, RC575, serial number 37568, Atlas Air #2, full BA World Cargo livery, G-GSSE, selcal code HM-BQ, F/F November-17-2011, Delivery date December-05-2011, Delivery flight (BAW8307-VHHH) date Dec-19-2011.

@ L/N 1445 - 747-87UF, RC576, serial number 37569, Atlas Air #3, full BA World Cargo livery, G-GSSF, selcal code DK-JQ, F/F December-0 5-2011, Delivery date : December-15-2011, Delivery flight (BAW8307-VHHH) date : Dec-27-2011

@ L/N 1446 - 747-8JA , RC004, serial number 40065 , BBJ customer : Saudi Crown Prince Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Saudi Arabian Government ), test registration N458BJ, future registration HZ-HMS1 , white livery, F/F May-30-2012, Delivery date: June 29-2012, Delivery flight (N458BJ- CYVR-KSBD) date July 9-2012. Owner : Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, Utah (Corporation). Stored at San Bernadino . The Future of this aircraft seems to be unsure, because the Prince passed away at October 22-2011. VIP outfitting contract with Jet Aviation (Basel) was cancelled. Ferried, again with call-sign N458BJ, to Lackland AFB TX at October 06-2012. Leased to a new customer or delivery to another member of the Saudi Royal Family ? Ferry flight (N458BJ- KSKF-LFSB) to Basel -Mulhouse at December 28-2012. (Cancelled Jet Aviation outfitting slot occupied by new customer ?)

@ L/N 1447 - 747-867F, RC556, serial number 39243, Cathay #6 , registration B-LJF, full livery, FAL Roll out date November 2, selcal code DR-EJ, F/F December-01-2011, Delivery and delivery flight (CPA3337-VHHH)date : December-12-2011.

@ L/N 1448 - 747-8HVF, RC 602, serial number 37581, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) #2, registration VQ-BLQ, selcal code FM-DS, full livery, the last assembled 747-8 aircraft in 2011, F/F December-21-2011, Delivery date Jan-26-2012. Delivery flight (ABW5011- KORD) date : Feb-03-2012.

@ L/N 1449 - 747-8KB , RC005, serial number 37075, BBJ customer Qatar Amiri flight, leased from Lewiston Investments, A7-HJA , selcal CE-JM, white livery, F/F March-31-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (A7HJA-CYVR-KIAB) date April -25-2012. Greenpoint Technologies Aeroloft cabin installation completed at Boeing Global Transport & Executive Systems (GTES), Wichita, Kansas. Ferry flight to Basel-Mulhouse(LFSB) at November 09-2012. Cabin outfitting will be done by completion center AMAC at Basel, Switzerland.

@ L/N 1450 - 747-867F, RC557, serial number 39244, Cathay #7, future registration B-LJG, full livery, selcal code LM-AJ, F/F February-11-2012, Delivery date Feb-25-2012, Delivery flight (CPA3335-VHHH) date Feb-27-2012.

@ L/N 1451 - 747-830, RC023, serial number 37828, , Lufthansa #2, full livery, selcal code CR-DP, D-ABYC, named : Sachsen, F/F June-07-2012, Delivery date June-30-2012, Delivery flight (DLH9875-EDDF) date July-01-2012, PDM by LH Technik at EDDF. First operational Flight DLH418 (EDDF-KIAD) July 25-2012.

@ L/N 1452 - 747-8HVF, RC603, serial number 37668, , AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) #3, full livery, test reg. N1788B, registration VQ-BLR, selcal code DK-FS, F/F March-16-2012, Delivery March-30-2012, Delivery flight (ABW4011-KORD) date : April 04-2012.

@ L/N 1453 - 747-830, RC024, serial number 37829, Lufthansa #3 , D-ABYD, named : Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, full livery, KPAE flight line, F/F Aug 01-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (DLH9875-EDDF) date Aug-24-2012, Post Delivery Maintenance (PDM) by LH Technik, First operational flight DLH754 (EDDF-VOBL) September 13-2012.

@ L/N 1454 -747-8R7F, RC505, serial number 35810, Cargolux #5, full livery, name : City of Echternach, registration LX-VCE, selcal AM-JP, F/F May 05 -2012, Delivery and delivery flight (CLX773-KSEA-KLAX-ELLX) date May 24-2012.

@ L/N 1455 - 747-87UF, RC577, serial number 37570, Atlas Air #4, full Panalpina livery, name: Spirit of Panalpina, registration N850GT, selcal code CM-GJ, will be operated by Atlas Air for Swiss global forwarder Panalpina, F/F May-15-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (GTI609-VHHH) date : May-31-2012.

@ L/N 1456 - 747-830, RC025, serial number 37830, Lufthansa #4, D-ABYF, name : Sachsen-Anhalt, selcal code CM-BH, full livery, , F/F Sept-28-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (DLH9875-EDDF) date October-23-2012. Post Delivery Maintenance (PDM)by LH Technik (EDDF). First operational flight DLH418 (EDDF-KIAD) November 09-2012.

@ L/N 1457 - 747-867F, RC558, serial number 39245, Cathay #8, full livery, test registration N6018N, registration B-LJH, F/F June -14-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (CPA3337- CYVR)date : July 13 2012.

@ L/N 1458 - 747-87UF, RC578, serial number 37565, Atlas Air #5, Full Panalpina livery, name : Passion for Solutions, registration N851GT, will be operated by Atlas Air for Swiss global forwarder Panalpina, F/F July 12-2012, Delivery date July 24, Delivery flight (KHSV-GTI9037)date July 25-2012.

@ L/N 1459 - 747-8LQ , RC006, serial number 41060, BBJ customer : According some rumours (not confirmed) : Bahrain Royal Flight, test registration N455BJ, future registration A9C-???, white livery, F/F October 18-2012, Owner : Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee Salt Lake City Utah , Delivery and delivery flight (N455BJ-CYVR-KAFW-KCNW) date : November 02-2012. Cabin outfitting by L3 Platform Integration at Waco,TX.

@ L/N 1460 - 747-867F, RC559, serial number 39247, Cathay #9, future registration B-LJI, full livery, KPAE Flight line, F/F Aug-20-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (CPA3335 - CYVR) date Aug-30-2012.

@ L/N 1461 - 747-8R7F, RC506, serial number 35811, Cargolux #6, registration LX-VCF, full livery, name : City of Grevenmacher, F/F Aug 30-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (CLX789-KSEA-ELLX )date Sept 12-2012.

@ L/N 1462 - 747-87UF, RC579, serial number 37571, Atlas Air #6, registration N852GT, full Atlas livery, FAL roll-out Aug 07-2012, F/F September 14-2012, Delivery date Sept-30-2012 , Delivery flight (GTI9812-KCVG) date October- 02-2012

@ L/N1463 - 747-8HVF, RC604, serial number 37669, Air Bridge Cargo Airlines (ABC) #4 , test registration N5511Y,registration VQ-BRH, full livery, F/F Nov-14-2012, Ferried to Portland (KPDX) for painting at Dec. 02, return flight at December 13, Re-registered N769BA at Jan 22-2013, Ferried to Pinal Airpark (KMZJ) for storage at Feb. 04-2013, Return flight to KPAE at August 07-2013. Delivery and delivery flight (ABW9104 –KORD) date September 27 2013.

@ L/N1464 - 747-867F, RC560, serial number 39246, Cathay #10, registration B-LJJ, full livery, Roll-out date Sept. 5, F/F October 16-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (CPA3335-VHHH) date October 26-2012.

@ L/N1465 - 747-8R7F, RC507, serial number 35812, Cargolux #7, full livery, name : City of Diekirch, registration LX-VCG, F/F October 16-2012, Delivery and delivery flight (CLX773-KSEA-CYYC-ELLX) date : November 19-2012.

@ L/N 1466 - 747-8H0, RC007, serial number 39749, Royal Flight Oman, test registration N5511V, future registration A4O-HMS, selcal code FR-AD, white livery, FAL roll-out October 07-2012, F/F November-16-2012, Delivery date December 10-2012 . Delivery flight (A4OHMS- CYVR- KCNW) date : December 12-2012. Cabin outfitting by L3 Platform Integration at Waco, TX, see : http://www2.l-3com.com/is/releases/P...eives-second-747-8-final-photo.pdf

@ L/N 1467 - 747-87UF, RC580, serial number 37572, Atlas Air #7, N853GT, selcal code DK-EL, Polar/DHL Express livery, KPAE flight line, F/F November 26 -2012, Delivery and delivery flight (GTI9812-KCVG) date : December 04-2012

@ L/N 1468 - 747-8ZV, RC008,serial number 42096, Lessor : Worldwide Aircraft Holding Company – Bermuda, Customer : Former Emir of Qatar (Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Muhammed Al Thani), registration VQ-BSK (VQ-B = Bermuda / SK = Sheikh Khalifa), full livery, Roll-out November 08-2012, F/F December 13 2012, Delivery date December 20-2012, Delivery flight (VQBSK-CYVR) date December 21-2012. Airplane is (probably ) located at Dallas Love Field to be outfitted by Associated Air Center. At the same location also an elevator system and an Aeroloft modification kit will be installed, expected total modification time 36 months.

L/N 1469 - 747-8KZF, RC524, serial number 37394, NCA#4, registration JA14KZ, selcal code KQ-PR, full livery, Roll-out November 26-2012, F/F Jan-08-2013, KPAE flight line, Re-registered N772BA at Jan 22-2013, Ferried to Pinal Airpark (KMZJ) for storage at March 01, Returned to KPAE at September 23 2013, Delivery TBD.

@ L/N 1470 - 747-830, RC026, serial number 37831, Lufthansa #5, D-ABYG, name : Baden-Württemberg, full livery, F/F Jan 23 - 2013, required Hard landing rework, Delivery date March 12, 2013, Delivery flight (DLH9875-EDDF) date March 13 - 2013. Post delivery maintenance by Lufthansa Technik, First operational flight DLH456 (EDDF-KLAX) March 31, 2013.

@ L/N 1471 - 747-87UF, RC581, Atlas Air #8, serial number 37566, N854GT, selcal code DK-EM, full Atlas Air livery, F/F Feb 2-2013, Delivery date March 28, 2013, Delivery flight (GTI9838-VHHH) April 02, 2013.

@ L/N 1472 - 747-830, RC027, serial number 37832, Lufthansa #6, D-ABYH, selcal code BK-ES, full livery, named : Thueringen, F/F March 9 2013, Delivery and delivery flight (DLH9875-EDDF) date March 27, 2013, Post delivery maintenance by Lufthansa Technik , First operational flight DLH754 (EDDF-VOBL) April 16, 2013.

@ L/N 1473 - 747-8R7F, RC508, serial number 35821, Cargolux #8, registration LX-VCH, selcal code FM-HP, full livery, named : City of Dudelange, F/F March 25, 2013, Technical acceptance April 05 , short term storage at KPAE with registration N765BA, Delivery and Delivery flight (CLX789-KSEA-ELLX) date May 15 2013.

@ L/N 1474 - 747-8B5F, RC547, serial number 37654, KAL#3, HL7617, selcal code MR-BJ, full livery, F/F March 15 2013, Delivery and Delivery flight (KAL28D- RKSI) date March 28, 2013.

@ L/N 1475 - 747-830, RC028, serial number 37833, Lufthansa #7, D-ABYI, full livery, named : Potsdam, F/F May 08 2013, Delivery and delivery flight date(DLH9925-EDDF) May 29 2013, Post delivery maintenance by Lufthansa Technik, First operational flight DLH418 (EDDF-KIAD) June 18 2013.

@ L/N 1476 - 747-87UF, RC582, serial number 37567, Atlas Air #9, N855GT, selcal code DK-JQ , full Atlas Air livery, F/F April 20 2013, Delivery May 16 2013, Delivery flight (GTI9854-KAMA)date May 18 2013. Re-painted after delivery into Etihad Cargo livery (long term lease) at Leading Edge Aviation Services , Amarillo.

@ L/N 1477 - 747-830, RC029, serial number 37834, Lufthansa #8, D-ABYJ, full livery, named : Hannover, FAL roll out April 02, F/F June 09 2013, Delivery and delivery flight (DLH9923-EDDF)date June 25, 2013. Post delivery maintenance by Lufthansa Technik, First operational flight DLH796 (EDDF-VHHH) July 12 2013.

@ L/N 1478 - 747-8R7F, RC509, serial number 35822, Cargolux #9, temp. reg. N775BA, registration LX-VCI, full livery, named : City of Troisvierges, F/F May 20 2013, Ferried to Pinal Airpark (KMZJ) for storage at June 21, 2013. Returned to Paine Field at August 27 2013. Delivery and delivery flight (CLX789-KLAX-ELLX) date September 26 2013.

L/N 1479 - 747-8KZF, RC525, serial number 36139, NCA #5, registration JA15KZ (N942BA), full livery, F/F June 15 2013, Ferried to Pinal Airpark (KMZJ) for storage at July 01 2013. Return flight to Paine Field at October 28 2013, Expected delivery : December

@ L/N 1480 - 747-830, RC030, serial number 37835, Lufthansa #9, D-ABYK, full livery, named : Rheinland-Pfalz, F/F July 26 2013, Acceptance and delivery flight (DLH9925-EDDF) date August 13 2013. Post delivery maintenance by Lufthansa Technik, First operational flight DLH 456 (EDDF-KLAX) August 29 2013.

L/N 1481 - 747-8B5F, RC548, serial number 37655, KAL #4, N774BA, unpainted with light blue rudders, KPAE flight line

L/N 1482 - 747-8HVF, RC605, serial number 37670, Air Bridge Cargo( ABC) #5, N959BA, future registration VQ-BRJ, full livery, PIP engines ?, F/F July 22 2013, Ferried at August 01 2013 to Pinal Airpark to be temporally stored, returned to Paine Field at October 29 2013, expected delivery : December 2013.

L/N 1483 - 747-867F, RC561, serial number 43394, Cathay Pacific #11, B-LJK, ( original allocated as 747-8FTF, RC631, Air China Cargo #1, NTU) , full livery, PIP engines, KPAE flight line, scheduled delivery November 2013.

L/N 1484 - 747-867F, RC562, serial number 43536, Cathay Pacific #12, B-LJL, (original allocated as 747-8FTF, RC632, Air China Cargo #2, NTU) , full livery, PIP engines, KPAE flight line, scheduled delivery December 2013.
L/N 1485 - 747-8KZF, RC526, serial number 36141, N783BA, NCA #6, registration JA16KZ, full livery, no engines, roll out July 26 2013, KPAE flight line.

L/N 1486 - 747-867F, RC563, serial number 43825, Cathay Pacific #13, B-LJM, (original allocated as 747-8FTF, RC633, Air China Cargo #3, NTU) , unpainted with white rudders, no engines, KPAE flight line, scheduled delivery December 2013.

L/N 1487 - 747-8KZF, RC527, serial number 37393, NCA #7, future registration JA17KZ,unpainted with white rudders, no engines, KPAE flight line, roll-out date August 23-2013.

L/N 1488 - 747-8B5F, RC549, serial number 37656, KAL #5, N957BA, unpainted with light blue rudders, no engines, KPAE flight Line.

L/N 1489 - 747-8KZF, RC528,serial number 36140?, NCA #8, JA18KZ, unpainted with white rudders, roll out October 07 2013, KPAE flight line.

L/N 1490 - 747-8R7F, RC510, Cargolux #10, LX-VCJ, full livery, no engines, KPAE flight line, roll out Oct 21 2013
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At this moment : 4 Airframes at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) at Everett Building 40-22
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L/N 1491 - 747-8R7F, RC511, serial number 38078?, N975BA?, Cargolux #11, slant position #1.
L/N 1492 - 747-830***, RC031, serial number 37836, D-ABYL, Lufthansa #10, slant position #2, scheduled delivery* Jan 31 2014
L/N 1493 - 747-8xxF**, RC641, GECAS #1? (-6N or –BQ), Boeing operator identification code : 645, body join position.
L/N 1494 - 747-830, RC032, serial number 37837, D-ABYM, Lufthansa #11, wing join position, scheduled delivery* Feb 28 2014

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Firing order : 13 Airframes , scheduled for Final Assembly (Subject to change).
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L/N 1495 - 747-8Z5, RC009, serial number 37501, N974BA, Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight, Boeing operator identification code : ABD.
L/N 1496 - 747-8xxF**, RC642, GECAS #2 ? (-6N or –BQ), Boeing operator identification code : 645
L/N 1497 - 747-830, RC033, serial number 37838, D-ABYN, Lufthansa #12, scheduled delivery *March 31 2014
L/N 1498 - 747-830, RC034, serial number 37839, D-ABYO, Lufthansa #13, scheduled delivery * June 30 2014
L/N 1499 - 747-89L, RC066, Air China (Intercontinental ) #1.
L/N 1500 - 747-830, RC035, serial number 37840, D-ABYP, Lufthansa #14, scheduled delivery * August 31 2014.
L/N 1501 - 747-8xxF**, RC671, Silk Way Airlines #1 ?, Boeing operator code : 662
L/N 1502 - 747-8xxF**, RC672, Silk Way Airlines #2 ?, Boeing operator code : 662
L/N 1503 - 747-830, RC036, serial number 37841, D-ABYQ, Lufthansa #15 ?
L/N 1504 - 747-8R7F, RC512, Cargolux #12
L/N 1505 - 747-867F, RC564, Cathay #14
L/N 1506 - 747-8B5, RC051, KAL( Intercontinental) #1.
L/N 1507 - 747-89L, RC067, Air China (Intercontinental) #2.

? = Not confirmed
*= Only one (1) source : http://lh-taufnamen.de/lufthansa
**= Boeing Customer code not known.
*** = first aircraft, assembled at the reduced rate of 1,5 aircraft/month.

I will try to publish the following updates on the first of each month to stay synchronized with the monthly Boeing delivery publications.

Please feel free to add updates, corrections and remarks by replies in this thread (or by PM).

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Quoting 747classic (Reply 5):
L/N 1505 is allocated to an additional (not yet ordered) Cathay freighter #14.

Interesting, so Cathay will order even more freighters. Apparently Cathay has good faith in a recovery of the cargo market in the next few years.

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When will be delivered the first airline 748 not including Lutfhansa?

Just to confirm, only these 3 airlines have firmo orders for the type, right?:

-Lufthansa
-Air China
-Korean


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Quoting LPSHobby (Reply 7):
Just to confirm, only these 3 airlines have firmo orders for the type, right?:

Four with Arik Air.

And while not yet firmed, Transaero claims they'll take delivery of four 747-8i aircraft.

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Quoting 747classic (Reply 5):
L/N 1505 - 747-867F, RC564, Cathay #14

Peter,

Just to confirm it's definitely an additional -8F no chance of a -8I order right?
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Quoting CCA (Reply 9):

Just to confirm it's definitely an additional -8F no chance of a -8I order right?

I wonder if it one from a lessor rather than an order?
 
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Quoting CCA (Reply 9):
Peter,

Just to confirm it's definitely an additional -8F no chance of a -8I order right?

Because the tabulation number RC564 is also mentioned, the next sequential number for the 747-867F series, I am pretty sure it's an additional freighter (option converted in an order ?) and not a 747-867 Intercontinental.

Below is the provisional Tabulation Number block allocation for the 747-8 series :

747-8 Intercontinental : RC001 until/incl. RC500

- RC001 until/incl. RC020 BBJ
- RC021 until/incl. RC050 Lufthansa
- RC051 until/incl. RC065 Korean Airlines
- RC066 until/incl. RCxxx Air China

747-8 Freighter : RC 501 until/incl. RC999

- RC501 until/incl. RC520 Cargolux
- RC521 until/incl. RC540 Nippon Cargo Airlines
- RC541 until/incl. RC550 Guggenheim Aviation Partners (GuAP) / Korean Air Cargo ?
- RC551 until/incl. RC570 Cathay Pacific Cargo
- RC571 until/incl. RC600 Atlas Air
- RC601 until/incl. RC610 Volga-Dnepr Group (AirBridgeCargo)
- RC611 until/incl. RC630 DAE Lsd.Emirates Sky Cargo (NTU)
- RC631 until/incl. RC640 Air China Cargo (NTU)
- RC641 until/incl. RC670 GECAS
- RC671 until/incl. RCxxx Silk Way Airlines
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Quoting scouseflyer (Reply 10):
I wonder if it one from a lessor rather than an order?

It should have the customer code of the lessor than, just like LN 1493 (GECAS).
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Of course that makes sense cheers.
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Quoting Laddie (Reply 2):
RC521 was finally handed over to NCA on October 30. It should make its delivery flight soon.

Here it is:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N...5/history/20131101/1430Z/KPAE/RJAA
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and when will be delivered the first passenger 748 for a an airline excluding Lufthansa?
 
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Quoting LPSHobby (Reply 15):
and when will be delivered the first passenger 748 for a an airline excluding Lufthansa?

L/N 1499 - 747-89L, RC066, Air China (Intercontinental ) #1 will be delivered mid 2014. (july-aug)


Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 6):
L/N 1505 is allocated to an additional (not yet ordered) Cathay freighter #14.
Interesting, so Cathay will order even more freighters

Rumours from several sources indicate that Cathay is talking with Boeing about four (4) additional 747-867F aircraft, probably as a replacement for the remaining CX 744F aircraft.
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Quoting 747classic (Reply 5):
L/N 1490 - 747-8R7F, RC510, Cargolux #10, LX-VCJ, full livery, no engines, KPAE flight line, roll out Oct 21 2013

LN 1490 has been named "City of Redange-sur-Attert".


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Quoting 747classic (Reply 5):
L/N 1435 - 747-830, RC021, serial number 37826, F/F April-26-2011, 747-8I test aircraft #2, test registration N6067U, Lufthansa #1 (NTU),..........., aircraft was scheduled to be sold later, but seems to be internally listed again for DLH in October 2013.

Veerrry interesting indeed. Awaiting confirmation from LH...
 
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Here's LN 1421 / JA11KZ arriving in NRT:

http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BYEmaNeCYAAAj06.jpg:large

http://twitter.com/utarou20110617/status/396640473911025665
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Arik Air has converted its two 747-8i orders into two 777-300ER aircraft.

http://twitter.com/FG_STrim/status/397744621540745218
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NCA LN 1469 (JA14KZ) scheduled for a test flight.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/B...4/history/20131105/1630Z/KPAE/KMWH
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Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 8):

Four with Arik Air.

Make that two. Breaking news report says Arik Air has converted two 747-8s to 777-300ERs.
 
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Indeed, see reply #20  

Just like Air Austral, an airline ordering only 2 VLA aircraft always raised some questions. Sad news though.

[Edited 2013-11-05 11:00:59]
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Quoting 747classic (Reply 5):
- L/N 1435-RC021 (the current 747-8I test aircraft) : DLH listed as customer again.

Probably, no, very likely LH saved some millions on such a deal. If its true. It will be very interesting what will be happening to this plane.

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 20):
Arik Air has converted its two 747-8i orders into two 777-300ER aircraft.

:-(
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Here's a magnificent picture of LN 1435 / RC021, taken 2 days ago:


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Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 25):
Here's a magnificent picture of LN 1435 / RC021, taken 2 days ago:

As we say, If it looks right it is right, and the Queen looks very right.   
 
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I wonder if that new rudder panel (white) is part of the tail tank vibration fix?
 
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Quoting kanban (Reply 27):

I wonder if that new rudder panel (white) is part of the tail tank vibration fix?

I wouldn't know, but it was there when I saw the airplane testing out of SBD in June.
 
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One of the Korean Air Cargo freighters has been fitted with its engines.


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Cathay LN 1486 (B-LJM) has been painted and fitted with its engines. All 3 Cathay freighters are now painted and equipped with their engines.


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The next delivery (November) will be L/N 1469 - JA14KZ - RC524 for NCA. (with non-PIP engines)

The aircraft has already been transferred from the FAA registry (N772BA) to the Japanese registry, see :
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinqu...NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=772BA

Boeing plans to deliver five 747-8F aircraft in December, That is very ambitious, seen the fact that December consist of only 3 working weeks.
All depends of the timely certifiation by the FAA of the GEnx-2B PIP engine and the airframe/engine combination.

Planned delivery in December :
L/N1482 RC605 ABC
L/N1483 RC561 Cathay
L/N1484 RC562 Cathay
L/N1486 RC563 Cathay
L/N1488 RC549 KAL
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Quoting 747classic (Reply 31):
Planned delivery in December :
L/N1482 RC605 ABC

Air Bridge is returning a 744ERF to the lessor while awaiting their next 748F delivery:
http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=4
 
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B-LJE, somewhat red on the nose.

KORD, November 2 2013, 747-867F B-LJE, birdstrike at the WX-radar radom.

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Aircraft data : L/N 1441 - 747-867F, RC555, serial number 39242, Cathay #5 , test registration N1785B, Cathay registration B-LJE, selcal code BF-CS, full livery, F/F Aug-13-2011, Delivery and delivery flight (CPA3337-VHHH)date : October-31-2011
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Quoting 747classic (Reply 31):
Boeing plans to deliver five 747-8F aircraft in December, That is very ambitious, seen the fact that December consist of only 3 working weeks


That's a misconception. Although the whole company gets the week+ off from Saturday the 21st thru Wednesday the 1st, if there are airplanes on the flight line that need to be delivered there will be flight crew, ground crew and all the support people (contracts, engineering, etc) available to get the job done -- airplanes will be delivered.
 
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Heck, December 31st is often one of the best delivery days for Boeing.  
 
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Quoting 7BOEING7 (Reply 34):
Quoting Stitch (Reply 35):

I am well aware of the fact that Boeing IS ABLE to deliver airplanes in the holiday period.
But they will only do that if the carefully planned schedule has failed, due unforseen circumstances. (weather, technical issues, certification delays, etc.)
Scheduled deliveries are normally not planned at the holiday period, due increased (labor) costs.
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Quoting 747classic (Reply 31):
The next delivery (November) will be L/N 1469 - JA14KZ - RC524 for NCA. (with non-PIP engines)
Quoting 747classic (Reply 31):
Boeing plans to deliver five 747-8F aircraft in December, That is very ambitious, seen the fact that December consist of only 3 working weeks.

How about NCA original plan to take delivery of 3 freighters in 2013, will JA15KZ not make it before the end of the year?

[Edited 2013-11-11 02:23:25]
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Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 37):
How about NCA original plan to take delivery of 3 freighters in 2013, will JA15KZ not make it before the end of the year?

In the 2012 businessplan NCA stated to take 3 new 747-8F aircraft in fiscal year 2013.
However the NCA 2013 fiscal year started at April 1 2013 and runs until/incl March 31 2014, see page 103 lower side : https://www.nca.aero/e/profile/history/pdf/history_part06.pdf
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Ah, fiscal year vs calendar year, classic mistake. Thanks.
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The latest Boeing 2013 delivery schedule also includes L/N1479-RC525 for NCA.

Schedule
November :
L/N1469 RC524 NCA #4. (with non-PIP engines)
L/N1483 RC561 Cathay #11, but this delivery might slip into early December.

December :
L/N1484 RC562 Cathay #12
L/N1479 RC525 NCA #5
L/N1482 RC605 ABC #5
L/N1486 RC563 Cathay #13
L/N1488 RC549 KAL #5

All (sequence and number of deliveries) is subject to change.

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Quoting 747classic (Reply 40):
L/N1488 RC549 KAL #5

Any idea why LN 1488 will overtake LN 1482 (KAL #4)?
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Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 41):
Any idea why LN 1488 will overtake LN 1482 (KAL #4)?

Beg pardon? LN 1482 is for ABC, not KAL. Secondly, the order of delivery is not necessarily in the order shown in 747classic's note.
 
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Cathay LN 1483 scheduled for an engine run.

http://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/400350224192774144
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Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 43):
Cathay LN 1483 scheduled for an engine run.

Here's a better picture:


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Cargolux LN 1491 (RC511) finished final assembly and was towed to the flightline.
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Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 45):
Cargolux LN 1491 (RC511) finished final assembly and was towed to the flightline

The movement out of the assembly line (Building 40-22) to the flight line was for L/N 1492, the next for Lufthansa (RC031).

RC031 at the KPAE flight line , November 13.(Unpainted, with dark blue rudders, just aft of the Hainan B788.)


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Quoting Laddie (Reply 42):
Beg pardon? LN 1482 is for ABC, not KAL. Secondly, the order of delivery is not necessarily in the order shown in 747classic's note.

I meant LN 1481 of course  

Quoting 747classic (Reply 46):
The movement out of the assembly line (Building 40-22) to the flight line was for L/N 1492, the next for Lufthansa (RC031).

Thanks, not sure how I had missed LN 1491.
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Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 47):
Thanks, not sure how I had missed LN 1491.

We all missed that, because all the attention of the KPAE photographers is drawn to the flurry of B787 deliveries at the moment.
Very little (photo) information about the 747 was shared during the last months and the latest 3 roll-outs were very difficult to identify (all were initially unpainted 747-8F aircraft with white rudders.)

To catch up with some nice 747-8F pictures, here are several (very detailed) air to air pictures of B-LJG (L/N 1450 - RC557) - note : after download, push (+) for the enlarged pictures :
http://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_H...hotos/b747-8f-air-to-air-shot.html

[Edited 2013-11-14 02:17:59]
Operating a twin over the ocean, you're always one engine failure from a total emergency.
 
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Official 747-8 Flight Tracking & Production Part 14

Thu Nov 14, 2013 3:20 pm

Quoting 747classic (Reply 48):
To catch up with some nice 747-8F pictures, here are several (very detailed) air to air pictures of B-LJG (L/N 1450 - RC557)


Taken over western Washington by Clay Lacy or Wolfe Air earlier this year.