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by RobK
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1655
Views: 311745

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Emirates allocations are changing so previous data should be taken with a pinch of salt. There's currently 2 frames wearing the same nose wheel door registration at PAE.

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by RobK
Sun Sep 13, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1655
Views: 311745

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

1660 isn't a 777-9, it's a freighter.

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by RobK
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 193
Views: 47796

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

747classic wrote:
Opus99 wrote:
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9844403

G-STBM in its full glory. I believe what we saw at the fuel dock was G-STBN


Location BFI ?? So, the first flight must have been performed already ?


Location error in the blurb. That's a PAE stall, as you would expect.

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by RobK
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1655
Views: 311745

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Hi VCV. Not wishing to pour water on your bonfire flames here as it's clear the 777X flight test program is very exciting for you, but just looking over the past week's worth of posts it's mostly nothing but flightaware alert links. Whilst the notifications of the upcoming first flights are newswort...

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by RobK
Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 243
Views: 57545

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

-Qatar already has 7 789s stored at VCV that they have contractually taken delivery of but not placed into service (originally delayed due to seat delays involving their new business class). These 787s are joining QR’s already stored frames A7-BHA-G are all parked at Doha. A7-BHH/I are the only one...

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by RobK
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues
Replies: 179
Views: 37122

Re: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues

That can happen and i'm glad they found and fix(ed) it before something bad might have happened. Was the same case as the final 737-800 for KLM, took a while to fix the issues but eventually KLM got the last 738 ever produced and it's flying happily around Europe now. "Took a while to fix the ...

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by RobK
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B767 built and then scrapped before flight
Replies: 18
Views: 22577

Re: B767 built and then scrapped before flight

scouseflyer wrote:
IIRC wasn't the last 744 Pax version similarly stored for ever before being scrapped - i think it may of done initial test flights but was NTU and never resold


No. B-18215 was rolled out 20 March 2005 and delivered to China Airlines 26 Apr 2005 and went into service.

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by RobK
Sun Aug 16, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

N402CC is 7494, the former VT-JXM which was last known in all white with Jet Aw rudder.

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by RobK
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 243
Views: 57545

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Etihad A6-BMI (N8572C sticker) B78X EcoDemonstrator flew across to BFI from CHS yesterday, arriving BFI at half five.
Pic
https://twitter.com/royalscottking/status/1294485680282693632

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by RobK
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1655
Views: 311745

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Does anybody know the line number for A6-EZQ? 1642 if I'm not mistaken Has there been a reallocation then as my parchment shows a different reg for that ln? Jumping back to this. The frame pictured is indeed believed to be 1642 based on its roll out date, however all systems still show the reg as A...

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by RobK
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 270
Views: 35991

Re: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020

1223 is the next one Peter.

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by RobK
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Nice pics Woody thanks. One of the GECAS frames at BFI is in the process of being re-rgd N402CC and probably wearing it. I'm guessing it's one of the former Jet Aw frames. It's in C14 which is the 4th stall up from the southern end. Not sure if the FedEx 727 is still there on the GA side but the gat...

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by RobK
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 243
Views: 57545

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

http://www.paineairport.com/kpae18573c.htm
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RobK wrote:
It must be the Juneyao as the Shanghai 1043 is already out. Can see it on the fuel dock in Matt Cawby's latest pic.


Aha! Mr. Cawby to the rescue ! It was the Juneyao after all, with a gnarly N temp reg which I've never seen used before. http://www.paineairport.com/kpae18573c.htm

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by RobK
Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 243
Views: 57545

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

It must be the Juneyao as the Shanghai 1043 is already out. Can see it on the fuel dock in Matt Cawby's latest pic.

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by RobK
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 243
Views: 57545

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

B787register wrote:
Its likely to be
Japan Airlines
JA827J


Considering that's been delivered for years and currently in storage at Xiamen since the end of March, I don't think so.

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by RobK
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Boeing Orders & Deliveries page
Replies: 2
Views: 1007

New Boeing Orders & Deliveries page

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/#/orders-deliveries

Is it just me being blind or have they removed all the delivery date info?
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What the heck ?!

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/#/orders-deliveries

Is it just me being blind or have they removed all the delivery date info?

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by RobK
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 243
Views: 57545

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BOE988 B789 mystery. Hex decodes to N787BK. Not seeing any candidates in my listings which would fit a 988 that are PAE built. LN 1037 would fit but I don't think that's out yet. Edit : it's just dawned on me that the hex for N787BK is AAAAAA so reg is a red herri...

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by RobK
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

There isn't much space at BFI right now as it's musical chairs pulling them out of Plant 2 for rework and moving completed ones back across. They're mostly coming to RNT from storage for rework for that reason as once they're complete, they fly back out to storage and free up a space for the next on...

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by RobK
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

WoodysAeroimag wrote:
Here is a shot of Norwegian wearing N4006S.


Does this have RTR on the nose wheel doors (can't see in your photo) ? Boeing has no reg assigned to it at all (though perhaps not surprising given the remaining order is apparently cancelled).

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by RobK
Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Thanks for the update! Nice pics.

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by RobK
Sat Aug 08, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread
Replies: 836
Views: 104615

Re: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread

VCVspotter: are you able to see this SpiceJet from a ground location? https://flic.kr/p/2iCyVcP It didn't have a reg allocated initially but prior to leaving RNT for VCV it got one and the last 2 letters are on the nosewheel doors, but not yet painted on the main fuselage. Wondering if you can read ...

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by RobK
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 270
Views: 35991

Re: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020

Delivered on 11 March already to USAF KC-46A Tanker Program, final delivery today to GSB, after sweeping up loose nuts & bolts, rivets, sweet wrappers, spare tools/wrenches etc. FY16 is correct.

024 and 049 will be the next ones to go followed by 051 and 052, not necessarily in that order.

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by RobK
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Nice :cheerful: . Do you have an alternative photo of 7783 in the D stalls? The sticker number is blocked by the wing. Looking at my RAW files, I don't have a shot that shows the sticker clearly. That's unfortunate. It is useful to note them as some of them are flying using the hex code derived fro...

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by RobK
Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Nice :cheerful: . Do you have an alternative photo of 7783 in the D stalls? The sticker number is blocked by the wing.

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by RobK
Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 37258

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Page 4 first picture, where was this taken? There appears to be an Air Canada CRJ attached to the underside of the wing, lol! Vancouver on 9 July 2012. Thanks for that. Maybe I do remember that....was the plane delivered to YVR, for tax reasons or something like that? I don't know for sure, but it'...

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by RobK
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 37258

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Here is a link for a 2017 brochure of 747-8JA, N458BJ, with exterior and interior pictures : https://srammram.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/B747-8JA1.pdf It would be a relative cheap (structural), partically zero hour, spare part source, incl 4 spare engines, for the two AF1 planes ! Seen the exce...

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by RobK
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 37258

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

:confused:

1446 is at Basel.

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by RobK
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 243
Views: 57545

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Looks like July was a bad month for deliveries from my observations. Only 4 deliveries that I can see : 2x 787s (AF,TK), 1x 777F (BOX) and 1x 767 (FX). No 737 types. Worst on record? I guess we'll see when the numbers are released mid month. Actually may be 3x 787s as UA N24980 sneaked out a few hou...

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by RobK
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Are there any fresh pics coming soon from our roving Renton reporter? :wink2: Lots of movements over the past couple of weeks as more frames have flown back in for rework, many of which not previously seen painted.

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by RobK
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1655
Views: 311745

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Emirates 777-9 A6-EZQ has rolled out of final assembly, seen parked next to ANA 777-9 JA071A at delivery center https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Edur6mKU4AA6n7y?format=jpg&name=large ... https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/1286811265394855936?s=20 Does anybody know the line number for A6-EZQ? 1642 ...

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by RobK
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

TropicalSky wrote:
Why have they began flying back some frames from storage?


Rework.

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by RobK
Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 193
Views: 47796

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

The Volga pictured above was sold/transferred to DAE 4 Ireland Ltd and leased to Volga-Dnepr UK for operation by Cargologicair. Can confirm the other 2 orders have both been sold to China Cargo as noted above.

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by RobK
Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 37258

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1437939&p=22252351&hilit=n828ba#p22252351
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seabosdca wrote:
I'd guess that 1435 will be scrapped some time after finishing its duties for the VC-25B program


Can we perhaps stop regurgitating this as fact?

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1437939&p=22252351&hilit=n828ba#p22252351

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by RobK
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery 747SP flying PUB-GTF July 14, 2020????
Replies: 10
Views: 3508

Re: Mystery 747SP flying PUB-GTF July 14, 2020????

It's a fake flight plan. Probably for training but accidentally submitted to the live system. It happens.

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by RobK
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Nice pics woody thanks for sharing. Nothing confirmed yet but that white tail is possibly 7899 for Jackson Square Ireland (lessor).

7885 is another possibility as that is a cancelled order too. Any sightings of that one?

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by RobK
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 193
Views: 47796

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Can someone advise where the BA 777’s are at? BA may even consider not to accept these four operational leased 777-300ER aircraft from Novus , after a comparison between the amount of penalty payment and the actual lease rate over X years. In the upcoming years there will probably a reduced demand ...

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by RobK
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

ikolkyo wrote:
[twoid][/twoid]
qf789 wrote:
ikolkyo wrote:

My guess is either Jet Airways or Air Italy ntu


The frame belongs to GECAS


Right, but it had to have been allocated to an airline ahead of time. Very rare we would see a lessor frame roll out without an intended customer.


Nope. No lessee assigned. Same for about 20 BOC Aviation frames

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by RobK
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 193
Views: 47796

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Maybe some wires crossed somewhere again. 1659 is a 777-9. 1658 is the QR. 1660 is N50217. :)

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by RobK
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 37258

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

The Volga-Dnepr VQ-BIO > N784TD will become N624UP under UPS' ownership and the transaction is confirmed. Msn and tab will remain unchanged (hope that helps your records, Peter). Thx for the quick answer, so L/N 1558 will become : 747-8F, RC610, AirBridgeCargo (NTU) , UPS, serial number 63784, (VQ-...

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by RobK
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 193
Views: 47796

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

I don't know. I'm in the dark on this one as much as you are. End customer reg letters on nose wheel door prior to paint is unfortunately no confirmation of anything.

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by RobK
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 37258

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

The Volga-Dnepr VQ-BIO > N784TD will become N624UP under UPS' ownership and the transaction is confirmed. Msn and tab will remain unchanged (hope that helps your records, Peter).

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by RobK
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 193
Views: 47796

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Thanks RobK, but according to the Lufthansa Group Fleet website, 1675 will be a 777-9 D-ABTD. To follow up on my earlier response, 1675 still showing G-STBO as of today. 1657 still showing for Volga-Dnepr UK as N50281 with VQ-BAB historical (I see a recent photo from Matt Cawby confirms this - BAB ...

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by RobK
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 37258

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

L/N 1558, N784TD (ABC, VQ-BIO ntu) was ferried towards Portland at June 8th for re-paint into a new -UPS- livery ? Is this fact or mere speculation about the repaint and UPS? Boeing is utilising PDX as a temporary storage location for some heavies. Do you have proof it is inside the paint hangar an...

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by RobK
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 110
Views: 28598

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

These ones not already at BFI are being ferried to RNT for their rework. It takes around 1 month to complete. The ones at BFI are having it done there.

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by RobK
Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 193
Views: 47796

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

I would imagine Boeing won't have any difficulty finding new homes for the 777Fs. The 747F will be the more problematic frame and it's probably in their interests to 'let ABC off' on this occasion and have them take it.

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by RobK
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 193
Views: 47796

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Volga-Dnepr lost their legal battle against Boeing for the 747-8F and three 777F so that implies they were the "Customer of Record" and if DAE was involved, it would have been after Volga-Dnepr took delivery. https://theloadstar.com/volga-dnepr-loses-legal-battle-with-boeing-over-freighte...

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by RobK
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 270
Views: 35991

Re: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020

VH055 2C BDS USAF TANKER PROGRAM BDS USAF TANKER PROGRAM 2C 1202 767 200 18-46055 41878 VH056 2C BDS USAF TANKER PROGRAM BDS USAF TANKER PROGRAM 2C 1205 767 200 18-46056 41881 VH401 2C BDS JAPAN INTERNATIONAL TANKER PROGRAM BDS JAPAN INTERNATIONAL TANKER PROGRAM 2C 1207 767 200 14-3611 66585 :veryha...

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by RobK
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 270
Views: 35991

Re: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020

I have no clue on the finer intracacies of the lot numbers. All I can tell you is that 46056 appears to be the final FY18 as ln 1210 onwards are all FY19 prefix on Boeing documentation. :goodvibes:

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by RobK
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1655
Views: 311745

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

As mentioned by RobK on the Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020, the first 777-9 for Qatar Airways, A7-BKA (LN1656), will roll out of the factory soon. As a side note, it looks like N779XX once again turned back today before reaching the Oregon-California border. https://flightaware.com/li...

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by RobK
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 193
Views: 47796

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

TC957, all I can say at this time is that Lufthansa report doesn't match my data. It's perhaps worth mentioning that the 777 firing order is seeing reshuffles nearly every month in the future allocations. Some 777Fs have recently changed. I will recheck later this month.

VCVspot, ln 1656 A7-BKA.

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