Thursday, February 23, 2012

First Southwest Airlines -800 takes to the skies

Arrives at Boeing Field (BFI/KBFI) on February 23, 2012 following her first flight.
(Photo by Andrew Sieber)

The first Boeing 737-8H4 (36980/3952) N8301J destined for Southwest Airlines, departed the Boeing plant at Renton, Washington (RNT/KRNT) at 13:10 pst as "BOE601" on her first flight today. Following a 2 hr 10 min flight, the aircraft arrived at Boeing Field (BFI/KBFI) at 15:20 pst for further testing and preparation for onward delivery to the carrier.

(Michael Carter - Aero Pacific Flightlines)

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