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Boy and Plane

This past week, my husband and I vacationed in Tacoma, Washington to celebrate his birthday and to enjoy some cooler weather. The rain gods were kind enough to take their own vacation, for we arrived after a rainstorm and had beautiful sunny days during our whole trip. 253 more words


The Engine that Could

Last Thursday I arrived for my volunteer shift at the Museum of Flight only to discover a press conference was about to start and we were all invited.  178 more words


Jeff Bezos helps unwrap Apollo engine artifacts

Even Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos got misty-eyed at Seattle’s Museum of Flight during Thursday’s unveiling of rocket engine parts from the Apollo moonshots.

“I always do,” he told GeekWire afterward. 161 more words



I went back to the Museum of Flight this afternoon, armed with my book light.  It really helped.

First, I sketched an aircraft I noticed yesterday would make a good entry into… 177 more words


Aircraft project

Once again, as I often do, I saw dawn.  This time I was out of the house and already at the Museum of Flight.  From the parking lot, I could see the tallest buildings in downtown Seattle, one of which was aglow with the reflection of the sun.  106 more words


Walking Around Boeing's First — the Boeing Model 1 (first half)

This is an appearance replica of Boeing’s first design-build aircraft, the Model 1, or the B&W as it was originally named. Two copies were constructed and both soon were on New Zealand where they served well. 89 more words

Aircraft Display -- Static Or Within A Museum