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The Museum of Flight

Yesterday was the first day of Spring Break, and I think I’ve been looking forward to it more than the girls have! Getting up at six every morning just so I can have time to get a shower and start the tea kettle before the girls’ alarm goes off at 6:20 is painful. 447 more words


Boeing 737 birthday

The Museum of Flight threw a 50th birthday party for the Boeing 737.  The first test flight took place on this day in 1967,  at 1315 in the afternoon .  89 more words


The Birdie Has Landed

Yesterday, April 1st, right after the regular sketch outing, I went to the Museum of Flight to see a new exhibit.  I wanted to get a sketch of it as it is only a temporary exhibit.  178 more words


Upright F-1 engine

Hind sight is 20/20.  If I’d realized what was going to happen later in the day, I would have arrived at the Museum of Flight about an hour before my shift in order to sketch the F-1 rocket engine in full view. 216 more words


F-1 rocket engine delivered

It was a good, geeky way to spend Pi Day.

First, I arranged to meet another member of Rebel Legion to deliver a lightsaber to her.  299 more words


Apollo 11 moon ship will land in Seattle

The Smithsonian Institution has officially put Seattle’s Museum of Flight on the schedule for an exhibit featuring Apollo 11’s moon ship during the 50th anniversary of the historic mission. 138 more words


Two Record holders

I knew the Pratt-Read Glider was being assembled at the Museum of Flight today.  I dawdled at home in the morning and didn’t get there until 1100.  206 more words