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The Museum of Flight

Whether you are an avid airman (or woman), love history, are interested in the world’s space programs or just like to look at old airplanes, the Museum of Flight in Seattle has something for you. 990 more words

Day Trips

Dreaming of a Blackbird

Growing up I had an unhealthy obsession with the SR-71 Blackbird. Something about its design was so cool to me.

The fastest jet in the world. 450 more words


Find Snoopy

Every April 1st, the Museum of Flight mounts a special exhibit (wink, wink).  Today’s featured a valuable new acquisition:  the Sopwith Camel flown by WWI Flying Ace, Snoopy. 194 more words


Boeing's first 727 jet makes its last flight

The final flight of the first Boeing 727 prototype jet ever produced was one of the shortest trips it’s made in its 53-year history: a 15-minute jaunt from a restoration hangar at Everett’s Paine Field to Seattle’s Boeing Field and the Museum of Flight. 171 more words


Final Flight

It was a day 25 years in the making.  This Boeing 727 was the prototype aircraft, the first off the line.  It has not flown since it was donated to the museum in 1991 after United Airlines retired it.  293 more words


Boeing puts out the call for memorabilia

Think of it as “Antiques Roadshow” for the aerospace set: The Boeing Co. is looking for historical artifacts and memorabilia that will help the company tell the story of its first 100 years in the Puget Sound region. 110 more words



Seattle, not Hawaii!

Puget Sound and ferry

Cleverly, we planned the last stop of the trip to be a visit to our friends in Seattle. Good move, it isn’t hard to leave Hawaii when you are looking forward to seeing people you love. 123 more words