Tag Archives: B-52

More with visitors

Out and about with our visitors again today.  We went to the Seattle Chinese Garden.  While they walked around, I went straight to the Dragon Seeker. This is the 3rd time I’ve sketched it. The reason our visitors are here … Continue reading

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Construction continues

Catching up on the sketches I did yesterday at the Museum of Flight.  First, a view from the north east corner of the gallery that I noticed only recently.  A model of SpaceShipOne hangs above the nose of the Full … Continue reading

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Final Move

There’s been too much of good things and I’m behind in posting. On Monday, I spent the entire day in a workshop (more on that in another post). A couple days before, the Museum of Flight posted on social media … Continue reading

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Tale of the Tail

As I wrote yesterday, it was expected the vertical stabilizer (aka “tail”) would be re-installed on the B-52 today. So I went to the Museum more than an hour before the start of my morning shift. The crew was indeed … Continue reading

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Nothin’ happen’n

Since the horizontal stabilizers were installed yesterday, I thought perhaps the vertical one (the tall tail) might be installed today. Dropped by about 11am. There didn’t appear to be anything happening. I went over to the East campus, to the … Continue reading

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Finally!

Worldwide Aircraft Recovery continues the reconstruction of the Museum of Flight’s B-52. Today, finally, I got to witness something large held up by a crane! It was the installation of the horizontal stabilizers. Yesterday I’d encountered Tom, the manager of … Continue reading

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Missed it. Again!

Arghhh.   I missed it… again!  I went to the Museum of Flight on Monday to check on the status of reconstruction of the B-52.  No big cranes.  I’d planned to go again yesterday (Tuesday) in the late afternoon, before an … Continue reading

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Putting it back together

After Sunday’s delivery, Omega Morgan started right up on Monday with the reconstruction of the B-52.  I went over today to check the status.  I found it was off the trailer and the crew was working on removing it from … Continue reading

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B-52 Arrives

My day started at 0330. It is delivery day for the fuselage of the B-52G Stratofortress “Midnight Express”. First I drove past it in the opposite direction on I-5! Then I positioned myself to see it travel over the bridge … Continue reading

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Wing One delivered

“Wingin’ it” is how the Museum of Flight captioned their photo of the delivery truck in the middle of the night. I might also call it “Thing One”. Wing Two (or “Thing Two”) comes down tonight, leaving about an hour … Continue reading

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