Tag Archives: Museum of Flight

Not what I expected

It wasn’t what I expected but at least I did 2 sketches. I went to a training at the Museum of Flight.  From the email about it, I’d formed the impression that the subject would be approached differently than it … Continue reading

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Two venues and activities

Early in the morning I left for the King 5 studio in the Stadium District. I attended a recording of New Day NW with Alan Cumming as a guest. He’s in town for his concert show “Legal Immigrant” at Benaroya. … Continue reading

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More on the PWH project

A large open grassy area at the back of the Museum of Flight grounds will become the Project Welcome Home Commemorative park. The exact name is still under consideration but that’s what I’m calling it for now. I’ve written about … Continue reading

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Alternate transport & More

A couple exhibits have been moved to make way for constructing a new one. From my new post in the Side Gallery, I look down on them.  The “flying car” is the Taylor Aerocar III. While the original prototype dates … Continue reading

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Tail on a Truck

The stars aligned. I’d called Historic Flight yesterday and the very helpful Vanessa told me the tail is off the B-52 and is on a truck. Today was beautiful, clear, spring like weather.  After some indecision, I determined I’d better … Continue reading

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What’s new at the Museum today?

Today is my usual volunteer shift at the Museum of Flight. I went in an hour early for two reasons: 1. to check for new parts delivered from the B-52 disassembly. None seen.  2. see the “aircraft visiting for a … Continue reading

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New Exhibit

Every year, the Museum of Flight puts out a special exhibit on April 1. This one is titled “Strangers to these Lands” and investigates the role of sparrow flight in the distribution of coconuts. “The precise method by which coconuts … Continue reading

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Parts on the move

The Museum of Flight’s B-52 is being disassembled for transport. Last Friday I saw the engines were off.  As smaller parts are removed, they are transported from Everett to the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Yesterday I was at the … Continue reading

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Sans Engines

After the sketch outing yesterday, I paid a visit to the Museum of Flight’s B-52 near Payne Field.  Some disassembly work had begun.  It looked like all the engines were off.  I did a quick drawing. First discussion of the … Continue reading

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Full Agenda

My schedule for today was rather full. First, I went to the Museum of Flight to see the presentation on the Voyager spacecraft by a fellow volunteer. She is Maria and a high school student! It was very well attended. … Continue reading

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