Author Archives: Rob

Dreamliner Wings Moving to the Factory

I have shown a bunch of images of the Dreamlifter bringing in components to Paine Field for the production line including shots of the unloading of parts.  During a more recent visit, I happened to be there when they were … Continue reading

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Putting Together a New Gallery

I was pondering the content of the gallery on my website.  I hadn’t updated it for a long time and thought there were plenty of shots that should be in there that weren’t.  I started compiling a folder of shots … Continue reading

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Haven’t Seen Many Slingsbys Around Here

The Slingsby T-67 was a design that was quite popular when I was younger.  They were aerobatic and were used for training by a number of establishments.  I didn’t think of it as a plane that got much traction outside … Continue reading

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Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights

While we got to Butchart Gardens before the sun set as seen in this post, the purpose of the visit was to see the illuminations.  I had been there before during the day and knew it was a pretty garden … Continue reading

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Southwest Max 7s Awaiting Release

The 737 Max 8 has been the best seller of the Max product line.  The Max 7 has barely sold at all and Boeing even had to redesign it to be a shrink of the Max 8 rather than the … Continue reading

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Sun on The Snowy Mountains

The ferry ride from Swartz Bay back to Tsawwassen was on a day that wasn’t particularly nice weather wise.  And we emerged in to the open water from the islands, I was wandering about with the camera.  The view to … Continue reading

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Cranfield Jetstreams

I read that Cranfield is getting a new SAAB 340 to be used as a flying testbed.  It is replacing the current Jetstream 31.  The plane is used for test work but it is also used as a flying classroom … Continue reading

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That’s a Big Log!

Seeing logs on the shore is not unusual.  Plenty of logs get washed ashore.  However, when taking a walk along the beach at Shoreline over the holidays, there was a tree trunk that had become lodged on the water’s edge.  … Continue reading

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Lining up to Depart SeaTac

No lengthy story for this.  I was waiting at SeaTac for an arrival and got distracted by the jets lining up for departure.  It got quite busy at one point with a bunch of jets awaiting their slot.  Occasionally the … Continue reading

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Dallas Sunrise

A work visit to Dallas and I was meeting some colleagues for breakfast early one morning.  Looking out of the window at the hotel and the view looked pretty dramatic.  Everyone was heading to the window to get a picture.  … Continue reading

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