Category Archives: Pacific Northwest

Four 777Xs On the Ramp

The 777X initial airframe has already made it on the blog when it was parked on the ramp and when it undertook some taxi trials.  It has since had the dodgy engines removed and I assume some more trustworthy examples … Continue reading

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Bring a Couch to the Fireworks

Fireworks displays attract lots of people and they come prepared in all sorts of ways.  Some will come with a blanket to sit on.  Others will bring folding chair and tables and maybe a bunch of food to go with … Continue reading

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Some Other Evening Arrivals While Waiting for Cathay

Earlier this year I went out to get the Cathay Pacific A350 arrival later in the evening when the light was still good due to the longer days in summer.  Of course, Cathay wasn’t the only airline coming in at … Continue reading

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Crunching Concrete and Steel

Removing the viaduct takes some specialized machinery.  This one piece that was working near Pike Place Market had a couple of different attachments for the task.  The process of switching heads was interesting in itself.  A drilling head was used … Continue reading

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Bruce and Brandon’s Last Resting Place

I don’t want to look like I spend a lot of time visiting the graves of the famous but Seattle has a few on offer.  Jimi was covered in this previous post and today’s is about a couple of other … Continue reading

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An MRJ Comes This Side of the Cascades

A lunchtime jaunt up to Everett was the result of ATS carrying out a test flight of a Janet 737.  I got to the field with a little time in hand and was looking on FlightRadar24 for the position of … Continue reading

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Hawker on a Sunny Day

I am just going to throw in a gratuitous shot of a business jet today.  This Hawker was on approach one sunny day at Paine Field.  It wasn’t rare or special in anyway (unless you count the scimitar tips to … Continue reading

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Italian Car Special at Exotics@RTC

The Exotics@RTC team have a number of special days throughout the season and I figured the Italian Car Special was probably one worth taking a look at.  I wasn’t mistaken.  Unlike the normal meets that take place out in the … Continue reading

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Demolishing the Alaskan Way Viaduct

With the new tunnel open under Seattle, the process of getting rid of the Alaska Way Viaduct is underway.  Large sections have already gone and others are in the process of being taken own.  From the viewing terrace at Pike … Continue reading

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Fireworks at Gas Works Park

On our first 4th July in the Seattle area, we watched fireworks from Kirkland.  In the distance we could see the fireworks over Lake Union and we figured at some point we should make the effort to go and see … Continue reading

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