Category Archives: Pacific Northwest

Honeywell’s Convair is Back

I have seen the Honeywell Convair at Paine Field parked up at various times but only once did I catch it flying in.  This post includes shots of it which were, unfortunately, on a rather overcast day.  A white airframe … Continue reading

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Lightroom 8.2 Detail Enhancer

Updates to Lightroom come along relatively regularly and they tend to include new features along with fixes and performance tweaks.  The latest update, Lightroom 8.2, includes a new addition called Detail Enhancer.  This is a feature that is designed to … Continue reading

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Fin Repaint

I’m not sure why but recently the 747 fin in Future of Flight at Everett made it to be a popular photo on Airliners Net.  The fin sits inside the museum section and it was painted as a 747-8 fin, … Continue reading

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I Thought It Didn’t Snow Much in Seattle

One of the things I thought I knew about the Seattle area was that it didn’t snow very much.  In our first winter here, we had one snowy day and it thawed very rapidly.  This winter has been a bit … Continue reading

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Medusa Flight for the First Delivery

Finally, the first Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tankers were delivered to the USAF.  Not one but two tankers were delivered in the ceremony, a nice effort at a joke by Boeing having left everyone thinking it would only be one.  Then … Continue reading

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Closing the Viaduct and Opening the Tunnel

For decades, the dominant feature of the Seattle waterfront has been the Alaskan Way Viaduct.  This carried Route 99 from the south side of the city along the waterfront before diving into the Battery Street Tunnel and then popping above … Continue reading

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Chihuly At Night

This previous post included many shots from a visit to the Chihuly Museum in Seattle.  In that post I mentioned how it closed around the time it was getting dark and that a return trip during the winter would be … Continue reading

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G280 at Paine

Nothing special here.  Just happened to get a Gulfstream G280 as it arrived at Everett so I thought I might as well share it here.

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Mukilteo Lighthouse and Some Ferries

I had previously got a few shots of the lighthouse at Mukilteo while waiting to catch a ferry.  I hadn’t wandered around for long though.  While showing my mum around the area, we stopped off to have a look at … Continue reading

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Captain Cook Not Getting Respect

The waterfront of Victoria Harbour has a statue of Captain Cook.  This is a long way from his home town of Whitby but the lad did get about a bit.  Given the nature of his efforts, you might think he … Continue reading

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