Tag Archives: Boeing Field

Zero G and, Ironically, It’s Not Raining

I last saw this jet on approach to Oakland.  I blogged about that event here.  On that day, it was pouring with rain.  I got the shot but it was rather dreary.  This time I saw the jet parked up … Continue reading

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Building But Not Delivering – The KC-46 Story

The tale of the USAF’s quest for a new refueling tanker has been long and drawn out.  People went to jail, awards were made and overturned.  None of that matters now.  The contract is with Boeing to produce a variant … Continue reading

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Boeing 787-10 on Test

I wrapped up some work in Seattle and was about to head back home when a quick check on FlightRadar24 showed me that the Boeing 787-10 test aircraft was en route back to Boeing Field.  It would be rude to … Continue reading

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Some Corporate Movements

Much as the light aircraft movements at King County don’t get much attention, there is so much corporate jet traffic that it can also get overlooked.  The bigger jets like the Globals tend to be more interesting to me.  However, … Continue reading

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UPS Movements

Boeing Field is a busy location for UPS.  FedEx run their Seattle operations from SeaTac but UPS has made King County their location of choice.  You get a busy period in the evening with arrivals and departures in a pretty … Continue reading

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SeaTac Departures Over Boeing Field

Boeing Field is closely aligned with the extended centreline from SeaTac.  If you approach SeaTac from the north and sit on the left side of the plane, you can look almost straight down on the field.  Similarly, if the departures … Continue reading

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EC145

  The EC-145 is an helicopter I have yet to decide about.  A bigger type than the EC-135, I am not sure it carries the extra size as gracefully as it could.  It has a slightly bug-like look to it … Continue reading

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DHL Freighters

DHL planes are hard to miss.  The bright yellow livery they carry is not one that you are going to miss easily.  They may not have the wide reach of FedEx or UPS in the US but Boeing Field is … Continue reading

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Some King County Light Aircraft

Some of my trips to Boeing Field are pretty quiet.  Others seem to involve a constant stream of traffic.  With some interesting large machines appearing on a regular basis, it is easy to overlook the variety of smaller types that … Continue reading

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Preserved American Airlines 727

The Museum of Flight in Seattle is currently in the process of building a new facility.  While the work is underway, a number of airframes have been moved from their previous location to alternative spots until they can be moved … Continue reading

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