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A Turboprop Goose

While on the terrace at Future of Flight, I saw a Goose parked up over near the FBO.  I had mixed feelings since it was interesting that it was there but I was disappointed I didn’t know it had come … Continue reading

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Boeing 2707 Mockup

An online discussion I was involved in recently revolved around supersonic transports.  While the TU-144 and Concorde were the main focus, the Boeing 2707 also came up.  I had seen the front fuselage mockup of this when it was at … Continue reading

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A DHL Delivery But to Them Rather Than By Them

A lot of freighters come out of Everett these days.  All 747s are now freighters as are the 767s.  The 777 passenger variants are a regular feature but there is quite a demand for 777Fs too.  I saw one go … Continue reading

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Fatigue Test 777X Emerges

The first two flight test 777X airframes have been on the flight line.  However, something different was sitting outside the production hangars at Everett.  It was a 777X but it was missing a few more cosmetic parts.  This was the … Continue reading

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Stored Max Jets Filling Up the Place

The grounding of the 737 Max fleet worldwide means that they have been coming off the production line and going in to storage.  A few of them were scattered around the Boeing ramp at Paine Field.  One was particularly interesting … Continue reading

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HondaJet

This HondaJet was on an FBO ramp at Paine Field.  I have seen one close up at Oshkosh and a few at a distance while flying but this was the closest I had got to one in the wild.  It … Continue reading

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Tankers at Sunrise

Boeing started delivering KC-46s to the USAF as I covered in this post.  However, it didn’t take too long before the Air Force found various items of tooling in the aircraft that shouldn’t have been there and stopped taking delivery.  … Continue reading

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Global Finding Everett Sun

Returning from Whidbey with Paul, we stopped off at Paine Field to see what might be moving.  There was a bit of frustration with a delayed departure that we couldn’t catch but we got a few bits and pieces and … Continue reading

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My Convair Up Close

The Convair CV580 has shown up in a couple of posts at least so far.  Getting to Everett early one morning prior to heading to Whidbey Island, it was a pleasant surprise to see it out on the ramp.  It … Continue reading

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Kalitta Charter 727

Boeing 727s aren’t a total rarity but they are certainly not common and, when one showed up at Paine Field, it was worthy of a look.  Operated by Kalitta Charter, it was making a trip around the west.  It arrived … Continue reading

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