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Tigers Being Tigers

There are four tigers at Cougar Mountain Zoo.  They are in two pairs and they move them between enclosures to give them some variety in their surroundings.  They were pretty active compared to tigers I have seen in other places.  … Continue reading

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Lots of Cessna’s Small Jets

I like bizjets but, if I am honest, my preference is for the bigger jets.  The small jets are probably a more useful business tool but the big ones just look cooler.  I recently have come across a steady stream … Continue reading

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Southwest Scimitars and the Inaccuracy of Online Truths

Online forums can be a great source of information.  They can also be full of rubbish.  With the introduction of the split scimitar tips on the 737 fleets, Southwest was an early adopter on their 800 series jets.  However, I … Continue reading

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The Alpha Wolf Even Looks Like He’s the Boss

The small pack of wolves at Cougar Mountain Zoo were quite something to watch.  They had a variety of territories in their enclosure and they moved between them frequently.  They did patrol the area near the visitors to keep tabs … Continue reading

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So Close to a Gear Up Landing

A gear up landing is never something you want to have.  What is worse is doing it in front of a lot of people.  However, the crowd can sometimes be a benefit.  The open house at Paine Field included some … Continue reading

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Camden Yards

I last saw Camden Yards over 20 years ago when I was living in Washington D.C.  At the time, the trend for developing baseball stadiums back in downtown areas was only just getting going.  Camden was a trendsetter.  Now, many … Continue reading

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Legacy 600 and a Close Relative

When you consider the large cabin corporate jets, there is one jet that has not had as much success as it deserves.  The Legacy 600 from Embraer is a derivative of the E135 regional jet but transformed into a longer … Continue reading

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The Sun is Out – Time to Jump in the Fountain

It doesn’t matter whether a sunny day is a hot day or not.  Get a bunch of kids somewhere near a fountain and they will be running through it in a heartbeat.  When the air temperature is not that high, … Continue reading

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Ruslan Chases the Small Guys at Paine Field

Antonov 124s make a regular appearance at Paine Field.  Boeing obviously receives a lot of shipments which I am guessing may be engine deliveries.  Plenty of the flights come from Columbus OH which is near a GE plant and the … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe Rests Here

A recent trip to Baltimore for work did not involve much time to take a look around.  Most of the time was in meetings or work related social events.  However, I did need to go to the post office at … Continue reading

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