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Charlie November

The Isle of Wight may be a pretty small island but it has had a number of significant aerospace projects over the years. One of the most successful is the Britten Norman Islander. A twin piston aircraft, the Islander has … Continue reading

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Car Restorations

The number of cars on display at Dream Machines was amazing. Vehicles of all sorts were there. Some were in immaculate condition and other looked like they probably hadn’t had any work done on them since they were built other … Continue reading

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Dream Machines Article

While it isn’t actually an airshow, Dream Machines at Half Moon Bay was my first aircraft event of the year. Hayman and I headed over there to see what would show up. I was also planning on writing it up … Continue reading

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Cutlass

When I was a kid, I saw a picture in an aircraft modeling magazine of the Vought Cutlass. The planes caught my imagination at the time but they were already long gone from service so the chances of seeing one … Continue reading

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Moffett Field Hangar One

A visit to Moffett Field cannot be completed without reference to the huge airship hangars that they have. Hangar One is on the same side of the airfield as the museum and is right next to it. Hangars Two and … Continue reading

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Seattle Union Station

The main station in Seattle is King Street Station.  It is served by the Coaster commuter trains and the Cascades service that runs from Oregon up to Vancouver in British Columbia.  What I didn’t know is that there used to … Continue reading

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Muscle Cars

My friend Joel recently suggested a trip out to a car show near O’Hare at the Rosemont convention center. It was a display of muscle cars. While this is a generation of vehicles that I know nothing about since American … Continue reading

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Museum of Flight Restoration Facility

The Museum of Flight has its main building down at Boeing Field in Seattle.  However, they have a separate restoration facility located up at Paine Field.  I had visited this many years ago.  At the time, it was a case … Continue reading

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