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Museum of Flight Hosts West Coast Premiere of New Touring Aerospace Exhibit

Museum of Flight Hosts West Coast Premiere of New Touring Aerospace Exhibit

. May 6, 2016

SEATTLE – Above and Beyond – The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition, a groundbreaking exhibit exploring the wonder of flight and the marvels of aerospace innovation, design and technology, opens for the summer at The Museum of Flight on May 28, and will run through Sept. 10. This will be the first West Coast destination for […]

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Model Rocketry Pioneers at Museum of Flight

Model Rocketry Pioneers at Museum of Flight

. April 30, 2016

Rocketry workshops during Museum’s Free First Thursday Space Day events, lectures on Thursday and Saturday SEATTLE – Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m., model rocketry pioneers Lee and Betty Piester with Bill Stine, will present a nostalgic retrospective of the golden age of model rocketry. Piester and his wife Betty started Centuri Engineering in 1961. […]

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Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner Makes Final Flight

Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner Makes Final Flight

. April 27, 2016

SEATTLE – After leaving Boeing Field as a new airplane 83 years ago, the world’s oldest flyable Boeing twin-engine airliner-the 247D-returned there today for good. The classic plane has belonged to The Museum of Flight since 1966, and is one of only four remaining in the world. It is the last one to fly. Today […]

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Last Flight for Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner

Last Flight for Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner

. April 14, 2016

SEATTLE – The world’s oldest flyable Boeing airliner will make its last flight on April 26. The classic twin-engine Boeing 247D from the 1930s–one of a mere four remaining in the world, and the only one flyable–has been in the Museum’s collection since 1966. Based at the Museum’s Restoration Center on Paine Field in Everett, […]

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Producer of Hollywood’s “The Martian”  Talk at the Museum of Flight

Producer of Hollywood’s “The Martian” Talk at the Museum of Flight

. April 7, 2016

SEATTLE – Aditya Sood, the Hollywood producer who brought Andy Weir’s book, “The Martian,” to the screen, will talk about that process in a special public conversation at the Museum on April 16 at 2 p.m. Following the program will be an open reception with Sood in the Museum’s Space Gallery. The event is free […]

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