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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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Frist Center Hosts All-Star Assembly of Spectacular Italian Vehicles

Frist Center Hosts All-Star Assembly of Spectacular Italian Vehicles

. March 30, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN – Opening May 27, 2016, at Nashville’s Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945-1975 marks an unprecedented gathering of rare and stunning Italian-designed automobiles and motorcycles in a museum setting. The exhibition celebrates the streamlined elegance, novel and powerful engineering, and seductive allure characterizing Italian coach-built cars, concept […]

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Museum’ of Flight Historic Boeing 727 Prototype  Makes Final Flight

Museum’ of Flight Historic Boeing 727 Prototype Makes Final Flight

. March 3, 2016

SEATTLE – On March 3rd the Museum of Flight’s recently-restored Boeing 727 prototype made its first flight in 25 years; the flight also marked the airplane’s last flight ever. The Future of Flight at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. held a preflight ceremony while hundreds of enthusiastic fans and former 727 flight crew members awaited […]

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Museum of Flights Boeing 727 Prototype Ready to Fly

Museum of Flights Boeing 727 Prototype Ready to Fly

. February 26, 2016

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight’s recently-restored Boeing 727 prototype will make its first flight in 25 years on March 1-weather permitting-at about 10:30 a.m.; the flight will also be the airplane’s last flight ever. There will be a pre-takeoff ceremony for the event at the Future of Flight at Paine Field, Everett, Wash. and […]

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