Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Fwd: Some Seaplane History from Seattle Washington's Lake Union

You aviation buffs/historians ought to enjoy this, especially the Boeing connection..

Seaplane Intro
This is great, don't forget to click open to watch in full screen!!!!

With water all around us in Seattle, the float plane offers incredible freedom.  This video is about the history of seaplanes at Lake Union, which is unique because it is in the middle of Seattle and hosts a variety of watercraft all sharing the lake.  Enjoy this video on a fascinating form of aviation set in the scenic beauty of the NW.

A full sized model of the plane (mentioned in the video), Boeing's first production airplane that was created for Boeing's 50th anniversary celebration now hangs in the Great Gallery of the Museum of Flight.

Saturday Morning Breakfast

All The Saturday morning breakfast we had was a resounding success. The eggs to order, the bacon fried crispy, the fruit garnish,...