Warbirds and Airshows
By David D Jackson

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 2012 Airshows
Titusville (Tico), FL   Urbana, OH B-25 Gathering   B-25 Fly-Over at Doolittle Reunion, Dayton, OH   MCAS Cherry Point, NC   Shaw AFB, Sumter, SC   Whiteman AFB, Knob Noster, MO   Boeing Field, Seattle, WA   Kokomo Air Show, Kokomo, IN   CWH Airshow, Hamilton ON   Indianapolis Air Show, Greenfield, IN   Indianapolis Executive B-17 Texas Raiders   Thunder over Michigan, Belleville, MI   Gratiot Community Airshow, Alma, MI   Marion Fly-In/Drive-In, Marion, IN   Fort Wayne Air Show, Fort Wayne, IN   Waukegan, IL   Glendale Airport, Kokomo, IN   Indianapolis Regional Airport, IN   Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport, IN

Seattle, WA 2012 Boeing Field Warbird Visit Photo Review
B-17 Aluminum Overcast at Boeing Field
 May 25, 2012  

  This was not an air show per se but there was a B-17 flying so it comes in as a warbird flying event.  I was visiting the Museum of Flight the same day B-17 Aluminum Overcast was on display and giving rides which was very cool because during WWII 6,981 B-17s of all types rolled off the Boeing Plant 2 assembly lines which was, until razed a couple of years ago, was just a mile down the road from the museum.


I just happened to step out of the museum as this 747 was on final.


Boeing has its engineering and test facilities at this location so there is always some sort of interesting aircraft landing or taking off.


 


On static display.  Right now there are no Boeing B-17s that were built at this location flying.  They are all Lockheed-Vega or Douglas built.  This one was built by Vega.


Fired up and ready to taxi out.


 


The DC-2 is registered to the Museum of Flight.


The tail wheel has just come off the runway.


A half hour later she was back.  The rest of the photos were taken from inside the rental car, as although it does not show up in the photo, it was raining rather hard at this time.


Titusville (Tico), FL   Urbana, OH B-25 Gathering   B-25 Fly-Over at Doolittle Reunion, Dayton, OH   MCAS Cherry Point, NC   Shaw AFB, Sumter, SC   Whiteman AFB, Knob Noster, MO   Boeing Field, Seattle, WA   Kokomo Air Show, Kokomo, IN   CWH Airshow, Hamilton ON   Indianapolis Air Show, Greenfield, IN   Indianapolis Executive B-17 Texas Raiders   Thunder over Michigan, Belleville, MI   Gratiot Community Airshow, Alma, MI   Marion Fly-In/Drive-In, Marion, IN   Fort Wayne Air Show, Fort Wayne, IN   Waukegan, IL   Glendale Airport, Kokomo, IN   Indianapolis Regional Airport, IN   Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport, IN
 

 


 
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 2007 Airshows   2008 Airshows  22009 Airshows   2010 Airshows    2011 Airshows    2012 Airshows   2013 Airshows   2014 Airshows    2015 Airshows  2016 Airshows  
Aviation Museums of the Pacific Northwest
   Display Helicopter Locations   CAL FIRE   PV-2 Harpoon Photos     F6F Hellcat Photos
   Warbird Sightings   WWII US Air-Air Victories   Guest Photos    Indiana Warbirds   Featured Photos  Other Items   Links

Historic Sites   Historic Forts   Historic Texas Independence Sites   Pre-Historic Sites   Historic Manhattan Project Sites   GM Heritage Center


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