Tagged with 'Museum of Flight'

Dedication of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park will be this Saturday, May 25

Dedication of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park will be this Saturday, May 25

From our friends at the Museum of Flight: For The Community – For The Veterans – For Their Honor Join us on Saturday, May 25 over Memorial Day weekend for the momentous grand opening and dedication... [Read more]

VIDEO: Dramatic footage shows utility pole falling onto car in Tukwila

VIDEO: Dramatic footage shows utility pole falling onto car in Tukwila

The Tukwila Police Department on Tuesday (April 9) released the following dramatic footage showing last Friday’s utility pole failure near the Museum of Flight, which landed on a car and injured... [Read more]

Utility pole onto car in Tukwila knocks out power to thousands Friday

Utility pole onto car in Tukwila knocks out power to thousands Friday

Photo courtesy Tukwila Police Utility poles that fell onto an occupied car on E. Marginal Way in Tukwila knocked out power to thousands in the south end Friday afternoon, April 5. Numerous squalls with... [Read more]

Restored B-52 squeezes by Aviation High en route to new home Tuesday

Restored B-52 squeezes by Aviation High en route to new home Tuesday

A retired B-52 rolled (carefully) down I-5 & SR 405 en route to its new home in Tukwila Tuesday, but first the mammoth aircraft had to squeeze around a corner near Raisbeck Aviation High School. The... [Read more]

Museum of Flight hosting historic Apollo 11 Exhibit recalling 1st moon landing

Museum of Flight hosting historic Apollo 11 Exhibit recalling 1st moon landing

Apollo Command Module with F-1 engine. Apollo Command Module. Gemini space suit gloves. Pete Conrad leather flight jacket. Photos courtesy Museum of Flight By Ralph Nichols When the total solar eclipse... [Read more]

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Why struggle through heavy traffic driving south into Oregon and then scramble trying to find a viewing spot – to say nothing of possible food and gasoline shortages while there – for Monday’s historic... [Read more]

Doug King – President/CEO of Museum of Flight – is stepping down

Doug King – President/CEO of Museum of Flight – is stepping down

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School Doug King, president and CEO of the Museum of Flight in Tukwila, announced this week that he will be stepping down from his position. King became president... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

On Thursday morning (May 18), Elston and Jackline Hill had the privilege of attending the press preview of the new Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which opens this Saturday, May 20. The centerpiece... [Read more]

See long-lost rocket engines at Museum of Flight’s ‘Apollo Exhibit,’ opening May 20

See long-lost rocket engines at Museum of Flight’s ‘Apollo Exhibit,’ opening May 20

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School The Museum of Flight in Tukwila will finally be opening their long awaited exhibit. The Apollo Exhibit, which was announced a few years back and confirmed... [Read more]

Museum of Flight holding Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, Nov. 11

Museum of Flight holding Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, Nov. 11

The Museum of Flight will be honoring U.S. veterans and current U.S. military personnel by providing free admission all day on Friday, Nov. 11. The museum will also be hosting its annual Veteran’s Day... [Read more]