Marines Week at Seattle’s Museum of Flight

The US Marine Corps recently took up residence at The Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington as part of Marines Week (July 26th to August 3rd, 2014). This also tied in with the annual Seafair Boeing Air Show.

USMC Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey
Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey
Radar equipped McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II of the USMC Museum of FLight Seattle 2014
Radar equipped McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II of the USMC
Bell UH-1Y Venom utility helicopter of the USMC Seafair Museum of FLight Marines Week 2014
Bell UH-1Y Venom utility helicopter of the USMC

Aircraft were not only on static display but were also taking of from Boeing Field right next door to participate in the air show and do flyovers of the museum.

USMC Bell AH-1Z Vipers inbound Seafair 2014
USMC Bell AH-1Z Vipers inbound
Bel AH-1Z Viper USMC
The Bell AH-1Z Viper is the newest gunship operated by the USMC
Looks like there is a Seahawks fan onboard this C-130J as that's a 12th Man flag flying!
Looks like there is a Seahawks fan onboard this C-130J as that’s a 12th Man flag flying!
USMC Lockheed C-130J Hercules Seafair 2014
USMC Lockheed C-130J Hercules
Bell UH-1Y Venom USMC MOF Seattle 2014
Bell UH-1Y Venom
2 variants of the Harrier II fly over Boeing Field Seafair 2014
2 variants of the Harrier II fly over Boeing Field
A Harrier II comes in for a vertical landing at Boeing Field US Marines Week 2014 Seattle
A Harrier II comes in for a vertical landing at Boeing Field
USMC McDonnell Douglas F/A-18B Hornet taxiing on Boeing Field Seattle
USMC McDonnell Douglas F/A-18B Hornet taxiing on Boeing Field
USMC F/A-18 Hornet flyby boeing field seafair seattle 2014
Hornet flyby
USMC F/A-18B Hornet landing Seattle Seafair 2914
F/A-18B Hornet landing

In conjunction with the Marines aviation were armoured vehicles and other displays of Marines equipment. I had a great day there!

USMC M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Museum of Flight
USMC M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank (this one used to belong to the Army)
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