Boeing B-1: The seaplane mail runner at MOHAI

The MOHAI museum in Seattle, Washington has a very rare piece of aviation history hanging from its ceiling. The wooden Boeing B-1 seaplane on display (built in Seattle in 1919) was the only one ever built, yet it had a very successful and long career. Boeing designed and built their first aircraft in 1916 (the B&W Seaplane) and by 1919 they had… Read More Boeing B-1: The seaplane mail runner at MOHAI

Boeing 737 AEW&C

Back in the early days of Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft (AEW&C) they would have massive radar domes and sensors fitted above or below the fuselage such as the Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star (1952-1984 in US service), Grumman E-1 Tracer (1958-1977 US Navy) and Fairey Gannet AEW.3 (1959-1978 Royal Navy). The latter two types operated off aircraft… Read More Boeing 737 AEW&C