Kenmore Air have a de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Turbine Otter seaplane with an orca livery operating from Lake Union in Seattle, Washington. It is dubbed Wild Orca and is one good-looking seaplane! Recently I saw it for the first time, so I waited around for the aircraft to take-off. It must have been on a joy flight as it… Read More Flying Orca!
I always enjoy watching the seaplanes come and go from Lake Union in Seattle, Washington. There is just something fascinating about this form of transportation (seaplanes, flying boats etc.). Kenmore Air conduct passenger and scenic joy flights on a very regular basis during late spring and summer weekends but the really fascinating thing is watching them take off and land… Read More Seaplanes on Lake Union
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