Flying Orca!

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!

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