Super Guppy flies low and loud over Shoreline and Lake Forest Park

Saturday, June 30, 2012

The Super Guppy flies low over Shoreline
Photo by Marc Weinberg

The Super Guppy cargo plane, carrying part of the front section of the NASA wooden space shuttle mock-up called the FFT to the Museum of Flight, rattled Shoreline as it rumbled over the city on a long flight path to Boeing Field.

According to The Seattle Times

"Museum of Flight officials say the Guppy, on the final leg of its 3.5-day journey from Houston, is scheduled to pass over the museum about 10:40 a.m., then fly over downtown Seattle and the Space Needle about 10:45, cross over the east side of Lake Washington and fly over Everett’s Paine Field by about 10:50, then circle south along the Puget Sound shoreline to land at Boeing Field at 11. 
"The Super Guppy, a bubbleheaded, turboprop cargo plane, is expected to fly the Seattle circle at an altitude of 800 to 1,000 feet."


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