May 17 lecture and book signing with Aviation Week magazine senior editor
SEATTLE, May 2, 2011--Guy Norris, senior editor of Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine and the author of "Boeing 787 Dreamliner," will present an insider's story behind Boeing's newest airliner during a lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17. Norris will share the "story behind the story" of the challenges and unexpected problems associated with recording the evolving history of Boeing's twin aisle 787. A book signing will follow the presentation. The program is free, and presented by The Royal Aeronautical Society.
The non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest independent air and space museums in the world. The Museum's collection includes more than 150 historically significant air- and spacecraft, as well as the William E. Boeing Red Barn® -- the original manufacturing facility of the Boeing Co. The Airpark includes outdoor displays with the first jet Air Force One, a Concorde airliner, and the first Boeing 747 jumbo jet. The Museum aeronautical library and archival holdings are the largest on the West Coast. The Education Office offers weekend family programs, programs for students and educators, and overnight camps for children. McCormick & Schmick's Wings Café is on site.
The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $16 for adults, $14 for seniors 65 and older, $13 for active military, $9 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit
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