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2008 Seafair Airshow

by Walt Ottenad on Aug.03, 2008, under Airshows, Lake Washington

Walt Ottenad’s gallery of the airshow at Seafair.

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VIDEO: 2008 Graham Trucking Cup at Seafair: UL-11 Final Heat

by Walt Ottenad on Aug.03, 2008, under ChaseCam, Lake Washington, Unlimited Lights Onboard, Video


Michael Flaherty narrowly avoids disaster in the final at Seafair when (at 5:48) another boat turned directly in front of him, forcing Mike into the air as he runs over that roostertail, straight into another one to his right – scary stuff…

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VIDEO: 2007 Seafair: U-13 Final Heat – Driver view

by Walt Ottenad on Aug.07, 2007, under ChaseCam, Lake Washington, Unlimited Hydroplane Onboard, Video


This view of J. Michael Kelly in the U-13 at Seafair shows how violent a modern Unlimited Hydroplane ride really is! JMK took the U-13 to a third place finish in the five lap final heat…

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VIDEO: Seafair 2007: UL-8 Baker Equipment – Final Heat

by Walt Ottenad on Aug.05, 2007, under ChaseCam, Lake Washington, Unlimited Lights Onboard, Video


The right side tail brackets broke during the Final Heat at Seafair, making this video very jerky. Michael Flaherty finished a disappointing 7th place after a 1 min. penalty for improper scoreup.

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U-21 burns at the 2006 ABRA Chevrolet Cup at Seafair

by Walt Ottenad on Aug.06, 2006, under Boat Racing, Lake Washington, Unlimited Hydroplanes

Walt Ottenad's gallery of an amazing series of the U-21 burning to the waterline at the 2006 ABRA Chevrolet Cup at SeafairWalt Ottenad’s gallery of an amazing series of the U-21 burning to the waterline at the 2006 ABRA Chevrolet Cup at Seafair

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2006 Seafair Airshow

by Walt Ottenad on Aug.06, 2006, under Airshows, Lake Washington

Walt Ottenad’s gallery of the 2006 Seafair Airshow.  Airshow included:
U.S. Navy Blue Angels FA/18 Hornets & C-130 “Fat Albert”
Fry’s Electronics Patriot Jet team
P-51 Mustang, P-47 Thunderbolt & P-40 Warhawk
U.S. Air Force C-17 & F15’s
Coast Guard Helicopters

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