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New Future of Flight exhibit gives fun, interactive learning experience


Last updated 12/26/2018 at Noon

A group of Future of Flight patrons trying out “Spread Your Wings,” an interactive flying simulator where you try to stay in a “V” formation as a flock of geese.

The Future of Flight, the biggest tourist attraction in Snohomish County, has undergone many changes throughout 2018.

First, in February, the Institute of Flight named a new executive director, Jeff Van Dyck, to operate the Future of Flight’s day-to-day operations. Then, it was announced in late July that Boeing signed a letter of intent with Snohomish County to begin operating the Future of Flight, pushing the Institute of Flight out the door.

The show floor at the Future of Flight is emptier than patrons may be used to, as many of the exhibits and artifacts that had been on display we...

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