Category Archives: Kenmore Family

Happy Thanksgiving

Today is the busiest travel day of the year. Nationwide, folks are trying to reach loved ones. They’re driving. They’re flying. They’re boating.   It can be a tad bit hectic. It can also be a joyous occasion. We hope yours is the latter. Throughout the rest of the today, that’s why our amazing crew [...]

Rick Akin, Kenmore Air Mechanic

For centuries, countless men and women have put their lives on the line defending our country. Their bravery has protected our freedom. Their dedication has meant our safety.   This Veterans Day, we’d like to extend a huge thank you to those who have served and are serving. We are humbled by your sacrifices.   [...]

Kenmore Air Pilot, Anna Gullickson

A lifelong passion for de Havilland Beavers lead a landlocked raised girl on a journey to become commercial seaplane pilot.   When “Top Gun” characters Maverick and Goose first uttered the words, “I feel the need. The need for speed,” few could have predicted how the line would change lives throughout the world. But the [...]

Building for the Future

Kenmore Air’s headquarters sits at the northernmost tip of Lake Washington, on a small industrial road that parallels the Burke Gilman Trail. Most people drive past the entrance with hardly a glance – let alone a clue of the mechanic wonderland that’s lived there since 1946. Though seaplanes have become an iconic fixture of Seattle’s [...]

A Day on the Line with Jay Todhunter

Admittedly, Kenmore Air pilots have pretty amazing jobs. Some might say they have the best job in the world. They fly daily to locations that are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for most folks. As glorious as these pilots jobs are now, that was not always the case.  The Kenmore Air’s flight crew earned their stripes the hard [...]