The Seattle Times

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MIKE SIEGEL / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The world's No. 1 jumbo jet languishes, looking for a savior

No. 1's "First Flight" lettering, and the hand-painted names of "the Three W's," test pilots Jack Waddell and Brien Wygle, and engineer Jesse Wallick, are fading from view as the plane endures rain and pollution outdoors. The plane could be repainted on-site if restoration money is secured.