On this Friday’s episode of Northwest Now, you’ll travel with host Tom Layson to Everett to learn more about a team of volunteers painstakingly restoring a de Havilland Comet from the 1950s. Project Comet tells the story of the restoration effort, but also of the Comet’s rise, and fall as Britain and the U.S. competed to dominate the new jet aviation industry.

Next, journey with us as we explore the Boeing Museum’s restoration center to see the work being done. Hear from a local author who has written about the dawn of the jet age and delve into what boils down to a few crucial minutes that set the course for decades of growth of Western Washington.

The Emmy and Telly Award-winning public affairs series Northwest Now airs Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on KBTC Public Television, a service of Bates Technical College.

Use the list below to find us on TV. You can also watch past episodes and learn more about our show on our website.

OFF AIR:

KBTC 28.1, 28.2, 28.3 digital channels, (including K41KT-D Grays River-Lebam and K24IC-D, Bellingham and Channel 16 Digital, Seattle)

KCKA 15.1, 15.2, 15.3 digital channels

CABLE:

Comcast channel 108 (HD, most areas in Western Washington)

Comcast channel 12 (most areas – in Tacoma, Comcast channel 3)

Click! (Tacoma) channel 3 Rainier Connect channel 10

Broadstripe channel 28 (varies by area)

Verizon FiOS channel 28
Frontier Cable: 528 (HD), 28 (SD), and 474 (MHz Worldview)

SATELLITE:

Dish channel 28 (may appear as 8620)

DirecTV channel 28 (may appear as 970)

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