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January 30, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Boeing 747-8 tracing giant No. 12 across Eastern Washington

 Boeing's Seahawks 747-8 flew over downtown Seattle and the Space Needle on Thursday and also will fly in a "12" pattern over Eastern Washington to salute Seahawks' fans. (Photo / The Boeing Company)


Boeing’s Seahawks 747-8 flew over downtown Seattle and the Space Needle on Thursday and also will fly in a “12″ pattern over Eastern Washington to salute Seahawks’ fans. (Photo / The Boeing Company)

A 747-8 test freighter painted in the livery of the Seattle Seahawks was unveiled Wednesday at the Boeing flight line in Everett. (Photo by Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times)

A 747-8 test freighter painted in the livery of the Seattle Seahawks was unveiled Wednesday at the Boeing flight line in Everett. (Photo by Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times)

What’s better than tracking Santa’s sleigh? Following a Boeing 747-8 freighter as it traces a giant No. 12 across Eastern Washington.

Boeing painted the plane in Seahawks and 12th Man colors as a tribute to the Seahawks playing in Sunday’s Super Bowl. The plane belongs to Boeing and is normally used for flight testing.

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