Tag: airplanes

Apr 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: Eight Hours of Takeoffs at LAX

Picture of the Day: Eight Hours of Takeoffs at LAX

Photograph by MIKE KELLEY Website | Facebook | Flickr | Prints available In this incredible composite image by architectural photographer Mike Kelley, we see every departure from LAX’s South Complex over an eight hour period. In a detailed blog post, Kelley explains: I spent about 16 hours shooting and putting this image together… I…

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Mar 24, 2014

St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity

St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity

Photograph by Patrick Giblin Opened in 1998, City Museum consists largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects and is housed in the former International Shoe building in the Washington Avenue Loft District of St. Louis, Missouri, United States. In front of the building is MonstroCity, opened in 2002 it’s an interactive sculpture/playground featuring: two…

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Mar 17, 2014

This is How Many Flights Fly Through Europe on a Typical Summer Day

This is How Many Flights Fly Through Europe on a Typical Summer Day

NATS (a provider of air traffic control services in the UK) put together this data visualization of all air traffic in Europe on a typical summer day. The visualization was created from real flight data (UK radar data from 21 June 2013 and European flight plan information from 28 July 2013). – On a…

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Mar 13, 2014

Picture of the Day: What a Dust Storm from a Plane Looks Like

Picture of the Day: What a Dust Storm from a Plane Looks Like

WHAT A DUST STORM FROM A PLANE LOOKS LIKE Photograph by RYAN SCOTT via @RaiderTex52 on Twitter This incredible dust storm (haboob) was spotted on 11 March 2014 just northwest of Amarillo, Texas from an airplane flying at approximately 38,000 ft. The amazing capture was taken by Ryan Scott who let his…

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Mar 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: I Want to Fly Away

Picture of the Day: I Want to Fly Away

I WANT TO FLY AWAY Photograph by LOTUS CARROLL Website | Facebook | Google+ | Flickr | Prints Available Taken at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona, this lovely photograph by Lotus Carroll conjures up memories of Lenny Kravitz’s hit song Fly Away (for me at least). I love the yellow…

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Mar 6, 2014

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

There are plenty of reasons to ask for a window seat. For starters you can lean on the window if you want to sleep, and you never have to get up for someone else! But it’s what’s outside of that window that is most compelling. The world is a wonderful place, one that looks…

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Mar 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: Chicago Reflected in Lake Michigan from an Airplane

Picture of the Day: Chicago Reflected in Lake Michigan from an Airplane

CHICAGO REFLECTED IN LAKE MICHIGAN FROM AN AIRPLANE Photograph by MARK HERSCH Twitter | LinkedIn Taken from his window seat (with his iPhone) as he approached O’Hare, amateur photographer Mark Hersch captured this incredible photo that shows the famous Chicago skyline reflected in Lake Michigan below, just as the sun sets above.…

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