Tag: airplanes

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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Jan 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: The ‘Wind Chilled’ City

Picture of the Day: The ‘Wind Chilled’ City

THE ‘WIND CHILLED’ CITY Photograph by Hank Cain In this aerial photograph by pilot Hank Cain, we see the beautiful Chicago skyline below on a chilly morning on January 7, 2014. The photo was taken with Hank’s iPhone and the image has quickly spread online in the last few days. If you…

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Oct 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Airplane View of One World Trade Center

Picture of the Day: Airplane View of One World Trade Center

AIRPLANE VIEW OF ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER Photograph by JAMES KASTNER Website | Facebook | Twitter In this outstanding capture by James Kastner, we see the famous Manhattan skyline, with the now-completed One World Trade Center towering over everything. The photograph was taken from an airplane window as James traveled from Newark…

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Sep 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: Airplane View of a Distant Storm

Picture of the Day: Airplane View of a Distant Storm

AIRPLANE VIEW OF A DISTANT STORM Photograph by HALEY LUNA Tumblr | Website | Flickr | Instagram | Facebook | Google+ | Twitter Photographer Haley Luna took this amazing photograph while flying into Denver, Colorado. As a fellow flier that always requests the window seat, this must have been an incredible sight…

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Sep 7, 2013

Picture of the Day: San Francisco Airport from Above

Picture of the Day: San Francisco Airport from Above

SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT FROM ABOVE Photograph by Todd Lappin In this fantastic aerial photograph by Todd Lappin, we see the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) as it looked in 2006. In the foreground is the original mid-1950’s terminal building and control tower. It was later used as the International Terminal and then…

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Aug 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: Out of Thin Air

Picture of the Day: Out of Thin Air

OUT OF THIN AIR Photograph by JOHN ‘K’ Flickr | Blog | Facebook In this perfectly timed photograph by John ‘K’, we see an F18 Hornet at the end of its high-speed pass across the San Francisco Bay for the 2010 San Francisco Flight Week air display. John took the photo from…

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Jul 31, 2013

Picture of the Day: This is France

Picture of the Day: This is France

THIS IS FRANCE Photograph by Anthony Gelot Facebook | Flickr | Google+ In this perfectly timed photograph by Anthony Gelot, we see the PAF (French Acrobatic Patrol) doing a flyover of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Bastille Day (French National Day, July 14), as a French flag waves in the…

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