Tag: airplanes

January 10, 2014 at 4:36 pm

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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October 17, 2013 at 6:33 pm

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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September 25, 2013 at 5:41 pm

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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September 7, 2013 at 2:55 pm

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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August 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm

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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July 31, 2013 at 6:01 pm

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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June 1, 2013 at 8:30 am

Picture of the Day: Flyby Eclipse

Picture of the Day: Flyby Eclipse

FLYBY ECLIPSE Photograph by PHILLIP CALAIS In this perfectly timed capture by Phillip Calais, we see an airplane flying by a partial solar eclipse. Selected as NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day for May 13, Calais remarked: “It was just eight minutes after sunrise, last week, and already there were four things…

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May 14, 2013 at 12:27 pm

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic white sand and turquoise water of a Caribbean paradise that is not what makes Maho Beach such a popular tourist destination. Rather, it has much to do with the…

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March 27, 2013 at 12:48 pm

Photos of Planes Flying Directly Overhead

Photos of Planes Flying Directly Overhead

Standing at the end of a runway, Jeffrey Milstein captures images of aircraft moments before landing. Carefully positioned and using a high-resolution digital camera, he photographs them from below as they streak past at speeds up to 175 miles per hour (281 km/h). Milstein’s favorite spot for photographing aircraft is runway 24R at Los…

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February 14, 2013 at 9:42 pm

Picture of the Day: Turn that Frown Upside Down

Picture of the Day: Turn that Frown Upside Down

TURN THAT FROWN UPSIDE DOWN Photograph for GoPro Hero3 Launch In this awesome shot, we see GoPro’s Senior Director of Global Communications and Social Marketing, Kash Shaikh, inverted while flying with the Patriots Jet Team for the launch of the Hero3 last fall. The photo was selected yesterday as GoPro’s Photo of…

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