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What's the most amazing thing you've seen from a plane

Old Aug 15, 15, 12:38 pm
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Originally Posted by CMK10 View Post
Double Rainbow from a RDU-CVG flight after a thunderstorm:
Awesome shot.
It's always so cool to be reminded of the fact that rainbows are actually a full circle
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Old Aug 15, 15, 12:41 pm
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CX in business class. Pax playing with themselves...
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Old Aug 15, 15, 2:34 pm
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Flying on turboprop commuter in electrical storm for some 30 odd minutes
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Old Aug 15, 15, 10:39 pm
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Originally Posted by superangrypenguin View Post
CX in business class. Pax playing with themselves...
Might want to re-read the thread title...

Between Papua and Denpasar.
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Old Aug 20, 15, 12:22 pm
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Im pretty sure I saw a bear and cubs flying over Emirates from Seattle to Dubai once. But then again that bear and cubs could be a cloud or a tree or even superman. lol
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Old Aug 23, 15, 5:26 am
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The ground after I landed in my glider having negotiated wind sheer on the final approach!
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Old Aug 23, 15, 8:07 am
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I always like flying in to NYC and the terrific view of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty... do it all the time and it just never seems to get old.
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Old Aug 23, 15, 8:29 am
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I saw a pod of humpbacks breaching from a SYD-MEL just after takeoff - finally all those times looking at the ocean while climbing to altitude and seeing nothing but waves paid off.
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Old Aug 23, 15, 10:58 am
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Not so much amazing as amusing, back in the 80's I flew from Boston to Dulles - I don't recollect the airline or many details, except that we never got very high and on the flight we flew over and I was able to clearly identify my apartment building in Quincy, where I was living at the time, the apartments in Connecticut where I lived at one time, the house in New Jersey where I grew up, and the house in New Jersey where my parents were living at the time. It was old home week.

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Old Aug 23, 15, 12:10 pm
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nothing. absolutely nothing after the landing. the fog was so thick at mxp that we could not see the wing tips. we parked on the runway . we were held under the wings by italian military. jeeps were sent to transport us to the terminal.
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Old Aug 23, 15, 12:30 pm
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1982 on a flight to the west coast I looked out my window and below us was a 747 with a fighter jet following close by on each side ,it was AF-1 President Reagan returning from opening the World Fair in Knoxville. Our pilot made no mention of it
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Old Aug 23, 15, 5:01 pm
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Originally Posted by CMK10 View Post
Flying EWR-YYZ and just outside of Buffalo noticing this weird cloud, then realizing it was Niagra Falls:


Hey, thanks for that photo. I can see the street I grew up on.

PS-cannot help myself here..it is spelled Niagara.
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Old Aug 24, 15, 4:04 pm
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Originally Posted by slawecki View Post
nothing. absolutely nothing after the landing. the fog was so thick at mxp that we could not see the wing tips. we parked on the runway . we were held under the wings by italian military. jeeps were sent to transport us to the terminal.
When did this happen?
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Old Aug 25, 15, 6:00 am
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The south face of Mt Everest on a clear day. I was flying Dhaka to London and we were still climbing out so we were not quite above the summit and had a great view.
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Old Aug 25, 15, 6:17 am
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Greenland never gets old.

Las Vegas lights in the middle of the pitch black desert at night.

Going over the Arctic Circle on a wintertime ORD - NRT run. Hours and hours of ice with the low sun on the horizon. Amazing colors. I've never understood why almost all of the other passengers had windows closed. It's a chance to see a part of the world that we'll never, ever be able to visit.
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