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Lake Union Seaplane Base is Busy – But Not With Us!

We flew across Lake Union on our way back to Kenmore so went over the top of Kenmore Air’s base there.  It turned out to be a busy time for the base.  There were a bunch of planes on the … Continue reading

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Space Needle is Ready for Its Close Up Mr de Mille

On our floatplane trip to the San Juans, our return leg was supposed to include a landing on Lake Union to pick up another passenger.  However, they had already got their ride so we didn’t need to stop.  However, our … Continue reading

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Chicago Suburbs From Above

Dropping in to O’Hare you get to overfly lots of neighborhoods.  The lower you get, the more you see each individual house.  I find myself wondering about each of the house and who lives there.  Since they clearly have a … Continue reading

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Above Half Dome

I was staring idly out of the window as I was flying across California when a shape on the ground below caught my eye.  I grabbed the camera as I realized we were coming across Yosemite.  From above, the most … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier Aerial Tour

Another trip and another flight out of SeaTac.  I was sitting on the left side of the plane without having given any thought to what I might see en route.  As it happened, we departed to the south and then, … Continue reading

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Freeway Interchange

Dallas is a place that has a lot of highways.  Big highways and smaller ones but lots of them.  The interchanges take up a lot of space but I guess in Texas you have a lot of space.  The patterns … Continue reading

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Night Arrival Over Seattle

A trip away included a late arrival back into Seattle.  I hadn’t thought about which approach we might make to SeaTac so my seat selection was accidental, but I ended up on the side of the plane that was overlooking … Continue reading

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Etihad 777-200LR in its Last Days

When Boeing developed its updates to the base versions of the 777, it came up with the higher capacity long range 300ER and a lower capacity but ultra long range version, the 200LR.  The 300ER sold very well but the … Continue reading

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I-90 Floating Bridge

I-90 crosses Lake Washington on a floating bridge.  I have driven over it countless times.  It crosses from Seattle to Mercer Island which the freeway then crosses before continuing on to the east side.  I was on that side of … Continue reading

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Mt St Helens From Above

I have been on a couple of flights recently that took my past Mt St Helens.  One was coming back home from LA and the other was departing out towards Dallas.  In both cases I got a good view of … Continue reading

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