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  • Q400 exhaust

    Q400 exhaust

    This weekend, I flew from Portland to Sacramento and back. Time for an engine shot!

  • A view from seat 27F

    A view from seat 27F

    Yesterday I had the opportunity to fly to LA for a day-long client visit. Of course, I sat by the window and took pictures. It was nice to be in the air again. :-)

  • My favorite photos of 2017

    My favorite photos of 2017

    At the end of every year, I review the pictures I’ve posted here and choose my favorites. The pics are in chronological order — this was my year. Here’s my favorite animation from the year. Do you have a favorite? The pics are from the following posts: Quick evening trip to Cannon Beach Family Day…

  • Nacelle


    On a recent evening flight home, I sat over a 737’s wing. It was time to take some more pictures. Maybe not quite as cool an angle as a row or two farther back, but it still has a very organic feel.

  • Evening blue

    Evening blue

    Headed home I looked out the plane’s window and saw blue.

  • OAK to PDX in the clouds

    OAK to PDX in the clouds

    Sometimes, clouds are the most interesting sights on a flight.

  • ONT to OAK in B&W

    ONT to OAK in B&W

    Headed home and time for more pictures from an airplane window.

  • PDX to LAX

    PDX to LAX

    It’s been a while since I’ve been able to take pictures out of an airplane’s window, so I made up for it. These are just a few of the shots. Much of the flight, clouds blanketed the landscape. And I forgot to wear a dark shirt to minimize reflections. And I forgot that sitting near…

  • Flight east

    Flight east

    After a long hiatus, I was back in the air today. A quick goodbye to PDX’s new carpeting and a couple of plane rides later, I’m thankful for time zones. My body adjusted to the new time zone immediately, though I am concerned that my body will revert to PST when it’s time to wake…