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Old 7th October 2016
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Come Fly With Me.

For better or worse when the wind is in the North/East quadrant my house is under the outbound route for traffic from Stansted airport to Northern Europe. Aircraft cross at about four thousand feet.
I caught this one recently (looking westward) just after sunset as the sun was illuminating the underside of the higher cloud.



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Re: Come Fly With Me.

Try living on the Gatwick flight path
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Re: Come Fly With Me.

We must get four planes a day, I am sure you both are glad not to live here. That's a nice shot, still find it strange seeing jets with no contrails.

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Re: Come Fly With Me.

We see Heathrow and Gatwick traffic in the skies but they are normally too high to be a bother. The best sight though was as Concorde went over every afternoon.
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Re: Come Fly With Me.

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We must get four planes a day, I am sure you both are glad not to live here. That's a nice shot, still find it strange seeing jets with no contrails.

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We're on the flight path between Toronto and Western Canada, there can be four planes in the sky together at times. So I spend time avoiding contrails.
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Re: Come Fly With Me.

Thanks for the comments and "likes" guys.


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We must get four planes a day, I am sure you both are glad not to live here. That's a nice shot, still find it strange seeing jets with no contrails.

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We get plenty of contrails as well here Ed. I think they can provide interesting shots too.
These were taken within +/- five minutes of the original post.

One in the making.


Some complete.


Decaying in the sunset.


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Re: Come Fly With Me.

Some lovely colours in all of those shots. Maybe one benefit of the flight path?
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Re: Come Fly With Me.

Great contrails Peter - Now I see where you practice your BIF shots.
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