Category Archives: Airplane Mode

First Flight of 2014

It’s not going so well folks.  As usual, I needed to fly from Seattle to Indianapolis by way of Minneapolis.  The American Midwest is experiencing a fairly severe winter storm right now, and I expected some issues.  I did not, … Continue reading

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Landing In a Storm

We were on our “final” approach into the Indianapolis “international” airport this afternoon at about 4:00. I knew that there was a big storm passing over the Midwest that was supposed to be centered over Indy at this time and … Continue reading

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Name That Mountain

Can you help me with the name of this mountain?  We were flying west, over the Cascade Mountain Range, probably in the upper third of Washington state, and I was facing north.  This might be my new favorite mountain-shot-from-a-plane image … Continue reading

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Name That Mountain

As you’re probably aware, the Cascade Mountain Range is a pretty big natural feature of the Pacific Northwest.  The range is largely accountable for the soggy weather here as it traps the moist marine air that flows in off the … Continue reading

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Flying Into the Sunset

Shortly after takeoff out of Indianapolis, I found myself flying West toward Seattle.  We happened to be at just the right altitude for me to look out the window at the clouds catching the sunset light. I like how the … Continue reading

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