Varndell From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2003, 8 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3503 times:
In Britain we use fireworks to mark the anniversary of the day that a chap called Guy Faulks tried to blow up our "Houses of Parliament". He failed unfortuneately.
About 10 years ago I was airbourne in a Piper PA-28 and saw fireworks come up to meet me! Fantastic sight. I was at 2000 ft and of course they got nowhere near, but still a unique way to enjoy the spectacle.
KYIPpilot From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1383 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3414 times:
Yes, but from a C-152. I went with a friend of mine and we circled the fireworks over the Detroit River this past summer. It was awesome! There were about 4-5 other GA planes circling, too. It wasn't too bad once another plane established a pattern, though. There were some faster ones that kept passing us (Damn Moony's ).
"It starts when you're always afraid; You step out of line, the man come and take you away" -Buffalo Springfield
Jaspike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2008, 1 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3371 times:
I saw them when I was coming over central London to LHR from SVO. It was early November (2003) and there were fireworks everywhere! It was really good, everyone was glued to the windows of either side of the plane.
Great seeing loads - and I mean loads! - of fireworks going off all over the place.
EGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 33
Reply 9, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3356 times:
31st October 1999 and 31st October 2002, the first coming back from MIR on a Monarch A300, although I didnt' see many because I wasn't in a window seat... The second, on a BA 757 flying home from ATH, amazing.. So many fireworks over london whilst we were in the holding pattern for LHR!!!
Not on the 4th of July though, nowhere but the US celebrates their independence
Big777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 3309 times:
I was in Cincinnati airport. My flight took off to Chicago at dark evening on that Labor Day 2001. I saw Cincinnati downtown's along river the fireworks went up the sky. It was awesome seeing it. I never saw like this before!