Englandair From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2000, 2228 posts, RR: 3 Posted (13 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 314 times:
I was at the Millennium Dome in London a few nights ago (at night it's turned purple & looks amazing) and there were alot of a/c flying low to land a Heathrow. Anyway, I thought what a great veiw of London they must have.
So I want to know what the best sight/thing you've ever seen whilst flying is?
Mine's got to be the White Cliffs of Dover because (getting very sentimental here) as soon as I see them from the air I know I'm back home!
Purdue Arrow From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1574 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 294 times:
Mine would be a beautiful thunderstorm, at night, off in the distance. From my window, it looked like the airplane was completely surrounded by the storm, and I spent a long time just watching the lightning.
AC_A340 From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 2251 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 283 times:
I agree, thunderstorms are cool especially at night. Although I do enjoy seeing sunsets and sunrises at 35,000 feet in the air. It is quite beautiful. It's is also neat to fly into MCO while it's dark, sometimes you can see all the disney stuff. ORD is also pretty cool at night.
Aa737 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 849 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 276 times:
My favorite is exactly the one you described about flying into LHR. I love flying over the themes (spelling?) inot LHR. You get great views of City airporrt, the dome, and all of the other sites of the city as you come in to land.
I was really glad when I flew to LHR for thanksgiving we flew in over the city. Every time I fly in like that it reminds me of when I was living in London.
Trvlr From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4430 posts, RR: 21
Reply 9, posted (13 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 243 times:
Definitely my best view from an a/c was aboard a BA 747-400 last July on my way to London from San Diego. We had just taken off from SAN, and it was dark out, but there was just enough twilight to see the outline of the landforms of the city. By then all of the streetlights had come on too, and it was a spectacular sight seeing the entire city lit up at dusk as we flew over downtown. I will remember that for a long time.