Sunrise low over the Alps on the way to MXP. Good start to a long day.
Yes, the famous golf course between the two runways is still in use.
Short final - jungle all around.
Lost cabin pressure at FL370. That's what quick donning oxygen masks are for. This was a cabin leak test during acceptance flight for new operator of this aircraft.
Good morning. Rise and shine!
Cat. C airfield. Captain landings only. Curved approach to runway 33 from the mountains to the short runway. Notice MD80 taking full length for take off.
What you can't see are hundreds of pink flamingos in the shallow waters next to the runway.
Smooth sailing ahead.
VOR on short final is used for approach during bad weather. Not this time...
Approach to Chania. Water is at sea level while runway is at 500ft and down sloping. Visual approach.
Second ERJ145 for SkyAirWorld takes shape.
Short final from the President's seat. Special thanks to my good friend and photographer Rafal Bartnik who made this flight possible. Salute!
Approach to rwy 26 takes us just feet above the houses. Too low? Not if you don't want to go around...
Few years back it was the narrowest runway in NY state at 20 feet. Now it is three times wider. Field elevation from the hangar visible on the left to the hangars on top of the hill on the right s... (more)