(Moving) Picture of the day : Breathless


Come fly with me? Last week, while watching the thriller „Non-Stop“ starring Liam Neeson as Air Marshal on a flight to London, I thought of my next holidays. As someone who never liked traveling by plane that much, I thought it a great idea to step out of the comfort zone.

I can’t remember the numerous short flights (in comparison to long distance flights) I had in the past, and in 2013 on my way home from Edinburgh Airport while there was some time left before I could go on board I had the rare opportunity to take some pictures of the Spitfire Memorial to members of the 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron at Edinburgh Airport.


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The aircraft in the video hidden behind the picture is not a spitfire but a Douglas DC-3 airplane; and I must admit that I envy the Corrs a little bit being given the chance to arrive in it at a remote air strip. Last year I had the opportunity to get a spin in a Jaguar, now I hope that one day to be a passenger in such a plane. That would leave me absolutely breathless.


(video source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzerbXFwGCE&list=RDvzerbXFwGCE&start_radio=1)

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