8th Annual Pilot Photography Issue

From the moment the Wright brothers flung their first flying machine into the air, there have been photos documenting the grandeur and glory of flight.

Today, ALPA members continue the tradition—observing the world from an unparalleled perspective and sharing their front-row seat to awe-inspiring views of nature, breathtaking cityscapes, magnificent sunrises and sunsets, and the hustle and bustle of airport operations. Airline pilots indeed have a unique vantage point to capture and document the wonders of flight while safely transporting billions of passengers and tons of cargo across the globe.

So keep scrolling to enjoy some of Air Line Pilot’s favorite photo submissions—and our pilots’ best office views.

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This article was originally published in the December 2018 issue of Air Line Pilot.

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