Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

Categories: Aerophoto | Travel

These beautiful photos were taken with a pilot by Christian van Heist from the Netherlands, and his friend Daan by Ransom. They founded the company Amazing Aviation, which specializiruetsya on the photos from the cockpit. These photographs are a selection of the best of their portfolio. They were made during the flight over different cities and countries, beginning in Toronto and ending with India and China.

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

"When in-flight encounter with such an abundance of nature, immediately begin to feel so small, so insignificant compared to this wild raging energy," says Christian.

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

This photo was taken during the flight between Beijing and Shanghai. It shows a cloud illuminated by lightning.

"Our devices found the cloud in just a few minutes before the picture was taken. When we got closer, we had 10 miles to deviate from the course, because beauty is beauty, and danger to aircraft cloud still represented a considerable," said Christian.

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

This photo was taken in the skies over Canada during a flight from Chicago to Amsterdam. Christian and his colleague Luke had to face a terrible storm, and after this the icing on the cake was the Northern lights.

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

"To create such stunning photography and expose them to the public, giving everyone the opportunity to see this beauty, it is a great honor for me," said the Christian.

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

"Beautiful Northern lights in the sky over Canada, which also still illuminated from below a few thunderstorms with lightning, one of the most beautiful paintings I've ever seen in my life," shared Christian.

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

So the milky Way looks like from the cockpit flying over the Sinai Peninsula (Egypt).

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

This photo was taken from the cabin of a cargo of "Boeing-747" flying over the territory of India.

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

Christian began to study to be a pilot at the age of 14. "Since the beginning of my career, I was firmly convinced that I just needed to capture the unique atmosphere of the beautiful views I see from the cockpit," he says.

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

 

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

"Attempts to create a good photo is often seen as difficult and thankless job, but I still try to make for your audience, great pictures, in order to convey the feelings that I feel when they are in flight," added Christian.

Stunning photos taken from the cockpit of an airliner

"My colleagues support me, because now they have the opportunity to show your family and friends all the beauty that we are seeing every day with our jobs."

Keywords: Sky | Clouds | Airplanes | Aerial | Storm | Travel | Airplane | Netherlands | Pilots | Cabin | Lightning | Northern lights

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