August 2015

Some pictures I took during August 2015… Including shots from my West Coast (California & Nevada) vacation!

Flag

New U.S. flag flying high in the neighborhood! (8/3)

747

A British Airways Boeing 747 on short, short final at BOS! Great view from my 8th floor room at the Hilton-Logan… (8/3)

Texan

A beautiful yellow T-6 landing at Redlands, CA. (8/4)

bridge

The Colorado River behind the Hoover Dam and a very impressive highway bridge! (8/5)

depart

A Southwest 737 departing from McCarron Airport! (8/6)

Janet

A Janet 737 departing LAS, these are the planes carrying workers to classified location, such as Area 51… (8/6)

Pyramid

The “coolest” looking place on “The Vegas Strip”, the Luxor complete with pyramid and Sphinx! (8/6)

DV

Some of Death Valley’s more colorful rock formations! (8/6)

DV

Another incredible rock formation in Death Valley… (8/6)

low

Low MSL elevation for an airport in the United States! (8/6)

Prop sign

Cool looking prop sign on Death Valley Airport’s only hangar! (8/6)

Mountain

A beautiful mountain sunset in Eastern California! (8/6)

Bishop

The “old fashioned” control tower at the Bishop, CA airport! (8/7)

redwood

Giant Redwood trees at Yosemite national park! (8/7)

Half Dome

The iconic Half Dome rock formation from the Yosemite Valley floor! (8/7)

sail boat

A sail boat underway, taken from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco! (8/8)

GG

A look up the North Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge! (8/8)

GG

A amazing structure, the Golden Gate Bridge! (8/8)

quio

Cost Tower in San Francisco! (8/8)

Trolley turn table

A trolley turn table in San Francisco! (8/8)

Surfs up!

Surfs up! (8/9)

Ag copter

An “Ag Copter” at work along the Pacific Coast Highway! (8/9)

Shoreline

Incredibly diverse shoreline along the Pacific Coast Highway! (8/9)

Look close!

Look closely! You can see a man-made and a natural bridge! (8/9)

Man made

A man made highway, that’s for sure! (8/9)

Colorful

A very colorful area along the Pacific Coast! (8/9)

above

At one point we got above the fog/clouds… (8/9)

Blimp

One of the permanent (charted) homes for the Goodyear Blimp! (8/10)

SMO

A Panorama picture of the Santa Monica Airport! (8/10)

VNY

A very cool painted airport diagram at Van Nuys Airport, home of the iconic Runway 16R! (8/10)

GIV

A beautiful Gulfstream GIV departing Runway 23 at EWB. (8/12)

Challenger 60 departing, really like the look of this picture, no edits... (8/21)

Challenger 60 departing, really like the look of this picture, no edits… (8/21)

Are they Wild Grapes if they are growing in a garden on purpose? (8/23)

Are they still called Wild Grapes if they are growing in a garden on purpose? (8/23)

A Citation X departing from Runway 23 at EWB. (8/26)

A Citation X departing from Runway 23 at EWB. (8/26)

A Gulfstream IV just after takeoff from Runway 32 at EWB. (8/27)

A Gulfstream IV, just after takeoff from Runway 32 at EWB. (8/27)

A Challenger 600-series just after rotation, on climb out from Runway 32 at EWB. (5/27)

A Challenger 600-series just after rotation, on climb out from Runway 32 at EWB. (5/27)

A Massachusetts State Police helicopter, just after departing from EWB! (8/27)

A Massachusetts State Police helicopter, just after departing from EWB! (8/27)

Another view of the Massachusetts State Police held on departure... (8/27)

Another view of the Massachusetts State Police held on departure… (8/27)

A Gulfstream IV touching down on Runway 23! I guess Gulfstreams like new runways... (8/27)

A Gulfstream IV touching down on Runway 23! I guess Gulfstreams like new runways… (8/27)

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