On approach to Chicago O’Hare International Airport last week, amateur photographer Mark Hersch took this once in a lifetime shot with his iPhone of the city skyline reflected in the waters of lake Michigan as the plane banked for a 180 degree left turn.
The Baggot Inn is Dublin’s first Bitcoin bar apparently. Dunno how you spend them…
Niall O’Malley tweetz:
…my brother pulled into a petrol station in [Kimmage Road] Dublin earlier to be greeted by this..
The plane – which can seat 755 passengers on three decks - has a blended wing design to reduce drag, emissions and fuel consumption with internal turbines generating electric power for the hybrid engines. The wings rotate up to 45 degrees to assist manoeuvring.
We want it to be real. You want it to be real.
The Beluga Airbus can’t be the only whale in the sky.
A spoken word poem written and performed by Erin Fornoff – a ‘totally true story about a former mentor’ and a sleazy encounter at a ‘hipster Dublin cafe’.
Dave Cencotti of The Aviationist adds:
Self-portrait photographs (nowadays known as “selfies“) have always been a must among fighter jocks and you can find thousands taken by military pilots in the most unusal flight conditions. However, selfies taken while launching missiles are much more rare just because firing activities involving the launch of an air-to-air missile don’t take place too often.
Here’s a video of the incident.