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An elegant synchronicity (top) captured last month at Valais in Switzerland by Olivier Staiger. To wit:

The contrail would normally appear white, but the large volume of air toward the setting Sun preferentially knocks away blue light, giving the reflected trail a bright red hue. Far in the distance, well behind the plane, is a crescent Moon, also slightly reddened….the featured image was taken so soon after sunset that planes in the sky were still in sunlight, as were their contrails.

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Pleasing symmetries and patterns observed from above by photographer Mike Kelley, who hired a helicopter to fly him over LAX, the Southern California Logistics Airport,  Boeing Field/King County International Airport in Seattle and the Mojave and Victorville aero-boneyards.

How did he get permission to fly over LAX? Well, he’s had a special relationship with the airport since this photograph went viral in 2014.

Related: Don’t Know When I’ll Be Back Again

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Behold the pinstriped opulence of the Embraer Manhattan Private Jet: an Art Deco symphony of mahogany, brass and gold trim: yours for a trifling $80 million.

The interior includes the ‘Cloud Club’ lounge with its bar and panoramic window, the ‘Crystal Room’ where six guests can sit for dinner and a well-appointed main cabin with space for up to nineteen passengers.

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