Soon after departing JFK near sunset I witnessed this rare phenomenon looking northeast over the port wing. As the sun set 180 degrees opposite my view, its rays coming from below the southwester... (more)
Here's where all the action happens....hard to believe that at the time this image was taken, this jet was almost 30 years old (delivered 1988) (1200x800 pixels).
Shiny silver with sunset
Flight AAL 71 heading for Dallas/Fort Worth,duration 10.09 hours
Slow rotation, when leaving Paris CDG for Dallas/FtWorth