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Above cloud 9

This pilot is in heaven, they all seem to love their job, but who wouldn't!

Above cloud 9

This pilot is in heaven, they all seem to love their job, but who wouldn't!

comments (11)

  • Marcie
  • United States
  • 26 Jul 2010, 01:09
It's as if it's coming right out of the cloud. Wonderful image!!
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 26 Jul 2010, 06:28
You visited Les? smile

You could also say he is raising above the occasion.
Nigel Clack: LOL I will pop oversmile
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 26 Jul 2010, 06:51
Rising above the occasion, indeed! Job requirement: must not be afraid of heights!
  • Chris
  • England
  • 26 Jul 2010, 06:59
A remarkable image Nig: I think being a pilot is a young man's profession
Nigel Clack: Mostly, but there are quite a few less young flying the WW2 planes too.
  • zed
  • Australia
  • 26 Jul 2010, 07:37
Rev head heaven
What a fabulous capture Nig! Well done.
  • vintage
  • Brisbane Australia
  • 26 Jul 2010, 10:36
Pulling Big G's
  • Scarlet
  • Netherlands
  • 26 Jul 2010, 11:22
Very very cool image!
Wow - I used to fly sailplanes but don't think my skills would be up to that kind of thing!
Nigel Clack: Probably need a bigger enginesmile
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 26 Jul 2010, 17:05
We say....we are in the 7th I think cloud number 9 is as fas as that.
Great picture.
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 27 Jul 2010, 05:17

It seems these are the ultimate in big kids' toys.

This is a fine shot, Nigel.

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