Pilot Takes Incredible Photos From His Cockpit, And They Will Blow You Away (25 Pics)

Published 7 years ago

Being a pilot, you get to see a bunch of beautiful sights from above. Being a pilot for a South American airline, you also get to witness the stunning phenomena of storms as your job requires flying over regions that experience them.

Meet Santiago Borja Lopez – a Quito, Ecuador-based pilot who works for Ecuador Airlines. Whenever the pilot is off-duty, he pulls out his camera to capture the magnificent sights he witnesses in air. From incredible storms to even lightning bolts – the photos he captures are truly magnificent. Keep on scrolling to take a look and follow Santiago’s journey on Instagram. You can read more about one of Santiago’s shots in our previous article.

More info: santiagoborja.com | instagram (h/t)

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#1 ‘A Colossal Cumulonimbus Flashes Over The Pacific Ocean As We Circle Around It At 37000 Feet En Route To South America’

#2 ‘I’ve Never Seen Lightning Like This One’

#3 An Ominous Storm Over Panama City

#4 Night Flashes, Atlantic Ocean

#5 Night Sky

#6 Majestic

#7 Flying Over The Colombian Amazonia About To Enter Ecuadorian Airspace To Descend Over The Andes Into Guayaquil

#8 A Magnificent Storm Developing Over The Atlantic Ocean, A Few Miles South Of Jamaica

#9 Tormenta, Coast Of Venezuela, South America

#10 Mooning Around, Super Moon, At 2,900m In Quito, Ecuador

#11 ‘Looking Like A Nuclear Explosion, This Great Cumulonimbus Is Discharging Its Power Over Colombian Rainforest’

#12 The Amazonia Between Ecuador And Colombia

#13 Fugaz, Atlantic Ocean, North Of Panama City

#14 Atomic Storm

#15 Soaring, Guayaquil, Ecuador

#16 A Storm Over Colombian Amazonia

#17 Sunset, Quito, Ecuador

#18 Cloud City, Quito, Ecuador

#19 The Orbit In An Atmosphere Unknown, Ecuador

#20 Blinding Storm

#21 Vertical Development, Ecuador

#22 One Of Those Clear Nights Over Miami

#23 Fierce, Guayaquil, Ecuador

#24 Storm Hour, Amazonia, South America

#25 Cruising Out, Quito, Ecuador


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