Captain Christiaan van Heijst has taken a stunning 747 cockpit photograph with the northern lights making it look like a spaceship.
Christiaan takes up the story.
“The bridge of a flagship, two pilots, six windows, and a view that’s second to none.
Some pilots prefer to keep the bright floodlights on to ‘stay awake’ while flying through the night, turning the cockpit into a very small enclosure with the windows acting like pitch-black mirrors. It makes me feel claustrophobic and spiritless when I have to sit in such a cramped enclosure without a view for ten hours straight.
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