Amber Charlotte is a commercial pilot based in the Netherlands who often tries to capture the magic she feels while flying above the clouds. Her Instagram is filled with photos and clips taken from the cockpit — a view most people won’t ever get.
“I often feel that my photos and videos don’t do justice to how truly beautiful flying can be,” Charlotte wrote in the caption of one video. “I think this video is the closest I’ve gotten, to showing you guys, the beauty of flying (and why I’m so obsessed with clouds)!”
If it weren’t for the tiny piece of equipment visible in the bottom left-hand corner, you’d hardly notice this was the view from an airplane. Instead, it feels like a scene from a superhero movie. We’ve all seen the customary moment where the protagonist is soaring through the sky and the camera switches to their perspective.
Charlotte’s point of view shows her glide through a cluster of clouds. Then the sky really opens up when the pilot starts to fly above the clouds. It’s a beautiful horizon of endless blue and tufts of fluffy-looking clouds. No wonder Charlotte says it’s still her favorite video ever.
“What a shot! What are the chances of you flying that track through that gap. Awesome,” one user wrote.
“WOW! The most beautiful video we have ever seen!” another said.
“I absolutely love these videos. Thank you so much for sharing your view of the world,” one person added.
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