Friday Photo: Santiago, Chile

05/01/2018 - 21:18

Santiago, Chile’s capital and largest city, has a memorable skyline – not for the buildings, but for the snow-capped Andes that tower over the city. Gaspar Galaz was flying his Piper Archer over the city on a beautiful day when he snapped this photo of the scene. It’s this week’s Friday Photo.

The View: Over Santiago, Chile.

The Pilot: Gaspar Galaz.

The Airplane: 1986 Piper Archer II, PA28-181 II.

The Mission: Flying over Santiago, at 4500 ft AMSL, toward SCTB.

The Memory: Part of the city and the Andes mountains, after the passage of a warm front.

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