Low Flying Planes!

Josef Hoflehner Planes 560x184It’s been a rough week for air travel, with a Malaysian passenger jet being shot out of the sky over Ukraine. It’s enough to give any air traveler anxiety, as the unthinkable is apparently possible. So to make you feel a bit better about being a passenger on an upcoming flight, we wanted to show you that it can be just as scary on the ground. That’ll do the trick, right?

Enter photographer Josef Hoflehner and his stunning collection of airplane images. These photos (and many more) were taken at Maho Beach, which is located next to the runway of Princess Juliana International Airport on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten. The scenes were captured over the course of four visits between 2009 and 2011, and show jets descending thrillingly close over the heads of cars and beach-goers. Relaxing!

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.
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