With a solid undercast ahead, we had turn around over Sausalito to avoid overflying the low ceiling.
After navigating over the cloud free Marin Peninsula, this was as far south as I was willing to venture. As we made a 180, I could see tour boats under the left wingtip disappearing into the marine layer as they made their way towards the Golden Gate Bridge.
From Sausalito, all we could see was Sutro Tower rising above the fog.
One white, one red, on a sunset approach to Runway 31 at Palo Alto (KPAO).
Incredibly clear day in the Bay Area.
1,900ft MSL over Fremont, CA, sliding under the SFO Class Bravo.
Flying over a wind farm north of Antioch, CA.
I made the flight down to Palo Alto (KPAO) yesterday which involved navigating across the approach path to Oakland International. After crossing the extended centerline of Runway 29 at KOAK, I was handed off to an extremely busy Palo Alto Tower.
Vacaville in the foreground, Grizzly Bay reflecting the sunset, and Mt. Diablo on the horizon.
“Shortly after takeoff from SFO.” [x]
Virgin America Airbus A320-214, N624VA “Red, White, and Blue,”
San Francisco, California
Nob Hill - San Francisco, California