San Francisco Sunset Flight

We’re departing from Nut Tree Airport in Vacaville The elevation is 116 feet Sunset is in about a half hour The runway is 4700 feet long The camera is vibrating most with take off We’re departing from runway 02. That’s almost due north As we climb to 3,000 feet to level off the light changes as the sun catches the plane I’m talking to the Travis AFB air traffic controller We’re now crossing the hills between Vacaville and Napa Back in the distance you can see Mt. Diablo

Crossing over the Carquinez Strait

San Pablo Reservoir is tucked in the hills between Richmond and Lafayette

Entering the Berkeley-Albany area That large green area near the bay is Golden Gate Fields horse racing track Treasure Island The good part is coming up Here it is. A large cruise ship departing San Francisco at sunset

I was unable to get a blue tooth connection with my wingtip camera Otherwise, I could have framed the shot better Crissy Field and The Presidio The money shot Don’t forget to check out the very end of the video There’s a nice night landing in Petaluma