A Gorgeous Time-Lapse Video of a Pilot's Perspective During Flight

Jakub Vlk stashed a camera in the cockpit of his plane and captured takeoff, flight, and landing in lovely HD video.

Commercial pilot Jakub Vlk stashed a camera in the cockpit of his plane and captured each stage of takeoff, flight, and landing in lovely HD video. On Vimeo, he notes that the video covers the "past seven days of work 8x faster." Watching liftoff from runways in Prague, Nantes, and elsewhere is an absolutely thrilling sensation. Vlk posted the video to Reddit yesterday and it's quickly going viral. 

For more videos by Jakub Vlk, visit his Vimeo channel.

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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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