Totally eclipsed

By CELIA VANDERPOOL Eyebrows raised when I mentioned flying to Idaho from Southern California to view the eclipse from the air. There were a lot of questions: “That’s a long way to go for two minutes.” “You’ll have to be night current.” “How do you know what altitude to fly?” “How will you protect your […]

Video: Experiencing the eclipse at 10,000 feet

Arthur Billingsley sent us this video, with a quick explanation: “Decided to experience the solar eclipse 2017 on the wing at 10,000 feet over South Carolina. Afternoon summer coastal weather would have made viewing from the ground less than best. Departed from Charleston, S.C., (KCHS) heading toward Columbia, S.C. The event was great and surreal […]