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Google Earth: the black helicopters have landed

Hundreds of 'em

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Of all the Google Earth images we received, these are perhaps the most unexpected. Not mind-blowing, but good stuff none the less. Take it away James Price, who found this plane and its shadow at lat=41.1612916081, lon=-112.442252263.

An airliner and its shadow

Here are two more, from Antoni Sawicki, this time in Warsaw and in Dublin:

Airborne airliner in Warsaw

Airliner landing in Dublin

Hats off to Freaky Clown, finally, for this F14 Tomcat in flight off the coast of North Carolina:

An F-14 in flight

We have one more plane in flight among our winners, but you'll just have to wait for that. OK, we've had our break, let's get back to the military.

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