Vancouver-Los Angeles flight AA5907: Wreck Beach, Mt. Shasta, Morro Rock, Hollywood 2016-02-24

View of Vancouver’s clothing-optional Wreck Beach on takeoff, followed by BC’s southern Gulf Islands, Victoria, and the Juan de Fuca Strait on the climb of this Los Angles-bound EMB 175 flight, AA 5907, to cruising altitude …

Farther south, Oregon’s Three Sisters peaks and northern California’s Mount Shasta precede view of the Monterey Pensinsula, Morro Bay, and a close-up LAX Airport while on the standard visual “right-downwind” to runway 24R. The famous “HOLLYWOOD” sign appears while on final approach.

0:30-1:06 Pre-departure announcement
1:10-1:30 Cockpit announcement
3:00 Pushback begins
3:50 Taxiing begins
14:28 Takeoff run begins on runway 26L
15:30-16:45 UBC & Wreck Beach, Vancouver BC
16:50 Howe Sound BC
16:55 Bowen Island BC
17:25-17:35 Texada Island BC
17:47 Gabriola Island BC
17:50-18:07 Valdes Island BC
18:15-18:55 Galiano Island BC
18:35-18:55 Salt Spring Island BC
17:45-18:55 Gulf Islands BC
20:10 Post-takeoff announcement
21:50-22:05 Moresby Island BC
22:20-22:25 South Pender Island BC
22:30 Leaving Canada; entering USA
22:40-22:55 Stuart Island, Washington
22:55 Spieden Island, Washington (privately owned)
23:05-24:40 San Juan Island, Washington
23:20-23:40 Henry Island, Washington
25:50-26:10 Victoria BC
26:20-26:35 Dungeness Spit, Washington
28:58-29:20 In-flight service announcement
33:00-33:15 Lunch
33:30-35:20 Three Sisters, OR
35:20-35:35 Mt. Bachelor, OR
35:45-37:30 Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge & Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, OR
38:50-40:25 Upper Klamath Lake, OR
40:24 Leaving Oregon; entering California
40:30-41:00 Tule Lake, California
42:20-42:55 Glass Mountain, CA
43:15-45:15 Mt. Shasta 14,179 ft / 4,322 m Mt. Shasta, CA
49:35-50:50 Lake Almanor, Plumas County, CA
51:25-51:45 Scotts Flat Reservoir, Tahoe National Forest of Nevada County, CA
52:20-53:40 Folsom Lake, American River, Sierra Nevada foothills, Placer, El Dorado, and Sacramento counties, CA
53:55-54:25 Modesto City–County Airport, CA
55:25-58:00 Monterey Bay, CA
58:17 Start of Santa Lucia Mountains (an Outer South California Coast Range)
1:01:30-1:03:00 Lake Nacimiento, CA,_California
1:04:00-1:05:30 Morro Rock & Morro Bay, CA,_California
1:06:05 Avila Beach; Pismo Beach, CA
1:08:48 Cuyama Valley, CA
1:11:10-1:12:12 Landing announcement
1:12:30-1:13:10 Santa Paula CA
1:13:29-1:15:00 Santa Cruz Island & Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands, CA
1:15:50-1:16:05 Malibu, CA
1:19:00-1:20:10 Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
1:22:45-1:26:45 Downtown Los Angeles
1:24:27-1:25:05 “Hollywood” sign
1:26:36 Touchdown on runway 24R

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