Photo by Steve Perez of Detroit News shows a Navy Hornet flying past a Detroit area high rise apartment building. The jet was not as close as it looks. This is caused by the flattening affect of a telephoto lens.
pra-vda: “A-4F Skyhawk attack aircraft ready to launch from a steam catapult aboard USS Intrepid, Gulf of Tonkin, Sep 1968. ”
Ekranoplan Casspian The Russian Tank-Ship-Plane. Not exactly a plane but still cool. It flies just over the water because of ground effect. So it can haul a heavy load very efficiently compared to getting it up to altitude. Or floating.
FS from Misawa AB breaks away from the tanker after taking on gas during a Red Flag-Alaska mission.