It's the first full day of fall here, and I'll open with a shot from a couple of weeks ago of the rising Harvest Moon. That's it just to the right of center; the string of lights on the left is the final for Runway 25 Left. I can't claim credit for this shot, which will be a theme for much of this post.
I think I've mentioned before that I often leave a camera stashed in the tower in case somebody sees something photo-worthy when I'm not around. Sometimes they'll tell me that they took some pictures of something, and sometimes it's left for me to discover when I download them from the camera. That's what happened here:
How we came to have a dinosaur keeping an eye on the traffic at LAX, I'm not sure that I want to know. As far as I know, no controllers were injured during this incident, although the doughnuts did suffer casualties.
These next two, I will claim credit for:
Who thought this was a good idea?
Here's one that I wish I could claim credit for: