Photo of the Day

January 22, 2017

Fly By Day

On a beach in Muscat, Oman, a young boy is mesmerized as planes zip by in formation in celebration of the country’s National Day. The Red Arrow planes performed “some spectacular air acrobatics, filling up the sky like a canvas flooded with vibrant colors,” writes Your Shot photographer Sanak Roy Choudhury. “Kids were enjoying the moments, as the airplanes were flying very low and close to the beach area.” Oman’s National Day celebrates the country’s independence from Portugal and the building of modern Oman. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Sanak Roy Choudhury, National Geographic Your Shot

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