Bermuda is breathtaking from the air. Though today we have drones and planes available to us which makes taking aerial shots much easier, these photos, from when the practice was rarer, have a certain charm.

 

An aerial view of Flatts Village, where less than a hundred years ago, tall schooners were able to ply their trade. Sifting sands have reduced the inlet to a pleasure port.

 

 

 

Overlooking Shark Hole in Harrington Sound

 

The church overlooking the sea is St. James Anglican Church. The island at the upper right is Daniel’s Head, the westernmost point of the Bermuda Island chain.

 

Pan American World Airways Photographer Service