->''Daniel is traveling tonight on a plane''
->''I can see the red tail lights heading for Spain''
->''Oh and, I can see Daniel waving goodbye''
->''God it looks like Daniel''
->''Must be the clouds in my eyes''
--> Elton John, "Daniel"

Characters standing outside an airport always know exactly which plane has their beloved on it, even if they lost a RaceForYourLove. Planes take off from airports every few minutes, but characters psychically know which one is theirs.

If there's a [[POVCam POV shot]] from the ground, you'll see the face through the window, rather than a more accurate view that looks approximately like a small dot in the sky. (FridgeLogic dictates that even if the plane were close enough to see in the window, you'd have to be right under it.)

Bonus points if they wave to each other through the window or something. See also AirplaneOfLove. Could be justified if it's a very small airport, but not likely if it's any kind of large passenger plane.
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!!Examples:

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[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]

* In ''HoneyAndClover'', Takemoto pulls off a completely platonic RaceForYourLove toward Morita, but gets there too late. He ends up behind a chain link fence outside the airfield. No idea how he knows which plane it was, but he hurls some choice epithets at it as it goes by.
* Subverted in ''InazumaEleven'':
-->'''Endou''' ''(gazing at the contrails [[RidingIntoTheSunset in the sunset]])'': Do you think that's his plane?\\
'''Otonashi:''' Yes, probably.\\
'''Endou:''' [[spoiler: Ichinose!]] Let's play together again sometime!\\
'''[[spoiler: Ichinose]]''' ''[[StealthHiBye (right behind them)]]'': Yeah, let's!

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[[folder: Comic Books ]]

* ''Amazing {{Spider-Man}}'' #93: Peter Parker wants to head straight to Gwen Stacy and confess his SecretIdentity before she leaves (due to the death of her dad, which was somwehat caused by Spidey.) Unfortunately, a fight delays him and he rushes to the info desk. The receptionist tells him the plane is departing. Peter turns and looks out the window - sure enough, the plane's just left.

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[[folder: Film ]]

* Used in ''Film/{{Apollo 13}}'': When Tom Hanks' character (Jim Lovell) takes off for Florida, his wife watches from the yard as his plane flies over the house. May be justified in that it was a military plane and therefore quite unique-looking, or [[HandWave Hand Waved]] in that seeing any old random plane made her think of him (as astronauts are pilots first).
** Taken UpToEleven in a later scene, where Jim Lovell looks down at the Earth through a window in the lunar module, and his wife ''stares back up at him from her living room''.
* Subverted in ''BitterMoon'', when the evil monster of an AntiHero places his girl in a plane [[spoiler:and then leaves, there's her desperate look out of the plane window,]], but I can't remember his reaction.
* Played with: In ''FinalDestination'', the group of characters who just got kicked off the plane are able to track the ill-fated flight as it takes off, but get distracted with another argument as we continue tracking the plane. They start paying attention again when the shockwave from the otherwise silent explosion takes out the picture window. Justified here because they were right outside the gangway (or whatever that thing is called).
* Played straight in ''{{Film/Miao Miao}}'', after a RaceForYourLove.
* Mr. Snuffleupagus waves his trunk up at Big Bird's airplane in an overhead shot in the ''Series/SesameStreet'' movie ''[[Film/SesameStreetPresentsFollowThatBird Follow That Bird]]''--even though later, when Bert points out Big Bird from the vantage of a much lower-flying biplane, he has to use binoculars.
-->'''Bert:''' See that yellow spot down there? It's Big Bird!\\
'''Ernie:''' Oh, yeah! That sure looks like a yellow spot, all right.

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[[folder: Music ]]

* As quoted above, EltonJohn's "Daniel" is all about this.
* There's a song from Yello that uses a non-romantic example. It's called La Habanera. It's on "One Second," the same album that made the [[Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff "Oh Yeah"]] song famous.
-->''Pedro Comacho, The former informer of the secret police is still standing outside the club. Pretending to be blind, he watches the last plane to Miami dsappearing in a flaming purple sky. Now he knows he has been left behind.''

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[[folder: Newspaper Comics ]]

* Aptly harpooned in the Filipino comedy comic ''Beerkada'', where, after seemingly losing a RaceForYourLove, the main character Glenn hangs outside the airport screaming lovelorn confessions '''at every plane that passes for the rest of the entire night.''' Later on, it turns out the girl he was looking for wasn't even leaving for another month. [[IdiotHero He mourns her loss anyway.]]

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[[folder: Visual Novel ]]

* [[http://gyakusai.magical-art.com/gallery/gallery.php?g2_itemId=612&g2_imageViewsIndex=1 This]] official art of ''Franchise/AceAttorney''.

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[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* In a non-romantic example, the [[{{Spider-ManAndHisAmazingFriends}} Spider-Friends]] are hanging out at the airport watching the plane that has Kraven the Hunter being sent back to his home country.
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