If you like airshow smoke, lots of noise and hotshot aerobatics, you might want to check out this video of the Cameron Airshow.
Scott Slocum from Aero Media Group sure knows how to handle a camera.
I’m a BackcountryPilot.org fan. Zane Jacobson is as creative as they come. Back in May, Zane joined CubCrafters direct sales manager Brad Damm on a Top Cub delivery trip from Yakima to Anchorage. Thursday, Zane released “To Alaska – Part 1: Yakima to Prince George“. Do yourself a favor and take 5+ minutes from your busy day. [Read more...]
“The FAA is expected to issue its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) [which we name remotely piloted aircraft (RPA)] by the end of 2014. In a standing-room-only session at NBAA2014, a panel discussion covered many questions: Will UAS operators be required to be certificated pilots? Will the UAS itself have to be certificated? Is the U.S. falling behind the international community in its regulation and use of UAS? This video gives a brief overview of the session.” [Read more...]
Headsets are a lot like underwear…very personal yet very important. Some pilots like style, some look for quiet, and some lead with price, but all pilots look for comfort. And to make it difficult for the manufacturers, no headset fits two heads the same.
Since 1991, the Fosdick Flyers – a group of social aviators – have met on Saturdays for a breakfast fly-out. The group flies from Tacoma Narrows (KTIW) in Gig Harbor to area airport restaurants. Pierce County TV won a second-place award for their video (see below) report on the group. [Read more...]
There isn’t anything unmanned about most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). There is a real, live human being attached (wirelessly) to that airborne craft.
“I find it difficult enough to explain to fellow glider pilots let alone non-flyers the sense of wonder and awe I feel, not to mention the fun I have, when flying in the Alps and that is only in the small part that I have explored so far,” says YouTube publisher “Belleka”. “The whole experience is made even better by the cool group of dudes I am fortunate enough to go adventuring with. I hope this goes some way in sharing the joy of soaring in Paradise.” [Read more...]
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A love of flying is universal. Poland’s Dawid Nieradka put together a wonderful 5+ minute video of his flying club’s 2014 flying season. [Read more...]
Using a DJI Phantom radio-controlled quadcopter and a GoPro Hero 3… oh, and a couple of full-scale taildraggers produced some stunning scenery. [Read more...]