Video: Warbird Roundup 2014

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The annual Warhawk Air Museum’s Warbird Roundup was held August 30-31 in Nampa, Idaho. Airailimages was on site with cameras in hand.

From the YouTube description, “Warbirds from as far away as the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino, Calif., came to Nampa, Idaho for the Warhawk Air Museum’s Warbird Roundup the weekend of 30-31 August 2014. An F4U-1A Corsair joined a P-38 Lightning and several Mustangs and P-40s for the show.”

Flytenow modifies business model in face of FAA ruling

Private pilots have been legally sharing the expenses of flights for decades. So when ride-sharing website Flytenow co-founders Alan Guichard and Matt Voska set up shop to make it easier for pilots and passengers to connect for aviation adventures, they sought an interpretation of the expense-sharing rules and exceptions from the FAA to make sure all was OK.

What they received was a “huge shock,” said Guichard.

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Video: Oshkosh Calling

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I’m still recovering from AirVenture 2014 but seeing this YouTube video (thank you Slick) makes me ready to go back…

Enjoy 5:54 from a most magical place.

Video: A windowless jet… concept

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France’s Technicon Design came up with a creative new jet concept… no windows. Instead, the design team, “quickly settled on the controversial yet interesting idea of removing the windows from
the cabin and using existing or very near future technology to display the exterior environment on flexible screens, which cover the walls and ceiling of the cabin, via external cameras. The user experience is greatly enhanced by directly engaging the passengers with the environment outside, giving an unhindered panoramic view.” [Read more...]