This Sea Breezy, in homebuilt aircraft, took 14 fuel stops over three days from Missouri to Oshkosh. This bird is loaded with personality. In the words of the tower controllers, “Welcome to Oshkosh.” [Read more...]
The tagline is “Augmented Reality Aerial Navigation.” I’m more likely to call, “WOW!” Check out this video to see what I mean… [Read more...]
Fly along over Greenland (which isn’t very green) from the comfort of your chair. A GoPro in an Eagle360 camera mount recorded this flight that culminates in a landing in Illulissat. Enjoy.
Isn’t aviation great?
BoldMethod offers online training courses and a daily aviation blog that helps all pilots learn to fly and keep skills sharp. Their blog is informative and often quite entertaining. But Friday’s blog post, titled “6 Things You Can Do With General Aviation News” made us blush a little. Item #2 – and associated graphic (see below) – alone is worth the price of admission. Thanks Aleks and Colin. [Read more...]
The 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship season final will now be staged at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, on October 25 and 26. The final race of the season has been moved to the F1 circuit in the Styrian mountains in place of the original race location in China due to feasibility. This will serve as a homecoming of sorts, as the series started with its first-ever race in Zeltweg, Austria.
Droneport is reporting the “FAA has approved San Diego Gas & Electric’s test program for the examination of rural power transmission lines with drone-mounted HD cameras.” SDGE will fly sub-one-pound quadcotpers in “four rural test sites 70 miles east of San Diego in the McCain, Valley. The drones replace manned helicopter inspections that cost nearly as much per flight hour as the drone system’s total cost.”