Smitty Smith from FunPlacesToFly.com recently posted a video detailing a quick and easy way to capture video, while giving viewers the feeling of really being in the pilot’s seat. He clipped his GoPro camera to his EAA baseball cap and off he went. Check it out here:
Sonex Aircraft recently posted a video of the B-Model flight test process in Red One, the company’s Waiex-B prototype. Flown by Joe Norris of Sonex Aircraft, Red One is AeroVee Turbo powered. Company officials say the the flight test process revealed no surprises — “it flies exactly like a Sonex and meets all published B-Model specs.”
Forget the $100 hamburger. In this new video from FunPlacesToFly, Bar B Que is the mission! “We flew out of McKinney Airport and headed for Gainesville Airport in Gainesville, Texas,” explains Smitty Smith, the force behind the website. “We grabbed an airport courtesy car and went into town. What fun!” [Read more…]
OSHKOSH — On opening day of AirVenture 2016, Hartzell Engine Technologies reported it is producing a series of short instructional videos aimed at helping general aviation aircraft owners and technicians better understand the operations of key aircraft components and systems.
“When we attend airshows and events we get a lot of the same questions from attendees and many of them are about basic operations and maintenance,” said Mike Disbrow, president. “We felt that it was the right time to take all of our internal expertise and create a series of short instructional videos that our customers and technicians can access any time to get the information they need.” [Read more…]
“One Six Right” – the much loved aviation documentary originally released in 2005 — has been re-released in Blu-ray format. The romance of the original has endured.
A recent viewing with my high school aged daughter Savannah produced, “I wish all my history classes were like this. This is interesting and entertaining.” [Read more…]
Gene Lee of The HDPilot sent along this video, noting, “When’s the last time you gave some S-Turns-Across-A-Road, or Turns-About-A-Point a try? If you’re like me, it’s been a long time. Maybe even as far back as when you took your Private Pilot check ride.
I hope that you’ll come away both intrigued and inspired to try your hand again at the skills that earned you your Primate Pilot ticket.” [Read more…]
While he appreciated our coverage following SUN ‘n FUN of the first-ever Red Bull Air Race demo at a fly-in, Jeff Lee of LiveAirShowTV says he’s got something better: The official video that was shown on the Jumbotrons at the airshow. Check it out here to see Kirby Chambliss and Michael Goulian race through the air gates at Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport. [Read more…]