Backcountry Pilot‘s Zane Jacobsen readily admits the inspiration for his latest 1 Minute Film: “In the grip of the wet El Nino winter, dredging up nearly 3-year-old footage from a warmer season can help the seasonal-affective disorder. How about a gaggle of CubCrafters Carbon Cubs playing on some river bars that are currently under several feet of water?” [Read more…]
“While I don’t think VR [virtual reality] will ever replace the real thing, it’s a way to attract new people to sport aviation, and allows existing pilots to share the great experience of flying in a light airplane,” said Sebastien Heintz, president of Zenith Aircraft Company, about the release of a new 360° virtual reality video that showcase the Zenith factory and a flight. [Read more…]
Our friends at FunPlacesToFly.com posted this video awhile ago, but they call it “an oldie, but a goodie.” It was shot with a GoPro camera, “on a beautiful evening just to enjoy the scenery and do some practice landings. Flying in the late evening always helps prevent prop blur in the video.”
Four of the biggest drone racing pilots in the world embarked on a journey to recreate one of their favorite movie scenes ever…. the Speeder Bike chase scene from “Star Wars Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.”
Just like the much-loved movie, this scene was filmed in the giant redwood forests of northern California. The twist? Using drones.
Our friends at FunPlacesToFly.com recently posted a video about their good friend, Bob Rogers, who has the best of both worlds: An experimental aircraft for pure fun and a general aviation aircraft for long trips and comfort. See his Mustang II and his 1966 V-35 Beechcraft Bonanza in this video:
Zach Sweetser is a pilot, pretty handy with the camera, and living the aviation lifestyle. Enjoy. [Read more…]
The folks at FunPlacesToFly.com recently traveled to Dallas to the new Commemorative Air Force headquarters, where they got a chance to see Diamond Lil, a World War II-era B-24, while she is undergoing some routine maintenance.