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Video: South Africa by air

Posted on July 26th, 2014 by

Fly along with a group of Polish enthusiasts as they tour South Africa. A beautifully edited 6-minute video… Shout out to Zane at Backcountry Pilot as the source for this hidden video gem. Continue Reading →

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Video: What ‘Augmented Reality Aerial Navigation’ looks like

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

The tagline is “Augmented Reality Aerial Navigation.” I’m more likely to call, “WOW!” Check out this video to see what I mean… Continue Reading →

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Video: Greenland from the air

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 by

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? Continue Reading →

Video: River fly out

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

A nice mix of aircraft, a river and a sand bar paired up with some wing mounted cameras and a quadcopter make for the ultimate aviation video selfie. (Thanks to BackcountryPilot.org for the find.) Continue Reading →

Video: Way too close

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

While not general aviation, this video shows in moving pictures a near collision as a result of a runway incursion. Continue Reading →

Video: Chino Warbird Airshow

Posted on May 12th, 2014 by

Frederick A. Johnsen attended last weekend’s Chino Warbird Airshow and put together a nice video of the action. See below or on YouTube. Continue Reading →

Backcountry Pilot: The Approach – Takeoff

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

“Backcountry takeoffs are probably one of the least talked about segments of operation in the backcountry, which is unfortunate as they’re the most limiting and critical part of a flight,” begins the second installment – Takeoff – of The Approach... Continue Reading →

Video: ‘Scariest take off I’ve ever seen’

Posted on March 4th, 2014 by

Using an airplane to trim the tops of trees is a bad idea. FlightChops posted this video to his YouTube channel in an effort to learn from the mistake of another. Fortunately a narrow gap just to the left of... Continue Reading →

Video: Astronaut Charlie Duke drops a hammer… on the moon

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by

Astronaut Charlie Duke, while driving a core tube into the lunar surface, drops a hammer he is using. I know I’ve dropped a tool from time-to-time, but this puts my… oops, in perspective. Continue Reading →

Video: ‘Snoopy’ an incredible helicopter act

Posted on February 17th, 2014 by

A video from 1990 shows an amazing helicopter act, “Snoopy” at an event in Australia. The closeness of the audience alone is far different than what we see today. Continue Reading →