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 →

VIDEO: Baumgartner’s 24-mile jump from new perspective

Posted on February 2nd, 2014 by

Felix Baumgartner jumped from more than 24 miles above the earth’s surface back in October 2012. Millions watched it live via YouTube. On Friday, January 31, GoPro uploaded a first person view of the jump. To see Felix exit the... Continue Reading →

VIDEO: Backcountry fun in Just Aircraft SuperSTOL

Posted on January 27th, 2014 by

The Idaho backcountry makes for a picturesque scene in the hands of a capable pilot. Wild West Aircraft‘s Steve Henry shows off the abilities of the Just Aircraft SuperSTOL in this 4+ minute video. Fun stuff. Continue Reading →

Video: Interesting way to pick up a flag

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by

The inverted ribbon cut has been a staple of many airshow acts over the years. This video raises the bar (or is it now lower) greatly. Any U.S.-based act care to step up and try this? Continue Reading →

VIDEO: Tie down your airplane

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by

A short video showing the importance of tying down your airplane. Continue Reading →