Video: Cessna takeoff — What you don’t see

Cessna Takeoff

Smitty Smith from FunPlacestoFly.com posted this video of what we pilots don’t normally see during a takeoff. He explains: “Just for fun, I made this video showing what you don’t usually see as a pilot. Now if the camera designers could only make their cameras more aerodynamic so the wind doesn’t make them bounce around, it would be great. My apologies for the bumpy visual ride.” [Read more…]

Video: Return of the Catalina

ReturnOfTheCatalina

To preserve the memory of forgotten PBY Catalina Pilots of World War II, documentary filmmaker Daniel Bunker is making ‘Return of the Catalina‘.

“The film documents the restoration of a Catalina and the subsequent flight from Spain to Australia to honor the men who reconnected Australia to England after the fall of Singapore,” says Bunker. [Read more…]