Our friends from FunPlacesToFly.com attended the “Wings Over Paris” Airshow at Paris Cox Field in Paris, Texas and sent us this video, along with this message: “What an airshow! Aerobatics by the top performers in the field, plus Warbirds! They even had a flying Mig 17! Kevin Lacey, who stars in the TV Production “Airplane Repo” was there as well, and is featured in this video. If you missed it, be sure and go next year. You won’t regret it!” [Read more…]
Gene Lee of TheHDPilot.com and FunPlacesToFly.com just sent in this video, explaining: “Have you ever recorded video from your airplane, only to find that the images wiggled like a bowl of Jello? Well, there’s a way to solve that resonant vibration problem and get rock solid video. Check out how it’s done…” [Read more…]
Backcountry flying expert Patrick Romano has just posted a new STOL tips video for tricycle gear aircraft.
“While many people believe a taildragger is needed to access the backcountry, there is a reality that a trike handled well with the proper technique is basically just as capable as it’s taildragger brethren,” he notes. [Read more…]
Smitty Smith of FunPlacesToFly.com sent us his newest video, which features a rare aircraft. Smitty explains: “We attended EAA Chapter 1246‘s monthly get together where they were having a pancake and sausage fly-in in McKinney, Texas. There we saw Jimmy Doolittle’s totally restored 1938 Stinson Reliant aircraft. The owner was gracious enough to tell us about the history of this glorious aircraft.” [Read more…]
As the Red Bull Air Race World Championship heads to Spielberg, Austria, for the second race of the season, Austrian pilot Hannes Arch got in a little practice at the Tauern Wind Park in his hometown of Styria, Austria.
Arch turned one of the world’s highest windfarms – located at 6,200 feet above sea level – into a slalom course, hurtling at speeds exceeding 185 mph around 14 wind turbines. The Spielberg race takes place on April 23-24 at the famous Red Bull Ring, known worldwide as a Formula One venue. [Read more…]
The title to the newest video from our friends at FunPlacesToFly.com says it all: “I love to fly. It doesn’t matter how much it costs!”
But they do add: “If you love something this much, you’ll find a way to make it happen.”
A display of drone technology by Intel Corporation with 100 small remotely piloted aircraft being launched skywards in formation has earned a new world record title for the Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) airborne simultaneously.