It’s not often we get to learn – in such a graphic way – from an inflight emergency. At the May 8, 2015 Arsenal of Democracy Flyover a TBM Avenger suffered a “1500psi pinhole hydraulic leak vaporized in the cockpit, appeared like smoke, and prompted a decision to abort the flyover and land at Reagan DCA airport.” [Read more…]
The coolest waterskiing tow-boat ever… [Read more…]
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…]
Planes TV knows how to video an airshow. Here’s a look back at some of their footage from 2014. [Read more…]
At 80 mph, the Mars Water Bombers can take on 6,000 gallons of water in 26 seconds. The four-engine firefighter is a wonder to marvel. [Read more…]