R. A. “Bob” Hoover will forever cast a huge shadow over all of aviation. His recent passing (October 25) at the age of 94 sent a shockwave through the broader aviation family. [Read more…]
Ever wonder what your car does while you’re at an air show… [Read more…]
When Michigan Technological University Professor Mo Rastgaar was watching World Cup soccer, he heard about snipers protecting the crowd from drones — not a good idea, he thought.
“I thought, ‘If the threat is a drone, you really don’t want to shoot it down — it might contain explosives and blow up. What you want to do is catch it and get it out of there.’” [Read more…]
Backcountry Pilot‘s Zane Jacobsen readily admits the inspiration for his latest 1 Minute Film: “In the grip of the wet El Nino winter, dredging up nearly 3-year-old footage from a warmer season can help the seasonal-affective disorder. How about a gaggle of CubCrafters Carbon Cubs playing on some river bars that are currently under several feet of water?” [Read more…]
The FAA is launching a new public service announcement to let people know the airspace around Levi’s Stadium is a No Drone Zone during the Super Bowl. [Read more…]
Zach Sweetser is a pilot, pretty handy with the camera, and living the aviation lifestyle. Enjoy. [Read more…]
The 2015 Abbotsford International Air Show featured a Heritage Flight with a P-51D Mustang and an F-22 Raptor. Inside the P-51 – “VAL-HALLA” – was a camera capable of shooting 360° images (courtesy Lyle Jansma of AeroCapture Images). [Read more…]