Arthur Billingsley sent us this video, with a quick explanation: “Decided to experience the solar eclipse 2017 on the wing at 10,000 feet over South Carolina. Afternoon summer coastal weather would have made viewing from the ground less than best. Departed from Charleston, S.C., (KCHS) heading toward Columbia, S.C. The event was great and surreal from the air. Slight downside of not having the proper filters onboard to photograph the eclipse directly. Enjoy.” [Read more…]
On the morning of Aug. 21, 2017, officials at Quest Aircraft dispatched a Kodiak from the company’s headquarters in Sandpoint, Idaho, along with partners from Garmin Aviation with special equipment to record the total solar eclipse from the air.
The pilot flew south toward Driggs, Idaho, at an altitude of 7,500 feet heading 100°. Production experts at Kindnss came along to record this rare celestial event around Southern Idaho and Wyoming as day turned to night and the sun’s corona blazed in the sky: [Read more…]
When was the last time you heard someone say “Flying was Plan B”? I’ll guess never.
But that is exactly what flying is for Alaska’s Leighan Falley. Once she decided mountain guiding wasn’t a long-term path for her, she executed Plan B. The short film, “Denali’s Raven” is Leighan’s story… [Read more…]
The population of flyable Japanese Zeros has grown by one. [Read more…]
Our friends at FunPlacesToFly.com recently posted this video, chronicling a flight to Tina’s Pilot Shop in Roanoke, Texas.