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Float Plane Almost Lands on Whale – Video

This dramatic video shows a sea plane just missing a humpback whale as it just happens to be surfacing as the plane is about to touch down.  This footage was captured in the remote village of Angoon, which is 35 miles southwest of Juneau, Alaska, by a San Diego businessman with his cell phone. The pilot in the De Havilland ...

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Malaysian Airlines passenger jet went down in Ukraine

Reports are in of a sad event that a Malaysian Airlines flight, a 777 enroute from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpor, Malaysia crashed near a town in the eastern Ukraine, near the border of Russia and Ukraine. Apparently the plane was shot down. Flight MH17 was flying at an altitude of 33,000 feet (10,000 meters) when it fell out of the sky ...

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Severe Winds Force Super Cubs into the Air

This event happened at the USAF Academy Airfield in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  It caused a dangerous emergency situation for four tow pilots as a dangerous microburst, pushing wind speeds into 55 knot gusts, swept the high mountain airport.   The Airfield sits at an altitude of over 6500 feet and is commonly subject to unpredictable gusts of wind due to ...

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Great Aerial Video

This video is pure magic. Captures the romance and magic of aviation beautifully. When you see a video like this one, it’s hard to get enough of it.  It makes us want to jump in the car and drive to the airport. Go flying right now! This film was made by Eric Magnan – Director Showreel, made by Airborne films. ...

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Piper Archer Narrowly Misses Sunbather

What goes through your mind if you had lay out on the beach on the end of an active runway?  This German sunbather is contemplating this as an airplane nearly landed right on top of him on this island in Northern Germany. Juergen Drucker, the pilot of this Piper Archer just narrowly missed this sunbather who was lying dangerously close ...

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The Most Stunning Air-Shot Footage Ever Made

There are a lot of amazing video of aircraft flying these days, but this one makes you stop and stare, hypnotized. Talk about the romance of flight – it is captured beautifully in this video! These shots were filmed in close formation with the Vectorvision camera system installed in the highly modified Wolfe Air LearJet 25.  The company also shoots ...

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