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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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Every Professional Pilots Dream

This great ad from Lufthansa shows crew being treated like celebrities.  Combine a professional soccer team and airline crew and the outcome is a pilot’s dream come true! The short video is in German with English subtitles.

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Aviat Husky tows skier up mountain in Alaska

This video combines our two favorite things in the world – skiing and flying. Though we doubt we’d be brave enough to try this. Towed behind an airplane – now that’s one creative and quick way of getting to the top! U.S. Ski Team member Reese Hanneman is being towed by an Aviat Husky airplane somewhere in the Alaska range. ...

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