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Video of low-flying Piper Aerostar moments before crash

Amateur video footage captures the last tragic moments of a lone pilot in his Piper Aerostar twin airplane just moments before striking the ground. It appears that the pilot was performing low-flying manoeuvres over the Colorado neighbourhood over which he was flying. Apparently the pilot was from the area, which crashed in a neighbourhood just outside of Aurora, Colorado. He ...

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Video of extreme airport approach and landing in Iceland

In keeping with a theme of amazing approaches, check out the latest we dug up. This one is to a small airport in the remote western fjords region in Iceland, in a Fokker 50 turboprop operated by Air Iceland. This airport, Isafjordur in Iceland, (IFJ) is not for the faint of heart. You land on a runway that is positioned ...

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Sexist note left on napkin for female Westjet Pilot

Coming by this sad  piece of news was especially disappointing given the fact that it’s worldwide women of aviation week.  Last Sunday, March 2, on a Calgary-based airline Westjet flight from  Calgary, Alberta to Victoria, BC, a male passenger only identifying himself as David, left a sexist note on a napkin for the female Captain. The note was left on ...

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Women in Aviation Worldwide Week 2014

Did you know this week, March 3 – 9 is Women of Aviation Worldwide week? Every year, the Women in Aviation international hosts a week promoting aviation for women. During this week, over 300,000 women are expected to participate in many of the aviation events encouraging them to consider aviation as a career, in order to improve the number of ...

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Beautiful Approach and landing at Milford Sound Airport in New Zealand

This video is obviously sped up, but it’s absolutely gorgeous.  See the approach to Runway 11 at the Milford Sound airport, MFN, in New Zealand.  It is in the fjords of New Zealand, called the Fiordland region, and is used mainly for flightseeing and tourist operators. Runways 11/29 are 2565 feet long and the elevation of the airport is only 3 ...

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Bird strike mid-air collision caught on camera

Bird strike – a large bird crashes through airplane windshield, and it was all covered on the pilot’s GoPro camera.   This was a scary moment for Florida pilot Rob Weber, who suffered a minor cut to his forehead in this incident.  The event happened in Florida. This amazing video was recorded by the pilot with his GoPro camera.  When he ...

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