Jessica Ambats's Articles

Photo Flight Over An Iconic Western Landscape

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at an air-to-air shoot of a Phenom 300 jet over Monument Valley. The vast and dramatic landscape is the...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor
in General Aviation

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  • 2 months ago

Flying With Google Glass

I took Google Glass up for a flight in a Cessna 172 over the Malibu shoreline. Here are a few quick clips - including a touch-and-go at...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor
in Avionics & Equipment

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  • 9 months ago

Brrr! Photo Flight over Mount Rainier

This was a very cold flight - see below for what I wore - but we were rewarded with a dramatic winter sunset over Mount Rainier. ...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 9 months ago

Pull Over!

You can't outrun Jerry Mercer's two-seat Questair Venture! His kit plane reaches up to 280 KTAS at sea level. Here are a few images...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor
in Experimental Aircraft

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  • 10 months ago

Phenom 300 over Las Vegas Strip

Here's a behind-the-scenes video of a photo flight I did over the Las Vegas Strip. The subject plane was an Embraer Phenom 300, and I...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 10 months ago

At Home with Bob Hoover

This weekend I had the opportunity to visit the one and only Bob Hoover. He was being interviewed for an upcoming documentary film about...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor
in Pilot

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  • 10 months ago

iPhone Wind Meter

It's not very windy today, but this is a very cool app! The Smartphone Wind Meter from Vaavud gives average, actual and max wind speed...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor
in Weather

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  • 11 months ago

World Aerobatic Championships

57 pilots from 15 countries are competing in the 27th World Aerobatic Championships, held at North Texas Regional Airport (KGYI). Bad...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor
in Events

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  • 11 months ago

Aerobatics Dance

For aerobatic competitors, preparation on the ground is just as important as performance in the air. In this iPhone video clip, Polish...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor
in Airshow Performers

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  • 346 views
  • 11 months ago

Wearable Avionics

Just got a new Garmin D2 at AOPA Summit - haven't taken it flying yet, but I already love it! The pilot watch has a WAAS GPS Receiver...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor
in Avionics & Equipment

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  • 12 months ago

Citation City

The ramp at Atlantic Aviation at KTUS is filled with Citations this weekend! The owners are here for the annual Citation Jet Pilots...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
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  • 12 months ago

Flying to Paradise Just Got Even Better!

At a special 15th anniversary event at LAX today, Air Tahiti Nui hosted guests at the Flight Path Learning Center Museum. This year, the...
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Posted by Jessica Ambats
Photographer, Writer & Editor

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  • 12 months ago