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Profile: Kirby Chambliss

Kirby answers the question, "What's the coolest thing I've ever done?" in this great video profile from GoPro. The Red Bull Air Race...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airshows

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  • 11 months ago

Profile: Mike Goulian

Competition and the pursuit of excellence is the mantra by which Mike Goulian lives. Take a look at the portrait video created by the...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Air Racing

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  • 1 year ago

Watch "Human Flight Artist" Fly Through Ring Of Fire & 6ft Cave

Human flight artist Uli Emanuele made another one of his sensational dreams a reality. He wanted to fly through a ring of fire and with...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in BASE Jumping

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  • 1 year ago

For Sale Kirby Chambliss Racer Just $99.99

Spark Models has licensed and is selling a die cast 1/43 scale model of Kirby Chambliss' Red Bull Air Race Zivko Edge 540. GP World in...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Air Racing

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  • 72 views
  • 1 year ago

Skywriter Pays Tribute To Prince

Postive Sky paid tribute to Prince this weekend at Jazz Fest New Orleans. The company run by Frank Scurlock is based out of Flightline...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in General Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Aerial Video Takes A Leap Forward!

No one, has ever before filmed or shot video with a 5 axis gyro stabilized system in high velocity like Blue Sky has done for client...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in General Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Actor Josh Duhamel's Transforming Flight

Actor Josh Duhamel, perhaps best known for the Transformer series hitched a ride with the USAF Thunderbirds that may have transformed...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in US Air Force

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  • 556 views
  • 1 year ago

The Volocopter

The world’s first certified Multicopter, e-volo’s Volocopter VC200, has made its first manned flight. The makers are targeting urban...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Helicopters

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  • 1 year ago

...So It Begins

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Jet Demonstration Team left their home base of Moose Jaw for spring work ups in Comox, British Columbia....
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Airbus Accidentally Dropped From A Crane

An Air India A320 no longer used by the airline was being transported for training use at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad, India yesterday...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 1 year ago

Caribbean Tourist Touched On Low Approach!

If this is faked it's very well done. The Gustaff III Airport on the Caribbean island of St. Barts is known for its steep descent on...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in General Aviation

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  • 998 views
  • 1 year ago

SpaceX Nails It!

Watch the first stage of the SpaceX Falcon 9 make a successful landing on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship in the Atlantic...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Space

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  • 199 views
  • 1 year ago

The 2016 Canadian Forces Demo Hornet Revealed

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has unveiled the CF-18 Demonstration Jet for the 2016 season. The unveiling ceremony took place at 4...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

A Very Different Alpine Slalom!!!

Hannes Arch’s slalom flight to promote the next event in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship series was out of the ordinary. Just...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Air Racing

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  • 171 views
  • 1 year ago

Canadian Demo Hornet Almost Ready For 2016

Images of the extraordinary work being done by 4 Wing technicians on Canadian Forces CF-18 Demonstration Team jet. The last look before...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Meet R.A.L.F.H. The Robotic Animated Light Food Handler

Canada's funniest airline is at it again. They love April first and posted this on their blog today along with the video below. "In...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airlines

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  • 221 views
  • 1 year ago

Emergency Escape Chute Falls From Plane

No one was injured after an emergency escape chute deployed on an airliner while in flight, detached and fell to the ground near Mesa,...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 494 views
  • 1 year ago

FIDAE 2016 Air & Space Fair: A350 XWB Demo

The International Air & Space Fair, FIDAE 2016, Latin America's largest airshow is underway. For more than thirty-five years the...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airshows

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  • 57 views
  • 1 year ago

Un-MANned B-52s

Barksdale Air Force Base launched two B-52s with all-female crews March 22 to honor Women’s History Month. According to the U.S. Census...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in US Air Force

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  • 388 views
  • 1 year ago

A Wheel Problem

A plane spotter calling himself 'CameronMD80' on YouTube captures what he calls, "The Bahamian approach to Aviation." explaining, "I am...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 1 year ago