Ric Peterson's Articles

Think You Know Australia? Watch The New Safety Video From Qantas

I'm struck by the number of 'real' people used, friendly Australians in stunning locations are the stars of the new Qantas safety video...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Major Airlines

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  • 1 year ago

Cruise and Bruckheimer Are Talking Top Gun 2 ...Again.

It will be 30 years this May that Top Gun opened and then would go on to become the highest-grossing movie of 1986. Tom Cruise now seems...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in General Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

First Pegasus Refueling Flight

Boeing and U.S. Air Force aircrews successfully completed the KC-46A tanker’s first refueling flight today in the skies above Washington...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Manufacturers

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  • 1 year ago

360° Patrouille Suisse and Airbus Lauberhorn 2016

Another dramatic 360° video from the cockpit of a Patrouille Suisse F-5. They were the first military jet team to use the technology a...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airlines

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  • 2 years ago

Spectacular Sky Dancing With The Northern Lights

Horacio Llorens, one of the world’s best acro-paragliders, combines his passion for flying with the beautiful Northern Lights. In 14...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Alternative Flight

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  • 1 year ago

Meet A Pilot With 10,000 Hours In The Apache

To date, he's the only guy. CW5 Ken Jones has achieved what no other AH-64 Apache pilot has: 10,000 hours flying Apaches and that...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Helicopters

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  • 1 year ago

Dulles Airport Digs Out

Dulles International Airport, 11,830 acres, about 5,000 of which are used for aircraft operations including 4 runways. There are 198...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airports & Destinations

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  • 1 year ago

Wind Games 2016 Prepare To Be Blown Away

This weekend the third edition of the Wind Games is taking place at Windoor in Empuriabrava, Spain. These young atheletes are making a...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Alternative Flight

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  • 1 year ago

Snow How: Pushing Winter Storm Jonas Off The Runway

Snow teams worked around the clock to clear the airfield at Dulles International Airport. The total area to be cleared is equivalent to...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airports & Destinations

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  • 1 year ago

What Happens After An Incident Like This

A fascinating and informative video release from the Canadian Armed Forces takes us inside the investigation process following the crash...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

Snow Storm Causes 11,000+ Flight Cancellations Over 3 Days!

There have been 4,263 cancellations within, into, or out of the United States today and another 1,224 already announced for tomorrow....
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airlines

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  • 44 views
  • 1 year ago

Browse Through A Century Of Flight & Space

This year the oldest aeronautical American magazine Aviation Week & Space Technology celebrates its centennial and the weekly is...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in General Aviation

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  • 128 views
  • 1 year ago

Search Called Off 12 Still Missing After 2 Marine CH-53 Helicopters Crash Off Hawaii

LATEST UPDATE: Authorities have found 3 life rafts that were carried aboard the helicopters, but there is still no sign of the 12 crew...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 423 views
  • 2 years ago

3 Minutes For Those Who Love To Fly

Nicolas Slomowicz is a videographer, director, cameraman and editor. According to his website he has always been passionate about the...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in General Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Space Debris Animation From Sputnik To Now

Almost 20,000 pieces of space debris are currently orbiting the Earth ranging from the size of an orange to that of an 18 wheel truck....
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Space

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  • 2 years ago

New Space Center Exhibit Opens Saturday In Houston

Independence Plaza will open on Saturday becoming the newest international landmark at the Space Center in Houston. A space craft and an...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Space

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  • 2 years ago

Russian Bear Explodes On Runway

Although the incident occurred in June of last year a video shot by an eye witness has emerged this week. According to the Russian...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

It Began With Airshows Meet The 419 FW's first F-35 Pilot.

It all started at an airshow. The 419th Fighter Wing's first F-35 pilot, Maj. Jayson Rickard talks about his transition from the F-16 to...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 2 years ago

For Sale! One Beech 18 Party Bus.

This "rare" gem popped up on Craigslist. "The Friendship's" owner says, "I have a one of a kind very rare Beechcraft 18 plane party bus....
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Alternative Flight

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  • 2 years ago

Fantastic Shallow Fog & Flight

U.K. videographer 'flugsnug' has been out in the cold with his HD camera again but this time it isn't about the wind. About his latest...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airports & Destinations

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  • 149 views
  • 2 years ago