Sammy Mason's Articles

F18 Pilot having a little fun..

Im Jealous! F/A-18 Hornet carrying out low altitude training in the canyons of Northern California
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Training

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  • 3 weeks ago

Landing a Piper Cub Looking Backwards..

After witnessing and reading about emergency situations where forward visibility is compromised, I thought I'd try and land looking...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Training

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  • 4 months ago

Solar Powered Airplane Is Here!

Solar Powered Sport Flying on the Horizon - Eric Lentz-Gauthier I stand mid-field at a small airport nestled in the countryside outside...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Experimental Aircraft

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  • 5 months ago

Cub Pilot Makes Emergency Landing, is Arrested

A Piper J3 Cub had an engine failure and made a force landing in a field owned by Sandia National Laboratories. There have been no...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 6 months ago

Airplane Camping!

Last weekend I flew up to beautiful Columbia, CA. (O22) and camped for the night. I recommend fly in camping at Columbia to anyone who...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 7 months ago

Go Pro Pictures!

I've been really enjoying my new Go-Pro, Here are a few screen shots from the last few flights, Enjoy!
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Aerobatics

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  • 7 months ago

High Fashion BASE Jumping

Roberta Mancino expresses her passion for fashion and her love of base jumping in this truly extraordinary "High Fashion" GoPro video...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in BASE Jumping

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  • 177 views
  • 7 months ago

Life is the Pitts

Nothing like a flight in a Pitts Special to put a smile on your face..
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Aerobatics

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  • 7 months ago

Banner Towing..How It's Done.

Have you ever seen a Banner being towed and wonder how It ended up behind the airplane? Here's how! Want a banner flown?...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 8 months ago

Want to go Wing Walking?

Have you ever wanted to try Wing Walking? Now you can! Mike Mason and the West Coast Spin Doctors located in Sequim Washington have...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Airshow Performers

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  • 8 months ago

Quadcopter Goes to the Skatepark!

My Friend and fellow pilot Dave recently purchased a Quadcopter and attached his GoPro to it. The results have been amazing! Here's some...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in RC Models

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  • 382 views
  • 10 months ago

A Look at the New Advanced Known for 2014.

Hey Everyone! The new IAC sequences have been chosen for 2014. I put together a video that walks you through the new Advanced sequence....
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Aerobatics

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  • 10 months ago

Flying a 1946 Luscombe Cross-Country from California to Kansas

When I'm not flying aerobatics, I'm usually doing odd-ball jobs to pay for it :). One of which is ferrying airplanes for people who...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 1870 views
  • 10 months ago

Fun with the Go-Pro

I use my Go-Pro every time I go flying, they are invaluable in self coaching when flying aerobatics. I can't recommend the Go-Pro enough...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Aerobatics

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  • 527 views
  • 11 months ago

Balloon catch and release!

On my way back from aerobatic practice I spotted something floating through my aerobatic box. Upon further inspection I found a "Happy...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Aerobatics

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  • 2148 views
  • 12 months ago

Experience an Advanced Unknown at the U.S National Championships

Let me, USA Advanced Aerobatic Team Member Sammy Mason, take you through my 1st Advanced Unknown at the United States National Aerobatic...
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Youth Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Duel In The Desert Contest

Here's a video of the known flight in Apple Valley California in the Advanced category.
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Posted by Sammy Mason
Acro & Banner-Tow Pilot
in Aerobatics

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  • 318 views
  • 1 year ago