Category Archives: aviation

Inside a B-29 Superfortress

An honour retracing steps of WWII veterans as I explored every nook and cranny of this plane! [21:34] Video link.

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The engineering behind wingsuit design

Aerospace Engineer Angelo Grubisic fell in love with the high-risk sport of wingsuit base jumping. And he’s using his engineering knowledge to apply aeronautical principles to this extreme sport.

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Australian helicopter cowboys

This is a new/old/fave video. It fell into the bin and can’t be saved for later it must be shown now. It’s that good.

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More cross wind landings

Birmingham Airport, UK. Wind speeds at some point were more than 20mph. It’s times like these when the pilots earn their money. Scary as shit.

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Aircraft takeoff trauma

Lotsa stuff going on here. Imagine you’re the pilot trying to fly this multi-million dollar aircraft. Then imagine you’re a passenger at the back of the plane.

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Airbus drone hybrid

“Airbus and Italdesign are please to introduce Pop.Up, a trailblazing modular ground and air passenger concept vehicle system to releive traffic conjestion in megacities of tomorrow.” Spot the spelling errors. Video is about a concept that looks nice on the … Continue reading

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Flamethrower drone

Drones are being used by an electric power company in China to get rid of plastic bags and other debris that get caught in places that are hard to reach by a human in a cherrypicker. Shit’s starting to get … Continue reading

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Scorpion 3 Hoverbike-3

Created by Russian startup Hoversurf, the Scorpion-3 aerial bike isn’t much more than a giant quadcopter with a seat, but unlike previous prototypes, the Scorpion-3 puts the controls directly in the hands of the pilot. Although this sci-fi machine wants … Continue reading

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Drone shooting

Rather than skeet shooting, shooters practice firing at drones flying at 80 miles per hour. Guy capitalized on the idea and now makes money all over the country.

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Russian fighters on the highway

Belarusian Airforce Mig29 and Su25 land on Minsk-Mogilev highway in a training mission.

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Apache demo team

The RNLAF AH-64D Apache Demo Team puts the chopper through a series of loop and other maneuvers.

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Jet plane water drop

Two instances where these jet tankers were called into fight a forest fire in Quilpue, Chile.

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Crosswind take-offs and landings

Crosswinds are a bitch. It’s one of the reasons why the pilots make the big bucks.

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Concorde takeoff

The Concorde Supersonic Transport operated from 1969 to 2003. It suffered from complaints from sonic booms heard at ground level and could only be afforded by the wealthy. It was fast. It was majestic. (Source)

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Moving massive Boeing airplane parts

Get in the driver seat: see how our Long Load Crew moves spars & stringers over 30 meters long for our Boeing 777, 767, and 747. The steer car is attached to the back of a long truck that hauls … Continue reading

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P-47 Razorback

Giant RC scale Warbird Republic P-47 Thunderbolt Razorback, “Miss Behave.” A lot of time, a lot of money. But, damn, that’s sure nice.

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