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    Meet The Man Who Documented The Last Season of The Original Goodyear Blimp

    Brian Wiklem is a true avgeek and director of two very unique documentaries.  One focused on the final passenger flight of the DC-10 and his most recent release about the Goodyear Blimp. It’s a documentary highlighting the final season of the original Goodyear-designed blimp before Goodyear replaced it with a more modern foreign-made airship. His videos […]

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    New England Patriots Buy Their Own 767 Fleet, Low Tire Pressure A Possibility

    The New England Patriots announced yesterday that they have secured two Boeing 767-300ER aircraft to support the team this season. While other professional sports teams have leased (or owned) aircraft before, this represents the first time that a NFL team has purchased two aircraft for such an assignment. ESPN, who first broke the story, mentioned […]

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    Where Did THAT Come From? Blue Angels Sneak Pass Stuns Crowd

    The Blue Angels are known for their fantastic stunts, precision flying, and professionalism.  But they are also known for a sneaky, sneaky maneuver that always stuns the crowd. Their performance typically includes a low pass near stage center by Blue Angels #5.  In the pass, the F/A-18 conducts a powerful, yet graceful flyby in full […]

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    Book Captures True Story Of B-17 Crew’s Resilience In WWII

    Growing up, I knew the basics about his father’s war history. He was a B-17 pilot and stationed at Thurleigh, England with the 306th Bomb Group. His plane was named the Susan Ruth after my oldest sister who was one year old at the time he went overseas. He flew combat bombing missions over occupied […]

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    The Magical Sound Of a TA-4J Skyhawk’s Pratt & Whitney J52-P-8s With Crystal Clear 4k Video–You Gotta See AND Hear This

    The McDonnell TA-4J Skyhawk began service for the United States Navy in 1956 as light attack aircraft. The Skyhawk was produced to serve as a flexible mission aircraft with both one and two-seat variants. The two-seat model was most commonly used for training. The combination of the aircraft’s small lightweight airframe and 9,300-pound thrust Pratt […]

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    OMG! First-ever Video Of C-17 Crushing The Mach Loop

    450,000 lbs of jet flying just a few hundred feet above the ground.  It’s amazing! There are times where we need to write a long article that provides color commentary and other times that you just need to watch a kick ass video.  This is one of those times that you should just watch the […]

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    Watch The Beauty And The Beast (Land In A Crosswind)

    It takes considerable skill to land a Boeing 777 or C-17 in tough crosswind conditions. We’ve shared some amazing videos before from Birmingham Airport (BHX) in the UK.  Not only is it an avgeek spotter’s hangout, it is also a field that can be notoriously difficult.  Due to the airport’s runway orientation, terrain features, and […]

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    BREAKING: Thunderbirds Incident at Dayton

    UPDATE: 6:58PM CT: A press conference was held this afternoon regarding the crash. Both occupants of the two-ship F-16D are in good condition. See recap of today’s events here. UPDATE 12:34PM CT:  Here is live footage of the incident provided by WHIO. 12:20PM CT The Dayton Daily News is reporting that a Thunderbirds aircraft ‘crashed’ […]

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    Boeing’s Newest Jets Go ‘Near Vertical’ In Practice Performance Before Paris Air Show

    Ok, so it’s not REALLY near vertical…but it is some damn impressive and aggressive flying by professional pilots flying Boeing’s newest jetliners. For the past few years, Boeing has put together amazing summer air show routines.  In preparation for each year’s performance, Boeing also has put together incredible videos documenting the practice with cinematic flair. […]