Archive for the 'Video' Category

Best video on Oshkosh I’ve seen

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

This is a wonderfully produced video of the 2009 AirVenture show at Oshkosh.

Red Bull Air Race comes to NYC’s Hudson Corridor!

Friday, January 29th, 2010

I just learned that Red Bull has chosen NYC for it’s United States location. The Air Race World Championship course will be laid out in the Hudson River Corridor – or it’s new name – NYC Class B Hudson River exclusion zone.  What it means is that millions of people will get a ring-side seat [...]

Alton Bay Ice Airport is OPEN for 2010!

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

[B18] officially opened a couple of days ago. About a dozen of us from PurpleBoard.net met there today.
It was an exciting flight for me as this was my first ice airport landing in my low wing, retractable gear, new-to-me (about 20 hrs in her to date) Mooney 205. I was slightly apprehensive about getting snow [...]

How to land on a lake – with wheels!

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Guess what I did this past Sunday… I landed on a lake with my wheeled airplane. Ok.. it was a frozen lake but it was, none the less, a lake (smirk).

The place: Alton Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH at the former Alton Bay Seaplane base (B18). To the best of my knowledge, this [...]

A flight seen through a child’s eyes

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

My daughter accompanied me on yesterday’s local foliage flight. She borrowed my camera for a while. Being seven year old, I didn’t know what to expect, but as usual I was wonderfully surprised. If you can stand a bit of “kid’s home video” check out this clip.

Is that just wonderfully revealing – or am [...]