Category Archive: Video

Jul 26 2016

Video: air-to-air footage of B-29 Doc’s first flight

Scott Slocum has posted on Vimeo some great air-to-air footage of B-29 Doc’s first flight as seen from the chase plane. Play it in HD and full-screen mode to enjoy fully!  

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2016/07/26/video-air-to-air-footage-of-b-29-docs-first-flight/

Feb 22 2016

Video: Royal Air Force in Burma

The Library and Archives Canada video channel posted this 42 minutes-ong footage a few months ago. It shows Royal Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft in full colour and in exceptional quality. Despite the title, it appears part of the footage was shot in Canada, but this does not diminish in the least …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2016/02/22/video-royal-air-force-in-burma/

Feb 10 2016

Video: Flying Legends 2016 trailer

The classic Flying Legends airshow in Duxford will take place on Saturady 9 & Sunday 10 July 2016. Enjoy!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2016/02/10/video-flying-legends-2016-trailer/

Feb 08 2016

Super Cub donuts in the snow

Here’s some amusing footage that shows you don’t need a powerful car and a hefty tire budget to make donuts. 🙂

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2016/02/08/super-cub-donuts-in-the-snow/

Jan 14 2016

The Flying Lesson

The Flying Lesson is an ambitious action/drama short film involving air-to-air stunt sequences with a vintage WWII Tiger Moth bi-plane. After the recent death of her grandfather, Phoebe Sanderson (Jessica Blake) takes a flying lesson in the exact plane her grandfather flew in WWII, a recently restored Tiger Moth. With a sense of trepidation, she …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2016/01/14/the-flying-lesson/

Sep 22 2015

Video: B-29 Superfortress “Doc” undergoes first engine runs

 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2015/09/22/video-b-29-superfortress-doc-undergoes-first-engine-runs/

Sep 17 2015

Video: Prince Harry gives up Spitfire ride to a Battle Veteran

Prince Harry, who was expected to fly in the back-seat of a Spitfire during the Battle of Britain Day Flypast on 15 September (the Prince’s 31st birthday) elegantly stepped down and gave his seat to Tom Neil, a 95-year old Battle of Britain veteran whose ride was canceled due to mechanical problems.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2015/09/17/video-prince-harry-gives-up-spitfire-ride-to-a-battle-veteran/

Sep 17 2015

Video: Battle of Britain Day Flypast

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2015/09/17/video-battle-of-britain-day-flypast/

Sep 06 2015

Video: Memorial Flight – LVG C.VI Evening Flight

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2015/09/06/video-memorial-flight-lvg-c-vi-evening-flight/

Aug 16 2015

Video: Messerscmitth Bf 109G-2 test flight at Meier Motors

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2015/08/16/video-messerscmitth-bf-109g-2-test-flight-at-meier-motors/

Aug 14 2015

360×180° video of Heritage Flight P-51 Mustang and F-22 Raptor formation

If you haven’t seen this yet on Warbirds News, chances are you’ll love it. This remarkable video by Lyle Jansma allows the viewer (if his browser permits it) to immerse in a Heritage Flight comprising a P-51 Mustang and F-22 Raptor. Start the video, and drag the image around to see what it’s all about. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2015/08/14/360x180-video-of-heritage-flight-p-51-mustang-and-f-22-raptor-formation/

May 30 2015

Cockpit footage of TBM Avenger’s emergency landing during Arsenal Of Democracy VE Day Flyover

A very interesting video shot from the pilot’s helmet cam, showing the emergency landing of a TBM Avenger seconds before the flyover. What was initially thought to be smoke and fire prooved to be vapourized hydraulic fluid. Nobody was hurt in the incident, and the damage was repaired very quickly. The video also shows the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2015/05/30/cockpit-footage-of-tbm-avengers-emergency-landing-during-arsenal-of-democracy-ve-day-flyover/

Feb 14 2015

Flying Legends Air Show 2015 Trailer

Happy Saint Valentine’s, airplane lovers! 😉

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2015/02/14/flying-legends-air-show-2015-trailer/

Feb 02 2015

Fantasy of Flight – New Museum opens

Fantasy of Flight’s new Museum opens on Friday, January 30th 2015. This smaller, light version of Fantasy of Flight will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Admission will be: $12.00 Adults, $10.00 Seniors and $8.00 for Kids.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2015/02/02/fantasy-of-flight-new-museum-opens/

Jan 07 2015

Was the Flanker the first aircraft capable of executing the Cobra maneuver?

In 1989 at the Paris air show, Viktor Pugachev in the Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker made the first public display of what became known as “Pugachev’s Cobra”, despite the fact that the maneuver was pioneered by LII test pilot Igor Volk during the Flanker’s trials. The maneuver is mostly useless in air combat but has always …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2015/01/07/was-the-flanker-the-first-aircraft-capable-of-executing-the-cobra-maneuver/

Older posts «