Category Archive: Video

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 …

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Sep 22 2015

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

 

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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.

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Sep 17 2015

Video: Battle of Britain Day Flypast

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Sep 06 2015

Video: Memorial Flight – LVG C.VI Evening Flight

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Aug 16 2015

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

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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. …

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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 …

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Feb 14 2015

Flying Legends Air Show 2015 Trailer

Happy Saint Valentine’s, airplane lovers! 😉

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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.

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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 …

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Jul 08 2014

Video: Memorial Flight LVG C.VI in flight

Memorial Flight has uploaded a video of its LVG C.VI reproduction flying with an original Benz Bz.IV engine, above la Ferté Alais airfield in France. The aircraft was built by the Memorial Flight Association in France, for The Vintage Aviator Collection based in New-Zealand. More details and pictures of the build on Memorial Flight’s website …

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May 02 2014

Video: Flying Legends 2014

20 years of Flying Legends by Chris G.

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Mar 03 2014

Video: Reno air Races – Rare 1965 Sky Ranch Documentary

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Jan 05 2014

Video: Bloch MB-152 digital recreation project

Following yesterday’s article on the MB-152 project, here is a video giving an overview of the project. Unfortunately for many readers, it’s in French but contains interesting wartime footage and images of the project. Source

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