Category: Video

Henri Ecochard, Free French Piper L-4 “Grasshopper” pilot

The CAF French Wing is proud to present the latest issue of its documentary series, History and Duty of Remembrance. In this episode, Stéphane Duchemin receives Henri Ecochard, Free French and Piper L-4 pilot. Henri Ecochard was 16 when war was declared in 1939 and 17 when, a year later, he joined the Free French forces …

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Video: 1939 Cleveland National Air Race

Found this on the excellent blog Hushkit. Enjoy !

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Video: First flight in the US for Mosquito TV959

Mosquito TV959, a T Mk 3 of Paul Allen’s Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum made its first flight in the US since its arrival in late 2016. Video by Jason Fortenbacher.

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Video: first flight of the Roseland Spitfire

Vintage Wings of Canada published this video of the first flight of the Roseland Spitfire on June 9, 2017 with John Aitken at the controls. Source

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Videos: Sea Vixen “Foxy Lady” wheels-up landing at Yeovilton

Source: The Aviationist YouTube channel (video by Steven Canning)   Source: RAG85 YouTube channel  

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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!  

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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 …

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Video: Flying Legends 2016 trailer

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

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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. 🙂

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

 

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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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Video: Battle of Britain Day Flypast

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Video: Memorial Flight – LVG C.VI Evening Flight

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

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