It was a sad moment when the Boilermaker announced that this year the annual post-race party would be without the popular flyover. That has been one of the signature features for the big event for countless years and when the military jets were not available, Executive Director for The Boilermaker Tim Reed, started digging in to see what else could be done. What he discovered was truly amazing!
If you fly Jetblue, then you know all about one of the coolest domestic planes to be shuttled to and fro in (as they fly nothing but these airplanes), but what's the view like from the front seat of an Airbus 320?
Maybe you can't fly for the military or be an aerobatic pilot, but if you'd like an exciting aviation job that isn't just gradually moseying through the sky like the airlines, maybe crop dusting is for you.
Ever wonder what it's like to crash in an airplane when the engine loses power shortly after takeoff? Me neither, but that's exactly what happened to these two pilots, each of which had cameras rolling when that heart-thumping moment came.
Besides music, there has always been another love in my life... Aviation! (I'm talking about hobbies, Baby ;)) I got bitten by the bug way back when I was in high school and we went on a field trip to the airport. I've always loved watching things fly in the sky and was fascinated by the allure and prestige of it all but had never been in an airplane before. Till that day.
Oh our truck's on fire? What do you mean it'll take firefighters forever to get here? Well let's call in the air support then! This accident happened out in the middle of the Canadian wilderness so emergency crews were too far out which meant that the resulting flames had to be put out in style...
A guy named Antony L in New Zealand decided to take his buddy 'Josh' (who looks mysteriously like Neville Longbottom of Harry Potter fame) up for some maneuvers. As far as we can tell, he didn't puke into his sick-sack