The first 2.5 minutes of this video show video from the cockpit of a training C172 flight that might have had a very very bad outcome.
They fly into wake turbulence that rolls them 50 degrees on very short final. It happens so fast. A lesson to be learned here.
[I'm posting this from the Amtrak train to NYC, and the onboard wifi is blocking youtube (understandable, but annoying), so all I can give you right now is the direct link to the vid. Later I will replace this with the embedded video.]
A longtime, beloved tradition in the General Aviation world is the Pancake Breakfast.
Add to that, that pilots are big on innovation (as opposed to the FAA, who is not, but that’s a post for a different day).
Well, in honor of the Maker Faire going on today and tomorrow in Calif, here’s a computer-controlled pancake printer.
Another thing I’m looking forward to at Oshkosh this summer is this project to build a complete kitplane during the week.
Gonna be cool I think. AirVenture.org
One of the things I’m really looking forward to at this summer’s Oshkosh airshow is the Friday night performance of the band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.
Today’s adventure : NH to NYC
Trying out some new tools for doing posting from the field.
Hoping to use these to do addl reporting from OSH this summer.