Biplanes To France
Seven replica biplanes are in France being readied for a tribute flight over the Vimy Memorial and they got there in an RCAF C-17. The aircraft will be back in Canada in May for a cross-Canada flight to educate Canadians about the importance of Vimy.
Vimy Flight Promo
Seven replica biplanes are in France to recreate history in April. Sound Venture Productions has been chronicling the massive Vimy Flight effort.
A lot of the bad things people were saying about the F-35 have been muted and there are some singing its praises as the flight test program continues at Edwards Air Force Base. The video is a lot of hype but there are some cool images and it does show the capabilities of the plane.
All About the Arrow
Last Monday was the 58th anniversary of Black Friday, the day the Avro Arrow program was cancelled. Carve out an hour and watch this documentary on the aircraft and the politics that killed it.
Air Force Flight Training
This nice video gives a glimpse of the kind of flying student pilots in the RCAF undergo at Moose Jaw.
Canso Engine Start
In late December, volunteers with the Fairview Aircraft Restoration Society got both Pratt & Whitney 1830 Wasp engines running. The airplane will fly this summer.
Ready For Another Season
Red Bull Air Race pilot Pete McLeod is sponsored by Garmin VIRB cameras to there is naturally a lot of good video available. This one is him flying in the Alps.
Patrouille de France at Gatineau
The famous French demo team will appear at Wings over Gatineau April 30. Here’s a cool video of the team flying with Jetman Yves Rossy and two other jet suit pilots Vincent Reffet and Fred Fugen.
Flying the Hudson Corridor
In the middle of some of the most congested airspace in the world is a strip of VFR airspace that invites GA pilots to take in the sights of New York City. COPA VP of Operations Patrick Gilligan flew the corridor last fall and shot some video.
RCAF Basic Flight Training
The RCAF is always hiring new pilots and this video is a collection of clips from the Harvard and Hawk courses at Moose Jaw.
What It Used To Sound Like
Otters with radial engines are getting pretty rare but anyone who has witnessed something like this will always remember the sound.
Bush Pilot Documentary
Buckle in for this hour-long documentary on bush flying in Canada.
CF-18 Low-Level Training
Nice documentary on the type of flying going on when a CF-18 went down near Cold Lake earlier this week killing Capt. Thomas McQueen.