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A write off apparently - but no injuries thankfully.
| Jul 20, 2015 @ 06:24 AM | 735 Views
After (and before) .......
Dramatic moment a Spitfire lands without any wheels.
(0 min 57 sec)
Spitfire at Sibson V4
(4 min 18 sec)
Spin testing my RV
| Jul 15, 2015 @ 05:06 AM | 658 Views
First ever spin of this (new) aeroplane.
Could well be the last as this type is not cleared for intentional spinning here in the UK
Many thanks to my test pilot. Looks tame on a computer, but in reality you need BIG balls (or a small brain
)to do this
RV-6 Spin testing
(0 min 22 sec)
(PS - before anyone says it, "Zero" for the flicked spin entry, and don't you love how the ipad keeps trying to flip rightside up !)
Film - "Low Trail"
| Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:35 AM | 1,591 Views
A quick 1m 50s ride along with a Pitts formation last Monday
Hope you like it
Low Trail ......... A Pitts formation flight
(2 min 7 sec)
Monday evening's fun
| Apr 18, 2015 @ 04:30 PM | 1,812 Views
, on Flickr
Airborne at last
| Mar 24, 2015 @ 10:48 AM | 1,818 Views
, on Flickr
6 1/2 hours so far. 200mph straight and level @ 2600 rpm - I'll settle for that !
, on Flickr
With spats ....
1.5 years, 2200 hours work and she's finally ready to FLY !
| Mar 03, 2015 @ 11:23 AM | 2,066 Views
I've been ready for 2 weeks now - but the weather has other ideas
It's an RV-6, 160 hp with full inverted systems to go with the Pitts. Brand new, never flown, built over the last 18 months from a 16 year old untouched kit I found in a barn.
186 Days Later .....
| Feb 05, 2015 @ 05:22 AM | 3,535 Views
(5 min 23 sec)
Cloud Dancing on the "Bullet train"
| Nov 28, 2014 @ 10:19 AM | 1,663 Views
A bit of a "crossover" film this time. Some of the sequences are shot from a Multiplex R/C "Easystar"
Cloud Dancing on the "Bullet Train"
(4 min 14 sec)
As soon as the weather improves there's plans afoot to try some air to air shooting with R/C & the Pitts. Ideally we need either a static quad copter or a 100+ mph fixed wing platform.
Methinks the fist stage will be "flypasts" of a quad copter in static hover at about 50'
Can't wait to get started !
My last 12 months in 4m of film and photos.
| Oct 21, 2014 @ 03:00 PM | 2,626 Views
Time Flys 2014 - An Aviators Yearbook
(4 min 0 sec)
hope you like it
Photos from the weekend ..
| Sep 23, 2014 @ 07:43 AM | 2,277 Views
New film - More of a Travelog this time
| Jul 17, 2014 @ 04:18 AM | 2,581 Views
Here's a 3 minute video of a trip around Scotland last weekend.
The Aeroplane is a Zenair CH601.
It's kit built from aluminium and pop rivets, the kit costs about £14k here in the UK - much simpler to build than many models I'd say.
It flies at around 100mph using 14 litres per hour. Range is 6 hours - so you can really go places (as the film shows I hope)
Cut My Wings
(3 min 23 sec)
Pitts Aero's - 3 1/2 min short film
| Jul 09, 2014 @ 08:29 AM | 2,747 Views
Here's a quick video from last Saturday - A "Pitts Only" aero's comp as a dry run for next years 70th anniversary event
Hope you like it
Pitts at Sleap 2014
(3 min 33 sec)
Falling or flying - a short film or a day out to the seaside
| Jun 09, 2014 @ 04:17 PM | 2,680 Views
Title should read "A short film about a day out to the seaside" Doh !
Quite mellow, Hope you like it
WIGY TV - Falling or Flying
(4 min 59 sec)
Just finished - 2013 in flight
| Oct 28, 2013 @ 03:22 PM | 3,055 Views
Time Flys 2013 - An Aviators Yearbook
(4 min 35 sec)
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