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Favorite Aviation Videos

 

67FS “Fighting Cocks” and the 44FS “Vampire Bats”

This video was created to commemorate the 67FS winning the 2011 Raytheon Trophy for outstanding aerial achievement, given to the top air-to-air squadron in the USAF.

 Flying Over America!

 

Explaining The Entabulator

Many years ago Rockwell International decided to get into the heavy duty automatic transmission business. They were getting ready to tape their first introductory video. As a warm up , the stage crew began what has become a legend within the training industry. This man should have won an academy award for his stellar performance. 

Now keep in mind, this was strictly off the cuff; nothing was written down. NO TELEPROMTER, Nothing he says is true. He had NO script! This was a rehearsal for camera, lighting and stage crew. It’s all totally meaningless drivel made up as he goes along. It has been said that this video is still utilized as a training aide for incoming Congressmen, lawyers, and White House Administrators.

A typical day at the Tan Son Nhut Airport in Saigon (1968)

 

Sea trials of the F-35B on the USS Wasp

These are sea trials of the F-35B on the USS Wasp. They were very successful, with 74 VL’s and STO’s in a three week period.The media and the program critics had predicted that we would burn holes in the deck and wash sailors overboard.  Neither of which happened. You will notice a sailor standing on the bow of the ship as the jet rotates.That was an intentional part of the sea trials.  No catapult… No hook…. It’s a new world out there!  The shape and scope of warfare – worldwide – just changed.  This video was made in the Atlantic, just off Newport News ( Hampton Roads),Virginia .
 

Flying the Eastern Airlines DC-7

February 22, 2012 – Jeff Skiles and Sully Sullenberger take you inside the cockpit of Historical Flight Foundation’s DC-7B as they learn to fly the vintage airliner and earn their second-in-command type ratings

Awesome Aviation Art!

 

Impossible Helicopter Landing

 

Jetman Flight at Grand Canyon West

In May 2011, Jetman achieved a beautiful and memorable flight in the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

 

Nightime Airshow at Oshkosh

 

Carol Burnett Show – No Frills Airline

Tim is put through the ringer by Carol because he’s in the No-Frills section of the airplane while Harvey gets special treatment one seat ahead in First Class.

 

Breathtaking U2 Spy Plane Ride

 

FA18 extended view of Space Shuttle Endeavour’s flyover Southern California  

SCA-Endeavour extended aerial view during Tour of Southern California on September 21, 2012. Views included Malibu, Dodger Stadium, California Science Center, the Los Angeles Colosseum, downtown Los Angeles, the Hollywood Sign, Griffith Observatory, Pasadena, the Rose Bowl, Santa Monica, Long Beach, Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Space X, Universal Studios, Point Mugu before landing at Los Angeles International Airport at 12:51 pm PT.

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