5 posts tagged with aircraft by exogenous.
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Helicopters Are Cool

Rescue of a model airplane using a helicopter (five minute YouTube video)
posted by exogenous on Oct 30, 2012 - 44 comments

Aerial Fire Fighting

Firefighting with an Air Tractor (SLYT with unflattering music).
posted by exogenous on May 10, 2009 - 23 comments

Make It, Fly It

It has lately been popular to make stuff. But few have made an airplane. A great variety of homebuilt/amateur experimental aircraft can be made, some speedy, some aerobatic, some quite popular. Some folks have even made a blimp. [more inside]
posted by exogenous on May 4, 2009 - 24 comments

Windshield Imploded, Military Intercept, Cockpit Empty and Dark over Florida Skies

A pilot who apparently faked a distress call and bailed out of his Piper Malibu is now on the run. The pilot and his company, Heritage Wealth Management, were recently sued. Is this another DB Cooper?
posted by exogenous on Jan 12, 2009 - 83 comments

The V-22 Osprey - A Flying Shame

The V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft is going to combat. The aircraft cannot autorotate to safe landing if it loses power in helicopter mode, and has only a rearward facing gun. previously
posted by exogenous on Sep 27, 2007 - 55 comments

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