Video: landing in 400 foot visibility

When you think of precision flying you might think of aerobatics or bush flying, but instrument approaches require plenty of it too. In this short video, you'll ride along in the right seat of an Airbus A320 as it makes a Category IIIB approach into Amsterdam. That means the visibility is less than 1/4 mile, and the autopilot is flying it all the way to the runway.

Video: The flat-out fun Breezy

The Breezy may look odd to non-pilots, but for true aviation enthusiasts this unique open-cockpit airplane is the epitome of simple and fun flying. No avionics, no complicated systems; just stick and rudder, with the wind in your hair. In this video, meet Rob Unger, who rebuilt a Breezy to look just like the original one - which his father created many decades ago. Would you fly it?
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Still More Out with the Old, In with the New

Over the last few years, I have written a couple of posts about…

Video: what is a bush pilot?

What's it like to be a bush pilot? It means flying for days and never seeing an airport, and sometimes being the first person to ever land at a location. In this incredible video, you'll meet some bush pilots in Alaska and see the beautiful places they fly. The real joy of this type of flying is the total freedom.

Video review: Bose A20 Aviation Headset

The Bose A20 Aviation Headset is the most popular headset among pilots, year after year. It's one of the most expensive headsets, too, but most pilots say it's worth the investment. In this video, come flying with Sporty's headset expert, Doug Ranly, as he explores what the A20 can do and why it's so popular.

Video: Island hopping in Hawaii

The phrase "airline pilot" doesn't always mean flying big jets from busy airports. In this week's video, you get to experience a year in the life of a professional pilot - in Hawaii. You'll see some incredible scenery, but also the fun of interacting with passengers on a very personal level at a small airline. It's further proof that there are a huge variety of flying jobs to match almost any style.