Picture of the day: Practice makes perfect

Photographer Eric Dumigan sent in this photo for Picture of the Day with a quick note: “The Canadian Harvard Aerobatic Team practice a formation loop in preparation of the Thunder Over Louisville Airshow. CHAT is seen over Chatham, Ontario, Canada on April 18, 2018. Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of […]

Pilot Perspectives: Anthony Oshinuga

“All I want to do is fly airplanes,” says the 32-year-old aerobatic competitor, air racer, airshow performer and air tour operator. “I’m really passionate about it.” Indeed, Anthony Oshinuga lives and breathes aviation. As the owner and chief pilot of Air Oshi, based in Temecula, California, Oshinuga offers aerial tours of the scenic southern California […]

Video: RANS S-10 flying in New Zealand

Ross Brodie recently posted this video to YouTube of several RANS S-10 Sakotas flying in formation and performing aerobatics over Rangitata Island Aerodrome in South Canterbury, New Zealand. Ross Brodie recently posted this video to YouTube of several RANS S-10 Sakotas flying in formation and performing aerobatics over Rangitata Island Aerodrome in South Canterbury, New […]

Surviving an engine failure while flying straight up in a Pitts

Chad Barber survived an engine failure during an aerobatics routine in a Pitts Special and it’s all on video. What Happened Chad had just completed a negative G maneuver followed by a four-point roll then a pitch up to vertical. At this point 22 seconds into the video, the engine hiccups and quits. Trading altitude […]