I think the sub title to this Burj Khalifa BASE jump video should borrow from Tosh.O and say something like “Nana nana boo boo, my BASE jump is more badass than the ones that you do.”
This is, just about the coolest video that I have seen in a long time. It is just, sick.
There is a helicopter in the video, so there’s something aviation related in there, so don’t be hating that I posted a BASE…
I was out at Circuit of the Americas, aka COTA, for the MotoGP race a couple of weeks back. The circuit, is close to the airport, in fact, it’s directly under the flight path of runway 17L, if memory serves me right.
Of course, in between photographing the motorcycles racing by at 180+ miles an hour, and the hot girls modeling at the static displays, I had to look up and take a few shots of the…
Caught this beautiful Learjet 45 landing at Austin Bergstrom International Airport recently. The plane is registered to an outfit named “Whiskey Tango” which makes me wonder out loud: “where’s Foxtrot?” but that’s something for another day.
I like how you can see straight through the hull in a couple of the pictures which makes me wonder if there’s anyone on board other than the crew.
This is just about the coolest promo ever. Sure, there are some stereotypical Texas things in there, like the Longhorns on the cop car doors, but I really enjoyed this.
Looks like I’m going to the Metroplex in September.
More information on the race dates etc. is located on the official Red Bull Air Race website.
The music in this video sucks but the pictures that they get are quite spectacular. I did not realize that you could fly a T-6 Texan like that. By the way, overseas the Texan is called “Harvard.”
Wheels down, skimming the water like that takes skills and big ole brass cojones. I’d be worried about going too deep and planting the nose in the lake. There is no runway, other than at the beginning of…
This beauty, was delivered new to the University of Texas Regents. It is hangared at the state hangars on the East side of the airport.
According to the University, this King Air 350 was purchased new for $5.5 million back in July of 2008. The plane is configured for 9 passengers and the operational cost of the plane is shared with other state agencies.
The Pratt & Whitney PT6A-60A engines were…
Caught this bad boy at ABIA the last time I was out there. This is a beautiful Jet Blue A320 called “Blue Kid In Town.”
When she was refurbished, there was a competition to pick out the new tail pattern. The pattern that won, is called “building blocks.”
I like the tail pattern quite a bit. Although, I must confess, that when I first saw the pattern I thought that they were TV sets.
This plane was delivered new on April Fool’s day 2004.
She was headed back to JFK from Austin when I caught up to her.Blue Kid In Town – Jet Blue – Airbus A320 N587JB Caught this bad boy at ABIA the last time I was out there. This is a beautiful Jet Blue A320 called “Blue Kid In Town.”
I love this air reel video. Seriously, it’s beautiful. The colors, the lighting, everything about it is absolutely stunning.
The after burners on the F-15 look awesome. They gave me chills.
We even got to see a C-5 Galaxy in flight, so you know it’s rare. Sorry for the dig to the C-5 guys, but that plane has horrible reliability.
Watch this in full screen mode for all the goodness.