Quit Your Whining

Published on April 28, 2014 by in Videos

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DC-3T Lidia

Some people focus on their problems. Others try to solve them–as you’ll see in this short documentary about the team that repaired a crashed turbine DC3 … in Antarctica … and flew her home. Inspiring stuff!

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“Ketchikan: The Bush Pilots”

Published on April 11, 2014 by in Videos

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Dream of flying seaplanes? You’ll love this rousing cinematic tribute to the history, airplanes, people, and geography of Southeast Alaska.

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PA-46 North Atlantic Crossing

If you’ve ever wondered what transoceanic ferry flying entails, here’s a nice introduction. Piper PA46 training specialist Dick Rochfort shot some great videos on one of his ferry flights across the North Atlantic. The entire series will take you about 90 minutes to watch … a small fraction of the time Dick spent sitting in the cockpit on the actual trip.

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The Myth of the Bush Pilot

Published on September 26, 2013 by in Videos

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The heyday of the Canadian bush pilot was already over by the time Norma Bailey and Bob Lower shot their documentary film “Bush Pilot: Reflections on a Canadian Myth” in 1978. Today, 35 years later, changes in aviation are coming even faster. And yet, we’d like to suggest that the spirit of these rugged aircraft and the pilots who flew them is still very much alive today … if you know where to look.

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Base Drivethrough: Bethel, Alaska

Published on June 9, 2013 by in Videos

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Bethel is a place where many new pilots start their Alaskan flying careers. It’s also representative of a typical bush hub. Join us for a 51-minute driving tour of the largest community in Western Alaska. Along the way you’ll visit the airport, the town, and some residential areas. You’ll also hear about what it’s like to live and work there.

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Jumpseat to Mekoryuk (Video)

Published on November 26, 2012 by in Videos

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A loud boxy airplane, a hard-working crew, and you in the jumpseat …

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