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Hoverbike Crash

A failure in the ground avoidance systems may have caused a hoverbike pilot in Dubai to crash. The pilot fell from approximately 100 feet AGL. While the pilot was not injured, the hoverbike was...
Ladies Skydive in Underwear

Ladies Skydive in PJ’s

Last month, the world of skydiving news was turned upside down when seven women came together with one common goal: They would jump out of an airplane wearing only their underwear and a parachute. The...

World’s First Nude Violin Playing Skydiver

With a goal of raising $15,000 for men's mental health, Australian Glen Donnely became the world's first nude violin playing skydiver on his 30th birthday. On August 29, 2017, he set the unofficial record...
103 Year Old Skydiver Sets World Record

103 Year Old Skydiver Sets World Record

In celebration of his grandsons' graduation from college, a 103-year-old skydiver, Al Blaschke, set a Guinness World Record. Al jumped out of the airplane with a parachute. Above all, this is not Al's first world...

Zapata Flyboard

The Zapata Flyboard Air is manufactured by Zapata Racing. Top speed is over 90 mph with a ceiling of 10,000 feet. It will fly for approximately 10 minutes before the backpack fuel tank needs...

Mars Ingenuity Drone – First Flight on Another Planet

"Sometimes we have to do something just to show that you can do it"! This sentence summarizes the purpose of the Mars Ingenuity Drone. The rover Perseverance launched in July of 2020 aboard an Atlas...
US Army Parachute Team Causes Stir in Texas

US Army Parachute Team Causes Stir in Texas

The US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team caused a public panic that reached the local news channel. A local news crew happened to be filming in the area while the Knights were performing a night pyro...
Skydivers Breach Military Facility

A Good Reason to Watch Where you Drop

Before you take that next jump, don’t forget your government issued identification in case of accidentally breaching security at a Naval base on the way down. According to a recent report by NBC News, that’s...
Powered Parachute with an Attitude

Powered Parachute With an Attitude

Since the 1960's mankind has been working on a car that flies. A British company maybe the first to accomplish this feat with the Parajet Skycar.

Where is the Camera?

https://youtu.be/kJ4_SYyL29c?t=410 It seems the video above is causing some curiosity on the internet as to how this view angle was obtained. In the video, the point of view is shown above the base jumpers head...
Sky Surfing

Sky Surfing

You may of heard of Planking, Owling, and Tebowing. All of which involve doing sedentary things in unusual places such as lying down on a building edge, crouching on top of an ATM, or...
Jetman Bails into Ocean

Jetman Bails into Ocean

A Swiss adventurer, Yves Rossy, went down into the Atlantic Ocean after hitting turbulent air which caused equipment failure. While attempting to cross the Strait of Gilbralter from Africa to Europe, the self proclaimed 'Jetman' had to...

Volocopter – Autonomous Air Taxi

Urban transportation is the pits. Congested streets and sparse parking make downtown driving a pain. What if there was a way to avoid traffic jams and parking garages by soaring over the city? Could...
Sweet Sixteen - Sixteen Planes

Sweet Sixteen – Sixteen Planes

Ross Brodie isn't your typical teenager. He's been flying with his dad since he was two years old and is quite the aircraft enthusiast. It should come as no surprise then that Ross wasn't...
Les Nessman Memorial Turkey Drop 2012

Les Nessman Memorial Turkey Drop

Hot air balloonists will gather in east central Illinois this holiday weekend for one of the really unique events in the sport. The 15th annual Les Nessman Memorial Turkey Drop, sponsored by the Danville (Ill.)...
Air Cowboys Under Fire

Air Cowboys Under Fire

A wildlife advocacy group, WildEarth Guardians, is petitioning President Obama to help stop the gunning down of coyotes from ultralight aircraft in the state of Idaho. The practice of hunting from ultralight was approved by...

Airplane Lands on Freeway

A small aircraft made an emergency landing on a busy New York State highway.
Skydiving in Lingerie

Skydiving in Lingerie

This skydiving video is an excerpt from an award-winning skydiving documentary, Over the Edge. In this short video, an all-female group goes skydiving in lingerie and high heels. It's important to realize that this documentary...
Canyon Pilot Plight

Canyon Pilot Plight

While Lionel De Antoni was landing his powered paraglider he noticed that his motor home was missing and police officers were waiting for his arrival. Dazed and confused, the pilot was arrested, his motor...
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