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    futurshox's Avatar
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    Footless Halls - or why flying is good (video)

    I made this video when a friend took me flying the other day. Since then, a few folks seem to be using it to show their friends why they like flying. Hope you enjoy it too.

    Edit: You'll have to use your imagination to look at the fluffy cloud tops here...
    Last edited by futurshox; 11-29-2011 at 06:35 PM.

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    Great pics and well done. Sure hope your friend filed IFR

    65LA out of 07N Pennsylvania

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    I agree.....beautiful flying in and out of the clouds.....except for the disregard for VFR cloud separation limits.

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    Well done! You have captured the essence of pure flight, this infectious disease we pilots all have and the romantic notion we seem to aspire to. In a word it's called freedom.

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    Looks like fun, and it certainly does capture the magic, but I'd echo Jerry and Frank regarding the obvious disregard for VFR Cloud Clearance requirements. Not a good example to set, particularly the partly-IMC aerobatics.

    Also, CTAF calls should include the aircraft's tail number, although I can understand why your friend wouldn't want his registration audible in that video.

    You might consider doing your buddy a favor and take the clip down before somebody with "Aviation Safety Inspector" after his name sees it. Even without the tail number, he wouldn't be hard to find; there probably aren't too many RV-8s based at that field.
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