The First FLS Microjet Test Flights (BD-5J)
My other FLS Microjet videos:
1) http://youtu.be/V1_y_KXK8Qo Short clip of a low pass.
2) http://youtu.be/3UJCm1Pw7PY A side view looking aft.
3) http://youtu.be/LwoRJdOLiwE Cam attached to the belly.
4) http://youtu.be/wFJ79BtG12k Formation Flight.
5) http://youtu.be/gjyxKmibPb4 Short clip from of flying from the
I'm striving to gain a sponsor and perform in airshows across the country
while serving as an A-10 pilot in the ANG. More information and pictures
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The FLS Microjet is a small but high performance jet-powered aircraft built
from an amateur homebuilder kit. The design was originally developed in
the 1970's by Jim Bede of Bede Aircraft, Inc. and designated as the BD-5.
The FLS Microjet is an updated version of the BD-5J with today's technology
This video highlights the first few test flights of the FLS Microjet that
took place in January 2011. Working with BD-Micro Technologies, Inc, I was
privileged to be the test pilot and first customer of the FLS Microjet.
If your interested in purchasing an FLS Microjet kit, please refer to
BD-Micro Technologies for more information at http://www.bd-micro.com
Glasair 1RG Fly By 260 MPH - Subaru EG33 Motor
Father-In-Law's first flight in a Glasair aircraft powered by a Subaru
Alcyone SVX EG33 six cylinder 202 cubic inch engine. He had never before
experienced any "G Loads" and handled them well. Watch us make a high speed
T-45 Formation Flight Key West
Student Naval Aviators executing formation training.
These are some of the basic formation manuevers taught to all tactical
Music: "Top Gun Anthem" -Harold Faltermeyer, "Beautiful"-Creed,
Wild West Aircraft SuperSTOL landing short
Our new Wild West Aircraft/Just Aircraft SuperSTOL playing in the desert,
as it should be! What an amazingly capable and FUN airplane! Contact us
when you are ready for your very own SuperSTOL or Highlander!
Wildwestaircraft dot com.
Landing a taildragger Smaragd/Peregrine
Describes 3-point and main wheel landing of a rather fast low wing
ultralight/lsa. Not perfect but giving a rough idea of what's happening.
This is far away from being typical as the aircraft is a taildragger but it
doesn't show the beasty stuff of a typical taildragger. This video is just
the reaction to the question why someone converts a rock solid nose wheel
aircraft into a taildragger. Well, as you can see there are no
disadvantages with the conversion but a taildragger just looks that little
Glasair Sportsman: 360 vs. 390
If you're building a Glasair Sportsman, you have the choice of a 180-HP
IO-360 or the beefier IO-390. Which engine is best? It depends? In this
video, Kitplanes Magazine editor Marc Cook analyzes the pros and cons.