Baron Pilot: Flying to the Top of the YouTube Charts

Baron Pilot: Flying to the Top of the YouTube Charts

Photos by Elizabeth Allenbaugh Kristoffer Patasnik combined his love of aviating and his Beechcraft Baron to create a popular YouTube series that he hopes will motivate aspiring aircraft owners, pilots and passengers. Like most of us, Kristoffer Patasnik was bitten by the aviation bug while in grade school, which means he spent, or misspent, depending Read More

Digital Weather Radar:  Past, Present and Future

Digital Weather Radar: Past, Present and Future

“Conversation about the weather (radar) is the last refugeof the unimaginative.”  – Oscar Wilde, Irish Dramatist Obviously, Mr. Wilde was not a pilot – well, at least not a pilot that did any serious instrument flying. If he were, he’d have a much greater appreciation for the safety-enhancing capabilities offered by airborne weather radar.  When Read More

CitationMax: Flying Viewers  into the Citation Jet Age

CitationMax: Flying Viewers into the Citation Jet Age

If you’ve ever wondered how a 25-year-old guy can go from earning his PPL at 18 to becoming an ATP-rated, professional pilot in the left seat of a brand-new Cessna CJ3+ in only seven years, you need to tune into the CitationMax YouTube channel. It’s a pretty easy assumption that when people first meet Max Read More

310 Pilot: Modern-Day “Sky King”

310 Pilot: Modern-Day “Sky King”

Not since the legendary Sky King’s Songbird II brought the grace and beauty of Cessna’s 310 onto TV sets across the county has the venerable twin enjoyed such a steadfast following as the fans of Kevin and Jaime Thornton’s YouTube adventures in 771BC.  If you’re like a lot of us Baby Boomers, you couldn’t wait Read More

PilotTube: Owner-pilots invite  viewers into the cockpit.

PilotTube: Owner-pilots invite viewers into the cockpit.

Premier 1 Driver: Have jet. Will travel. What do you get when you combine an experienced F-16 pilot, a Beechcraft Premier 1A jet, and a cockpit full of cameras with some creative videography and YouTube? You get Premier 1 Driver and the chance to fly “right seat” as Greg Mink travels to exciting locations throughout Read More