Pilot Lands Bush Plane Like a Helicopter

A fierce headwind allows this bush pilot to maintain lift as the airplane throttled down and comes to a stop on the ground.

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+14 1. Burimi commented 5 years ago

Perfect control! Well done.
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+7 2. Pyranthos commented 5 years ago

Landing was hard enough to get comfortable with, without this kind of headwinds. Impressive skill, and nerves. I'd of been too worried the wind would stop and just drop me to let myself go slow enough to still try to land regardless.
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+7 3. cameramaster commented 5 years ago

Now that's what I call a skillful piece of flying...beautifully done!
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+9 4. ComentAtor commented 5 years ago

it's an Alaska super cub 10 .. light weight plane with big wings .. and the headwind #2 was actually helping him
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7u1jzjFL8s
but i'm not arguing his skill :)
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+5 5. thundersnow commented 5 years ago

Wings of steel! <3
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+7 6. torbengb commented 5 years ago

Bush pilots are the awesomeliest pilots <3
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0 7. buckleg08 commented 203 days ago

flying with big balls...:O
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0 8. Judge-Jake commented 202 days ago

With those tyres he could have dropped from 100 feet. :D