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- Horizontal Stabilizer (49:40)
- Vertical Stabilizer (21:15)
- Rudder (32:15)
- Right Elevator (35:45)
- Left Elevator (30:50)
- Inventory & Setup (9:30)
- Left Wing Prep (54:30)
- Left Fuel Tank (45:20)
- Left Wing Skins (46:10)
- Right Wing Prep (34:15)
- Right Fuel Tank (47:50)
- Right Wing Skins (40:15)
- Ailerons (54:30)
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- Rods and ends (18:45)
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- Inventory and Setup (7:15)
- FireWall (14:30)
- F-704 Bulkhead (13:25)
- F-705 Bulkhead (14:20)
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- Tailcone (29:30)
- Center Section (35:15)
- Forward Section (52:40)
- Forward Assembly (24:30)
- Skins/Baggage Area (46:30)
- Seats & Seat Floors (30:15)
- Flaps & Gear Mounts (18:15)
- Fuselage Plumbing (14:0)
- Tail Feathers (16:35)
- Front Deck/Firewall (58:50)
Finish Kit
- Electrical (57:30)
- Electrical Part 2 (24:0)
- Canopy (22:30)
- Landing Gear (18:35)
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Watch: This flight attendant has 'em rolling in the aisles! - HLN
Instead of hearing your flight attendant simply go through safety measures before takeoff -- fasten your seatbelts, turn off your mobile devices -- now, some are really trying to get your attention... by telling jokes!
Flying Single Pilot IFR to Puerto Rico! - Steveo1kinevo
Watch as Steve flies down to Puerto Rico from the United States.
Lakes Goofy 17 Ship Flyby - Ted Chang
Lakes-Goofy Flight of 17 in honor of the visit to Spruce Creek by Air Marshall Sir Ian Macfadyen and Lady Sally Macfadyen.
Farm Country Video - Rans S-7S - Cool shots! - Backcountry Pilot
Some incredible footage on a farm airstrip of a Rans S-7S, doing takeoffs and landings.
Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 4K - Citation landing video - Sporty's Pilot Shop
A great cockpit view of a landing in a Cessna Citation.
Fly with Sonikhanem to Venice, FL - sonikhanem
A wonderful flight down to Venice for a late lunch/dinner. Winds were calm, the sky filled with fluffy clouds and It was a beautiful sunset.
AVweb's Year in Photos 2016 - AVweb
Avweb readers send us hundreds of aviation photos each year. Here's a compilation of the best for 2016. Best wishes to all who view or channel for a happy and prosperous 2017.
Merry Christmas Flight (on a map) - REMOS AG
REMOS wishes all Merry Christmas! On Monday, December 12th, two engineers, Christian Majunke and Paul Foltz, started a very special flight in Pasewalk: with their REMOS GXiS and wrote the words "Merry Xmas" to the skies over Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Falcon-50EX Circling Approach into Aspen Colorado - The HD Pilot
Gene friend Brendan flies Falcons, King Airs, and more for a living. In snowing and windy conditions at the airport, he took me along for a Circling Approach into KASE in Aspen Colorado. At points on the circling approach, the plane pass over Table Mountain at about 300' AGL, doing 140kts!
Lancaster City PA airport (KLNS) to Ocean City NJ (26N) - Multiple camera views - Joe Hainey
Flight from Lancaster City PA to Ocean City NJ in a Remos light sport aircraft.
GoPro: Day of the Dead Skydive with Roberta Mancino - GoPro
Roberta and fellow skydivers remember the ones they've lost in a spirited skydive dance in Cuautla, Mexico. Festive makeup and wardrobe make this tribute a treat for the eyes.
Not Your Average College Camping Trip - It's A Pilot's Life - Swayne Martin
What happens when you mix college pilots, 20 planes, camping, and a barbecue? One of the country's coolest fly-in events.
Indy Air Hogs 2016 - 4K - AviatorShow
The IAH fly in is truly an institution in the sport. With 117 pilots attending as well as their families and friends, the event is prime for lots of fun conversations, flying, and shenanigans... All topped off with an incredible fireworks demo that the entire town of Scottsburg, IN comes out to enjoy.
Christine's Stunning Night Landing! - JustPlanes
First Officer Christine briefs and performs a great night landing at Toronto on the Air Canada Airbus A321 from Montego Bay.
Helicopter Landing: Edge of a Cliff - day in the life of Bradley Friesen - Mountain Flying - FlightChops
Canada's craziest chopper pilot may not be so crazy after all!

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