An honour retracing steps of WWII veterans as I explored every nook and cranny of this plane!
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This was the “Fifi” B-29 crew ww flew with in this episode:
Aircraft Commander – Steve Zimmerman
Co-Pilot – Neils Agather
Flight Engineer – Rick Garvis
Right scanner – Stuart Watkins
Left scanner – Miles Greif
Aft scanner – Don Boccaccio
Ground crew – Brad Pilgrim
Huge thanks to my friends Chris Palmer and Deon Mitton for shooting this one with me,
as it was pushed back from the original scheduled date, and my production team had flown home with out me that morning… (I burned my airline ticket to do this 🙂
For those wishing for a great flight training, simulation, and aviation enthusiast podcast, check out Chris’ Aviatorcast, Episode 75 – http://www.flyaoamedia.com/aviatorcas…
Deon is a fixed and rotary wing pilot, and an unbelievable aviation photographer check out his links here:
I’m SOOOOO excited to publish this one! The random thumbnail YouTube just generated after uploading is not bad… But I am thinking of using the wide exterior… Also, I need title help… It’s a nearly real time ride along in the B-29 with intercom audio of all procedures, plus intercutting between me crawling all around every nook and cranny – how do you get that into a title??? #whyifly #FlightChops
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I am a “weekend warrior” private pilot, I fly for fun with no intentions of going commercial. I have had my PPL for over 15 years, but still consider each flight a learning experience – I generally take detailed notes after each flight to remind myself what went well or what I could do to improve…. Having the GoPro cameras to record flights like this is invaluable. I find these self analysis videos very helpful in my constant quest to improve, and am happy to share. Feedback is invited; however, please keep it positive.