John Batchelor talks to Col. Mark Tillman, who was the captain of Air Force One on September 11th, 2001, during a live broadcast from Ground Zero.
Video Rating: 5 / 5
www.apibestinclass.com This is by far one of the best in class operations you will see… They have back up for just about everything and they know what to do if the wind changes and they can not get back to where they left from…. They have a ground crew that can set up another place to land. We all could learn from this team. Category:
www.apibestinclass.com Senior Editor takes off in MetLife Blimp to get video for ApiBestinClass site. Flying over Waste Mgt Phx Open Golf Category:
Video Rating: 0 / 5
www.apibestinclass.com Take a ride over the 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open. Find out what it takes to put the blimp in the air. The MetLife Blimp Program, initiated in 1987, underwent an expansion in 1994. MetLife currently operates three airships known as “Snoopy One,” “Snoopy Two,” and “Snoopy J.” Structurally, the blimps are the same A60+ model. All of the blimps are permanently decaled with the corporate logo “MetLife” on either side. “Snoopy Two” was launched from Hillsboro, Oregon in October, 1993. The primary difference between the two blimps is their geographic regions of operation; “Snoopy Two” spends the winter months on the West Coast touring California, Nevada and Arizona.Chief Pilot is Charles Smith, “Snoopy J” was launched in Japan in November of 2010. The primary focus of the blimp program is providing aerial coverage of sporting and special events. In a typical year, “Snoopy One” and “Snoopy Two” cover approximately 70 events for a variety of networks including NBC, CBS, ABC, ESPN and TGC. The blimps can be seen capturing shots of events ranging from the US Open and PGA Championship, to NFL football games across the country The First weekend of February Snoopy Two was in Scottsdale AZ.
Video Rating: 0 / 5