The Dragonfly 1 Rocket-Powered Helicopter

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Recently TAPtv aired an episode on the history of the jet-tipped rotor concept. The Dragonfly 1 is a modern incarnation of this old concept. Perhaps a bit terrifying, the craft does appear to be stable and controllable. ...

The Constitution

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Originally designed as a long-range transport for the US Navy, the Constitution prototype was also envisioned as a passenger airliner for Pan Am. For access to hundreds of other aviation videos, check out http://www.a...

Flying in the Spruce Goose

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Author Richard Kirkland recalls the Spruce Goose's nerve-wracking first flight, as told to him by the project's chief engineer Rea Hopper. For access to hundreds of other aviation videos, check out http://www.aerocine...

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Adrienne talks about upcoming content....

First Underground Balloon Flight

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Exactly ten years after the recording of Felix Baumgartners base-jump in the Mamet Cave went around the World, this abyss on Velebit Mountain became the scene of another incredible daredevil venture. Ivan Trifonov, a sev...

P-40 Warhawks Flying at AVG Reunion

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Three P-40's flew a tribute at the AVG Flying Tigers reunion at the Cavanaugh Flight Museum. Submitted by TAPtv viewer Erik Johnston....

The XB-70 Valkyrie

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Maj. Gen F.J. Ascani, USAF, recalls the trial and tribulations as program director of the XB-70 Valkyrie. For access to hundreds of other aviation videos, check out http://www.aerocinema.com ...

Quest for the Jet Rotor

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The story of the jet-powered helicopter, from early German efforts during WWII to Fairey Aviation's revolutionary Gyrodyne and Rotodynes. For access to hundreds of other aviation videos, check out http://www.aerocinem...

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