Posts with tag: "Aeronca"
Aeronca Champ - Air to Air
Monday, March 03, 2014
Aeronca Champ - Air to Air

Air to air photography is one of my favorite jobs/arts but also one of the more challenging ones due its inherent risks, coordination, and skill required to safely perform the work AND get the photos.When I was asked to photograph a beautiful red & white Aeronca 7AC Champ, I jumped at the opportunity to fly!Some background: Air to air work is, by definition, formation flying. While the FAA defines the basic ground rules for formation flying in FAR Part 91, many of us believe it to be rather prudent to go above and beyond the basics so as to avoid becoming a headline in the local news. That said, we spend time working with the flight crew going over procedures, emergency procedures, ...