Just another average sunset in paradise!

Friday, January 27, 2012

Always something happening on the beach

Flyboy Chip lives in the hotel next to El Chaco.  He has a two place ultralight airplane and supplements his income by selling rides.  Some days he will make as many as 4 flights and each time he does he lifts off right in front of Dod.

video

This was a rushed video but now that I know how to use the camera I will try more and hopefully better videos!

Update!


A few days after I shot this video, the plane was parked in a farmer's field about 100 miles north of here, a sudden wind picked the plane up off the ground and slammed it down upside down.  It is destroyed.  While not a total loss, it will take many thousands of dollars to repair as the only surviving parts are the engine and landing gear.

5 comments:

  1. Ah! I remember Fly Boy Chip. George has some neat video he shot of Aticama from the second seat. Good stuff!

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  2. Oh, and the first person who comes along and asks, "Who's George?", either just bought their first computer YESTERDAY and is on dial-up, OR is a complete troll. I mean, c'mon!

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  3. Who's Bob?

    Sorry ... could not resist that, Bob. :-))

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  4. Too bad about Fly Boy Chip's ultra light. Somehow I missed George's video...have to go look that up. Bob who?? (okay, let's not pick on Bob )

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  5. I agree with Donna, that's too bad about Chip's ultralight. It's so much fun to watch them fly overhead. I hope he will be able to fix it.

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