Tag Archives: CJ-6

Aviation is more than Pilots

We often say that aviation is more than pilots. We know it’s true, but it’s always nice to see it demonstrated. That was the case recently at a formation – clinic fly-in with Red Star Yak and CJ-6 pilots and … Continue reading

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YOU WANT TO FLY FORMATION!?

There are only two requirements for flying formation: desire and self-discipline. You generate the self-discipline if you really have the desire and seriously want to master flying in formation with others. Other pilots experienced in formation flying won’t want to … Continue reading

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Desert Thunder Returns to Palm Springs

The Red Star Pilots’ Association (http://www.flyredstar.org/) held its eighth annual Desert Thunder Tactical Formation Flying Clinic at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport (KTRM) in Thermal, California, which was hosted again this year by the folks at Tradition Aviation. Just over … Continue reading

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Desert Thunder VII

Thermal, CA October 2011: The Red Star Pilots’ Association conducted Desert Thunder VII at Jackie Cochran Airport (KTRM) in October. Desert Thunder is an annual training program for pilots who want to learn to fly tactical formation, fly low level … Continue reading

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