Stupid Pilot Tricks

From the don't-try-this-at-home file, we bring you the latest round of silly ways to bend airplanes. Laugh at the stunts and the prose, but there are lessons here for us all.

This maze of hallways is the archives of aviation’s greats—not the Stupid Pilot Tricks Repository. We’re awed by images of the Montgolfier brothers and their good sense to launch the world’s first flyable aircraft with a sheep, rooster and duck before stocking its basket with humans (who weren’t themselves). While they were brilliant, Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier […]
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