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News Desk: Video: George Steinmetz, Aerial Photographer : The New Yorker

Some of you may recognise the red TLC which looks like it briefly got airborne itself around 2.02

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Looking good Chris. I've been looking at similar powered parachutes, but with a full frame (e.g. flyke and aerochute) as a means of flying Oz to europe.

Biggest challenge will be border crossing and obtaining airspace approvals in each country, but it sure will be fun.
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Hi Chris

Nice project! As a baloon, it's a perfect way to take pictures of the desert. A baloon was used by an italian photographer at Fort Ouallen.
As a motorcycle, lots of wind in your face and also with some risks...

The TLC? For me, looks my new HZ 80, apart from the red color! (Pre-1995 with Toyota letters and no logo). Any local agency? Tanezrouft?

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Tanezrouft and us!

Took some planning, but the photos George got are amazing!

Safe travels; Sam.
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