Vans RV-14 climb performance up to 17,500′

Vans RV-14 climb performance to 17,500′ I recorded my Vans RV-14 rate-of-climb as I passed thru each thousand foot altitude.  The autopilot was on, using 95 knots indicated airspeed for the climb to altitude.  As the RV-14 passed thru each thousand foot altitude I recorded the Garmin G3X display showing the rate of climb and […]

This must be heaven | My Vans RV-14

A recent flight in my Vans RV-14 was like being in heaven.  Tale a look and see if you don’t agree. This video was shot entirely with one GoPro Max 360 camera.  After retiring at 38 and doing everything on my bucket list, I built an airplane and spend my days flying around the country. […]

How Pros use a GoPro Max 360 camera

Professionals use 360 cameras differently When a Pro uses a 360 video camera like my GoPro Max, most of the time you wouldn’t recognize the video as 360 video.  In this video I shoot a scene with a GoPro Max 360 mounted underneath the left wing of my Vans RV-14.    Then I edit that […]

How I mounted a GoPro Max 360 to my Vans RV-14

Mounting a GoPro Max 360 camera to my Vans RV-14 Here is how I mounted a GoPro Max 360 camera under the left wing of my Vans RV-14. I show you where I mounted it and what brackets I used. Learn how best to orient the GoPro Max 360 for best results, and how to […]

How I shot this video with one GoPro Max 360 camera

I used one GoPro Max 360 to shoot the video “How tailwheel pilots build a runway”. The entire video was shot with one GoPro Max 360 camera in about 30 minutes. In this video I show you how I used the GoPro Max to get all of the shots. At the end I show you […]

It’s easier to retire in 4 years than 40 years

Most people can’t achieve financial freedom even after 40 years. Dan Baker has retired three times before age 44.  He shows you how to retire in 4 years.  What he shows you can change your entire concept of achieving real financial freedom.  Nobody agrees with him, because nobody has done what he has done. Dare […]

Fire – Fire – Fire – Fire – Ready – Aim

Fire – Fire – Fire – Fire – Fire Ready – Aim – Fire is how most approach life. Well, almost everybody. Dan Baker takes a slightly different approach to life. Dan’s slight twist on Ready – Aim – Fire is more like this. Fire – Fire – Fire – Fire – Fire – Fire […]

Stupidest person in the world

Meet the stupidest person in the world. That would be me, Dan Baker. I’ve done more stupid stuff in my life than anyone else. Retired at 19, and then blew it all by 25. Retired again at 38, then guess what? Blew it all again… on a cute blond this time though. You don’t know […]

Photographers are Eunuchs

Photographers are like Eunuchs. Eunuchs are castrated harem watchers.  Being a Eunuch might sound like a great career, but trust me, it’s not all that it’s cracked up to be.  Spending all day hanging out with all the harem girls.  But all you can do is watch… because you have been castrated!  Dan Baker spent […]

What if a steakhouse niched down?

If a steakhouse “niched down”, what would it look like. With it seeming like everybody, and every business, seeking to niche down these days, Dan Baker explores this question, what would a steakhouse look like if it really niched down? From Dan’s slightly different perspective, or make that really different perspective, you’ll never think about […]

Why you shouldn’t niche down

You shouldn’t niche down. It seems like everybody wants to niche down anyore, because everybody knows that “niching down” is the answer for success. But it wasn’t too long ago that everybody “knew” that the earth was flat. Dan Baker started a photography business at 13, and retired at 38, traveled the world and did […]

How-To mount two GoPro cameras on a Cessna 172

How I mounted two GoPro cameras on a Cessna 172. To video a student pilot at Fulltron Aviation, in Springfield, MO, doing his very first stall, I mounted two GoPro cameras on he Cessna 172.  One GoPro was mounted inside the cockpit to record student and instructor, as well as recording audio from headsets.  The […]

How it was done | Pitts Special and GoPro 360 Max

This is how it was done I mounted a GoPro 360 max on a Pitts Special to make a video, “Flying the Pitts”,  for our local pilots group called the HillBilly Squadron.  It looks like a multi-camera shoot, but was done entirely with just one GoPro camera.  The GoPro 360 Max  allowed me to edit […]

Want a piece of the action?

Do you want a piece of the action? If you had a chance to get paid a flat amount, or a piece of the action, which would you choose?  That would depend on whether you believed or not, on if the business you are working for would grow and make a lot of money, wouldn’t […]

Failure is the best teacher

You never really learn anything when you succeed. Failure is the best teacher.  When you get something right, you never really know if you were actually for the success, or if you just happened to be in the right place at the right time was responsible.  Or something else.  Was your success a fluke?  Or […]

Magnetic GoPro mount for aircraft cockpits

Magnetic GoPro Mount for loud and cramped aircraft cockpits See how I made a custom magnetic GoPro mount for my RV-14 cockpit. Mount a standard GoPro and a 360 GoPro together and record both intercom audio and engine sound at the same time. Get unlimited cutaway shots while you’re shooting with standard GoPro, without getting […]

What is a niche definition

A niche is a specialized segment of the market. The common belief is that if you “specialize” in a subset of whatever profession you are in, the more that you will stand out to potential clients, and the more valuable that you will appear to be. You will be able to not only charge more […]

Super-Niche | A career who’s time has come!

It’s time for the Super-Niche How many times have you watched an ad and couldn’t figure out what’s being sold.  Or saw an ad so stupid that nobody would want to buy whatever is being sold?  Much of advertising today is total crap.  Huge amounts of money being spent by business for ads that are […]

How to motivate yourself naturally | Without any Gurus

motivate yourself nataurally - without any gurus

Everybody is trying to motivate themselves Nobody works at their true potential level.  It seems like everybody is seeking a way to motivate themselves.  I’ve been there.  I’ve read every motivational book I could find.  I’ve been to countless motivational seminars, and weekends.  I’ve tried everything possible to motivate myself, trying to accomplish everything that […]