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-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 […]

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 […]

How-to record realistic GoPro audio in loud aircraft cockpits

The Super-Niche shows you how to create your own content better & faster than “experts” can, and at ZERO COST. Recording realistic audio on your GoPro in a loud aircraft cockpit can be challenging.  The problem is that the camera either records with the built in mic and the engine sound is so much louder […]

Flyin’ the Flyers!

This video might seem like total fluff when you first look at it, but things are very seldom what they appear to be at first glance.  The REAL purpose of flying these flyers all over the mid-west, and hanging them in FBO’s is not to promote a FREE BBQ.  The real purpose is to get […]

Hillbilly Cam

Hillbilly Cam is what the Hillbilly Squadron uses to produce videos (pronounced VA-DAY-OH).  I’m the official videographer (pronounced VA-DAY-OH-GRAPHER).  Sometimes you can have a lot of fun when you don’t care one little bit what other people think. Click on the video below. I’m Dan Baker, and I teach you how I was able to […]

Custom dual GoPro mount for cockpit

The Super-Niche shows you how-to create your own content better & faster than “experts” can, and for ZERO COST.  Professional cockpit video requires recording both headset audio and raw engine sound, blended together to re-create what pilots hear while flying. Multiple cameras shooting different angles provide the “professional” look for your video, but show the […]

Callsign “Tango Victor”

A lot of people ask me where I got the callsign “Tango Victor” so here is the story.   I lived in the Florida Keys for 28 years.  I was a freelance news cameraman and completed over 3,500 assign,ents for ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN and two spanish-language networks Univision & Telemundo. I recorded this video […]

Fidel Castro was like a “rich uncle” to me

Everybody should have a rich uncle.  That slightly weird oddball uncle that’s absolutely loaded.  The guy who has so much money he doesn’t even know how much he has.  The crazy uncle nobody really wants to be around because he feels so creepy, but everybody still hangs around because he has so much money, and […]