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Posts Tagged ‘Golden Gate Bridge’
Flying Over San Francisco on Hershey Bar Wings in Cotton Candy Skies: Youtube Video Shows Flight Above the Fog LayerTuesday, April 15th, 2014
Let’s take a flight in an early-1970′s Piper Cherokee PA-28-180 Archer:
Don’t Call It San FranSokyo! Disney’s Animated “Big Hero 6″ Film Imagines SF as a Japanese City – HD Video ClipWednesday, March 26th, 2014
Well, here you go:
Coming out in late 2014
“Big Hero 6 is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy superhero film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The film will be directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams, and will be the 54th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. Big Hero 6 will be the first Disney animated feature to feature Marvel characters since The Walt Disney Company‘s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment in 2009. The film will be released on November 7, 2014 byWalt Disney Pictures
OMG, It’s Scary Video of a Highline Over San Francisco – How Would You Like to Tightrope Walk Near the Golden Gate?Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
Oh man, RPD General Manager Phil Ginsburg is NOT going to like seeing this. ‘Cause the daredevil seen below didn’t take a time-out to thank lawyer Phil Ginsburg for being appointed as RPD general manager.
Now, there’s a safety line, but this video is scary nevertheless.
As seen near Land’s End, near the Golden Gate Bridge:
The Floating Helicopters of San Francisco – How Inflatable Airbags Help When Crash Landing in the BayThursday, November 21st, 2013
These tourist choppers sometimes conk out near the Golden Gate Bridge and when that happens then only thing for the pilot to do is pop open the compressed gas container you can see there in order to inflate the six airbags you can also see there.
Then a call to the Coast Guard, which will give you a friendly tow to land, hurray!
It happens sometimes
I think I saw an ad for these A2B bikes just today in the SF Weekly.
They were never very popular but I did my best to discourage purchases, to the dismay of the Ultra Motors people.
These days, Ultra Motors is gone but A2B bikes are making a comeback aided by more realistic pricing.
Thusly, as seen with a flat tire:
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IMO, you’re better off with a regular bike, one with puncture resistant tires and theft-hardened parts.
But that’s just me.