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Mooney Videos

We've lost a few over the years, as people have moved domains or eliminated video files but there's quite a collection here. The most-recently added videos are at the top -- and we'd be happy to add other links:

NEW:Jolie Lucas' tribute to the late Bill Wheat, a long-time Mooney employee who died in April, 2016. Video link 6 minutes, 26 seconds

Boots on the Ground: the Men and Women Who Made Mooney, filmed by Jolie Lucas and Mitch Latting. Includes interviews with folks who worked 20-50+ years at Mooney in this sample, which will be followed by a bonus DVD with extended interviews with Bill Wheat [engineer, test pilot] and Mike Miles [test pilot] among others. Video link. 3 minutes, 26 seconds.

Puget Sound trip with a Go Pro camera on the wingtip during the first half of the flight -- and on the vertical stabilizer for the return flight. Flight is from Paine Field in Everett, WA (KPAE) to Tacoma Narrows (KTIW). 14 minutes.

IMC to VFR on-top at Coos Bay, OR in an M20J (August, 2008). 4 minutes, 27 seconds.

Arrival at North Las Vegas (KVGT) in an M20J. 5 minutes, 59 seconds.

IFR training flight, complete with pre-flight briefing, Lille-to-Merville, France. 9 minutes, 38 seconds.

ATC audio and narrative of an engine failure at night in N9575M, an M20F that results in an off-airport landing.

Lake Tahoe fly-in for Vintage Mooney Group, June 13-15, 2008 done by Jim and Gerry Price. 9 minutes, 56 seconds.

Rolling an M20C over Salinas, KS. 17 seconds.

1968 video of St. Petersburg, FL and Treasure Island taken from a Mooney Statesman (G model), N6712N. Departure and landing is at St. Pete's Albert Whitted Airport (KSPG). 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

Night flight around Melbourne, Australia in VH-UDD, a 1977 Mooney 201 piloted by Stephen Gale. 10 minutes, 17 seconds.

David Klain departing Denton, TX (KDTO) in N99386, June 2007. 59 seconds.

Dave Morris flying past a Cessna 172 near Gainsville, TX. 52 seconds.

Vintage Mooney Group fly-in to Paso Robles (set to music) from June 9, 2007. 7 minutes, 42 seconds.

Inside the Mooney Acclaim at Sun 'Fun, April, 2007. 57 seconds.

Eastsound (Orcas Island) to Friday Harbor (San Juan Island), WA. 6 minutes, 19 seconds.

Victoria, BC to Ocean Shores, WA. 5 minutes, 1 second.

Mooney MiteA Mooney Mite in flight at Livermore Municipal (KLVK) in California. Shows the "wig wag" gear indicator very well. 2 minutes, 36 seconds.

Landing an A model in AlbuquerqueDave Morris has a landing in his A model shot from in the cockpit -- and from the ground. Done on RWY 22 at Double Eagle II, a field in Albuquerque, NM at 5800'. Cockpit version: 1:11 and ground version 1:29.

Vero Beach to Okeechobee Flying from Vero Beach to Okeechobee A trip in an Ovation 2 (N20835) meets a little convective activity. Very well-done video with music too. 10 minutes, 28 seconds.

 

Freeport, Bahamas Palm Beach to Freeport: to the Bahamas with excellent audio and a little reggae too. Trip is in an M20G, N6871N.5 minutes, 52 seconds.

 

Berlin and Tempelhof Airport Berlin and Tempelhof Airport: Flying over the city of Berlin in F-GNGG and landing at Templehof (THF).5 minutes, 58 seconds.

 

Zurich-Kloten Airport Landing RWY28 at Zurich-Kloteen 5 minutes, 21 seconds.

 

Flying a Mooney to the North Pole An attempt to reach the North Pole Wings over Canada's story of two American pilots trying to reach the North Pole through Quebec. For purchase: 26 minutes, 46 seconds, $0.99.

 

A new Lycoming IO-360 for a Mooney A new Lycoming IO-360 Uncrating a new Lycoming IO-360 to install on N1159P, a 1982 201. 55 seconds.

 

A landing at Los Alamos ahead of a storm A landing at Los Alamos A Mooney Executive 21 comes in to land ahead of an approaching storm. 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

 

A fly-by at 200 mph A fly-by in the mountains at 200 mph. 19 seconds.

 

Just above the overcast layer London to Dublin just above the overcast layer. 1 minute, 0 seconds.

 

Dublin to London flight Blackberry distraction (flying Dublin to London) A little distraction while emailing, when air traffic control makes a radio call. 21 seconds.

 

Takeoff from Cedar Key (KCDK) Mooney C model takeoff from Cedar Key (KCDK), a 2300' strip. 45 seconds.

 

High speed pass at Cedar Key (KCDK) Low pass at Cedar Key done with a Mooney C model. 39 seconds.

 

Landing at Cedar Key (KCDK) Landing at Cedar Key, a 2300' strip in a Mooney C model. 1 minute, 12 seconds.

 

Takeoff at Herlong (KHER) Takeoff at Herlong (KHEG) in Jacksonville, FL in a C model. 47 seconds.

 

Takeoff at Meigs Field, Chicago Goodbye Meigs: takeoff in a Mooney Ovation owned by Western Michigan University about 4 months before the city of Chicago ripped up the runways on March 30, 2003 at night. 47 seconds.

 

Palm Springs, CA to Lake Havasu, AZ Palm Springs, CA to Lake Havasu, AZ: includes a low approach over the river and the proper use of the Johnson bar in a Mooney C model. 4 minutes, 18 seconds.

 

Flying the pattern at CYXT A "circuit" at CYXT: flying the pattern at Terrace Airport (CYXT) in British Columbia. 3 minutes, 39 seconds.

 

Formation flight Formation flight: Lively video of a Mooney and a Cessna. Done with a cellphone, but reasonable quality. 3 minutes, 28 seconds.

 

Van Nuys Airport Las Vegas to Van Nuys (KVNY): in a Mooney C model. 2 minutes, 37 seconds.

 

San Andres, Colombia night landing Night landing: in a Mooney Bravo at San Andres, an island in Colombia. 1 minute, 3 seconds.

 

A Model operating procedures A collection of five videos covering different operating techniques in a Mooney A model, N6030X. Dave Morris has pre-start (1:48), runup (1:11), takeoff (49 seconds), cruise (48 seconds) and landing (2:59).

 

West Coast MAPA Don Kaye's arrival at Oceano, CA (L52) 2 minutes, 28 seconds.

 

Alton Bay in winter Jim Murphy's video of a Mooney landing on frozen Alton Bay, NH. During the summer it's a seaplane base but no Mooneys have been spotted in the summertime. 1 minute, 36 seconds.

 

Comeroo Camel Station Airport Peter Wordsroth's video of taking off (heavy) from a rough 3,300' dirt strip on an Australian outback camel station. 1 minute, 36 seconds.

 

Stan Protigal's C model (in air) Stan Protigal's M20C taking off from Port Angeles, WA and flying alongside a Mooney 252 (with gear down). 1 minute, 3 seconds.

 

Runway 34L at Paine Field (KPAE) Approach and landing at Paine Field (KPAE) in Everett, WA, with a Boeing 777 fresh from the factory there awaiting takeoff. 1 minute, 4 seconds.

 

Port Angeles IFR approach (KCLM) ILS into Port Angeles, WA (KCLM) in IMC. 1 minute, 31 seconds.

 

Langley Airport on Whidbey Island, WA Video + audio of a rough landing at Langley RWY 34 (on Whidbey Island) that almost resulted in a crash. 1 minute, 26 seconds.

 

Mooney Caravan 1998 Local TV coverage of Mooney Caravan 1998 by Madison TV station 27. The plane in flight at the end is N252AK, which met its demise in 2003. 30 seconds.

 

Mooney destroyed while filming a movie stunt A Mooney meeting its untimely end in a movie stunt. Different view of the same . 15 seconds (each).

 

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Revision: 4/30/2016