I’ve never seen a hunting truck like this! Field & Stream magazine’s Gun Nut blog profiles photographer Dave Tunge, who uses his Piper Super Cub — he calls it his “hunting truck” — to hunt for pheasant. He uses the aircraft to fly 150-200 miles away and land directly in fields to hunt for the birds.
To catch a thief. A helicopter owned by Detroit’s WJBK-TV played a key role in helping police nab a car thief suspect, reports MLive.com. The helicopter helped police keep track of the suspect’s car during a 20-minute high-speed chase.
I guess it wasn’t a helicopter to the rescue. Two men who escaped from a prison located outside of Montreal via helicopter are now back in jail, reports the Guardian. The trio were arrested about 30 miles away from the prison.
A mentor earlier in life might have been helpful. Jonathan Standridge, a project manager at Boeing, has become a mentor to Colton Harris-Moore, who became well known as the Barefoot Bandit, reports AvWeb. 21-year-old Harris-Moore was arrested after a two-year spree of stealing and flying aircraft. Standridge says the young man wants to earn a degree in aeronautical engineering degree, earn a pilot’s certificate and design his own aircraft in the future.