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Wilco Films at AOPA Aviation Summit

October 23rd, 2009



Will and I are pleased to announce our participation in the first-ever AOPA Aviation Summit "GA at the Movies" Luncheon.

AOPA President and CEO Craig L. Fuller will kick off this exciting event by presenting the Joseph B. "Doc" Hartranft Award and the Laurence P. Sharples Perpetual Award to recognize each winner's contributions to general aviation.

During the three-course lunch, attendees will get a behind-the-scenes look at two aviation movies, "A Pilot's Story" and "Amelia."  Will & I will talk with Mr. Fuller about why we're making the film, what's surprised us about pilots, and the highs and lows of the production process. Read More >>

‘A Pilot’s Story’ AirVenture/Oshkosh 2009 recap

August 12th, 2009


The producers of the highly anticipated aviation film 'A Pilot's Story' screened the latest trailer of the production at the Fly-In Theater on July 31st at Oshkosh. The screening of the trailer took place before the evening's scheduled film 'X-15' and was well received buy the audience. 

Rico & Will were interviewed on stage by Skip Lehman of Mach 2 Management and discussed the making of the film (pictured above). Read More >>

“A Pilot’s Story” discovers the Magical World of Lighter than Air Flight

July 6th, 2009

I recently had the great pleasure of meeting Kevin Knapp, the Mayflower Transit hot air ballon corporate pilot.  I was introduced to Kevin through our good friends Col. Joe Kittinger and his lovely wife Sherry.


A day with the Collaborators

May 27th, 2009

First, we'd like to apologize for the infrequent blog entries.  Will and I have been on the road quite a bit filming exciting content for the upcoming film, A Pilot's Story. Read More >>

The “A Pilot’s Story” Contest goes Live…

March 18th, 2009

Tell us your pilot story for a chance to win prizes!

The producers of "A Pilot's Story" are pleased to announce the launch of the first contest in connection with the film. You now have an opportunity to have your own "Pilot Story" featured in the film if you are the "Grand Prize" winner of the contest.

More interviews in Florida for A Pilot’s Story

March 13th, 2009

The producers of A Pilot's Story just returned from a trip in Florida, driving over 1200 miles from Jacksonville to Tampa over a period of 6 days.  They conducted interviews with aviators such as Patty Wagstaff and Ret. Air Force Col. Joe Kittinger and many more notable aviation writers and professionals such as Amy Laboada, Jeb Burnside and James Wynbrandt. Read More >>

A Pilot’s Story-A Documentary Capturing the Passion of Flight on Film

February 18th, 2009

Wilco Films is producing the next big aviation documentary film called "A Pilot's Story". The film will feature Aviation Icons, Hollywood pilots, Astronauts, Aerobatic Champions, Commercial and Corporate pilots and a select number of General Aviation pilots.   Read More >>