The daredevil pilots of Colombia – Risking it all – Al Jazeera English

DC3 in Colombia

“In Colombia, DC3s operate more like rural buses. 

Somewhere over Colombia, high above the Amazonian rainforest near the borders with Brazil, an old DC3 prop plane is caught in a violent tropical storm.

No visibility. Radio silence. Undoubtedly flight 30-37 is in trouble. Captain Raul tries to stabilise the twin-engine plane to bypass the worst of the storm…”

The daredevil pilots of Colombia – Risking it all – Al Jazeera English.

This excellent 25 minute film first aired on 30/05/2011, and is well worth taking the time to watch. If you thought Buffalo Air of Ice Pilots fame was the only outfit still flying DC3s commercially, then think again! Thanks to Ron Attwood on the Orbx forum for the original post.

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