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Piloting an Airbus A320 Over Rio and Sao Paulo, Brazil: VIDEO

A320

This sure beats sitting in coach.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Towleroad is so much more than a "blog"! Read about same sex marriage one minute, about the doings of our foes the next, move on to Madonna, Gaga, movies & the actors and performers we love, and still make room for space, science, technology and aviation! Please never grow old and stale, as you are a part of keeping me from doing just that. I salute you all. PS: That pilot is a hottie...

    Posted by: Robert Baker | Jan 17, 2012 10:27:54 AM


  2. Wow! That was sooo AWESOME!!! I agree w/ u Robert B. About the pilot :)

    Posted by: Zo | Jan 17, 2012 10:39:21 AM


  3. Love, love the video! I have been to Rio many times and have always been fascinated with Santos Dumont Airport [IATA:SDU] and its location just off downtown, in the bay. Totally cool location.

    Watching flights depart and land from Pao de Azucar is very cool!

    Posted by: Xavi | Jan 17, 2012 10:55:13 AM


  4. no wonder they call it Cidade Maravilhosa (wonderful city)..

    have not landed there in ages, but always remember feeling like the plane was gonna land on water lol (that's where the edge of the runway is)...

    Posted by: V-8 | Jan 17, 2012 11:31:19 AM


  5. is the red button on the joystick for the rocket launchers or the machine guns?

    i will never get in one of these things! i have literally flown hundreds of times & love flying; i was on two 747's in the 1970s when they 1st launched - never again! they scared the sh** out of me...

    Posted by: mike/ | Jan 17, 2012 11:56:38 AM


  6. A.mazing. wow.those pilots were kinda hot too.

    Posted by: Jazzy Jeff | Jan 17, 2012 2:16:56 PM


  7. Hope you enjoyed the Airbus sidesticks, better than the yokes on Boeings :P

    Posted by: Bryan | Jan 17, 2012 2:51:30 PM


  8. Cool video. Liked the song too. Thanks for posting things like this.

    Posted by: Will | Jan 18, 2012 11:28:21 AM


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