Prints Now Available On Ebay

Prints Now Available On Ebay Flight Flash - St. Cloud's original radio pilot news service is preparing to resume flying in the future. Until then, please support our system upgrades with the purchase of a print from our vast, beautiful and historic archive. Purchase is available on Ebay or in Downtown St. Cloud at Paper Collector Gallery. Request any photo you see on the website! Thanks, Steve..... Ebay Link for Flight... (continue reading...)

Happy Independence Day…News From Flight Flash Coming Soon…

Happy Independence Day…News From Flight Flash Coming Soon…  Flight Flash is making plans to integrate with photographic sailing expeditions coming... (continue reading...)

Memorial Day Explosion At Sartell Paper Mill

Memorial Day Explosion At Sartell Paper Mill On May 28, an explosion at the Verso paper mill in Sartell, Minnesota claimed one life, injured five others, and resulted in the biggest fire in Sartell's history.  The blast concusion was experienced by many around town, and it was reported that the thick black smoke was visible from as far away as Foley. Crystal Blunt captured this image less than half an hour after the initial blast, and the fire continued to burn for the following two days. The following images where captured as smoke... (continue reading...)

Untitled: Unexplained Aerial Phenomena

Untitled: Unexplained Aerial Phenomena ... (continue reading...)

Melting Mississippi

Melting Mississippi Patches of open water were widening on the river today as temperatures in St.Cloud went into the high 50's. View a shot overlooking the city as seen on WJON.... (continue reading...)

Balmy January Skies

     I sent the plane up for a low-res trip above the ranch neighborhood last weekend. This is the centrecam aircraft with the camera looking down and backwards today. Although it can mount on skis, it's still currently on wheel landing gear. In this configuration the propellor is very low to the ground and you can hear it sucking a few small rocks into the propellor and launching at least one of them right through the tailfin. The river in view is the Missippi.      It was around... (continue reading...)

From Ice To The Sky: A Study Of The Frozen Mississippi

From Ice To The Sky: A Study Of The Frozen Mississippi [caption id="attachment_2013" align="aligncenter" width="922" caption="The river ice from an 80 foot altitude. (Hot food after a chilly flight, click on this photo to reveal and support a great downtown restaurant)"][/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2014" align="aligncenter" width="922" caption="The ice again from 20 feet overhead."][/caption] [youtube UgLtdq63xy0]           After several days of temperatures well below freezing, the Mississippi River has frozen over in St.Cloud.... (continue reading...)

Flight Flash On Exhibit At Stearns History Museum

Flight Flash On Exhibit At Stearns History Museum It was a tremendous honor for Flight Flash to be exhibited at the Stearns County History Museum. Thank you for hosting the exhibit and to any of the public that were able to attend! Sincerely,... (continue reading...)

Chasing Rainfall

Chasing Rainfall Scroll Down This Page For Postings Through June, 2011. For Additional Amazing Aerial Photos, Click Through The Archives From May 2011 And Before.        I hoped that the combination of heavy rain and a break in the clouds would result in an incredible rainbow today so I scrambled the airplane to Whitney Field. Unfortunately, the rainbow never materialized. The weather turned hot, muggy and hazy today, and later, I spent an hour of flying at the amazing Boomerville Lodge.        A... (continue reading...)

Extreme Weather Re-Cap For St.Cloud And Central Minnesota, 2011

Extreme Weather Re-Cap For St.Cloud And Central Minnesota, 2011 Support Flight Flash and bring innovative news and views to Minnesota and your community. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING IMAGES AND VIDEOS  IN THIS REPORT, (EXCEPT RADAR AND SATELLITE) WERE PRODUCED BY FLIGHT FLASH.        WEATHER RE-CAP 2011. Spring in St. Cloud gave an unusual hint that things to come might be on the line of the unexpected - or maybe even extreme. An April snowfall christened the city with a beautiful, albeit unseasonable layer of snow crystals that completely vanished... (continue reading...)