The operation in this video was performed on a closed course.
The aircraft is a legal ultralight and all participants (including camera operators and motorcycle riders) were safety briefed and part of this production.
There was a post brief with the FAA after this shoot was completed.
ROUGHT CUT OF SOME BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE.
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