Motorcycle Pilot

Motorcycle Pilot: One who combines their hobbies of airplanes and motorcycles to achieve greater mobility and enjoy unique adventures. This video features a patent-pending cargo pod allowing private pilots to carry a street-legal motorcycle beneath their airplane. After landing, it takes only a few minutes to remove the motorcycle, unfold the handle bars and ride away. Is it a fun and convenient ground transportation solution? You decide. Motorcycle Pilot.


8 Responses to “Motorcycle Pilot”

  1. 1 T Aug 16th, 2008 at 11:55 pm

    How bout you leave it empty and call it Life Boat Pilot?
    Is a bike supposed to lay sideways?
    I’m guessing you have to drain the gas and oil?

  2. 2 bcarter Aug 18th, 2008 at 8:23 am

    Yeah, I’ve seen this before. Seems impractical. Most people, especially those who pilot around, would rather rent a bike or ship a bike. In fact, my boss and cousin are pilots—when I first saw this idea, I asked them about it. Neither seemed interested in the additional hassle. Both said, “just rent your ride at the local Harley shop.”

  3. 3 Nitrous Phil Aug 18th, 2008 at 9:43 am

    I need to see this in person. Seems to me if someone has the finacial means to get one of these they would have their “people” deal with shipping the bikes to wherever there going.

    Nitrous Phil

  4. 4 Dave B. Aug 18th, 2008 at 5:29 pm

    I don’t mind the impractical aspect of this setup, a lot of “custom concepts” may be impractical… but that has nothing to do with it. I wouldn’t do it, and I don’t think you can sell it, but I appreciate the concept and the time someone put into it.
    It’s like the Batmobile, I don’t want one, but it’s kinda cool.

  5. 5 Big D Aug 18th, 2008 at 10:58 pm

    Oh Great! Now we not only do we have to put up with people trailering the bike to rallies, now this! Is it too late, or can I trademark, “Nice Airplane…. P^%$%Y!”

    On the positive side, his gal had a nice rack………

  6. 6 Chickenpants Aug 19th, 2008 at 10:52 am

    Looks like this aircraft has had its certificate term’d by the FAA

  7. 7 ridley Aug 20th, 2008 at 7:24 pm

    I hoped the plane isn’t made in China like those cheap motorcycles are.

  8. 8 burnout Aug 21st, 2008 at 10:19 am

    I believe a Trail 70 would be quicker! You know, when running guns, time is of the essence! peace

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