Friday, January 25, 2013

LiveAirShowTV Profiles Matt Chapman

PFLUGERVILLE, TX JANUARY 25, 2013 – Who’s that guy flying the bright yellow plane that looks like it’s got paint splotches all over it? Well it’s Matt Chapman, flying the Embry-Riddle Eagle 580. We spent some time with Matt at the El Paso Amigo Airsho and he talks about what inspired him to get into aerobatics and the path he took to become a full-time air show pilot. “I had spoken with Matt a few times before at air shows, but this was the first time we had a chance to interview him on camera to get his full story”, said Jeff Lee LiveAirShowTV President. “Matt not only takes pride in honoring those who came before him, but is always looking for ways to inspire the next generation of aviators.”

Matt is sponsored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University which is proudly displayed on the side of his airplane. He was a member of the U.S. Aerobatic Team and has placed as high as 3rd at the World Aerobatic Championships. He left the competition world behind and has focused on entertaining crowds with his aerobatic routines.

Matt is also part of a new formation team called “The 4ce” along with Bill Stein, Rob Holland and Jack Knutson. Watch for them during the 2013 season.

Watch the Matt Chapman video HERE.

LiveAirShowTV continues to bring more stories and air show performances to the fans during the air show off-season in North America. In production now are stories on U.S. Aerobatic Champion Rob Holland, the U.S. Coast Guard’s MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from last year’s Baltimore 1812 event, the National Aviation Heritage Invitational winner Duncan Cameron’s OY-1, and much more. Like us on our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter. We have postings there daily as we continue to bring you the Inside Story on air shows and aviation!

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