Skywriting Goes High Tech
While we're sure this technology's been around for a while, it's exciting to see it in use. Over the Preakness in Baltimore May 21, five planes delivered precise puffs of smoke to form the Geico logo. Commenting the planes looked to be computer controlled flying wing to wing, flickr user spike55151, who took this picture, dubbed the skywriting dot matrix clouds.
by Steve Hall May-23-05 Click to Comment
Yes, they've been around a while. I remember seeing them in California in the early 90s.
Better check the altitude of those letters.....the FAA says space is illegal to market from. A new division of the government...advertising altitude unforcement agency
No wonder GEICO's rates are so bloody high
oh, I digressed.
This is very interesting. Currently, one has to wonder about not only the FAA position but the Homeland Security and environmental implications as well.
What a worthless investment....fitting for a worthless company
I do think this is an interesting medium, though I'm sure that the writing is completed by a machine towed by the plane.
I've got some marketing ideas for messaging, response, and tracking (as well as how to leveage text messaging and cell phones for immediate and measured response) on my marketing blog http://www.chrisgloede.com
Check it out and rip me apart in your posts!
can anyone tell me a company that well sky type a message in the air for me over huntington beach pier in calif email@example.com please reply thank you