Oops, my session timed out and lost the whole thing twice!!.
So, here goes again.
I AM INTERESTED!!
Couple of years ago, I tried video taping some contest rounds of different classes.
While watching those I found a few things.
I could see some corrections by the pilots when I watch the video clips, but no idea about the location of the plane and if it was level or not (you are watching a plane that is about 130 m away in the air from ground).
Having two cameras will be better. One on the plane, the other on the ground preferrably right in front of the pilot. It must be fixed position shorter than the pilot's height.
Then, when editing the video, the on-board image can be inserted to one corner or some place in the screen so that the video shows both images.
Recording manuever by manuever should be good since you can maximize the size of the plane in the video. (the one on the ground stays on the same spot, but can be turned to cover enough air space for manuever in recording.
You may have to build a plane just for this purpose. The On-board camera should be an integrated part so that the wind does not affect its performance. Other gears also should be integrated within the plane. (I am sure you already have these in mind).
For the video, There has to be some kind of guide line drawn in the video or reference lines must be visible so that one can find out if the manuever is performed right or not.
Voice overlaying is good with manuever name captioned at the start of each clips. I prefer to see at least two or three times of same image, but one on standard playing speed, others as still images with some kind of descriptions captioned on the screen. This is a good idea when used as judging certification or training.
Bob Pastorello did a manuever on AFP deluxe. I believe you have seen it also. It is another way of doing because it is easier to work with and cheaper, but not a real plane.
If you can cover entire AMA classes and the FAI sequences by manuever by manuever, you can try contacting AMA and the FAI after producing a good quality video as a marketing possiblity. Contacting those International Judges (FAI certified?) should help also.
If possible use one of those on-board flight recoder showing speed, directions, altitude etc. It will help a lot when the data are added to the video.
For webcasting, subscription can be used, but the price should be very reasonable. Video should also be downloadable for those who can not stream the video. VCD, DVD, or just standard Windows video files must be available to those subscribers who can not even try downloading the large video files.
I have DSL, but high quality video streaming is not always good even with 1.2Mbps depending on web traffic and others. Thus, streaming video should be at reasonable quality.
Well, I don't remember what I wrote before this, but the above should cover what I like to see.
Sorry about bunch of mumbling.
Hope to see more videos and progresses in your works.