Essential Planes Collection
- Rated NR
- Genre: Special Interest-Transportatio
- Release Date: 5/11/2010
Learn the plane truth about the history of aviation in this thrilling collection of five top Discovery programs. From the earliest fixed-wing aircraft to the radical prototypes of the future, we'll soar straight to the heart of the fascinating world of flight. So get your head in the clouds, and let your imagination take wing! Ultimate Guide: Planes - the airplane has developed at almost warp-speed in less than a century. Get up close and personal to trace the story of the ever-evolving airplane to see how, where, when and why they fly. Frontiers of Flight: Powered Flight - the courageously death-defying feats of aviation's pioneers set the stage for all that came next. See what went into the planning and crafting of the first airplanes, and get the real story on what it was like for man to finally take flight. Frontiers of Flight: Air Transport for All - Not everyone was on-board for the idea of airplanes as a means of mass transportation. Find out how one visionary planted the seed that grew into our modern system of air travel. Next World: Future Flight - Take a sneak peek at the skies of tomorrow when you take off on shape-shifting planes, top-secret military aircraft and even jets with self-repairing wings. The "wild blue yonder" doesn't get any wilder than this! Thunderbirds - the elite U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds amaze millions with their precision formation flying. How do they learn to do that-and how could you? Follow a team of new members as they discover just what it takes to soar above it all.
|Run Time:||224 minutes|