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Essential Planes Collection

Item #: D78339
Format: DVD
Publisher: Discovery Channel
ISBN: 014381625622
Region Code: 1
Rating: Not Rated
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Amazingly, powered flight has developed in little more than a century; this engrossing five-part series looks back at the rapid evolution of aviation and reveals its next advances. The programs here profile the pioneering aviators who risked their lives in order to fly; recount how a visionary won a skeptical public over to the idea of air travel as mass transportation; and pay tribute to the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, demonstrating how they perform their stunts and how they train pilots to do them. "NextWorld" offers a sneak peek into cutting-edge aircraft, including planes that change shape or repair their own wings.


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