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Air Date: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 9:00 PM
NOVA reveals the untold story of the biggest flying machines ever made: Germany’s war zeppelins, which rained death down on British towns for two and a half terrifying years during World War I.
Air Date: Tue, Feb 17, 2015 7:30 PM
Mark Dunkerley is most happy when he’s flying an airplane – upside down. The Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO grew up with aviation fuel in his blood, flying unaccompanied between boarding school in London and his parent’s home in Washington D.C., and eventually earned a degree in Air Transport Economics.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 9:00 PM
The first stage in the adventure of human flight began with daring inventors and aeronauts in 18th-century Paris, where a handful of brilliant and colorful pioneers developed all the essential features of today’s hot air and gas balloons. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as the American ambassador.