Air Power

Air PowerFrom the Wright Brothers to the “Right Stuff” this is the complete story of the first 100 years of manned flight. Through rare images and lost interviews with the pioneers of aviation, learn what really happened ay Kill Devil Hill as Orville and Wilbur raced against time and Professor Langley to be the first to fly. Take off with the gallant Knights of the Sky over the western front in 1918. Break records with Amelia Earhart, Wally Post and Jackie Cochran or join Lucky Lindy on his flight into history. In this breathtaking series you will hear Jimmy Doolittle tell you in his own words what it was like to break air speed records and lead his B-25s in the first raid over Tokyo. You’ll break the sound barrier with Yeager; walk on the moon with Armstrong.

Episodes

  1. Those Daring Young Men
  2. Golden Age
  3. Waking a Sleeping Giant
  4. Hawks & Doves
  5. Final Victory
  6. The Jet Age
  7. Changing Roles
  8. “I Shoot for the Stars”
  9. A Home In Space

Program Type: Documentary
Year Released: 2006
Running Time: 9 Episodes / 25 minutes each
Language(s): English
Format: SD