flight Documentaries

The White Diamond

2004 Unrated

The White Diamond is a 2004 documentary by Werner Herzog that illustrates the history of aviation. The story centres around Graham Dorrington, an aeronautical engineer who developed a tear-drop shaped airship which he planned to fly over the forests of Guyana.   Most of the footage for th[...]

Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence


Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence, a 2017 history documentary within which former FBI official Shawn Henry unveils new evidence supporting the Japanese capture hypothesis of the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan.   Amelia Earhart was an American aviator (possibly the mo[...]

The Impossible Flight


  Developing new aeronautical technologies which will help the aviation industry move away from fossil fuels has led engineers and scientists to build the Solar Impulse 2 and embark on "The Impossible Flight".   In March 2015 this aircraft made the first completely[...]

The Age of Aerospace


  A series of films about the tremendous advances in Aerospace technology over the last 100 years by The American company Boeing and other pioneers in the technology. The first episode begins with the first flight by the Wright Brothers who created a fixed-wing craft powered by a bicycle whi[...]

Super Structures - The Largest Aircraft in the World: Antonov An-225 Mriya

2002 Unrated

Super Structures: The Largest Aircraft in the World. A documentary about the Antonov An-225 Mriya  , the largest operational aircraft in the world. This strategic airlifter was built in the Soviet Union in the late 1980’s by the Antonov serial production plant and first flown on[...]

Wright Brothers Flying Machine


A documentary about two pioneering flight engineers who invented the first powered plane. From the years 1905 – 1907 they developed the first fixed wing aeroplane with steering controls and power in the form of a bicycle. Their first flight was only 37 meters in distance but[...]

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