plane Documentaries

On Board Air Force One

2009 Unrated

This Air Force One documentary takes us on board one of the most iconic aircraft in operation. Air Force One is the official transport vehicle for the president of the United States and is a Boeing VC-25 which has been operational since 1987. Not only does it take the president to important meetings[...]

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

2017
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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

2018
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  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

2017
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  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[...]

F-117: Nighthawk Stealth

2005 Unrated

  A documentary about the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk. This is one of the most iconic planes of all time because of its sleek design, cutting edge technology and because it was used in many important missions. The Nighthawk is a twin engine, single seater fighter plane developed in secrecy duri[...]

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[...]

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor

2005 Unrated

A documentary about the The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor produced by the History channel and narrated by Greg Stebner. The F-22 Raptor is the fifth generation in twin engine jet fighters developed for the United States airforce by Lockheed Martin as part of the Advanced Tactical Fighter program.[...]

Britain's Star Men: Heroes of Astronomy

2005 Unrated

A documentary about the The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor produced by the History channel and narrated by Greg Stebner. The F-22 Raptor is the fifth generation in twin engine jet fighters developed for the United States airforce by Lockheed Martin as part of the Advanced Tactical Fighter program.[...]

The Story Of Flight 93 - Real Stories

2016
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The Story Of Flight 93: This documentary film tells the harrowing story of flight 93 which was hijacked by terrorists on September 11th 2001. United Airlines Flight 93 was a passenger flight with 37 people on board which took off 37 minuets late from Newark Liberty Inte[...]

Concorde: 27 Years of Supersonic Flight

2003
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Concorde documentary. Concorde was the first commercial airliner capable of Supersonic flight and was built with a French and British combined effort by Manufactures BAE Systems and Aérospatiale, The Aircraft was an unbelievable achievement crafted in pencil by hundreds of engineers [...]

Secrets of War: Spy Planes

2014
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Secrets of War, spy planes is the fifth episode in the series narrated by Charlton Heston. The key to winning a war is having intelligence but, more importantly intelligence that your enemy does not know you have. As a result countries like the United States have put in an awful amount of money over[...]

The Conspiracy Files: Who Shot Down MH17

2016
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The Conspiracy Files: Who Shot Down MH17? This was one of the worst blunders in aviation history, a civilian Jet (Malaysian Airlines flight MH17) with 298 passengers being shot over the war torn Ukraine killing all those on-board. This MH17 documentary aims to sift through what is fact and what is f[...]

Where is Flight MH370?

2014
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Documentary about Malaysia airlines flight MH370. The disappearance of Malaysia airlines flight MH370 on march 8th 2014 caught the attention of the entire world as nation after nation joined the effort to find where the lost plane was. This BBC horizon documentary (2014) gives a forensic analysis of[...]

Wright Brothers Flying Machine

2003
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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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