Examining dirigibles designed for use in the 21st century, including commercial flights in Las Vegas, the CargoLifter in Germany, U.S. Customs Tethered Aerostat Radar System and U.K. Defence Research Agency, which uses airships in mine clearance.
Examining state-of-the-art underwater research technology, including Remotely Operated Vehicles that allow exploration in extremely deep water, and “re-breathers” that allow scuba divers to stay underwater longer. Also: an undersea hotel.
Examining the world of aviators, from daredevils to rescue pilots. Included: a pilot planning a solo flight around the world in an open cockpit airplane. Also: antique fighter planes; Asian bush pilots.