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Legends of Airpower

Major figures in the history of American aviation are profiled in this biographical series.

Premiered: December 18, 2000

Rating: TV-G

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Richard "Steve" Ritchie Season 4, Episode 13 Subscription

Richard "Steve" Ritchie was the only Air Force pilot named an ace during the Vietnam War. After completing his training at the Air Force Fighter Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base Ritchie in 1969, he became one of the youngest instructors in the school's history.

Harry B. Combs Season 4, Episode 12 Subscription

Harry Combs started his love affair with aviation at the age of 13 with a $2.50 ride in the cockpit of a mail plane. By his mid-teens, Combs was building his own flight-worthy aircraft. His education led him to try investment banking, a path that he would later modify to successfully run Combs Aircraft.

Charles Bolden Season 4, Episode 11 Jun 1, 2004 Subscription

Charles Bolden has logged more than 6,000 hours of flying time in his lengthy aviation career. Bolden enlisted in the Marine Corps after graduation from the Naval Academy and went on to fly more than 100 combat missions in North and South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. Bolden graduated from the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School and flew numerous test projects as an ordnance test pilot.

John Boyd Season 4, Episode 10 May 4, 2004 Subscription

John Boyd was known as "Forty-Second Boyd" throughout the Air Force because of his promise to beat anyone in simulated air-to-air combat in forty seconds or less. He was taken up on his offer many times and never lost. Boyd turned his natural combat skills into teaching tools for his fellow pilots, coining his famous Energy-Maneuverability Theory.

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Legends of Airpower
Fifty-two men and women who made America's air power the most respected in the world are profiled in this award-winning series. The series features ex (more…)
Legends of Airpower
Fifty-two men and women who made America's air power the most respected in the world are profiled in this award-winning series. The series features ex (more…)
Legends of Airpower
Fifty-two men and women who made America's air power the most respected in the world are profiled in this award-winning series. The series features ex (more…)
Legends of Airpower
Fifty-two men and women who made America's air power the most respected in the world are profiled in this award-winning series. The series features ex (more…)

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  • Premiered: December 18, 2000
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Major figures in the history of American aviation are profiled in this biographical series. (more)

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