Season 12, Episode 20 The Plane That Changed the World
First Aired: December 17, 1985
From 1985: An examination of how the Douglas DC-3, introduced in 1935, revolutionized the airline industry through its increased seating capacity, expanded services and a safe and economical design.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)