Planes That Changed the World

  • 2015
  • TV Show
  • None

A documentary series about significant aircraft and their impact on the world.

Where to Watch

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What It Was Like to Parachute into Enemy Fire in WWII
03:05 — Julian "Bud" Rice, a WWII veteran, recounts the harrowing experience of parachuting out of a C-47 under German fire on the eve of D-Day. From: PLANES (more…)
What It Was Like to Parachute into Enemy Fire in WWII
03:05 — Julian "Bud" Rice, a WWII veteran, recounts the harrowing experience of parachuting out of a C-47 under German fire on the eve of D-Day. From: PLANES (more…)
Moving Giant Plane Parts Down Small French Streets
02:59 — How do you transport the pieces of the world's biggest plane, the Airbus A380, to its assembly plant in Toulouse, France? The answer is as complex as (more…)
Testing the Safety of the World's Heaviest Flight
03:02 — The first test flight of a new plane is always a risky and unpredictable event. More so when that plane is the Airbus A380 - the largest passenger air (more…)
Why the DC-3 Continues to Fly Decades After WWII
03:02 — Tens of years after its service in WWII, the DC-3 continues to be used with distinction, now for civil aviation. Two reasons: its affordability and re (more…)
This SR-71 Pilot Free Fell from the Edge of Space
03:04 — After test pilot Bill Weaver crashed, he thought he had died. It turns out he was falling from the edge of outer space, after his SR-71 Blackbird spy (more…)
Why the DC-3 Continues to Fly Decades After WWII
03:02 — Tens of years after its service in WWII, the DC-3 continues to be used with distinction, now for civil aviation. Two reasons: its affordability and re (more…)
Was This North Korean Missile Attack Real?
03:02 — When a SR-71 Blackbird plane is detected by a North Korean radar, the crew receive a "fake missile" response. Or at least that's what they think. Fro (more…)
Planes that Changed the World
The inside stories of the planes that changed the world and the risks and challenges of getting them off the ground.
Planes that Changed the World
The inside stories of the planes that changed the world and the risks and challenges of getting them off the ground.

Cast & Details

  • Premiered: August 9, 2015
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A documentary series about significant aircraft and their impact on the world.

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