Great Planes

  • 2008
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Examining military aircraft.

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F-111 Aardvark Season 3, Episode 10 Jul 26, 2012 $1.99

This is the world's first swing-wing production aircraft, the F-111. Unofficially called the Aardvark, the early F-111 was grounded - almost forever. The F-111 was employed from Vietnam through Operation Desert Storm and beyond.

Apache Helicopter Season 1, Episode 9 Feb 11, 2009 $1.99

Not just any helicopter, the AH-64 was something truly new. A computerized, fully-armed gunship, it could fly where no fixed-wing aircraft could ever go. Modern warfare demands modern equipment and the Apache fit the bill.

B-1 Lancer Season 1, Episode 8 Jan 28, 2009 $1.99

The Rockwell B-1 Lancer is a world record holder for speed, payload, and distance. This swing-wing bomber has a colorful past that helped pave America's future.

A-10 Thunderbolt (Warthog) Season 1, Episode 7 Jan 21, 2009 $1.99

The A-10 Thunderbolt is the most lethal Close Air Support fixed wing aircraft ever flown. The Warthog, or tankbuster, may be slow and ugly but it's been called the best friend to boots on the ground.

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Great Planes Season 1
Get inside the combat aircrafts that survived the most dangerous missions and see why they were the greatest and most influential weapons in our milit (more…)

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  • Premiered: October 29, 2008
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Examining military aircraft. (more)

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