Flying Wild Alaska: Leg Wrestling
The Tweto family has a little competition in leg wrestling. Between Ariel, Ferno and Jim, who will be the leg wrestling champion?
Massive Engines: Rise of the Graf Zeppelin
In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," Chris Barrie examines the vulnerabilty of the zeppelin as a military weapon during WWI and the subsequent development of the zeppelin as a passenger airship.
Massive Engines: Pratt and Whitney Airplane Engines
All aboard! In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," Chris Barrie revisits the splendor of the Ford Trimotor aircraft. Powered by the Pratt and Whitney radial engine, the Ford Trimotor became one of the first passenger airplanes.
Massive Engines: Rotary Airplane Engines
In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," Chris Barrie explores how rotary engines work. Invented by Lawrence Hargrave, rotary engines powered some of the fastest WWI fighter planes.
Massive Engines: Rebirth of the Airship
In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," Chris Barrie highlights the possible rebirth of the zeppelin as means for international cargo delivery.
Massive Engines: Count Ferdinand's First Zeppelin
In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," Chris Barrie examines the birth of the first viable airship. Powered by a Daimler petrol engine, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin's air balloon made its maiden voyage in 1900.
Massive Engines: Hindenburg Heyday to Mayday
In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," Chris Barrie chronicles the rise of the Hindenburg passenger airship in 1936 to its fiery demise in 1937. The Hindenburg disaster marked the end of era for passenger zeppelins.
How It's Made: Gliders
Find out how gliders achieve maximum wind speed in this clip from The Science Channel's "How It's Made."
How It's Made: Flight Simulator
A flight simulator must be able to take a pilot through any series of flight simulations - from bad weather to landing on unpaved runways. Find out how a flight simulator is made.
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In the midst of battle during World War I, the bomber plane emerges as the "go-to" vehicle for weapons transportation. See how continuous evolution helped to bring down Hitler's army.
Combat Tech: The B-29 Plane
Bomber planes have historically transformed warfare, and the B-29 plane was just the right bomber to end the war in China.
Combat Tech: The Andros F6A
Bomb Disposal Experts are quickly losing lives in a war zone, when the Andros F6A Robot arrives just in time to save them.
Combat Tech: The Harrier
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Combat Tech: The Kestrel
The Kestrel plane's unique name derived from the Kestrel bird that attacks creators on the ground and hovers. Take a look at this clip to see why this plane is unique.
Flying Wild Alaska: Blizzard BBQ
In Bethel, the Era Alaska employees decide to make the best of their situation and start a cookout in the middle of an Alaskan blizzard.