A Zeppelin was a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century. During World War I the German military made extensive use of Zeppelins as bombers and scouts, killing over 500 people in bombing raids in Britain.
This documentary is a visual encyclopaedia of the fighters deployed and their strategic use, by both Allied and Axis Forces during the Second World War.
This programme takes a look at the bombers deployed by both the Allied and Axis Forces during the Second World War.
At the outset of World War One, the very nature of war itself was rapidly undergoing a transformation, with new techniques in artillery, military tactics and the armament of aircraft. Consequently, this was the first war that involved a struggle for control of the air. Alongside the battlefields of land and sea, this developed into fighting a war in new and uncharted territory...Air Warfare.
The Wellington was the most important British bomber of the initial war period.
In this superbly photographed colour film, discover first hand what it was like to be a wartime fighter pilot dodging enemy fighters at the edge of the Earth's stratosphere. Encounter the sheer thrill and exhilaration of taking the controls in one of the most amazing flying experiences ever, going into battle in a Spitfire.
This documentary traces the history of the Short Sunderland Flying Boat
This one time supersonic trainer proved invaluable time and time again as one of the world’s most potent strike attack aircraft. Our documentary made with the assistance of the Royal Air Force, tells the story of the Jaguar’s history, from development to conflict.
The Red Arrows are the world’s best known acrobatic display team; and are the product of a long tradition of excellence in RAF air show flying.
The Panavia Tornado was once the most important and deadliest military aircraft in Western Europe
The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was Nazi Germany’s primary fighter plane in the Battle of Britain. The Messerschmitt 109 was a worthy adversary to the Spitfire and Hurricane.
the C-130 was originally designed as a troop, medical evacuation, and cargo transport aircraft. However a variety of other roles have been found for this versatile aircraft.
The Junkers Ju 87 Stuka was a two-man German dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft.
Presented by Hollywood actor Richard Todd, 100 Years of Flight looks back at an amazing century of inspirational people, daring moments and ground breaking aircraft that helped make the world a lot smaller.
The Hawker Siddeley Nimrod was a maritime patrol aircraft developed and operated by the United Kingdom. It is an extensive modification of the de Havilland Comet, the world's first jet airliner.
he Hawker Siddeley Harrier was the World's first vertical take off fighter
As a fighter plane, the Hawker Hurricane was to revolutionise all future fighter plane design. It was to play a vital role in the Battle of Britain and eventually in many other theatres of World War Two.
The Hawker Hunter was one of the classic jet aircraft designed after the second world war; and proved to be one of the most successful subsonic jet fighters produced by Great Britain.
The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 has become one of the most iconic military aircraft in world history, since it first inspired fear in the Allied forces.
The De Havilland Mosquito was an outstanding warplane on every count and if perhaps it was over shadowed by the Spitfire as being the most popular aircraft from the war, it was certainly the most popular with the pilots that flew them.
Over 60 years ago, the first jet airliner took to the skies, doomed by a fatal flaw. The de Havilland DH 106 Comet was the first production commercial jetliner.
The Bristol Blenheim was a light bomber that was used extensively by the RAF in the early days of WWII
The Avro Vulcan was a jet-powered delta wing strategic bomber, that was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1956 until 1984.
The Avro Shackleton was a purpose built maritime patrol aircraft developed from the Lincoln bomber.
THE JET AGE FIGHTERS chronicles the development of jet technology and its impact on the Royal Air Force with three of the force’s most potent Fighters
This two hour documentary looks at the development of two of the world’s greatest bombers
The F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, twin-engine, variable sweep wing, fighter
Concorde the end of an era, covers the entire history of this iconic aircraft, from the drawing board, through to the maiden voyage. Its highs and lows during it's illustrious service, culminating on the final flight.