The Birth of Flight: A History of Civil Aviation [3 Discs] [DVD]
- SKU: 18794213
- Release Date: 10/19/2010
Over the course of the 20th and into the 21st century, travel by airplane evolved from a highly perilous and infrequent mode of transportation into one of the most common global means of getting from one place to another. In eight individual installments, this highly ambitious documentary series chronicles that transition, making frequent and extensive use of archival footage. Segments include: Early Aviation, Post WWI/Brainstorming, Aviation Advancement and Design, Early Commercial Aviation, Seaplanes - Development and Use, Jet Aircraft Development, Post WWII Commercial Aviation, and Airport Development and Modern Aviation.