"Aviation: 20 Exciting Films"
About 10 hours of aviation footage from the National Archives, from the first flights to the edge of space! The incredible journey of Aviation takes you from short flights across a field to the hypersonic edge of space as you tour dramatic moments in the history of flight in this six-DVD set. Begin with the Wright brothers in 1909 then follow a 1924 around-the-globe adventure by plane in Volume 1. American engi-neering takes center stage in Volume 2 and the training of future aviation support is profiled in Volume 3. Jump to shocking WWII footage of the famous and tragic raid on the Ploesti oil fields by B-24 Liberators in Volume 4. Feel the strain U.S. Air Force test pilots are subjected to in Volume 5. Strap in with Neil Arm-strong in Volume 6 as he scrapes the upper edge of the atmosphere in the 1950s and 1960s with the cut-ting edge XF and X-15 rocket planes.
6 DVD set; approx 10 hours of viewing.
Non-returnable if seal is broken.