Nova: War Planes!

Nova: War Planes!

     
 

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Product Details

Release Date:
10/24/2006
UPC:
0783421414396
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Region Code:
1
Time:
4:48:00
Sales rank:
69,560

Special Features

Bonus footage of Lockheed Martin's fighters in action; A visit to a "boneyard" for old military planes; Printable materials for educators; Access to the NOVA web site ; Described video for the visually impaired on Battle of the X-Planes and Spies That Fly

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- NOVA: Battle of the X-Planes
1. Introduction [4:48]
2. The Challenge [11:12]
3. Boeing: The Dark Horse? [11:06]
4. Lockheed Bets the Farm [7:02]
5. Critical Components [11:21]
6. Looks Like an Airplane [14:55]
7. Boeing Takes Flight [15:36]
8. Lockheed's Stallion [12:59]
9. The Vertical Landing [15:43]
10. The Jury Process [3:13]
11. Winner Takes All [5:03]
12. Credits [2:17]
Disc #2 -- NOVA: Spies That Fly
1. Introduction [3:26]
2. The First Flying Spies [10:40]
3. The Price of Reliable UAVs [20:01]
4. UAVs on a Smaller Scale [13:09]
5. Visions of "Stand-Off" Wars [7:35]
Disc #3 -- NOVA: Top Gun Over Moscow
1. Introduction [:42]
2. The Pride of the Soviet Air Force [10:23]
3. Built for War [15:55]
4. Dogfighting [12:30]
5. The Glory of Russian Aviation [15:27]
Disc #4 -- NOVA: B-29 Frozen in Time
1. Introduction [:39]
2. A Daunting Task [10:48]
3. Assessing the Damage [14:23]
4. A Screeching Halt [15:34]
5. A Second Chance [13:11]

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