Nova: War Planes!

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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
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/24/2006
  • UPC: 783421414396
  • Rating:

  • Source: Wgbh / Pbs
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 4:48:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 64,853

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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Disc #1 -- NOVA: Battle of the X-Planes
   Scene Selection
      Video Extras
         JSF X-35C
         JSF Carrier Attack
         JSF X-35B
      DVD-ROM Features
      More on the Web
      Other Products of Interest
      Request a Catalog
      DVD Credits
   Accessibility Options
      Play With Audio Description On
      Play With Audio Description Off
      What Is Audio Description?
Disc #2 -- NOVA: Spies That Fly
   Scene Selection
   DVD-ROM Features
   Accessibility Options
      Play With Video Descriptions On
      Play With Video Descriptions Off
   Other Products of Interest
Disc #3 -- NOVA: Top Gun Over Moscow
   Scene Selection
   DVD-ROM Features
   Accessibility Options
   Other Products of Interest
Disc #4 -- NOVA: B-29 Frozen in Time
   Scene Selection
   DVD-ROM Features
   Accessibility Options
   Other Products of Interest
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