Great long distance flights and the pilots who achieved them.
The influence of airplanes on war from bringing civilians to the war front to strategic bombing.
Naval aviation development; the creation of floatplanes; aircraft carries and their influence.
How the airplane developed into a weapon for war; World War I pilots and their legacy.
Private flying in all its forms, from earning a pilot's license to hang-gliding and ballooning.
The development of rocketry in the 1920s and 1930s; race to the moon; the future of space exploration.
Early aerial exploration; aerial exploration today; aerial survey; helicopters and the oil business.
Post-World War II developments; coming of jet travel; supersonic flight; air crashes and accident investigation; air safety.
Helicopters help police monitor traffic and deter crime; criminals use aircraft for smuggling, prison breaks, drug war.
World War II bomber; German and Russian bombing operations; notable raids; development of the A-bomb.
Fighter developments and air battles; the Battle of Britain; increasing armament.
The development of air forces between the two World Wars; the creation of the Luftwaffe; development of radar.
Civil aviation after WWII.
Civilian airlines; airships vs. aircraft for transatlantic routes; air show acrobatics and barnstorming.
The development of aviation during the Great War included early float planes.
Naval aviation history after 1945.
The possibilities of aircraft and space exploration in the 21st century.
Evolution of parachuting.
Aerial bombing begins with Zeppelins.
Aviation influences maritime operations during World War II.
Rocketry; space exploration; man in space; space programs.
Aerial exploration; first flight over Mount Everest.
Long-distance flying; Charles Lindbergh; Amelia Earhart.
Looking at the many odd attempts man has made over the years in an effort to fly.
Private flying; flying school; gliders; balloons.
Looking at aerobatic competitions, the pilots and the specialist aircraft used in these events.
Tracing the development of the earliest aircraft, including hot-air balloons, kites and gliders; profiling flight pioneers.
Exploring the humanitarian uses of airplanes to rescue people from fires, fighting forest fires, sea and mountain rescue and medical evacuation.
Fighter developments of World War II; German Luftwaffe; Battle of Britain.
Air to air missile; fighter pilot training; Israeli Air Force; Desert Storm.
Examining air power's role during the Cold War from spying to probing an enemy's defense.
How the supremacy of air forces decided the outcome of World War II.
The development of air forces between world wars.
Combat aircraft during World War I.
The evolution of the jet.
The development of helicopters from the German Focke-Achglis Fa61, the American VS-300 and Igor Sikorsky's R4.