The best of the airships.
Designers race to build the next generation of passenger jets.
Nations team up to produce new combat aircraft and reduce development costs.
Canadian pilots travel to Europe to evaluate a new helicopter, the Cormorant.
Western hobbyists covet former Soviet warplanes.
The RAF has an advanced flight simulator.
Law-enforcement pilots swoop in low to patrol the waters of Newfoundland.
An attempt to repeat the first ever flight of the Wright Brothers by testing a replica of their "Wright Flyer" aircraft.
Dedicated hobbyists salvage lost aircraft.
Examing Conair Aviation's various aerial fire fighting methods used to combat wild fires.
Pilots Brian Johnston and Ron Bodine take part in NORAD live-fly exercise Amalgam Warrior.
European pilots hone their low-level flying skills at a special base in Labrador.
A Royal Air Force base has the world's most advanced flight simulator.
Long used in space, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are now coming into the confines of the Earth's atmosphere.
Skiing high on the Rocky Mountains with the aid of the Canada Mountain Holiday's skilled heli-ski pilots.
Resilient kit planes often serve purposes greater than pure recreation, keeping poachers in Africa on the run and transporting needed medicines to the jungles of Venezuela.
A company that has revolutionized aerial photography.
Pilots glide through deserts and mountain ranges.
Workers on oil rigs off the coast of Newfoundland rely on Cougar helicopter pilots and crews to brave the ice and fog for transportation to the mainland.
The dangerous daily operations of NATO aircraft during peacetime, including land mine sweeps, surveillance and medical evacuation.
Commemorating the deaths of the 10,000 Canadian bomber pilots who lost their lives in World War II; remembering the legendary Lancaster bomber.
Rediscovering the Spitfire, one of the most important fighters dotting the skies during World War II.
Western powers train pilots in withstanding the physical trials and psychological tribulations they may face if gunned down over hostile territory.
More than 50 years after combat jets first took to war-torn skies, Canadian fighters lift off for duty over Kosovo.
Pilots work on an experimental "cloud seeding" project to reduce the threat of dangerous hail.
Helicopter pilot Steve Miller flies over the tundra searching for polar bears and herding flocks of geese.
The Boeing Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche offers a preview of the digital battlefield of the 21st century.
A suborbital flight could be the next great aviation adventure.
The Beaver, a 50-year-old bush plane, is experiencing new popularity.
Entries from the United States and United Kingdom square off in the World Hot-Air Airship Competition.
American and Canadian pilots participate in the Ungava Rally, flying seaplanes in northern Quebec.
Scientists use planes to track wolves of Yellowstone National Park.
The Sea Dragon, a helicopter fitted with sensors, swept shipping lanes for naval mines.
A U.S. Air Force rapid-response team gets its first chance to deploy men and weapons.
The 75th anniversary of the Canadian air force; flying ace William Barker.
Military and civilian aircraft; pilots leave the Canadian air force for better paying civilian jobs.
The V-22 Osprey, a tilt-motor hybrid, combines helicopter and plane capabilities.
Robert Ragozzino tries to beat his U.S. cross-country record in an open-cockpit Stearman as he prepares to try for the around-the-world solo circumnavigation record.
NATO's Airborne Warning and Control Systems planes; radar intelligence.
An examination of Maple Flag, a simulated combat experience for fighter pilots from North America and Europe.
A survey of the airborne units of the Calgary, Alta., and Los Angeles police forces.
A Seattle flight team builds a human pedal-powered craft for a record voyage of 100 miles.
This chronicle of the history of planes and the space shuttle culminates with the launching of the space shuttle Discovery.
Logging forests in British Columbia using heavy-lift helicopters.
U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards share duties along the Pacific coast.
The Canadian Maritime Air Group's Aurora plane was designed for submarine surveillance.
A state-of-the-art air transporter that makes transporting heavy cargo easy.
Dedicated pilots fly into the eyes of storms to send back weather information essential to hurricane forecasting.
The race to produce the biggest and best airships like the German zeppelins.
The Harrier jet, the deadliest weapon in the United States arsenal.
Kunsan, South Korea, is the only front-line airbase involving a superpower in a potential state of war.
A showcase of aviation adventures, both military and civilian, that examines rare footage and films of various aircraft.
Retrieving and restoring historic airplanes.
Canadian Forces use the C-130 ("Mighty Hercules") to aid civilians under seige in Sarajevo.
The history of Canada's search and rescue operations.
Canadian law enforcement takes to the skies for some high-tech crimefighting.
Bush-pilots brave extreme conditions to transport food and supplies to remote regions of the Canadian deep north.
Ultralight plane kits bring the gift of flight to many, including paraplegics.
The mystique and excitement of air shows, including Canada's famous Snowbirds.
Volunteers travel to developing nations to teach local medical professionals the latest sight-saving techniques.
Aerial firefighters combat Ontario blazes by water-bombing the flames.
Prospecting for nickel and copper by helicopter in Newfoundland.
The life-saving missions of "air ambulances" require certain modifications for flight and specific outfitting.
Scientists strive to counter the effects of G-forces on pilots.
Bill Lishman helps injured and distressed Canada geese and trumpeter swans prepare for their annual migration.
The history and appeal of flying.