Unsurpassed in depth and scope, this is the U.S. National Archives DVD history of aviation with nearly 29 hours of footage from 1903 to modern day. Fifty-four films cover aviation's most seminal moments, from the Wright brothers' initial test flight to the U.S. Air Force's Stealth aircraft program. Historical newsreels and documentaries feature everything from flying machines, fighters, and commercial aircraft to NASA spacecraft and Apollo missions. Additional films includes interviews and eyewitness accounts from the famed Tuskegee Airmen and Orson Welles, and footage of astronauts such as John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. An included CD provides hundreds of National Archives images. 24 DVDs. 11" W x 7 1/2" H x 2" D. (3 lbs.)
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Best gift ever, best that money could bu
By Leigh Proud Daughter
We bought this as a Christmas present for my Dad who proudly served in the Air Force and was a private flight instructor for many years. He said several times that he could have not wished for a better present and I don't believe he has stopped watching the DVD's since we gave to him.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Grandma Jan
from Crestline CA
This was a gift to my son-in-law, a former RAF man...he seemed quite happy to get it. Sorry I can't tell you more.
Product was great
By Dennis the Menace
from Incline Village, NV
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