The Age of Flight: Choppers (1990)

Genres - Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Vehicles & Transportation  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Sally Barber

Age of Flight, a 12-volume series, presents a comprehensive history of aviation, from man's earliest attempts to conquer the wild blue yonder to the development of sophisticated experimental crafts and advanced technology. Archival photography and aerial footage illustrate the fascinating stories of the men, women, and events that defined the evolution of flight. Volume nine, Age of Flight: Choppers, chronicles the progress of this flying machine, from initial concepts to its crucial role in the Vietnam War. See details of how the chopper emerged in the early '40s as a full-fledged aircraft, and follow the trail of advancements that produced rapid development of this important combat machine.



flight, flying, helicopter