City In The Sky
BBC Earth HD, HyppTV Ch 501, 9.50pm prEmIErE
Departure – Humans seem to be drawn to the idea of flying. This concept has been around for over 2,000 years, but it was only until the Wright brothers’ success that people started taking aviation seriously. But getting something to fly isn’t easy. The aviation industry is as much a world of science and engineering, as it is a vast global transportation network. This three- part documentary will explore some of the greatest aviation breakthroughs of the century, while explaining how everything works. Are you ready for take- off?