Adventures in Aviation

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Adventures in Aviation


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This special 8-DVD aviation film collection features over nine hours of historic black-and-white and rare color footage of World War II bombing missions and training, aircraft documentaries that explore planes and the people who worked with them in the 1940’s, and films that examine how aviation history has shaped modern-day aircraft.

Disk Count: 8
Video Format: Standard
Run Time: Approx. 9 hours and 55 minutes


See the bravery and heroism of the WWII pilots and crews, then watch some films on modern flying innovation. Films include footage of General Jimmy Doolittle laying out a bombing mission, U.S. fighter pilots taking on the Luftwaffe across western Europe, and a film on Memphis Belle's final mission. See how air craft carriers evolved to become successful, explore the mystery in a film on Amelia Earhart's disappearance, and see how NASA transports giant pieces of cargo.

Product Features:

• Over 9 hours of intriguing and thrilling plane videos

• 21 films featuring modern-day and WWII planes

• Includes aviation films with narration by Lloyd Bridges, Eugene Kern, Carl Sandburg and Clark Gable, and acting by Jimmy Stewart, Ronald Reagan and Burgess Meredith

• Includes film footage of General Jimmy Doolittle and a documentary by William Wyler

• Cargo and commercial planes, experimental planes, space pioneers, breakthroughs in aviation technology and more