Aviation TV update!

With the Paris airshow (some highlights on golfhotelwhisky), and the a350 first flight, there is a lot of fresh flying video online – but there’s also a lot of great stuff on TV at the moment for airplane enthusiasts! Here’s a brief run-down of what’s on soon or available on catch-up (UK only). If you have any suggestions of shows I missed, or any reviews of the shows, please comment below!

Terror in the Skies – Channel 4 / 4OD

This 4 part series explores the dangers and complexities of modern aviation.

  • Episode 1 – Discusses the complexity of modern aircraft design. Catch-up.
  • Episode 2 – Are modern pilots losing their skills? Catch-up.
  • Episode 3 – Maintenance, and air traffic control. 8pm 23rd June, Channel 4.
  • Episode 4 – The hazards affecting passenger aircraft. 7pm 30th June, Channel 4.

Inside low cost airlines – BBC iPlayer

Documentary telling the inside story of low-cost airlines – a tale of big characters and big money.

Catch up on BBC iPlayer.

Airport Live. BBC iPlayer

Fantastic 4 part documentary mixing live, exclusive access behind the scenes at Heathrow, with additional pre-recorded segments about a wide range of aviation topics. Catch up on iPlayer.

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