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!
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.
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.