Plane Resurrection: Series 1

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History Documentary hosted by Colin McLean, published by Looking Glass in 2016 - English narration

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Plane Resurrection: Series 1 Documentary series following the efforts of dedicated enthusiasts committed to restoring fighter planes to their former glories,

[edit] P-51 Mustang

Maurice Hammond takes on the restoration of a P-51 Mustang, a US made fighter plane that gave the Allies air superiority over the Luftwaffe in World War II. He finds that the plane has a connection to a famous US airman who flew successful missions from nearby English airfields in World War II.

[edit] Hawker Hurricane

Paul Vacher finds a Hawker Hurricane in India. How he gets it back to the UK and up in the air over the fields it helped protect in World War II is as dramatic a story as the role the plane played in the Battle of Britain, protecting England against the Nazis.

[edit] Fokker DR-1 Dreidecker

Painstakingly restoring the Fokker, the type of airplane favored by the Red Baron, the most famous pilot of WWI, takes surgeon Peter Bruggemann on a journey of exploration into the lives of the young men who flew in the dogfights of World War I.

[edit] Percival Q6

Rex Ford is restoring a rare Percival Q6. As he traces its story from the 1930's, he learns of the colorful Aussie aircraft designer-builder, Edgar Percival, and finds that this particular plane may have played a role in a significant moment in World War II history!

[edit] AT6-D Texan "The Harvard"

Maurice Hammond and his daughter, Leah, undertake the restoration of an AT-6 Harvard aircraft. At the same time, Leah works on establishing a memorial to the US airmen and RAF pilots who flew from airfields near her home village. See how rebuilding the plane brings World War II history to life.

[edit] PT-17 Stearman

Paul Bennett is restoring a Stearman, an open cockpit trainer for pilots in World War II. Like WWI planes, the US built Stearman has a fabric covered fusilage and wire supported wings. Literally thousands of pilots trained on these planes for service in WWII. But then what happened to the planes?

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
  • Video: Bitrate: CRF-22 (~5764 kb/s)
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1920 x 1080
  • Video Resolution: 1.778 (16:9)
  • Audio Codec: AAC LC
  • Audio: English
  • Audio Bitrate: 160 kb/s VBR 44100Hz
  • Audio Channels: Stereo 2
  • Run-Time: 50 mins
  • Framerate: 29.971 FPS
  • Number of Parts: 6
  • Container Mp4
  • Part Size: 2.05 GB
  • Source: HDTV
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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