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Air WarriorsIt was America's premiere warbird of WWII - a twin-propeller fighter with heavy armaments packed into its nose.Tue, Mar 31, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsBattling from London to Malta, the Spitfire has earned its place as Britain's most valued weapon in the fight for survival against Nazi Germany during WWII.Wed, Apr 1, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the British-invented short takeoff/vertical landing attack aircraft adopted by the US military. Named after a bird of prey and originally nicknamed The Harrier Jump Jet.Wed, Apr 1, 7:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsMade by Mitsubishi for the Imperial Japanese Navy, the Zero became a prime target for Allied airmen in the Pacific after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941.Thu, Apr 2, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAmerica's first jet powered aerial refueller, from the '50s, which saw action during the Vietnam War, keeping US Air Force bombers flying, before playing a key role in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.Thu, Apr 2, 9:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAmerica's first jet powered aerial refueller, from the '50s, which saw action during the Vietnam War, keeping US Air Force bombers flying, before playing a key role in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.Fri, Apr 3, 12:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAmerica's first jet powered aerial refueller, from the '50s, which saw action during the Vietnam War, keeping US Air Force bombers flying, before playing a key role in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.Fri, Apr 3, 10:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAmerica's first jet powered aerial refueller, from the '50s, which saw action during the Vietnam War, keeping US Air Force bombers flying, before playing a key role in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.Fri, Apr 3, 4:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe U.S. Air Force's F-15 Eagle revolutionized aviation and is the weapon of choice for air-to-air combat. See rare in-cockpit footage and hear personal war stories from the top guns themselves.Fri, Apr 3, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAmerica's first jet powered aerial refueller, from the '50s, which saw action during the Vietnam War, keeping US Air Force bombers flying, before playing a key role in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.Sat, Apr 4, 7:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAmerica's first jet powered aerial refueller, from the '50s, which saw action during the Vietnam War, keeping US Air Force bombers flying, before playing a key role in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.Sat, Apr 4, 1:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsBattling from London to Malta, the Spitfire has earned its place as Britain's most valued weapon in the fight for survival against Nazi Germany during WWII.Sat, Apr 4, 2:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAn inside look at one of the world's most feared attack helicopters; Britain used Apaches in Afghanistan and Libya and Prince Harry qualified and flew as an Apache pilot.Mon, Apr 6, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins

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Air WarriorsOne of the most famous fighter planes ever made, the Soviet Union's MiG-1 debuted in 1940. Its last version, the MiG-35, was made for the Russian Air Force in 2007.Mon, Mar 30, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the British-invented short takeoff/vertical landing attack aircraft adopted by the US military. Named after a bird of prey and originally nicknamed The Harrier Jump Jet.Sat, Mar 28, 1:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the British-invented short takeoff/vertical landing attack aircraft adopted by the US military. Named after a bird of prey and originally nicknamed The Harrier Jump Jet.Sat, Mar 28, 7:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsFaster than a helicopter and more manoeuvrable than a jet, this specialist counter-insurgency aircraft was able to provide optimal support for troops on the ground.Fri, Mar 27, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the British-invented short takeoff/vertical landing attack aircraft adopted by the US military. Named after a bird of prey and originally nicknamed The Harrier Jump Jet.Fri, Mar 27, 4:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the British-invented short takeoff/vertical landing attack aircraft adopted by the US military. Named after a bird of prey and originally nicknamed The Harrier Jump Jet.Fri, Mar 27, 10:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the British-invented short takeoff/vertical landing attack aircraft adopted by the US military. Named after a bird of prey and originally nicknamed The Harrier Jump Jet.Fri, Mar 27, 12:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the British-invented short takeoff/vertical landing attack aircraft adopted by the US military. Named after a bird of prey and originally nicknamed The Harrier Jump Jet.Thu, Mar 26, 9:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of America's quest to gain air superiority by building the ultimate invisible fighter plane.Thu, Mar 26, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe iconic US Air Force long-range fighter first saw service in 1942 with the RAF. It helped change the course of the Second World War and flew for the US in the Korean War.Wed, Mar 25, 7:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAmerica's go-to twin-seat jet interceptor and fighter-bomber, which first saw action during the Vietnam War.Wed, Mar 25, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe classic US Navy carrier-based fighter from 1943 that helped changed the course of the Pacific War. Only 12,275 were built over a two-year period, at a cost of around $35,000 each.Tue, Mar 24, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsInside story of the huge US Air Force ground attack, cargo carrying, fighting workhorse developed during the Vietnam War that is still flying today. Nicknamed 'Stinger II and 'The Ghostrider'Mon, Mar 23, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAn inside look at one of the world's most feared attack helicopters; Britain used Apaches in Afghanistan and Libya and Prince Harry qualified and flew as an Apache pilot.Sun, Mar 22, 7:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the US Army's go-to battlefield transport; this American military helicopter is one of the most famous combat machines in history.Sun, Mar 22, 6:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the march of the drones, which have a mixed reputation in Britain, but have been embraced fully by the American military. See their impact on warfare and aviation.Sun, Mar 22, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe iconic US Air Force long-range fighter first saw service in 1942 with the RAF. It helped change the course of the Second World War and flew for the US in the Korean War.Sat, Mar 21, 1:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe iconic US Air Force long-range fighter first saw service in 1942 with the RAF. It helped change the course of the Second World War and flew for the US in the Korean War.Sat, Mar 21, 7:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsInside Story of America's CIA spy plane, the U-2, which took photographs secretly from the stratosphere and became world famous when US pilot Gary Powers was shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960.Fri, Mar 20, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe iconic US Air Force long-range fighter first saw service in 1942 with the RAF. It helped change the course of the Second World War and flew for the US in the Korean War.Fri, Mar 20, 4:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe iconic US Air Force long-range fighter first saw service in 1942 with the RAF. It helped change the course of the Second World War and flew for the US in the Korean War.Fri, Mar 20, 10:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe iconic US Air Force long-range fighter first saw service in 1942 with the RAF. It helped change the course of the Second World War and flew for the US in the Korean War.Fri, Mar 20, 12:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe iconic US Air Force long-range fighter first saw service in 1942 with the RAF. It helped change the course of the Second World War and flew for the US in the Korean War.Thu, Mar 19, 9:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAmerica's first jet powered aerial refueller, from the '50s, which saw action during the Vietnam War, keeping US Air Force bombers flying, before playing a key role in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.Thu, Mar 19, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsDocumentary about America's longest-serving long-range strategic bomber. First flown in 1952, the B-52 Stratofortress's eight turbojets give it a combat range of almost 9,000 miles.Wed, Mar 18, 7:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the British-invented short takeoff/vertical landing attack aircraft adopted by the US military. Named after a bird of prey and originally nicknamed The Harrier Jump Jet.Wed, Mar 18, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe V-22 Osprey can hover like a helicopter and fly like a plane. Examine its ingenious design and discover its tumultuous history.Wed, Mar 18, 8:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe iconic US Air Force long-range fighter first saw service in 1942 with the RAF. It helped change the course of the Second World War and flew for the US in the Korean War.Tue, Mar 17, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsOne of the most famous fighter planes ever made, the Soviet Union's MiG-1 debuted in 1940. Its last version, the MiG-35, was made for the Russian Air Force in 2007.Mon, Mar 16, 4:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsDocumentary about America's longest-serving long-range strategic bomber. First flown in 1952, the B-52 Stratofortress's eight turbojets give it a combat range of almost 9,000 miles.Sat, Mar 14, 1:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsDocumentary about America's longest-serving long-range strategic bomber. First flown in 1952, the B-52 Stratofortress's eight turbojets give it a combat range of almost 9,000 miles.Sat, Mar 14, 7:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsKnown as the 'Fighting Falcon', the F-16 supersonic jet fighter has been a staple of the US Air Force since 1976. Examine its history and witness its successes.Fri, Mar 13, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsDocumentary about America's longest-serving long-range strategic bomber. First flown in 1952, the B-52 Stratofortress's eight turbojets give it a combat range of almost 9,000 miles.Fri, Mar 13, 4:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsDocumentary about America's longest-serving long-range strategic bomber. First flown in 1952, the B-52 Stratofortress's eight turbojets give it a combat range of almost 9,000 miles.Fri, Mar 13, 10:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsDocumentary about America's longest-serving long-range strategic bomber. First flown in 1952, the B-52 Stratofortress's eight turbojets give it a combat range of almost 9,000 miles.Fri, Mar 13, 12:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsDocumentary about America's longest-serving long-range strategic bomber. First flown in 1952, the B-52 Stratofortress's eight turbojets give it a combat range of almost 9,000 miles.Thu, Mar 12, 9:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the march of the drones, which have a mixed reputation in Britain, but have been embraced fully by the American military. See their impact on warfare and aviation.Thu, Mar 12, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsKnown as the 'Fighting Falcon', the F-16 supersonic jet fighter has been a staple of the US Air Force since 1976. Examine its history and witness its successes.Wed, Mar 11, 7:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe US Army's main heavy-lift helicopter got its name from a tribe of Native Americans in Washington State, the home of its maker, Boeing, and has been going strong since 1961.Wed, Mar 11, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAn inside look at one of the world's most feared attack helicopters; Britain used Apaches in Afghanistan and Libya and Prince Harry qualified and flew as an Apache pilot.Wed, Mar 11, 8:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsNicknamed 'The Globemaster', the C-17 was the US Air Force's main workhorse for transporting American troops and cargo worldwide. It took 15 years to develop and build in the '80s and '90s.Tue, Mar 10, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of the US Army's go-to battlefield transport; this American military helicopter is one of the most famous combat machines in history.Mon, Mar 9, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsFaster than a helicopter and more manoeuvrable than a jet, this specialist counter-insurgency aircraft was able to provide optimal support for troops on the ground.Mon, Mar 9, 4:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsBattling from London to Malta, the Spitfire has earned its place as Britain's most valued weapon in the fight for survival against Nazi Germany during WWII.Sat, Mar 7, 9:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsKnown as the 'Fighting Falcon', the F-16 supersonic jet fighter has been a staple of the US Air Force since 1976. Examine its history and witness its successes.Sat, Mar 7, 1:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsKnown as the 'Fighting Falcon', the F-16 supersonic jet fighter has been a staple of the US Air Force since 1976. Examine its history and witness its successes.Sat, Mar 7, 7:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsIn the US military it's known as an EWA, an Electronic Warfare Aircraft, but the aircraft carrier pilots who fly the EA-6B and its successor, the EA-18G, nicknamed them the Prowler and the Growler.Fri, Mar 6, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsKnown as the 'Fighting Falcon', the F-16 supersonic jet fighter has been a staple of the US Air Force since 1976. Examine its history and witness its successes.Fri, Mar 6, 4:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsKnown as the 'Fighting Falcon', the F-16 supersonic jet fighter has been a staple of the US Air Force since 1976. Examine its history and witness its successes.Fri, Mar 6, 10:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsKnown as the 'Fighting Falcon', the F-16 supersonic jet fighter has been a staple of the US Air Force since 1976. Examine its history and witness its successes.Fri, Mar 6, 12:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins