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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 1, 6:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsB-29 Superfortress. The plane that changed the face of war, it dropped the bomb on Hiroshima but was also the first plane with a pressurized cabin and the first that could fly more than 3,000 miles.Mon, Mar 1, 9:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsB-29 Superfortress. The plane that changed the face of war, it dropped the bomb on Hiroshima but was also the first plane with a pressurized cabin and the first that could fly more than 3,000 miles.Tue, Mar 2, 12:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsB-29 Superfortress. The plane that changed the face of war, it dropped the bomb on Hiroshima but was also the first plane with a pressurized cabin and the first that could fly more than 3,000 miles.Tue, Mar 2, 6:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsB-29 Superfortress. The plane that changed the face of war, it dropped the bomb on Hiroshima but was also the first plane with a pressurized cabin and the first that could fly more than 3,000 miles.Wed, Mar 3, 9:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsB-29 Superfortress. The plane that changed the face of war, it dropped the bomb on Hiroshima but was also the first plane with a pressurized cabin and the first that could fly more than 3,000 miles.Wed, Mar 3, 3:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins

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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.Thu, Nov 12, 10:00 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.Sat, Aug 8, 12:00 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.Sat, Aug 8, 7:00 AMSmithsonian 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.Fri, Aug 7, 4:00 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.Fri, Aug 7, 10:00 AMSmithsonian 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.Fri, Aug 7, 12:00 AMSmithsonian 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.Thu, Aug 6, 9:00 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, Aug 3, 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.Sat, Aug 1, 1:00 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.Sat, Aug 1, 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, Jul 31, 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.Fri, Jul 31, 4:00 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.Fri, Jul 31, 10:00 AMSmithsonian 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.Fri, Jul 31, 12:00 AMSmithsonian 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.Thu, Jul 30, 9:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsSee how the clunky but robust fighter A-10 Thunderbolt II continually out-flies and out-guns its competitors.Thu, Jul 30, 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.Wed, Jul 29, 7:00 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, Jul 29, 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.Tue, Jul 28, 5:00 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.Mon, Jul 27, 5:00 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.Sat, Jul 25, 1:00 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.Sat, Jul 25, 7:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsHow the British Harrier jump jet and gunships such as the fearsome A-10 Thunderbolt, known as the 'Warthog', give close air support to ground troops, blasting targets and striking terror in the enemy.Fri, Jul 24, 5:00 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, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 10:00 AMSmithsonian 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, Jul 24, 12:00 AMSmithsonian 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.Thu, Jul 23, 9:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe world's most versatile and powerful helicopters, including the Huey that served in Vietnam as a rescue helicopter and the Apache attack helicopter, which is used today by the British Army.Thu, Jul 23, 5:00 PMSmithsonian 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.Wed, Jul 22, 7:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsWed, Jul 22, 5:00 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.Tue, Jul 21, 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.Mon, Jul 20, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsIt was America's premiere warbird of WWII - a twin-propeller fighter with heavy armaments packed into its nose.Fri, Jul 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.Thu, Jul 16, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsSee how the clunky but robust fighter A-10 Thunderbolt II continually out-flies and out-guns its competitors.Wed, Jul 15, 7:00 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.Wed, Jul 15, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe inside story of America's quest to gain air superiority by building the ultimate invisible fighter plane.Tue, Jul 14, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsAmerica's go-to twin-seat jet interceptor and fighter-bomber, which first saw action during the Vietnam War.Mon, Jul 13, 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.Fri, Jul 10, 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'Thu, Jul 9, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsHow the British Harrier jump jet and gunships such as the fearsome A-10 Thunderbolt, known as the 'Warthog', give close air support to ground troops, blasting targets and striking terror in the enemy.Wed, Jul 8, 7:00 PMSmithsonian 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.Wed, Jul 8, 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.Tue, Jul 7, 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, Jul 3, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsHow the British Harrier jump jet and gunships such as the fearsome A-10 Thunderbolt, known as the 'Warthog', give close air support to ground troops, blasting targets and striking terror in the enemy.Fri, Jul 3, 4:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsHow the British Harrier jump jet and gunships such as the fearsome A-10 Thunderbolt, known as the 'Warthog', give close air support to ground troops, blasting targets and striking terror in the enemy.Fri, Jul 3, 10:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsHow the British Harrier jump jet and gunships such as the fearsome A-10 Thunderbolt, known as the 'Warthog', give close air support to ground troops, blasting targets and striking terror in the enemy.Fri, Jul 3, 12:00 AMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsHow the British Harrier jump jet and gunships such as the fearsome A-10 Thunderbolt, known as the 'Warthog', give close air support to ground troops, blasting targets and striking terror in the enemy.Thu, Jul 2, 9:00 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.Thu, Jul 2, 5:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins
Air WarriorsThe world's most versatile and powerful helicopters, including the Huey that served in Vietnam as a rescue helicopter and the Apache attack helicopter, which is used today by the British Army.Wed, Jul 1, 7:00 PMSmithsonian Channel60 mins