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Ten-part series Mega Machines unlocks the secrets of iconic machines, such as roller coasters, bullet trains, and cargo planes. Transforming our understanding of the machines around us, the series goes inside, under, over, and through them, revealing how they were built, how they work, how they fail, and how they have evolved. Episodes will look at the Griffon 12000TD hovercraft that skims effortlessly across water, concrete and even rocks at over 50mph, making it the ultimate all-terrain passenger vehicle; the Airfish 8, a unique breed of passenger vehicle, which is longer and heavier than a bus and can skim over water at 120 miles per hour; the Sikorsky built S-92 Helicopter, an evolution of the legendary Blackhawk military chopper; and Italy's Aprilia RSV4, the most advanced superbike in the world.
The KMAX 1200 is a world-class helicopter that can lift cargo heavier than its own body weight, and special behind-the-scenes access reveals how its bizarre design helps this engineering marvel carry record-breaking loads in extreme environments.
Special access inside one of the world's fastest catamarans reveals the secrets of a high-speed, hi-tech monster ferry that uses the power of 50 Formula One cars to conquer some of the roughest seas on earth. The MV Saint John Paul II of Virtu Ferries takes passengers and vehicles from Malta to Sicily four times per day.
A hi-tech monster truck is helping make far-off interstellar discoveries possible as it carries a multimillion-dollar telescope across one of the world's harshest landscapes; special access reveals the engineering responsible for this marvel.
The Mahindra M6Electro is a cutting-edge race car on a mission to become the Formula E champion, and special access under the hood reveals how this speed demon can reach 170 mph with a futuristic mega-battery straight out of science fiction.
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