Next Episode of Mighty Planes is
Season 4 / Episode 4 and airs on 22 October 2017 21:00
This is your first-class ticket to board the world's most magnificent flying machines. This series explores amazing aircraft and the men and women around the world who build, maintain, shepherd, and fly them. From the aerobatic artistry of the Blue Angels to the bravery of NOAA's hurricane hunters, and from Trump's flying luxury suite to the military's gas station in the sky, each episode is its own engrossing drama about people and Mighty Planes, coming together to tackle momentous missions.
Take a luxurious ride aboard Donald Trump's massive private jet and meet the pilot entrusted with his life.
The C-17 Globemaster III is the most versatile cargo plane in the US Air Force fleet. Meet the ultimate flexible flyer, strong as a weightlifter and nimble as a gymnast.
Follow the dangerous job of air-to-air refueling with the Omega, the flying gas station seen at top speeds and great heights.
Enter the eye of the storm in this battle-tested hurricane hunter, NOAA's P-3 'Kermit.'
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's hurricane hunting WP-3D Orion aircraft fly where other planes refuse to venture.
Unlock the secrets of the cosmos aboard the world's only flying space observatory, the SOFIA, a converted Boeing 747 jumbo jetliner.
Thrilling millions of Americans every year with their death-defying aerial maneuvers and pinpoint precision, the Blue Angels are one of the best military display teams on Earth. Get ready for an up-close look at the six F/A-18 Hornets that make up the fleet. Meet the top guns who fly them, and the maintenance and support crews working nonstop to make each show a triumph. The stakes are high when you're flying just inches apart at 700 miles per hour, a mere 15,000 feet above the crowd. Only the Blue Angels team can pull this off.
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