Four films explore the significance of three of World War IIs most celebrated aircraft: the Hawker Hurricane, the Avro Lancaster and the Supermarine Spitfire. See how these planes helped the Allies overcome Hitlers evil conquest.
Lancaster at War: The Lanc, as it was affectionately known, became one of the most famous and successful of the World War II night bombers. See the Lanc s involvement in some of the most controversial bombings. Then, hear exclusive interviews with surviving Lancaster aircrew.
Hawker Hurricane: The 1942 Mark XII Hawker Hurricane was one of the most versatile fighters in the Royal Air Forces fleet during World War II. Sit in the cockpit for some stomach-wrenching aerobatic maneuvers and experience what it would have been like for Battle of Britain pilots in the heat of a dogfight!
Spitfire: The Birth of a Legend:
Hear how this legendary aircraft,conceived from a radical design, became a symbol of Britain s determination during World War II. Dramatic archive and color footage of the Spitfire in combat help illustrate the story as do interviews with the pilots.
Battle of Britain: A three-part film: In The Few, examine the build-up to and the beginning of the Battle of Britain. The Darkest Hour shows how the RAF and the Luftwaffe each succeeded or failed in separate attacks until the Germans made a mistake. In The Blitz, see how Hitler decided to move the bombing strategy away from the airfields and to civilian London, a choice that would ultimately end in a loss for Germany.
Get a taste of what it was like to fly a Hawker Hurricane in WWII
Hear from pilots who flew the Supermarine Spitfire during war
Watch exclusive interviews with surviving Lancaster aircrew
A three-part film explores how these aircraft helped win the Battle of Britain
5 hours of fascinating aviation history