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Old 22nd March 2016, 10:38 PM
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A new series called Alaska Aircrash Investigations has commenced.

This 6 part series follow NTSB investigators in Alaska.

http://www.smithsonianchannel.com/sh...ations/1004287

The first episode follows a C206 Air Taxi impact with terrain.

In the Alaskan summer there is an average of one air crash per day.

Should be available at the usual sources.
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Old 25th March 2016, 08:53 PM
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Rise of the Supermachines

9:25pm - 10:20pm
Duration 55 minutes
Channel SBS Sydney
Title Super Jumbo Jet

Using stunning CGI animation to burst open the world's largest passenger plane, the Airbus A380, revealing incredible technology that transports 520 passengers 9000km in ten hours. Air France is experiencing a two-hour delay and pilot Claude Godel must battle gridlock on the ground and turbulence in the air to guide the jet from LA to Paris, so his passengers can make connecting flights. Claude must find the most powerful part of the jet stream, a route that brings the aircraft towards dangerous turbulence while keeping his customers safe.
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Old 25th March 2016, 08:57 PM
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Ever wonder how Royal Navy Recruits are initially trained

Royal Navy School



Royal Navy School
Time 8:35pm - 10:20pm
Duration 105 minutes
Channel SBS Sydney

Teenage recruit Harland battles homesickness. Craig, who's 32, is determined to provide for his young family, and sees the Navy as his last chance to make something of himself. Recruit Dackombe faces a difficult choice when his girlfriend falls pregnant as he's due to start Navy training. And mess deck high jinks get out of hand at RMS Raleigh.
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Old 27th March 2016, 01:41 PM
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Tonight on 7Two

A Very British Airline

Time 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Duration 90 minutes
Channel 7TWO Sydney

Take a look at how British Airways manages the challenges of operating out of the world's most congested airport and passengers actions including panic attacks and suspicious items in luggage.
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Old 27th March 2016, 01:46 PM
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Tonight on 74ME

Alaskas Ultimate Bush Pilots

Time 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Dur 30 minutes
Channel 4ME Metro
Episode 1
Production Year (2016)
Series Number 1

The Island Air team pilot de Havilland Beavers - single-engine, high-wing, propeller-driven bush planes - fly anywhere they need to go. Their mission is to move explorers and adventure seekers, hunters and anglers, tourists and locals, archeologists and surfers and prospectors deep into the Kodiak back country; taking off and landing on water, dirt, dry stream beds, on the sides of mountains, amid bolder fields, even on glaciers.

Repeated later during the week, check guides
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Old 13th April 2016, 05:35 PM
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Tonight on Mega Breakdown

Time 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Duration 60 minutes
Channel ONE Sydney
Episode 4
Title Phantom Jet

The F-4 Phantom has flown in Air Force squadrons in the US, Europe and Asia. The breakdown process takes two and a half months and is fraught with danger as each plane comes fully loaded with twin turbojet engines.
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Old 20th April 2016, 11:33 AM
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Something for the PVR Mega Breakdown has an episode on scrapping a B747.

May of already been shown but I suggest you program your PVR for ONE 20:30 -21:30 Wednesday on you might pick it up as a repeat.
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Old 28th April 2016, 05:13 PM
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Next Tuesday (3/5/2016) 20:40ish

ABC Foreign Correspondent

False Economy

Thousands of Australians book their holidays on cheap foreign airlines - but how safe are they? This special report reveals troubling evidence about the safety of some Asian budget carriers
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Old 3rd May 2016, 08:05 AM
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Next Tuesday (3/5/2016) 20:40ish

ABC Foreign Correspondent

False Economy

Thousands of Australians book their holidays on cheap foreign airlines - but how safe are they? This special report reveals troubling evidence about the safety of some Asian budget carriers
Main source of the story appears to be the doomed Air Asia Indonesia aircraft that flew with a fault for 12 months:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-0...-fault/7376776
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Old 3rd May 2016, 11:02 PM
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Worth a watch on ivew if your didn't see it.

Relates to Indonesia Air Safety.
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