Warbird Workshop (2020): S01E05 – Aeronca Defender


Introduction

Documentary series following the work of dedicated engineers, enthusiasts and aviators striving to restore vintage aeroplanes.

Outline

Aircraft restoration expert Mark Masters and his son James rebuild a 1943 US Army Aeronca Defender liaison plane for its German owner. What starts out as a simple repair turns into a major rebuild as work exposes the toll time has taken on its wooden wins.

Warbird Workshop Series

You can find a full index of Warbird Workshop Series 01 here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Narrator(s): Martin Shaw.
  • Producer(s): Ian Cundell, Natalie Rose, Matt Clark, Matt Richards, Christine Hamill, Lucy Hester, Steve Blears, and Daniel Green.
  • Music: Adrian Burch.
  • Cinematography: Daniel Green.
  • Editor(s): Warren Baxter, Simon Casson, Kate Dobson, and Daniel Green.
  • Production: Air Television and UKTV.
  • Distributor(s): Yesterday, UKTV Play, and TCB Media Rights.
  • Original Network:
  • Release Date: 02 April 2020.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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