The Amazing World of War Machines (2008): S01E11 – Air Defence & Surveillance – Helicopters


Introduction

A military documentary showcasing military technology advances through the ages.

Outline

In the early 1480s, Leonardo Da Vinci designed an aerial screw. Its intended use was unknown, yet served as the inspiration for the helicopter. Developments over the years have seen the Helicopter becoming more involved in troop transport, including airlifting the wounded directly to hospitals. Today’s attack Helicopters show the versatility of this war machine.

The Amazing World of War Machines Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Amazing World of War Machines here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 31 December 2008.
  • Running Time: 52 minutes (without adverts).
  • Rating: 7+.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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