Wings of Russia (2008): S01E12 – Amphibians – The Steel Albatross


Introduction

Wings of Russia is an 18-part documentary hosted by Alexander Loginov, published by Wings TV in 2008, with English narration.

Outline

Every summer news agencies report of forest fires bursting out in this or that country. Fire brings enormous damage. That is where fire extinguishing aviation can help. An airplane looks like a tiny bug against environment. Can it really help? Efficiency of the fire extinguishing aircraft becomes the main point. How much fire extinguishing liquid it can take and how quick? An amphibious aircraft has no match in this situation. Gliding over the water surface within seconds it fills up the tanks to drop tons of water on the fire source… Amphibious aircraft today are used mainly at emergency situations. But throughout their history they fought in wars, transported passengers and rescued people.

Wings of Russia Series

You can find a full index and overview of Wings of Russia here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 2008.
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: Russia.
  • Language: Russian and English.

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