Angle of Attack
Series Description: ANGLE OF ATTACK chronicles the 100-year history of Naval aviation -from wobbly gliders and the first shipboard landing in 1911 to modern supersonic jets and unmanned aerial vehicles. The two-hour documentary deftly interweaves archival footage, interviews with historical and military experts, contemporary footage of cutting-edge aircraft and insights from today's "Top Gun" fighter pilots in the Marine Corps and Navy.
(1 of 2) (#101)
Young men and women are followed on their way to "earning their Wings." [56 minutes]
(2 of 2) (#102)
The military's preference of nuclear weapons over naval aviation during the Cold War is examined. [56 minutes]