Short runways, high altitude, unpredictable weather, and complex take-off and landing approach procedures the most dangerous airports in the world test even the most seasoned pilots. In this heart-stopping program, climb the skies as HISTORY takes you on a death-defying tour of the world's ten MOST EXTREME AIRPORTS. From San Diego to Hong Kong to St. Barth's to Nepal, many of the world's airports are simply not designed to handle the demands of 21st century aircraft and flight volume. In addition to examining some of the horrific crashes and near misses at some of these locations, this feature-length special also unpacks the particular problems intrinsic to these airports from centuries-old territorial battles that have led to unsafe layouts to geographical challenges, such as wind currents and natural obstacles that make these places a natural safety hazard. Featuring compelling interviews with experts and eyewitnesses, as well as striking reenactments of devastating crashes, MOST EXTREME AIRPORTS is an eye-opening look at the treacherous conditions pilots are forced to navigate every day.
Short runways, high altitude, unpredictable weather, and complex take-off and landing approach procedures the most dangerous airports in the world test even the most seasoned pilots. In this heart-stopping program, climb the skies as HISTORY takes you on a death-defying tour of the world's ten MOST EXTREME AIRPORTS. From San Diego to Hong Kong to St. Barth's to Nepal, many of the world's airports are simply not designed to handle the demands of 21st century aircraft and flight volume. In addition to examining some of the horrific crashes and near misses at some of these locations, this feature-length special also unpacks the particular problems intrinsic to these airports from centuries-old territorial battles that have led to unsafe layouts to geographical challenges, such as wind currents and natural obstacles that make these places a natural safety hazard. Featuring compelling interviews with experts and eyewitnesses, as well as striking reenactments of devastating crashes, MOST EXTREME AIRPORTS is an eye-opening look at the treacherous conditions pilots are forced to navigate every day.
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Format: DVD
Label: LIONSGATE
Catalog: 242060
Rel. Date: 09/15/2020
UPC: 733961242065

Most Extreme Airports
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Short runways, high altitude, unpredictable weather, and complex take-off and landing approach procedures the most dangerous airports in the world test even the most seasoned pilots. In this heart-stopping program, climb the skies as HISTORY takes you on a death-defying tour of the world's ten MOST EXTREME AIRPORTS. From San Diego to Hong Kong to St. Barth's to Nepal, many of the world's airports are simply not designed to handle the demands of 21st century aircraft and flight volume. In addition to examining some of the horrific crashes and near misses at some of these locations, this feature-length special also unpacks the particular problems intrinsic to these airports from centuries-old territorial battles that have led to unsafe layouts to geographical challenges, such as wind currents and natural obstacles that make these places a natural safety hazard. Featuring compelling interviews with experts and eyewitnesses, as well as striking reenactments of devastating crashes, MOST EXTREME AIRPORTS is an eye-opening look at the treacherous conditions pilots are forced to navigate every day.