Discovery Channel - Documentaries

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Documentary detailing the research and development of nuclear aircraft that would allow for nearly limitless flying time and range.
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A Discovery documentary following the culture of restoring and modifying classic cars in Japan. A must see for and fan of classic Japanese cars or modified cars in general.
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This documentary essentially transfers the events of the Cretaceous Extinction Level Event (E.L.E), that occurred sixty-five million years ago and lead to the demise of the dinosaurs, to the twenty first century. 'Super Comet' recreates the fatal disaster that wiped the dinosaurs off the face off the Earth, only it's not the dinosaurs that are...
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Dan Snow is bringing the filthy histories of the world's greatest cities to BBC Two, in 'Filthy Cities', an immersive new television series that will bring to life the stinking histories of London, New York and Paris. Dan will show how these modern capitals were forged in the dirt of the past, emerging from filthy cities to become the iconic...
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Dramatized documentary which follows the lives of the men who designed and built Titanic and her sister ship Olympic at the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, showing the violence, political drama and financial pressures that affected those who worked on her. Eight men, the Guarantee Group, were privileged to be chosen to travel on her...
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When James Cameron filmed his epic feature Titanic, he became obsessed with the wreck in real life. He knew that the ocean was taking its toll on the wreck, and that if images were to be gathered, and remaining questions answered, an immediate mission was required. Discovery was there as he designed his own submersible, and specially designed...
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The Mig-29 is a fourth-generation jet fighter aircraft designed in the Soviet Union for an air superiority role. Developed in the 1970s by the Mikoyan design bureau, it entered service with the Soviet Air Force in 1983.
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In this episode, the Rides crew crosses the Atlantic for an exclusive look at automotive history. We'll be in Italy to visit the Lamborghini Automobile plant. Rides will receive never-before-allowed access to the plant, witnessing the creation of a hand-crafted Gallardo, as well as the first ever Murcielago roadster. We will witness the...
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This high-energy one-hour special takes a look into the revolutionary capabilities of the carrier-based strike fighter and the experience of the pilots who fly it. At California's Naval Air Station Lemoore, the Navy's most advanced F/A-18 training facility, viewers will learn what it takes to become a strike fighter pilot, from the rigors of the...
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Harley Davidson Birth of the VROD goes inside one of the most successful production lines in the world. At the Harley Davidson plant a single product line has continually rolled out of the factory for almost 100 years. We'll take a look at the colourful group of people that own Harleys, HOGS (Harley Owners Group). We'll also examine the technology...
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The General Dynamics F-111 "Aardvark" was a medium-range interdictor and tactical strike aircraft that also filled the roles of strategic bomber, reconnaissance, and electronic warfare in its various versions. Developed in the 1960s by General Dynamics, it first entered service in 1967 with the United States Air Force. The Royal Australian Air...
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The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft. The Tomcat was developed for the United States Navy's Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program following the collapse of the F-111B project. The F-14 was the first of the American teen-series fighters which were designed incorporating the...
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The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is a multirole jet fighter aircraft originally developed by General Dynamics for the United States Air Force (USAF). Designed as an air superiority day fighter, it evolved into a successful all-weather multirole aircraft. Over 4,400 aircraft have been built since production was approved in 1976. Although...
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he Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is a long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) since 1955. Beginning with the successful contract bid on 5 June 1946, the B-52 design evolved from a straight-wing aircraft powered by six turboprop engines to the final prototype YB-52 with eight turbojet engines....
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Nugus Martin Productions has accumulated probably the best collection of rare and unseen footage of World War II in the world. By using the very latest colorization techniques it is now possible to show the full story of World War II as it has never been fully seen before. With the very latest satellite delivered terrain mapping and state of the...