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About the Series
 
Episode One
Episode Two
Episode Three
Episode Four
Did You Know...?
Series Air Dates
 
 
Biographies
 
Exec. Producer Bio
Cinematographer Bio
Exec. Producer Interview
 
 
Credits
 
Series Credits
Website Credits
Photo & Video Credits
Feedback
 

   

"Chasing the Sun" is based on the book "Turbulent Skies: The History of Commercial Aviation" by T. A. Heppenheimer.
 
 
Photo: Wright Brothers at Kitty HawkEpisode 1
 
Heroes and Daredevils
 

The First to Fly
The French Hero
The American Bird Woman
Weapons of Destruction
Barnstormers

 

No Experience Necessary
Lucky Lindy
The First Passenger
The Freedom of a Bird

 
 
 
Photo: Douglas-Davis Company Factory Episode 2
 
The Visionaries
 

Wind, Sand & Stars
Pioneers
Pan Am
Scandal

 

The Birth of the Modern Airliner
The Last Frontier
Fear of Flying

 
 
 
Photo: The CometEpisode 3
 
Into the Jet Age
 

The Millionaire Maverick
The Airlines Go to War
The Birth of the Jet Engine
The Rise & Fall of the Comet

 

Welcome to the Jet Age
An Airborne Fantasy World
The Plane of the Future

 
 
 
Photo: The Boeing 747Episode 4
 
All Aboard
 

The 747
Deregulation &
 the Love Airline
The New Breed

 

The Death of Giants
The Battle of the Titans
Overcrowded Skies
The Art of Flying

 
   
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