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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN FRONTIERS PROGRAM #1109
"Flying Free"
AIRDATE: April 10, 2001

Host
Alan Alda

Written, produced, and directed by Graham Chedd
Andrew Liebman
David Huntley
Jill Singer
John Angier

Edited by
David Berenson
David Huntley
Jill Singer

Associate Producers
Arda Collins
Jeannie Choi
Dan Lyons

Photography
Peter Hoving

Sound
Michael Boyle
Peter Frumkin
G. John Garrett
Mark McLaughlin
John Osborne
Roger Stevenson

Additional Photography
Philip Corona
David Huntley
Peter Reniers

Animation and Graphics
Alan Morin
Jeremy Angier

Music
Randy Roos

Post Production Supervisor
Steve Sherrick

Online Editor
Bill Kenney

Sound Mixer
Steve Izzi

Production Manager
Phil Corona

Post Production Assistant
Warren Jones

Special Thanks to:
iRobot Corporation
NASA
Dryden Flight Research Center
U.S. Defense Department
Vintage Sailplane Association / Kirk Harris Collection
Soaring Society of America

Frontiers Web Site
Producer Nancy Caulfield
Associate Producer Jackie Mitchell
Production Assistant Polly Hanson
Illustrator Adam Kelley

Lead Designer Mark Ostrander
Interactive Graphics Eric Pestana
Programmer Ya Chun Lin
Technical Producer Kirsten Holmes

Promotion Director
Tina Vaz

Business Manager
Rosalie Berger

Production Secretary
Susan Matthews

Series Title Animation
Jed Schwartz
Sean Moyer

Series Title Music
Randy Roos

For Scientific American Magazine
Rolf Grisebach, Chairman
Gretchen Teichgraeber, President and CEO
John Rennie, Editor in Chief

Supervising Editor
David Berenson

Executive Producers
John Angier Graham Chedd

Presented by
Connecticut Public Television

Produced in Association with
Scientific American Magazine

© 1990-2001 The Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc. All rights reserved.

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