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Battle of the X-Planes
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X-Planes homepage

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TV Program Credits

Lauren Aguirre, Executive Editor
Rick Groleau, Managing Editor
Brenden Kootsey, Senior Web Developer
Lexi Krock, Assistant Editor
Rick Pinchera, Designer
Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief
Anya Vinokour, Senior Designer

Special Thanks
Patrick E. Hanley, Hanley Innovations
Mike Jorgensen, Producer, "Battle of the X-Planes"
Daniel King, AMARC
Laura Minnear, Assistant Editor, "Battle of the X-Planes"
Clifford McDonald, Otis Air National Guard Base
OPUS, 102nd Fighter Wing
Al Piccirillo, Institute for Defense Analyses
Daniel P. Raymer, Conceptual Research Corporation
Teresa Vanden-Heuvel, AMARC

Photo and Image Credits 
Battle of the X-Planes homepage—Photos: (X-35) © Lockheed Martin; (X-32) © Boeing

Behind the Scenes—Photos: (X-32) © Boeing; (X-35, X-35A, Jorgensen, Thomas, and Burbage, Lockheed team) © Lockheed Martin; (Steidle) © U.S. Navy; (X-32) © U.S. Department of Defense; (C-5) Corbis Images; (both planes in hover) © U.S. Department of Defense; (Jorgensen) courtesy of Mike Jorgensen

Where Combat Planes Retire—Photos: (all) © WGBH/NOVA/Myth Merchant Films

Meet a Test Pilot—Photos: (Yates, Yates in chase plane, Yates dousing) courtesy of Philip Yates; (X-32A, X-32 carrier landing test) © Boeing; (other photos) © U.S. Department of Defense

Designing for Stealth—Photos: © Boeing

Outfitting a Fighter Pilot—Photos: © WGBH/NOVA

Getting Airborne—Illustrations: © WGBH/NOVA

Wing Designs—Illustrations: © WGBH/NOVA

TV Program Description—Photo: (X-planes) © U.S. Department of Defense

 

Narrated by
Liev Schreiber

Produced And Directed by
Michael Jorgensen

Telescript by
Daniel McCabe

Director of Photography
Michael Jorgensen

Editors
Daniel McCabe
Dick Bartlett
Glen Kugelstadt

Narrated by
Liev Schreiber

Associate Producers
Neil Thomas
Jennifer Callahan

Assistant Editor
Laura Minnear

Sound Recordist
Igal Petel

Audio Mix
Heart Punch Studio

Story by
Michael Jorgensen
Neil Thomas

Aerial Cinematography
Judson Brohmer
Tom Reynolds
Kevin Flynn
Kyle Welke
Michael Jorgensen
Bobbi Garcia
Nick Alvarado
Steve Howell
Kevin Robertson
Steve Zapka

Production Stills
Liisa Jorgensen

Additional Music by
Michael Richard Plowman

Aerospace Consultant
William H. Sweetman

Director of JSF Public Affairs
Kathryn M. Crawford

NOVA gratefully acknowledges the cooperation of the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, The Boeing Company, the Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Pratt & Whitney.

Special Thanks
USN Rear Adm. Craig Steidle
USMC Gen. Michael Hough
U.S. Navy
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Marine Corps
Allison Engines
Edwards Air Force Base
Patuxent River Naval Air Station
U.S. Air Force Plant 42
Davis Monthan Air Force Base-AMARC
Pentagon Public Affairs Office
USS Abraham Lincoln
Randolph C. Harrison
Aviation Heritage Museum Ft. Worth,TX
McCord Air Force Base
Gentex Corporation
Mustang Survival
Flight Suits
Sam Gammo
Paul Lundbergh
Jeff Dunnill
Josh & Scott Zubko
Prasan Dave
Ron Gagner
Jim Ellis
Zachariah & Lundbergh Inc.
FAA

Contractor Liaisons
Denny Lombard
Gary "Oly" Olin
Nancy Tibeau
Randolph C. Harrison
Rich Bierlein
Ellen Bendell
Nancy Collagouri
Mark Crawford
Al Darragh
Gary Grigg
Carolyn Hodge
James Holcomb
Lance Lamberton
Ron Lindeke
Michael V. Longfellow
Malia Maioho
Chick Ramey
Aaron Renn
Joe Stout
Michael Tull
Peter Torres
Tim Tress
Terry Vanden-heuvel
Bob Williams
Marty Wollin
Tom Young

 

Additional Technical Support
Peter Bonilla
Brian Buckley
Dominic DeSantis
Jeff Dunnill
Brent Gilbert
Keith Henderson
Derrick Johnston
Brian Lawton
Alan Leader
Dan Monahan
Tom Myrdahl
Mike Myrden
Robert Pflumm
Gary Rutherford
Jeff Smith
Michael Smith
Len Schmitz
Marke Slipp

Helicopter Pilots
George Ezell
Dave G. Gibbs
Rohn LeGore

Archival Material
BBC Worldwide, Inc.
British Aerospace
British Film Institute - ETV Collection
CNN
C-SPAN
ETV
Edwards Air Force Base
NARA
NASA
Norton Air Force Base
Northrop Grumman
U.S. Navy
U.S. Marine Corps
DOD Visual Information Center

NOVA Theme
Mason Daring
Martin Brody
Michael Whalen

Post Production Online Editor
Mark Steele

Closed Captioning
The Caption Center

Production Secretary
Queene Coyne

Publicity
Jonathan Renes
Diane Buxton

Senior Researcher
Ethan Herberman

Production Coordinator
Linda Callahan

Unit Manager
Holly Archibald

Paralegal
Nancy Marshall

Legal Counsel
Susan Rosen Shishko

Post Production Assistant
Patrick Carey

Associate Producer, Post Production
Nathan Gunner

Post Production Supervisor
Regina O'Toole

Post Production Editor
Rebecca Nieto

Producers, Special Projects
Lisa Mirowitz
Stephen Sweigart

Coordinating Producer
Laurie Cahalane

Supervising Producer
Lisa D'Angelo

Senior Science Editor
Evan Hadingham

Senior Series Producer
Melanie Wallace

Managing Director
Alan Ritsko

Executive Producer
Paula S. Apsell

   


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