Blue Sky Metropolis

Episode 1 Preview | Wings

Preview: Episode 1 | 30s | Video has closed captioning.

This episode establishes Southern California as the undisputed aviation capital of the world and introduces the industry founders — Jack Northrop, Glenn Martin and Donald Douglas. Nice weather attracted them but so did a climate friendly to dreamers, risk takers and entrepreneurs. Amelia Earhart learned to fly here, becoming only the 16th woman in the world to earn a pilot’s license.

Aired: 08/01/19

Rating: TV-PG

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