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Mighty Planes

2012-Present Documentary

Discover these amazing aircrafts from around the world and those who maintain them.

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Mighty Planes Airbus A380

The Airbus A380 is the world's first full double-deck passenger aircraft, a groundbreaking design in aviation history. We document the construction and delivery of a new aircraft, and Lufthansa's first commercial flight from Frankfort to San Francisco.

9:00 AM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mighty Planes Skibirds

The Skibird is the lifeblood of remote science camps in Greenland and Antarctica, carrying supplies, fuel and crew to these outer worldly locations. The LC-130 Hercules Skibirds are operated by the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing.

9:00 AM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mighty Planes Boeing 7478F

Transporting the gear of Formula E's ten electric-powered racing teams to cities around the world across more than 50,000 total kilometres in the greenest way imaginable is no easy task. For air transport, DHL uses Boeing 747 or 777 aircraft.

7:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mighty Planes Antonov 124

The Antonov 124 is the world's largest serially manufactured cargo plane. Built to move Soviet military vehicles and equipment, they are now in constant demand moving everything from locomotives to whales anywhere in the world.

9:00 AM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mighty Planes C-5M Super Galaxy

The C-5 Galaxy is the biggest and most powerful plane in the U.S. Air Force fleet. Follow its mission into a war zone, from initial briefing to descent into Bagram, Afghanistan.

9:00 AM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mighty Planes Orbis

The ORBIS McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is the world's only flying eye hospital with an interior redesigned to house a state-of-the-art ophthalmic hospital complete with an operating room, a laser treatment facility and a high-tech classroom.

6:00 PM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mighty Planes Orbis

The ORBIS McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is the world's only flying eye hospital with an interior redesigned to house a state-of-the-art ophthalmic hospital complete with an operating room, a laser treatment facility and a high-tech classroom.

4:00 AM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mighty Planes Omega 707

This modified Boeing 707 is one of only two 707 tankers in the world that provide commercial air-to-air refuelling to the American military. Omega Aerial Refuelling Services was launched in the late 1980s and these tankers are constantly in demand.

9:00 AM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mighty Planes Martin Mars

The Martin Mars water bomber is the world's biggest seaplane. Originally built in 1945 for the U.S. Navy, it was converted to a water bomber in 1958 and has since flown more than 8,000 firefighting missions.

6:00 PM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mighty Planes Martin Mars

The Martin Mars water bomber is the world's biggest seaplane. Originally built in 1945 for the U.S. Navy, it was converted to a water bomber in 1958 and has since flown more than 8,000 firefighting missions.

4:00 AM on Discovery Science Canada

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