Airbus A320-200 - Download - NTSC

Airbus A320-200 - Download - NTSC  

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Captain Alan Dix, Chief Pilot of Inter European Airways, invites you to join him and his crew on the flightdeck for an unparralled insight into how this modern airliner is operated and flown on a regular flight across Europe.

  • 86 minute DVD Inter European Airways
  • Birmingham > Zakinthos > Birmingham
  • Enter the world of Fly-By-Wire
  • Captain Alan Dix takes you through the systems and procedures

The programme was filmed using 4 cameras to give you an unparalleled view of take-offs and landings, including external shots, during the round trip from the UK to Greece.

In addition to seeing and hearing all key aspects of the flight and aircraft operation from the aircrew's perspective, this multi camera shoot programme you will see and hear the full briefing for the take-off from Birmingham, along with checklists, ATC clearance, procedures needed in the event of an emergency, together with descent and arrival into Zakinthos.

Alan takes time during the flight to give you details of how the aircraft is operated and flown. Amongst the many systems discussed are: Fly-by-wire, ECAM (Electronic Centralised Aircraft Monitoring), EFIS (Electronic Flight Instruments System), PFD (Primary Flight Display), how to program and understand the FMGS (Flight Management and Guidance System), Meteorology, Weather Maps, Navigation, Electrics, Hydraulics, Fuel Systems, aircraft performance and many more subjects.

Whatever your interest in airliners and aviation, this is a truly educational programme for all to enjoy.

About the Aircrew
Captain Alan Dix was the Chief Pilot of Inter European Airways, flying the Boeing 757 and Airbus A320. He has the unusual distinction of holding the CAA type rating examiner status on four of the most modern glass cockpit civil airliners: Boeing 737-300, Boeing 757, Fokker 100 and Airbus A320. Alan learned to fly with the Royal Air Force, becoming a Q.F.I. He was previously an examiner on BAC 1-11s with Dan Air, and Fokker 100 fleet manager with Air Europe. Alan maintained an early interest in aerobatics and he was National Aerobatics Champion (Intermediate) in 1978 and even took a years sabbatical from the airlines to join the world famous Rothmans Aerobatic Team, flying in the number 3, left wing position.

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  • Airbus A320-200 - Download - PAL

    Airbus A320-200 - Download - PAL

    Captain Alan Dix, Chief Pilot of Inter European Airways, invites you to join him and his crew on the flightdeck for an unparralled insight into how this modern airliner is operated and flown on a regular flight across Europe.

    • 86 minute DVD Inter European Airways
    • Birmingham > Zakinthos > Birmingham
    • Enter the world of Fly-By-Wire
    • Captain Alan Dix takes you through the systems and procedures

    The programme was filmed using 4 cameras to give you an unparalleled view of take-offs and landings, including external shots, during the round trip from the UK to Greece.

    In addition to seeing and hearing all key aspects of the flight and aircraft operation from the aircrew's perspective, this multi camera shoot programme you will see and hear the full briefing for the take-off from Birmingham, along with checklists, ATC clearance, procedures needed in the event of an emergency, together with descent and arrival into Zakinthos.

    Alan takes time during the flight to give you details of how the aircraft is operated and flown. Amongst the many systems discussed are: Fly-by-wire, ECAM (Electronic Centralised Aircraft Monitoring), EFIS (Electronic Flight Instruments System), PFD (Primary Flight Display), how to program and understand the FMGS (Flight Management and Guidance System), Meteorology, Weather Maps, Navigation, Electrics, Hydraulics, Fuel Systems, aircraft performance and many more subjects.

    Whatever your interest in airliners and aviation, this is a truly educational programme for all to enjoy.

    About the Aircrew
    Captain Alan Dix was the Chief Pilot of Inter European Airways, flying the Boeing 757 and Airbus A320. He has the unusual distinction of holding the CAA type rating examiner status on four of the most modern glass cockpit civil airliners: Boeing 737-300, Boeing 757, Fokker 100 and Airbus A320. Alan learned to fly with the Royal Air Force, becoming a Q.F.I. He was previously an examiner on BAC 1-11s with Dan Air, and Fokker 100 fleet manager with Air Europe. Alan maintained an early interest in aerobatics and he was National Aerobatics Champion (Intermediate) in 1978 and even took a years sabbatical from the airlines to join the world famous Rothmans Aerobatic Team, flying in the number 3, left wing position.

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  • Boeing 747-200 "Classic" - Download - PAL

    Boeing 747-200 "Classic" - Download - PAL

    In this documentary-style programme we join Captain Guy Stephenson, Virgin Atlantic's B747-200 fleet manager, Chief Flight Engineer Alan Bonnick and First Officer Adrian Thurley on flight number VS005/6 from London Gatwick to Miami, Florida and the return journey to Gatwick. En-route Guy, Alan and Adrian will guide you around the various systems that make this a truly "Classic" Jumbo aircraft.

    • 112 minute DVD
    • Virgin Atlantic Airways
    • London Gatwick > Miami, Florida, USA
    • Detailed tour and explanation of the Flight Engineers Systems Panel

    In addition to seeing and hearing all key aspects of the flight and aircraft operation from the aircrew's perspective, this multi camera shoot programme will introduce you to such systems as the INS (Inertial Navigation System), Selcal which is a selective calling system and is part of the aircraft communications system and many others.

    Alan will give you a detailed tour and explanation of the Flight Engineers systems panel, encompassing the engine secondary instrumentation, electrics, fuel, hydraulic and air conditioning panels. Then join Adrian who will provide you with an insight into the many systems which go to make up the overhead panel. Guy will take you through topics such as TCAS (Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System), NATS (North Atlantic Track System) and a flight progress Chart.

    This programme is suitable for anyone who is interested in how these aircraft fly. A truly educational programme for all to enjoy on one of the world's best loved airliners.

    About the Aircrew
    Captain Guy Stephenson is the fleet manager for Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747-200 aircraft. Guy was an Undergraduate at the Loughborough College of Technology, where he obtained a Diploma (Hons) in Industrial Chemistry.

    In 1958 he became a pilot officer in the Royal Air Force and obtained his wings in January 1960. Several years later he became a Squadron Pilot of 213 Squadron in the Allied Tactical Airforce in Germany. Developing his flying career in 1966, he became a Pilot for the British Overseas Airways Corporation, piloting the Boeing 707 fleet.

    In 1975 Guy obtained his Command on the B707 and is also an Authorised Examiner for the CAA. He later became a Base Training Captain on the B747-400. In his spare time he is to be found sailing, playing tennis, squash and skiing.

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  • Boeing 757-200 - Download - PAL

    Boeing 757-200 - Download - PAL

    This documentary-style programme will give you a privileged flightdeck perspective of flying an airliner. Join the flight crew in the high-tech cockpit of a Boeing 757 and learn about the cockpit and instruments on this fascinating aircraft

    • 75 minute
    • Airtours International
    • Manchester > Dalaman (LTBS) in Southern Turkey

    Whether you're a budding airline pilot or back seat passenger curious to know what goes on during the flight, this is an amazing and unique airliner experience that is not to be missed!

    You will join Captain Rex Taylor aboard this Airtours International Boeing 757-200 for a trip to Dalaman (LTBS) in Southern Turkey. The trip starts at Manchester International airport (EGCC) where Rex will invite you on to the flightdeck of the aircraft, call-sign Tourjet 179P.

    Once onboard, follow the cockpit briefing, watch engine start-up and observe the many procedures necessary to get the aircraft safely into the air.

    You will witness both the take-off and landing from the jump seat, and once in the cruise you will also be given a full guided tour of the cockpit instrumentation including the EADI (Electronic Attitude Director Indicator), EHSI (Electronic Horizontal Situation Indicator), EICAS (Engine Indication and Crew Alerting System). Rex will also show you how the EICAS system works, including the alert, caution and warning operations.

    In addition to the guided tour of the "office" you'll hear the Air Traffic Control for our flight and follow the checklists as we give you the opportunity to explore this fascinating aircraft with an experienced Captain.

    This programme was filmed using four cameras to give you an unparalleled view of take-off and landing, including external shots.

    About Captain Rex Taylor
    Captain Rex Taylor joined Airtours International as a Training Captain on the MD-83 when the airline commenced operations in 1991. Rex transferred to the B767 and B757 when they were introduced to the company in 1994.

    On leaving school at 16, Rex joined Smiths Industries Aviation division as a Mechanical engineering apprentice. After completing his apprenticeship and a Mechanical Engineering Degree, Rex was sponsored by British Airways to learn to fly at Oxford Air Training School.

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  • Boeing 737-300 - Download - PAL

    Boeing 737-300 - Download - PAL

    Follow this first revenue flight of the Boeing 737-300 G-IGOM having only been delivered to Go two days earlier presented by Captain John Mahon and First Officer Joe Wholihan.

    • 90 minute
    • Go Airways
    • London Stansted – Lisbon – London Stansted
    • Platinum Collection
    • Filmed using a total of 7 cameras

    You will join John and Joe at London Stansted airport (EGSS) for a round trip to Lisbon in Portugal, on this brand new aircraft. Departure is from Stansted's Runway 23, callsign Go Flight 301, for our journey with John as Pilot Flying.

    Once in the cruise, John takes time to give you an extensive tour of the flightdeck and reveals many details about the systems on board the 737. Some of the systems covered include: EFIS (Electronic Flight Instrument System) which incorporate the EADI (Electronic Attitude Director Indicator), EHSI (Electronic Horizontal Situation Indicator. John also explains the RDMI (Radio Direction Magnetic Indicator) and takes a detailed look at the engine instruments. We then make the approach to Lisbon using runway 03.

    Once on the ground, join John for his pre-flight walk-round as the crew prepare for the return sector.

    On our return journey, Joe is Pilot flying as we take-off on runway 03. Once established in the cruise, John again takes you through some instruments including the FMC (Flight Management Computer) and a very detailed look at the system pages of the FMC which includes: Progress, Climb, Cruise, Descent, Legs, Approach, Reference, Route, Direct Intercept, Departures/Arrivals and the Hold Pages.

    We then move on to look at the Auto Thrust System which includes a demonstration about how the system maintains thrust settings on each engine. After showing the Trim wheels and a guided tour of the MCP (Mode Control Panel), which houses systems such as the Flight Director and Autopilot, we then start our descent back to Stansted for an approach to runway 23. Hear the Air Traffic Control for our flights and follow the checklists as you discover the features of the B737-300 from the privileged position of the flightdeck.

    Digital Stereo Audio - Experience stereo audio of the highest quality. All the audio for the Platinum Collection programmes is recorded using the latest digital audio recorders to bring you crystal clear audio enjoyment.

    Digital Video - The Platinum Collection range of programmes are all shot on digital video tape to ensure the highest quality pictures available. ITVV have always been at the forefront of modern technology to bring you the very best in quality aviation viewing.

    Digital Editing - The Platinum Collection are all edited "in-house" using ITVV's own digital edit facilities, like-minded aviation enthusiasts and professionals which brings the added advantage of been able to take time to ensure you get to see what is of real interest and on DVD jump right to the part you want instantly!

    Multi-Camera Shoot - Every programme in this range has been recorded using a minimum of six, full broadcast, digital cameras to ensure the very best in viewing. By utilising so many cameras we are able to bring you the variety of shoots that you would expect from an ITVV programme - the next best thing to being there!

    Air Traffic Control - Listen into the air traffic control at the most important phases of our flights - again using digital audio you can hear the actual audio that the pilots themselves hear.

    Join the flightdeck crew - By bringing you this wide variety of pictures along with stereo audio you will feel as though you are actually a part of the flightdeck crew! Witness the tension as the aircraft is rolling down the runway or on the approach into land.

    About Captain John Mahon
    Captain John Mahon started his flying career in Aer Lingus in 1979 as a cadet pilot. On graduation from Oxford Air Training School he commenced flying on the Boeing 737-200. In 1987 he joined Inter European Airways in Cardiff as Flight Technical Manager and was involved in introducing the 737-300 and 757 into the fleet.

    With IEA's take-over by Airtours he became the A320 Technical Captain and was then invited to help set up British Mediterranean Airways in London Heathrow. He joined Go in April 1998 and operated their first commercial flight to Rome Ciampino on May 22nd of that year.

    He has over 10,000 hours flying experience and has flown Worldwide on various secondments, including two years on the Boeing 767 with Alitalia

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  • Boeing MD-11 - Download - PAL

    Boeing MD-11 - Download - PAL

    Featuring the Boeing MD-11, presented by Captain Ruud Bakker and First Officer Robert Lenz.

    • 183 minute
    • Martinair Airways
    • Amsterdam > Palma de Mallorca > Amsterdam
    • Platinum Collection
    • Filmed using a total of 7 cameras

    You will join Ruud and Robert in the Flight Operations briefing room at the Martinair building at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport.

    There you'll be first given a full briefing about the flight, the route, weather and fuel. We then go out to the aircraft (PH-MCS) for the start of our journey from Amsterdam (EHAM) to Palma de Mallorca (LEPA). Departure is from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport using runway 19L on a Lekko SID, call sign Martinair 341.

    Ruud explains in great detail the whole departure as he is actually flying it. Once settled in the cruise at 37,000 feet, Ruud introduces you to the FCP (Flight Control Panel), FMA (Flight Mode Annunciator), FMC (Flight Management Computer), FMS (Flight Management System), Climb Thrust and Pitch, Pilot Selection Mode verses FMS Mode, Nav Mode, PFD (Primary Flight Display), PLI (Pitch Limit Indicator), and FPA (Flight Path Angle).

    We then follow Ruud and Robert in the descent and make an approach to Palma de Mallorca using runway 24L. Hear the Air Traffic Control for the flights and follow the checklists as you discover this state of the art aircraft from a very privileged perspective from the flightdeck!

    About Captain Ruud Bakker
    Captain Ruud Bakker, Martinair's Senior Chief Pilot, was born on August 24, 1954 in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Ruud started his flight training in September 1973 at the Government Aviation School (RLS, Rijksluchtvaart school) in Eelde, The Netherlands, where he flew the C-150, Saab-Safir and C-500. He finished school in May 1976 with a CPL, theoretical ATPL and a C-500 rating. From May 1976 Ruud flew sightseeing trips in a C-172. In September that year he left for Kenya and briefly flew part time for "Sight by Wings", an organisation that transports eye-doctors to places in Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan and the Comores Islands.

    In March 1977 Ruud returned to The Netherlands to take up an invitation by Martinair's Director of Flight Operations to start a job as crew-scheduler, with the option of getting a job as a pilot as soon as a vacancy became available. During September 1977 Ruud started as a co-pilot on the DC-9-30 and in February 1979 a co-pilot on the DC-10-30 and progressed in May 1986 to his first captaincy on the A310-200.

    From 1987 he became a TRI (instructor), and in 1988 a chief-instructor, from 1990 till the end of 1993 he also became chief pilot. In 1994 Ruud helped prepare Martinair for the introduction of the MD-11, along with his MD-11 training with Swissair which lead him on to a position as chief instructor on the MD-11 Fleet.

    In January 1997 he was made chief-pilot MD-11 Fleet and in September 1999 he became Martinair's Senior Chief Pilot. Ruud is married and has two children.

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  • Fokker 100 - Download - NTSC

    Fokker 100 - Download - NTSC

    In this detailed look at the Fokker 100 you join the Chief Pilot (Fokker fleet), Captain Ian Lawrie and First Officer Euan McLean.

    • 167 minute DVD British Midland
    • East Midlands, UK - Nice, Cote D'Azor - East Midlands, UK
    • Pre-flight preparations
    • Manual landing into Nice using runway 04L

    Your journey begins at East Midlands International Airport (EGNX), in the crew dispatch office for pre-flight preparations where Ian and Euan begin with a detailed briefing for the flight.

    Next we join Ian at our aircraft (G-BXWE) for a guided tour of the externals of the aircraft. We then move on to the flightdeck for the round trip to Nice Cote D'Azur Airport (LFMN) in Southern France. We depart EGNX using runway 27 and during our outbound sector (BD289) Ian is Pilot Flying and gives you lots of information regarding the aircraft, systems and operation.

    Follow the manual landing into Nice using runway 04L.

    On our return sector (BD290) Euan is Pilot Flying for a zero flap take-off from LFMN runway 04R. Ian describes in detail the Navigation Log and fuel calculations and Euan takes you through the overhead panel in detail. We then settle into the descent for a Cat IIIa Autoland into East Midlands runway 27. During the flight you will not only see just how the aircraft is flown but will be able to follow Air Traffic Control, see the briefings and the checklists and procedures carried out in the cockpit on a scheduled airline flight.

    About Captain Ian Lawrie
    Captain Ian Lawrie commenced flying lessons aged 16, completing his first solo flight on his 17th birthday. In order to advance his flying hours and total experience, Ian spent some time in Vancouver, Canada prior to training to become a flying instructor on his return to the UK. Ian worked at a flying school specifically involved in ATC Flying Scholarship contracts in addition to instructor training.

    Upon completion and issue of his professional licence, Ian moved into general aviation charter flying before joining British Midland as a First Officer in 1986 on the Shorts 360. The DC-9 series 15 & 32 followed with his first Command being attained after type conversion on the BAe ATP.

    1990 brought a return to instructional flying with appointment as a Line Training Captain with subsequent qualification as Type and Instrument Rating Examiner following in 1991 (aircraft and simulator). During 1993 British Midland ceased operations of the BAe ATP. Orders for a mixed fleet of Fokker 70 and 100 followed and Ian joined the team that introduced this new type into the company.

    The Fokker 100 aircraft entered British Midland service in 1994. Since then Ian has been involved in all aspects of Company pilot training, later being appointed to the post of Technical Pilot, which included Certificate of Airworthiness flight testing. Appointment to current position of Chief Pilot (Fokker fleet) was in 1997. This role combines office/management duties with continued involvement in flying training in addition to responsibility for pilot recruitment.

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  • Boeing 777-200 - Download - NTSC

    Boeing 777-200 - Download - NTSC

    Take your flight deck seat on a Cathay Pacific Airways flight from Auckland, New Zealand to Singapore and see how this 21st century airliner is operated and flown. PLUS, experience a ride in the Cathay Pacific full motion simulator to learn more about the flight systems and emergency operations!

    • 109 minute DVD
    • Cathay Pacific Airways
    • Auckland – Singapore
    • Detailed tour and explanation of the B777 Flightdeck

    In this programme you will join Captain Graeme Thomson, Cathay Pacific Airways fleet manager B777, for an insight into this 21st century airliner.

    To start with, you’ll join Graeme in the cockpit about 1 hour out of Auckland, New Zealand where you will witness a rare display: an approach in the landing configuration, followed by a Go-Around, a high speed low level (approx. 500 feet) fly past followed by a landing. We then take off from Auckland, destination: Singapore.

    As the aircraft cruises to its destination we’ll take you behind the scenes and into the B777 simulator in Hong Kong. This gives Graeme the opportunity to give you a guided tour of the all new LCD equipped flight deck where you’ll learn about Fly-by-Wire (FBW), Electronic Check List, Cursor Control Device (CCD) and Multi Functional Display (MFD). We also show you Thrust Asymmetry Compensation (TAC) including a failure of an engine on take-off and how TAC helps the pilot.

    Finally we’ll then rejoin the B777 for the landing at Singapore. This is a ‘must-see’ for anyone interested in this 21st century jet.

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  • Boeing MD-11 - Download - NTSC

    Boeing MD-11 - Download - NTSC

    Featuring the Boeing MD-11, presented by Captain Ruud Bakker and First Officer Robert Lenz.

    • 183 minute
    • Martinair Airways
    • Amsterdam > Palma de Mallorca > Amsterdam
    • Platinum Collection
    • Filmed using a total of 7 cameras

    You will join Ruud and Robert in the Flight Operations briefing room at the Martinair building at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport.

    There you'll be first given a full briefing about the flight, the route, weather and fuel. We then go out to the aircraft (PH-MCS) for the start of our journey from Amsterdam (EHAM) to Palma de Mallorca (LEPA). Departure is from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport using runway 19L on a Lekko SID, call sign Martinair 341.

    Ruud explains in great detail the whole departure as he is actually flying it. Once settled in the cruise at 37,000 feet, Ruud introduces you to the FCP (Flight Control Panel), FMA (Flight Mode Annunciator), FMC (Flight Management Computer), FMS (Flight Management System), Climb Thrust and Pitch, Pilot Selection Mode verses FMS Mode, Nav Mode, PFD (Primary Flight Display), PLI (Pitch Limit Indicator), and FPA (Flight Path Angle).

    We then follow Ruud and Robert in the descent and make an approach to Palma de Mallorca using runway 24L. Hear the Air Traffic Control for the flights and follow the checklists as you discover this state of the art aircraft from a very privileged perspective from the flightdeck!

    About Captain Ruud Bakker
    Captain Ruud Bakker, Martinair's Senior Chief Pilot, was born on August 24, 1954 in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Ruud started his flight training in September 1973 at the Government Aviation School (RLS, Rijksluchtvaart school) in Eelde, The Netherlands, where he flew the C-150, Saab-Safir and C-500. He finished school in May 1976 with a CPL, theoretical ATPL and a C-500 rating. From May 1976 Ruud flew sightseeing trips in a C-172. In September that year he left for Kenya and briefly flew part time for "Sight by Wings", an organisation that transports eye-doctors to places in Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan and the Comores Islands.

    In March 1977 Ruud returned to The Netherlands to take up an invitation by Martinair's Director of Flight Operations to start a job as crew-scheduler, with the option of getting a job as a pilot as soon as a vacancy became available. During September 1977 Ruud started as a co-pilot on the DC-9-30 and in February 1979 a co-pilot on the DC-10-30 and progressed in May 1986 to his first captaincy on the A310-200.

    From 1987 he became a TRI (instructor), and in 1988 a chief-instructor, from 1990 till the end of 1993 he also became chief pilot. In 1994 Ruud helped prepare Martinair for the introduction of the MD-11, along with his MD-11 training with Swissair which lead him on to a position as chief instructor on the MD-11 Fleet.

    In January 1997 he was made chief-pilot MD-11 Fleet and in September 1999 he became Martinair's Senior Chief Pilot. Ruud is married and has two children.

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  • Airbus A330-200 - Download - NTSC

    Airbus A330-200 - Download - NTSC

    See just what it is like to ‘fly by wire’ one of the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft, as it makes its transcontinental flight from Manchester in the UK to Orlando’s Sanford International airport in the USA.

    • 139 minute
    • Airtours International Airways
    • Manchester, UK > Sanford, Orlando, USA
    • Platinum Collection
    • Filmed using a total of 7 cameras

    Your exclusive behind-the-scenes journey starts at Manchester’s International Airport as the aircraft awaits departure on stand 27. Taking off from runway 24R and with the call sign Kestrel 029, you’ll climb outbound for the Atlantic – seeing and hearing everything that happens from check-lists, crew briefings and communication with Air Traffic Control until your arrival and shut-down.

    The experienced aircrew will give you a guided tour of the Airbus’ flight deck as you establish in the cruise at 35,000 feet.  Amongst the many systems explained are the electronic management and glass cockpit systems such as EFIS, FMGS, MCDU and the overhead panel. The Captain will also explain some of the differences between the A330-200 and the Airbus A320.

    Naturally there’s more than the ‘office’ to look at and you’ll see views of departure, in flight and approach and landing with multiple camera angles both from the cockpit and outside.

    Whether you’re a budding airline pilot or back seat passenger curious to know what goes on during the flight, this is an amazing and unique airliner experience that is not to be missed!

    USD $ 11.99
     

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