Since receiving the Virgin Atlantic 747-400 DVD, I've watched it numerous times.
The sound and video quality is outstanding.
Listening to it in surround sound gives the feeling of actually sitting in the cockpit with Capt. Carter, FO Rattigan and Cullom!
Please release more of these types of DVDs!! I just ordered the 747-200 Classic and can't wait to view it!
Thank you for the excellent customer service ITVV!!
What an excellent and concise DVD of the Virgin Atlantic 747-400 this is.
The presentation and logical sequence of events involved in the preparation and flight is second to none. I have spent countless hours and countless amounts of money on so called "professional" publications and media in my ATPL quest but together with Don Grange and the Cathay Pacific DVD and this, they make sense out of the wealth of information.
Indeed they have unknowingly both contributed to a more thorough understanding of my PS1 747-400 software!
Bought this DVD two days ago and arrived today!
Just watched it, and it is an awesome DVD!
Those of us with PMDG 747-400 for FS2004 it explains many of the systems that are so well modelled in the sim.
This is the first ITVV DVD I have purchased, and it far exceeded all of my expectations.
In fact, I have already gone ahead and ordered another!
From the start Captain Alan Carter makes you feel welcome and you really feel like he is enthusiastically teaching you about every important aspect of this magnificent aircraft.
I am an armchair pilot flying the PMDG 747-400, and it is a real thrill to see all of the real life counterparts detailed in the programme.
The crew's professionalism and incredible concentration at the critical phases of flight are awe-inspiring, and their thorough explanations of flight systems are fascinating.
I will surely be reviewing many of the chapters over and over again to further my knowledge and understanding.
Simply put, anyone remotely interested in commercial aviation will not be disappointed!
Pierre Edward Yap
Very, very nice DVD and the explanations from the Captain.
Very detailed and a joy to watch.
As a cadet in the Civil Air Patrol here in the US, I am very interested in your programmes.
I bought this 744 programme from Flight1 and I was so excited to see it I ordered 2nd day air from UPS!
Now on with the part about the programme. I LOVED IT!
The crew is very professional, and explain the aircraft very well.
The airline is a very nice one, and so is the aircraft.
I fly PMDG (precision manuals design group) 744, and it is very close to the real thing, and this programme makes it even better!
KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!
Captain Alan Carter has a jaw dropping achievement at becoming a pilot at 19 yrs of age. Such a talented figure.
No doubt about it - its a fantastic programme.
747-400 Virgin Atlantic airways is a very good program.
Recently I bought Virgin Atlantic 747-400 DVD and the A320 Simulator DVD, which is on its way.
I can't describe how well your cockpit programmes are made, there is simply nothing close to you.
Great DVD, Good explanation of the cockpit.
It's an inspiration for me because I like to fly the PDGM747 with FS2004.
Hello, I watched the DVD and I can recall flying with Alan Carter on the Boeing 727 with Dan Air he was my First Officer at the time.
I am now flying the Boeing 777 with Singapore Airlines, anyway I am pleased that Alan is getting on in the businesses.
Hi, I am a Captain on the Boeing 747-400 and i would just like to say what an brilliant programme, it went though just about every detail of the aeroplane, very impressed!
Captain Andy McHill
Hi! It's a great DVD!
This is my 2nd; the first was the Concorde. Thats fantastic too!
Keep up the good work.
Extremely satisfied with this wonderful detailed DVD.
Everything was detailed. Even the brief overview of the FMC.
It was my first order and not my last. (Oh and super fast delivery)
I have just ordered the Virgin Atlantic 747/400 DVD.
This is my 2nd ITVV programme, I've got the Cathay Pacific 747/400 and I loved it.
I can't wait to get the next one.
Keep up the good work!
Another great DVD.
Delivery superb, 3 days.
Keep up the good work.
What a fantastic DVD.
Worth every penny.
The best in-flight programme I have ever seen.
Outstanding lighting and sound puts the viewer right there and the information about the 747-400 from three likable pilots from Virgin Atlantic was presented in a clear and sophisticated manner.
This programme sets the standard for cockpit programmes.
Hi once again.
Having received the DVD of this title today (Again speedy service from ITVV). I can safely say that ITVV's very high standards continue.
The amount of detail and quality of the picture is top notch.
This is now the 6th DVD in my collection from ITVV, and I will be adding to it again in the future!
Keep up the great work!
All the best.
I must say, I have watched this programme and others attempting to compare in quality. Nothing even comes close!
The explanation of the cockpit gauges and switches on the Boeing 747 - 400 are phenomenal.
Captain Alan Carter, Allan Rattigan, and John Cullom do a spectacular job!
Awesome product ITVV.
Keep up the excellent work!
Patrick Guadagnino Easton
Very detailed enjoyed watching it.
Nice picture quality as well.
I've had this Virgin 747-400 programme for over a year now and still get a thrill every time I watch it.
I've seen many flight programmes, however this is by far the most enthusiastic towards anyone who is interested in becoming a pilot.
Capt Alan Carter and his colleagues really give us a detailed look into the controls and functions of this special aircraft.
Sound quality and visual quality, top notch.
I look forward to seeing other Flight deck programmes.
Captain Alan Carter is really my inspiration for becoming an airline pilot when i leave school.
PS. What an achievement for Captain Alan Carter to become an airline pilot at 19 years of age. He must have really worked hard at school!
The Quality of the sound is second to none.
It also gives you a great insight into how extremely busy the single Tower frequency at SFO actually is; Our first officer Allen needs 3 attempts to even get a word in to request landing clearance!
With a B757 landing on the parallel runway in unison with us and crossing traffic departing ahead, anyone considering buying this...better
10 out of 10!
This was the first time I have ordered one of your flight deck programmes having seen your ad in the magazine 'Aircraft Illustrated'.
I was dubious at first as to what I would get for my money but was pleasantly surprised with the high quality and detailed information presented in this flight from EGLL to KSFO.
I was also most impressed with the fast delivery three days!. That's impressive considering we are half way around the world from the UK.
I look forward to further high quality series from ITVV.
This was the first aviation programme I bought and greatly impressive it is too.
It's brilliantly organized with lots of informative info coupled with good picture and sound.
Good work guys.
The 747-400 Virgin Flight from London to San Francisco is superb, not only in its detailed explanation, but also in picture quality and sound.
The 747 is my favourite airplane and this had been the very first DVD I had bought.
But I just bought a programme of a UA777 from London to Chicago from another company, and I must say I was very disappointed. The sound was bad, you couldn't hear air traffic control, explanations were limited at best, etc..
When I bought the DVD, I was expecting the same hi quality standards set by ITVV.
I will only buy ITVV again!
This one is the best I have ever seen. Especially because of how accurate it is. And it step by step by step.
Virgin Atlantic B747-400 Heathrow to SFO is amazing.
Captain Alan Carter, F/O Alan Rattigan and F/O John Cullom explain the instrumentation in a relaxed, understandable yet detailed manner.
The sound quality and interior and exterior views of the aircraft are superb and cockpit views of the scenery below are great.
From briefing to walk around to take-off & taxi to stand is superb and highlighted flight check list add to the enjoyment.
Excellent ITVV - a new discovery with every watch, a compelling programme giving the feeling of actually being there.
I've got the movie and I have already watch it 8 times and it's fantastic to see all the settings & flying this big baby.
Thanks for this great movie.
I absolutely love this programme, it's my third from ITVV and i can't stop watching it!
I like the way the checklists and charts come on the screen.
This is an excellent programme, with a lot of detail about the 747 and how the instruments work.
I have both the Virgin 747 & Cathay Pacific 747 programme's and both are just the very, very best.
I have simply lost count of how many times I have watched both of them.
Congratulations to the makers of these programme's and particularly to Capt's Carter & Grange.
They are just a joy to watch!
I was extremely pleased to find my programme in the post just 2 days after ordering it.
It answered a lot of questions, and showed what was needed to operate such a beautiful aircraft.
The lucky pilots were extremely good and explained the systems very well (now I know what all those buttons do!).
Especially enjoyed the approach and landing, plus looking at the charts beforehand.
I am getting another programme for my 16th birthday- can't wait.
PS. Love the music
Another Pilot Wannabee
I always wondered what all those buttons did.
Capt Alan Carter rocks!
This programme is by far the best that ITVV has done. 6 cameras in the cockpit give you views of all that is happening and the explanations of the systems is very clear.
By the way the weather is also good so the visual is excellent especially over Greenland and on the decent in to San Fran.
Wow I'm only 15 and this programme is something special.
ITVV has done a great job of explaining the 747-400 and it is very thorough.
Sound quality is excellent.
The checklists on the screen are very pleasing along with the departure and landing charts.
This is a must for all serious aviation enthusiasts.
The DVD is great!!!
2hours 46minutes long what more could you ask for?
It was enjoyable and every time you watch it you learn something new.
Thanks a lot ITVV.
I'm impatient to get the A330 one.
I have watched the DVD with great interest and enjoyment.
It is very informative and entertaining.
I have long wanted to see a Program like that and have wasted more than $100 on worthless poor quality programs from other companies.
Comparing with your DVD, theirs are completely amateur level programs.
I hope you can do a better marketing job in the US so the poor quality products would not rip off consumers like me.
I like the following features in your DVD:
Multiple cameras, low background noise, clear ATC communications, clear procedure executions, nice explanations etc.
Thanks for producing such a series of perfect DVDs that are exactly what I need.
So good, that I have watched it about 5 or 6 time now.
I think I will get the Airtours A330 next =)
The Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 DVD is by far the most fantastic aviation production I have seen yet!!!!
As a 747 enthusiast, and a flight simmer, this DVD is the ultimate and makes me feel like I am on the flight deck with Capt. Carter.
His meticulous explanation of every detail that goes into a typical flight is unparalleled.
Even if you're not an aviation enthusiast or a pilot wannabe, you will enjoy this DVD.
As a program editor myself, I was blown away by the production quality and content of ITVV and have added several of their titles to my collection.
But this programme in particular is the best.... I watch it over and over and over and learn something new every time. I
I'm off to watch it again....
This DVD is a complement to the Cathay Pacific 747-400 programme.
The 747-400 is such an amazing aircraft that it cannot be completely covered in one programme.
This programme covers additional information about flight planning with such a large aircraft, and has additional information about the many systems on the aircraft that are not covered in the Cathay Pacific programme.
Together, the two programmes provide a comprehensive coverage of operating a 747-400.
Neither should be missed.
Rod Pommier, M.D.
I would just like to say that I have enjoyed all your programs and especially the virgin 747-400 flight to San Francisco.
The whole package was excellent and I have watched it (to my wife's annoyance) many times.
Well done to all concerned.
I've recently purchased this program and I can say to this date that this programme is the best flight programme that I've ever seen.
Congratulations to the team of ITVV.
Your Programs Sir is quite simply the most informative, entertaining and enjoyable piece of footage I have seen to date.
Truly unparalleled in every aspect.....
Congratulations too, to your sales division, who shipped this programme half way around the world within 5 working days of my internet order.
This is a great DVD!
I would recommend it to anyone who would like to see an in-depth explanation of the pre-flight and in-flight procedures, as well as a walk-through of the aircraft systems.
The programme has the detailed "behind-the-scenes" information that I had been unable to find on non-ITVV programmes, as well as excellent camera work, which exceeds all expectations for the subject matter, and it's over 2-and-a-quarter hours long!
I'm completely satisfied with my purchase.
I am a flight simulation addict (MS Flight Simulation 2000 Pro)!
My aircraft of choice is the Quantas 747-400 by Phoenix Simulation Software.
I ordered your Platinum Edition Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747-400 as soon as you made the announcement of its release. As usual, ITVV is quantum leaps above all others.
Phoenix Simulation provides, along with their software, an excellent manual (including pictures, charts and graphs) very interesting reading and study material. However, when I popped the VA Airways programme in ye ole machine, everything came full circle.
This programme is not only very informative, but also entertaining.
The people orientated personality of all three pilots is projected very clearly. I hope they have access to the comments made by all their viewers.
The technology very innovative, unequalled! The cinematography is crisp and clear...I do not recall any out-of-focus scenes. The colour puts you right on the fight deck. Your programme equipment is top notch.
The flight deck is a very hostile environment to shoot programme close quarters, unreliable lighting conditions (from low light and shadows to glaring sunlight outside plus glare and reflections on the LCD's). It seems that if there was any of these problems, your editors left them on the cutting room floor.
I have come to expect these high standards from ITVV.
Compton, SoCal, USA
This is my first aviation Programme. I enjoyed every bit of it.
The controls were explained very well and clear.
Keep up the good work ITVV!
I recommend this one for everybody.
Definitely not one to be missed.
There's very good picture and sound, well done for producing an excellent programme!
Enjoyed the Virgin Atlantic programme very much.
The Captain was great at introducing and explaining the different systems. Plus the first officers were great at explaining the systems.
I recently received the virgin Atlantic 747.
I have all your programmes and must say your work is outstanding.
I have purchased programmes from the competition and they are below the standards you have set.
Keep up the great work
I have just ordered your Virgin Atlantic 747-400 Programme and as I am flying the VS019 service to San Francisco on the 15th February, I am looking forward to watching it before I go!!
Brilliant - ITVV have done it again with this programme.
The detail is excellent; everything is plain and easy to understand.
I just received the programme today and I must say it is superb.
The explanation by the captain is excellent and he shows great knowledge on that aircraft.
I recommend it to anyone who loves the 747-400.
Another great programme, kept me entertained and everything was well explained by the crew, programme was superb along with the stereo sound.
Just got the B747-400 for Christmas and just finished watching it.
Fantastic is all I can say.
I really enjoyed the whole programme from start to finish.
I thought that the flightdeck crew explained everything so well.
I also enjoyed the take-off and landing with the multi picture screen.
Also the music was great. Is there anywhere I can buy the sound track?
Once again ITVV have produced a first rate, informative and entertaining programme.
Enjoyed the programme.
Agree that the Captain and crew make the flight interesting.
This is my first ITVV purchase - look forward to buying more
Just wanted to tell you that the new Virgin B747-400 is fantastic - brilliant!!
Once again you have produced another quality programme.
The pictures and sound are outstanding.
Captain Alan Carter, First officer Allan Rattigan and John Cullom do a great job in explaining the workings of the B744.
Alan makes you feel at ease straight away with his in-depth pre-flight talk.
Good to see both the FO's joining in the programme as well.
I liked the colour of the briefing room walks!
Thanks also to all the ITVV "backroom" team who have put in a lot of hard work, also the brilliant customer service people (Lisa I think dealt with my order).
Keep up the great work.
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