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B747-400 - CPA - NTSC  

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63 minutes
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32
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PAL - All regions
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English
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Join Cathay Pacific Airways on a flight from London Heathrow into one of the world's most demanding and exciting landings - Hong Kong's Kai Tak airport.

  • 63 minute DVD Cathay Pacific Airways
  • London Heathrow' > Hong Kong Kai Tak
  • Checkerboard Approach
  • Captain Don Grange guides you through the systems and procedures

Your pilot's eye view will give you an insight into the worlds most popular and well-known civil aircraft - the mighty Boeing Jumbo Jet.

During the programme we position you on the flightdeck for the departure from London on flight CX250. You will see the take-off first hand alongside the Captain and First Officer.

In the cruise we take you to the Cathay 747-400 simulator in Hong Kong. This multi-million dollar simulator is used to show you some incredible facets about the -400 that would not be possible on a scheduled flight. Demonstrations include a full take-off from 09R at Heathrow, from engine start-up (including a hot engine start), high and low speed stalling with dramatic effect, engine fires, plus much more. You'll receive full explanations of what is happening along with views of systems such as the PFD (Primary Flight Display).

Then we go back to flight CX250 for the landing into Kai Tak. Our multi-camera shoot of one of the world's most demanding landings is something to treasure forever. As educational as it is exciting this programme is a unique way to experience airliner travel!

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    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.

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    Join the flightdeck crew on a scheduled British Airways Concorde round trip from London Heathrow to New York's JFK airport. A unique and fascinating documentary made using 9 cameras on the world's fastest ever airliner.

    • 166 minute - Disk One of Two ( Disk Two details Here )
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    • Filmed using a total of 9 cameras

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    Static Ports
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    Tyres
    Braking System
    Refuelling Controls

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    Before our flight to New York’s JFK, David gives you a tour of the flightdeck and cabin, he also adds even more detailed information on Concorde.

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    It’s time to go flying! Today we join Concorde G-BOAD. ‘Alpha Delta’ was the airframe that achieved the fastest Atlantic crossing by any Concorde and occurred on February 7, 1996 taking only 2 hours, 52 minutes, and 59 seconds!

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    We then reach our deceleration point and commence all the checks and briefings for our approach and arrival into JFK airport’s runway 31R.

    During both your flights David and Roger guide you through the systems that enable this aircraft to fly at twice the speed of sound.

    This programme was filmed using a total of 9 cameras to give you the best views of all phases of flight.

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    This is without doubt the most detailed look at Concorde that has ever been produced and is the only way you will ever see how this magnificent aircraft was flown.

    82 Chapter Points

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    Captain David Rowland is married with two sons and lives in North Oxfordshire. After basic training he joined BA (BOAC) in 1969 and became a Co-Pilot/Navigator on VC10s. In 1976 he joined the Concorde fleet. In 1993 he became Commercial Manager Concorde, responsible to Regional General Manager, Americas for the Concorde business in British Airways, and later combined the operational and commercial management role as General Manager Concorde.

    In total David has over 10,000 flying hours, most of which are supersonic. In 1995 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, and is a Member of the Royal Institute of Navigation. He is a long term member of the Duxford Aviation Society, and in his spare time, enjoys going to the theatre, walking, reading, listening to music, playing golf and tennis (neither very well!).

    Over 1.5 Million Supersonic Passengers
    Concorde was the only supersonic passenger airliner in the world and British Airways was one of only two airlines operating this flagship of the worlds civil aviation fleet. A Over 1.5 million passengers have flown supersonically on board British Airways seven strong Concorde fleet since they entered commercial service on January 21st 1976. Cruising at 1,350mph, twice the speed of sound, a typical transatlantic crossing took less than three and a half hours.

    Concorde flew above all the weather and her passenger cabin was pressurised to a more comfortable level than on subsonic aircraft, reducing flight fatigue still further. Since entering service, British Airways Concordes have operated some 40,000 flights. Concorde's fastest yet transatlantic crossing was on February 7th 1996, when she completed the New York to London flight in 2 hours 52 minutes and 59 seconds, over 40 minutes faster than schedule.

    The small number of dedicated flight crews that flew this superb aircraft were drawn from the best and most experienced that British Airways had to offer and have more supersonic flight time than any of the pilots of the world's Air Forces!

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    Join the flightdeck crew on a scheduled British Airways Concorde round trip from London Heathrow to New York's JFK airport. A unique and fascinating documentary made using 9 cameras on the world's fastest ever airliner.

    • 140 minute - Disk Two of Two ( Disk One details Here )
    • British Airways
    • New York JFK > London Heathrow
    • Filmed using a total of 9 cameras

    This prestigious documentary programme on the world's fastest civil airliner, Concorde is presented by Captain David Rowland and Senior Flight Engineer Roger Bricknell who take you on a full guided tour of this incredible aircraft.

    DISK TWO
    Following a good night’s rest in New York you join the crew again for a very detailed flight briefing at the BA dispatch office at JFK airport. This briefing covers everything we need to know – weather, Ultra Violet forecast, routing, fuel planning. There is also a very in-depth explanation of the complex noise abatement procedure for our take-off from JFK’s runway 31L out over Jamaica Bay.

    Once onboard G-BOAD again we re-join our crew as they carry out their flightdeck setup, checks and briefings, INS programming etc.

    Follow the start-up, taxi and take-off – here you see the full Jamaica Bay SID in detail. You will witness the very precise and intense detail of this complex departure.

    Again, you follow all the detail; afterburners, acceleration point and full power climb out to our cruise altitude of 60,000ft.

    As we settle into the cruise David and Roger once again take you around even more instruments! Roger gives you a very close-up and personal guide around the Flight Engineers Panel. Systems covered include: -

    Fuel Transfer and Management
    C of G (Centre of Gravity) movement and monitoring
    Pressurisation
    Air Bleed Control
    Hydraulics
    Electrical Generation

    Roger even shows you where Concorde expands in flight!

    David once again guides you through the process to get us to Mach II. Plus, even more details from the Concorde flightdeck.

    As we reach our deceleration point and commence all the checks and briefings for our approach and arrival into London Heathrow’s runway 27L.

    During both your flights David and Roger guide you through the systems that enable this aircraft to fly at twice the speed of sound.

    This programme was filmed using a total of 9 cameras to give you the best views of all phases of flight.

    Crystal clear audio utilises the aircraft's audio system so you can hear both the crew and ATC!

    This is without doubt the most detailed look at Concorde that has ever been produced and is the only way you will ever see how this magnificent aircraft was flown.

    62 Chapter Points

    Running time 2 Hours and 20 Minutes (140 Minutes)

    About Captain David Rowland
    Captain David Rowland is married with two sons and lives in North Oxfordshire. After basic training he joined BA (BOAC) in 1969 and became a Co-Pilot/Navigator on VC10s. In 1976 he joined the Concorde fleet. In 1993 he became Commercial Manager Concorde, responsible to Regional General Manager, Americas for the Concorde business in British Airways, and later combined the operational and commercial management role as General Manager Concorde.

    In total David has over 10,000 flying hours, most of which are supersonic. In 1995 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, and is a Member of the Royal Institute of Navigation. He is a long term member of the Duxford Aviation Society, and in his spare time, enjoys going to the theatre, walking, reading, listening to music, playing golf and tennis (neither very well!).

    Over 1.5 Million Supersonic Passengers
    Concorde was the only supersonic passenger airliner in the world and British Airways was one of only two airlines operating this flagship of the worlds civil aviation fleet. A Over 1.5 million passengers have flown supersonically on board British Airways seven strong Concorde fleet since they entered commercial service on January 21st 1976. Cruising at 1,350mph, twice the speed of sound, a typical transatlantic crossing took less than three and a half hours.

    Concorde flew above all the weather and her passenger cabin was pressurised to a more comfortable level than on subsonic aircraft, reducing flight fatigue still further. Since entering service, British Airways Concordes have operated some 40,000 flights. Concorde's fastest yet transatlantic crossing was on February 7th 1996, when she completed the New York to London flight in 2 hours 52 minutes and 59 seconds, over 40 minutes faster than schedule.

    The small number of dedicated flight crews that flew this superb aircraft were drawn from the best and most experienced that British Airways had to offer and have more supersonic flight time than any of the pilots of the world's Air Forces!

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Customer Reviews

I am a Flight Dispatcher for EasyJet at EDI and had the pleasure of meeting Don Grange on one of my Gatwick turnarounds the other week.

He gave me some sound advice on how to gain my Commercial Pilot's Licence along with some information on his own career to date - he left CP in 1997 to fly for Virgin.

Congratulations to Don & ITVV for an excellent B747-400 video.

Paul

I have seen this programme over at a friend's house and this is how I ended up on this webpage.

I have seen many flightdeck DVDs but this one is outstanding, by far the best I have seen so far.

I know I am going to sound like an ITVV guy saying this but "buy it, it's worth it".

Don Grange does an excellent job, he makes things very easy to understand and the simulator idea is excellent as the Captain has more time to explain things to us.

Also, I loved the "multi-cameras thing", it's nice to see the aircraft lining up with the runway from inside and outside. Great!!!

Thanks ITVV

Xavier

I've recently bought three ITVV programmes from Transair Pilot Shop. Virgin Atlantic B747-400, Cathay Pacific B747-400, and Cathay Pacific B777-200.

I thought these programmes were absolutely fabulous, especially the feature flight simulators on both the Cathay Pacific videos B747-400 and B777-200.

Very educational and interesting.

I'd recommend any ITVV flight deck documentary videos or DVD's to anyone interested in aviation especially flight deck flying and operations.

A must for any aviation enthusiast.

Robert Manio

Hi, A few years ago my parents gave me the Airtours A330 and the 747-400 Virgin Atlantic programmes with Mark Haley and Julian Bond.

I would just like to say that the filming in both of these two programmes was fantastic, the camera shots were excellent and provided all sorts of an insight to what it is like to be an airline pilot.

Theses two programmes are my most two-fave programmes I own.

Thanks very much.

Mark Nicol

Have just purchased the Concorde DVD and noticed this one.

My first flight on a B747-400 was with Cathay Pacific on a short hop to Amsterdam with TAS (The Aviation Society) a passenger who later became a friend won a raffle for the jump seat into Amsterdam and did me an excellent video of the approach and touch down at Schipol.

This will be next on the list of DVD's when I have given the Concorde ones a run for there money when they arrive.

Gary Parkinson

The 747-400 is my favourite aircraft, and this programme is perfect for all who love and admire the 747-400.

It is a superb tour of the flight deck and operations of this marvellous aircraft that clearly conveys the concepts of the glass cockpit and EICAS (Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting System) as opposed to the older analogue systems.

The approach of recording this programme both during the actual flight and in the simulator is very effective.

The time in the simulator allows demonstration of so many more things than might have been covered during the actual flight.

These in turn enhance the experience of observing the actual flight.

Rod Pommier, M.D.

This is my favourite programme of all 3 I have watched, great detail in each instrument made it very simple, my favourite section is where Captain Don Grange is in the simulator in Hong Kong and he runs through a standard take off procedure and explains v-speeds and flap limits on the climb

Jack Murphy

Captain Don Grange described each system and instrument in great detail that was simplistic enough to understand.

This was the first programme that I had purchased and I absolutely love the way it was presented.

Other than this, I have. GO 737, Virgin 747-400, British Midland Fokker 100, all were great.

I borrowed the Leisure 767 and Virgin 747-200 DVDs from my cousin, they were great too.

Keep up the nice work.

Regards Ashley

Jonathan Lewington

Captain Don Grange illustrated the flight simulator of 747-400 very detailed!

Great!

K H Chan

Although I have most of the ITVV programmes now and the Platinum productions are terrific, this one is my favourite.

Dear old Kai Tak!

It's just not the same coming into Hong Kong anymore and this programme gives a wonderful demonstration of it.

From an educational point of view, it's extremely informative and interesting as well.

John Fitzpatrick

The simulator portion of this programme gives the viewer a good demonstration of the 400's systems including the PFD.

Patrick D. Morrissey

Great product

Martin White

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