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This ex-trapeze artist made parachutes safer (3:02)
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A routine landing turns into every pilot's nightmare (2:34)
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Experts assess why this plane fell off a cliff (2:24)
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Were lithium batteries the cause of this plane crash? (3:11)
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Survivor shares terrifying moments before plane crash (3:15)
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How to tell if you're in for a bumpy plane landing (4:00)

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Flight Today

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Bayer Airship Over Zurich (2:00)
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Jeb Corliss in Flight (2:13)
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Shining Lasers at Aircraft Can Get You Busted (2:19)

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Military Aviation

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Space Exploration

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Space Panorama (5:09)
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Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser (4:01)
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STS-1: The First Shuttle Landing (5:55)

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History of Flight

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