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A Daring Flight 

In 1909, French aviation pioneer Louis Blériot becomes the first man to cross the English Channel in a heavier-than-air machine, Blériot's own Type XI monoplane. Nearly a century later, his... See full summary »

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Carl Charlson

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Episode credited cast:
Tom D. Crouch Tom D. Crouch ... Himself - Smithsonian Air & Space Museum (as Tom Crouch)
Sebastian Roché ... Louis Blériot
David Ogden Stiers ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
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In 1909, French aviation pioneer Louis Blériot becomes the first man to cross the English Channel in a heavier-than-air machine, Blériot's own Type XI monoplane. Nearly a century later, his grandson and namesake attempts a re-enactment of the historic flight that made his grandfather famous and catapulted France to the forefront of aviation technology. Written by yortsnave

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Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 2005 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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