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Air Warriors

A winged fighter that hasn't lost a fight in 26 years, a lifesaver that's part plane and part chopper, and an attack helicopter our enemies call the Black Death. These are America's undisputed kings of the sky: the F-15 Eagle, the V-22 Osprey, and the AH-64 Apache. And their success stories are as remarkable as they are improbable. Witness their turbulent journeys, brought to life through rarely seen combat footage and the stories of the dedicated pilots and teams who fly and maintain these ultimate Air Warriors.

Show Info

Network: United States Smithsonian Channel (2014 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Drama Action War

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Episode 9x03; May 22, 2022

The history of the F-111 and how the fighter-bomber no one wanted went on to dominate both air and battlefields in the late 20th century.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
9x02: TornadoMay 15, 2022
9x01: LancasterMay 8, 2022
8x05: B-24 LiberatorMar 21, 2021
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