Britain’s Ultimate Pilots: Inside the RAF

4 x 60'
Producer:
Produced by Archie Productions for BBC2
Language:
English
Production year:
2015

Summary

In four exclusive, character-filled, action-packed one-hour films, Britain's Ultimate Pilots: Inside the RAF follows the summer schedule of four RAF display teams leading up to the 75th anniversary of The Battle of Britain. The series follows the very best pilots in the World handling some of the most innovative and difficult aircrafts ever built. Each hour focuses on one team's preparation and experience throughout a very busy and sometimes dangerous summer of events; teams featured are the Red Arrows, the Chinook Helicopter Team, the Fast Jet Display, and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

With exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the biggest airshow in the World, the Royal International Air Tattoo, plus footage of the Queen's birthday flyover at Buckingham Palace from inside the cockpit, Go Pro cameras provide unparalleled access to action shots never taken before. Additionally, CGI segments in each episode show the science behind the moves that these amazing pilots and machines can achieve when pushed to their ultimate capability.