Dogfights: Jet vs. Jet DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: July 19, 2007
In the deadly skies above North Korea a new era of air combat dawned. Discover the thrills and terrible risks of engaging at 500 mph!
- Fly alongside the world’s most accomplished pilots.
- Re-creations and computer simulations combine with authentic battle footage.
- Jet fighters clash for the first time over North Korea.
Ever imagine what it would be like to participate in the most historic air battles of all time? Imagine no more. DOGFIGHTS puts you in the cockpit to re-create famous air-to-air engagements. Computer graphics, animation, firsthand accounts, and archival footage make these thrilling and dangerous dogfights all too real.
Twice as fast as the previous generation of combat aircraft, the jets used in the Korean War changed everything about aerial engagement. Pushing the speed of sound, closing on enemy pilots with unprecedented suddenness, the fighter jocks of this war redefined dogfighting in pursuit of a previously unknown glory: Jet Ace.
Discover in this thrilling episode of DOGFIGHTS how completely the playing field changed with the introduction of jet fighters. See how tactics evolved as the capacities of the new craft were discovered. And meet Capt. James Jaraba who, on May 20, 1950, engaged the enemy despite his own malfunctioning jet. Relive the harrowing mission in which he claimed his fifth and sixth victories to become the first American Jet Ace in history.
Light your afterburners, this episode of DOGFIGHTS is coming in low and fast!