Dogfights: The Zero Killer 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: December 8, 2006
Rushed to deployment specifically to combat Japanís deadly fighter, the F6F Hellcat arrived in the nick of time to save the Allies.
- Fly alongside the world's most accomplished pilots.
- Re-creations and computer simulations combine with authentic battle footage.
- No plane in the air could beat the Zero, so they built one.
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.
Like an unstoppable swarm, Japanís Zero had dominated the Pacific skies from the moment of its introduction in 1940. Extraordinary maneuverability combined with a very long range allowed it to decimate Allied aircraft almost at will. Nothing in the air could match it and the US Navy scrambled for a solution.
Now, DOGFIGHTS puts you in the cockpit of the Allied response to the dreaded Japanese fighter: the F6F Hellcat. Join legendary dogfighters Robert Duncan, Hamilton McWhorter and Alex Vraciu, whose epic dogfights blazed a new chapter in the annals of aerial warfare. Their stories are brought boldly to life with archival footage, recreations and awesome computer simulations.