Angle of Attack

Angle of Attack

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 10:00pm

Pictured, an early shipboard take-off.

Angle of Attack chronicles the 100-year history of Naval aviation.

From wobbly gliders and the first shipboard landing in 1911 to modern supersonic jets and unmanned aerial vehicles, Angle of Attack, airing Saturday, November 12 from 10 p.m. to midnight on WXXI World (DT21.2/cable 524), deftly interweaves archival footage, interviews with historical and military experts, contemporary footage of cutting-edge aircraft and insights from today's "Top Gun" fighter pilots in the Marine Corps and Navy.