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Episodes

Episode 1

Wonderment

Telling the astonishing story of one of the world's most dangerous sports, its history littered with fatalities - air racing.

Episode 2

Golden Age

Air racing was pushed to new heights during the Golden Age of 1926-1935 in pursuit of the Schneider Trophy and the National Air Race in America.

Episode 3

Interlude

How the daredevil sport of air racing regained its popularity after WWII, as the jet-racing class used cutting-edge technology to attract enthusiasts.

Episode 4

Rebirth

In crisis in the 1950s, air racing was saved in the 1960s with the Reno National Championship Air Races - new classes were born and speeds increased!

Episode 5

Fly Fast, Fly Tight

The world's premier pylon air racing event is now held in Reno, Nevada. We take a look at how pilots are trained to fly the pylons.