Season 2 Trailer | Behind the Wings on PBS
We're back! Behind the Wings has 4 amazing episodes for Season 2 that will air on Rocky Mountain PBS in early 2020. Exact dates are still TBD, but stay tuned for these 30 minute episodes:
Episode #1: UH-1 Iroquois
The UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) is THE iconic aircraft of the Vietnam War. In the season 2 premiere of Behind the Wings, take a trip to Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver, CO with host Matthew Burchette as he highlights a combat-veteran Huey, interviews two Vietnam War Huey pilots and even tags along on a training mission with the US Coast Guard to showcase the U.S. military’s latest helo.
Episode #2: North American Aerospace Defense Command
In this special episode of Behind the Wings, tag along as host Matthew Burchette explores one of the military’s best-kept secrets - North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). Get a private tour of the N2C2 command center, experience a Noble Eagle Conference in action and fly along as Matthew’s venture into “restricted airspace” puts him up close and personal with Buckley AFB’s 140th Wing. This is access that few ever receive.
Episode #3: The Apollo Program
2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. This incredible milestone changed the way humanity looked at our planet and access to deep space. Join Behind the Wings host Matthew Burchette as he sits down with NASA’s Gene Kranz, summarizes the amazing events leading up to Apollo 11 and uncovers the fascinating future NASA has in store for space exploration.
Episode #4: Beechcraft 18
The Beechcraft Company has been in existence for more than 88 years and has built some of the most influential aircraft in history. Join host Matthew Burchette as he dives into the history of the iconic Beechcraft 18, explores its history as the C-45 Expeditor and ventures to Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colorado to link up with the Colorado State Patrol’s (CSP) Aviation Section. If you are lucky, you may even get a ride in CSP’s souped-up Beechcraft King Air…
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum: https://wingsmuseum.org