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User currently offlinePlanespotterx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 5618 times:

Hi i am getting sky soon, and im wondering wether ne1 has got Discovery wings on their TV, i know ill have it soon, and so wots it like on films and documentaries and such things..thankx  Smile

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User currently offlineJsc_23 From New Zealand, joined Jul 2001, 223 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 5571 times:

If it's the same as my sky...i wouldn't get your hopes up.
Over here wings isn't on anymore and there isn't much aviation related stuff...only now and then.


Be a realist...Remain a dreamer!
User currently offlineCPH-R From Denmark, joined May 2001, 6541 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 5560 times:

Most of them are a bit boring, but then sometimes you get a total surprise. Just the other day they showed a 1 hour documentary on getting the Concorde back in the air after the Paris crash. It was awesome!

User currently offlineDC-10 Levo From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 3432 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 5548 times:

Wings can be very good sometimes!
The best programme to watch is Flight Deck.
The only problem is that Discovery Wings doesn't start until 6pm and finishes at 12:00pm.
And Flight Deck is only on, on Saturdays and Mondays.

DC-10 Levo

User currently offlineFsdownloads From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2001, 40 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 5548 times:

i have it, and unfortunatly (for me anyway) the channel seemes to be dominated by Military Aircraft programs where as i like to see the documentaries about commercial aircraft. Flight Deck and other Commerical Aircraft programs they have on are good though.

User currently offlineBy738 From St. Vincent and the Grenadines, joined Sep 2000, 2730 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 5542 times:

It used to be available through OnDigital/ITV Digital, but has now been replaced by normal discovery. It was mostly military with the odd repeat of a civil airliner program. Don't get excited about it by any means

User currently offlineNotar520AC From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1606 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 5525 times:

I have it through COX- my fav. channel!

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User currently offline757man From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 370 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 5520 times:

I used to have Discovery Wings, and I wasn't all that impressed. It mainly shows military orientated stuff, especially WWII material.

Flight Deck is indeed interesting, although it is dated. One episode is about a flight on an Air UK Leisure 737-400, this airline stopped flying quite some time ago.

The best thing I ever saw on the channel was a series about the B777, called 21st Century Jet. This covered the entire development of the 777, from initial production to service entry with United. It really was an excellent series, and I'd love to see it again.

User currently offlineBy738 From St. Vincent and the Grenadines, joined Sep 2000, 2730 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 5511 times:

The 21st Century Jet program about the 777 was good but again it was a repeat that had already been shown on Channel 4 I think.

User currently offlineTWA717_200 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5505 times:

A lot of repeats....

Seems like I wake up every Sunday just in time to see the Viet Namese Pilot defecting with the Mig 15......

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