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The premier film for the Theatre of the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution. A brief summary of the history of flight, from 19th century balloons through 21st century space probes, while simultaneously showing off the new Imax film medium. The evolution of flying technology is portrayed in parallel with the story of the westward exploration of America and the rural-to-cosmopolitan transformation of American society. Written by Dave Heston <heston@iName.com>

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I fly is believe.
15 July 2015 | by (Fredericksburg, VA) – See all my reviews

The movie To Fly! is audience participate through believe.

To Fly! is soul experience of human creation. People are amazing.

The movie starts off with hot air balloon ride through a small town. The person on board almost hits a building.

The balloon then travels over a river and warns a kayak of cliff ahead.

The movie transition through various scenes, like with bi-plane and eventually jet then small rocket. I almost feel like I am part of movie, unique point of views.

The best moment is a train. I will not spoil why or how.

The movie is suitable for all ages. My parents took me at 5. Children might get frightened now and then but not scared.

Do you a favor. See To Fly! at the Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. You will never forget. If you are like me you will make a special trip to see again.


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