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National Geographic has released the first trailer for their upcoming documentary Living in the Age of Airplanes, which is narrated by longtime pilot Harrison Ford. The airplane has changed our world, but do we really understand exactly how much? Living in the Age of Airplanes reminds us how profoundly this amazing invention has changed the way we do just about everything. It also renews our appreciation for the airplane and stunningly conveys the wonder and grandeur of flying.
Not that long ago, traveling between continents was a migration. Now, on any given day, 100,000 flights transport people and products between any two points on Earth in a matter of hours. Indeed, the airplane may be the closest thing we have to a time machine. Filmed in 18 countries across all 7 continents, the film explores the countless ways the airplane affects our lives (even when we don't fly). With a fascinating take on history, »
National Geographic Studios will release in April the Harrison Ford-narrated, large-screen film “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” about the history of aviation, the studio announced Thursday.
“With this film, we want to reignite people’s wonder for one of the most extraordinary aspects of the modern world,” Terwilliger said in a release.
Ford and his love of airplanes have been in the news recently: a small plane crash landed him in the hospital earlier this month. Ford is an experienced pilot, licensed to fly helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.
“Living in the Age of Airplanes” will bow in Imax, giant screen, dome screen and digital cinema formats on April 10.
- Marianne Zumberge
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