BEHIND THE WINGS

NOLA Code:
BTWG 0200H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
4 / 30
Rights End:
4/22/2023
Producer
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
TV-G
CC
sIX
Stereo
Year Produced:
2019
Version:
Base
Want to learn something new and have a little fun along the way? Join Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum and host Matthew Burchette as they go “behind the wings” with some of our world’s most iconic aerospace treasures. Season 2 of Behind the Wings takes you on the trip of a lifetime with the United States Coast Guard in San Diego, CA, up close and personal with NASA icon Gene Kranz, inside the exclusive command center of NORAD in Colorado Springs, Colorado and much more. The purpose of Behind the Wings is to educate and excite the next generation of aerospace leaders through passionate, interesting and engaging content.

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#201 UH-1 Iroquois
Short – Join host Matthew Burchette as he chats with Vietnam Huey pilots and tags along with the USCG on a training mission in sunny San Diego…

Long – 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.

#202 North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)
Short – Join host Matthew Burchette as he explores NORAD’s command center and even tests the limits of “restricted airspace”…

Long – 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.

#203 The Apollo Program
Short – Join host Matthew Burchette as he sits down with NASA legend Gene Kranz and discovers the future of space exploration at NASA’s Glenn Research Center…

Long - 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.

#204 Beechcraft 18
Short – Join host Matthew Burchette as he dives into the history of the iconic Beech 18 and takes a flight with the CO State Patrol…

Long – 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.

Program Rights

Broadcast Rights:
UNL/3YRS
Rights Dates:
4/23/2020 - 4/22/2023
School Rights:
None
V.O.D. Rights:
No
Linear Live Streaming:
Yes
Non-Commercial Cable Rights:
Yes