City in the Sky

City in the Sky

  • TV-PG
  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (221)

Dallas Campbell and Dr Hannah Fry investigate what it takes to get a million people and their luggage off the ground and up in the air. From building the world's biggest passenger plane to navigating through the busiest airport on the planet, to the perils of getting airborne in the coldest city on earth - Dallas and Hannah go to extremes to get under the skin of the remarkable story of departure. You will never look at flying in the same way again.

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Seasons
Arrival
3. Arrival
June 19, 2016
Getting on the ground safely takes an army of hidden experts and incredible technology.
Airborne
2. Airborne
June 12, 2016
There are around a million people airborne at any one time and keeping that number of people safely aloft depends on complex global networks and astonishing technology. In this programme, science broadcaster Dallas Campbell and Dr Hannah Fry explore just what it takes to keep this city in the sky safe between take-off and landing. Dallas discovers how pilots find their way across thousands of miles of sky in the dead of night. Hannah meets up with the air traffic controllers who are responsible for the busiest airspace in the world - over Atlanta in south east America - and reveal just what is involved in co-ordinating the 100,000 flights that cross the globe every day, while avoiding collisions.
Departure
1. Departure
June 5, 2016
What does it take to get a million people and their luggage off the ground and up in the air? From building the world's biggest passenger plane to navigating through the busiest airport on the planet, to theperils of getting airborne in the coldest city on earth - Dallas and Hannah go to extremes to get under the skin of the remarkable story of departure.You will never look at flying in the same way again...
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Dallas Campbell and Dr Hannah Fry investigate what it takes to get a million people and their luggage off the ground and up in the air. From building the world's biggest passenger plane to navigating through the busiest airport on the planet, to the perils of getting airborne in the coldest city on earth - Dallas and Hannah go to extremes to get under the skin of the remarkable story of departure. You will never look at flying in the same way again.City in the Sky is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (3 episodes). The series first aired on June 5, 2016.

City in the Sky is available for streaming on the BBC Two website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch City in the Sky on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, PBS and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    June 5, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (221)