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National Geographic Channel

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  • Engine Pleasure show

    Engine Pleasure

    Find out why the R8 engine is guaranteed to put a smile on its owner's face.

    (03:00)
  • Heart of the Problem show

    Heart of the Problem

    The next morning, and the whole bike has to be stripped down to get to the heart of the problem.

    (02:55)
  • Air Tanks show

    Air Tanks

    Jem’s working on the mounts for the air tanks. They’re coated with carbon fibre, a material that can’t be welded. He has...

    (02:55)
  • Air Motors show

    Air Motors

    It’s not nearly as much as Jem wanted so he’s ordered the best air motors he can find, but these motors are normally used i...

    (02:55)
  • Damp Crops show

    Damp Crops

    Grain can’t be stored if it’s too wet. Trouble is the average British summer means crops sometimes have to be harvested whe...

    (03:00)
  • Engine Concerns show

    Engine Concerns

    They’re worried that the engine might not be strong enough but to get the boat onto the plane, Alberto will need to give it a...

    (02:19)
  • Marathon Test show

    Marathon Test

    Alberto has designed a marathon test for the solar-powered water taxi. The route will take at least two hours and they’ll en...

    (02:54)
  • Radical Project show

    Radical Project

    Here in Ennerdale, there’s a radical project underway to rip out the rows of regimented pines and restore this valley to its ...

    (03:00)
  • Jet show

    Jet

    The jet engine led to revolutionary changes in aerial combat but huge risks were taken by designers, pilots and air crews in or...

    (00:52)
  • St Pauls Cathedral: Parliament show

    St Pauls Cathedral: Parliament

    Sir Christopher Wren made a colossal gamble in completing St. Paul’s Cathedral, putting in the equivalent of $6 million of hi...

    (03:00)
  • St Pauls Cathedral: Religious Conflict show

    St Pauls Cathedral: Religious Conflict

    It was 9 years after the Great Fire of London before work on St Paul’s Cathedral began. But in an age of intense religious di...

    (02:59)
  • Angkor Wat show

    Angkor Wat

    Home to more than 1 million people in the twelfth century and larger than any European Cathedral, Angkor Wat remains one of the...

    (00:53)
  • Angkor Wat: Magic Stone show

    Angkor Wat: Magic Stone

    Laterite, a ‘magic stone,’ was massively important in the construction of Angkor Wat, plus, we uncover the difficulties eng...

    (03:00)
  • Rolex Awards 2008 show

    Rolex Awards 2008

    The Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Talal Akasheh show

    Talal Akasheh

    Talal Akasheh - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Tim Bauer show

    Tim Bauer

    Tim Bauer - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Engine show

    Engine

    Here’s the full-throttle bottle on the amazing engines set to launch Jetman into aviation history; aero-engineer Roman reveal...

    (01:15)
  • THE PREPARATION show

    THE PREPARATION

    Yves Rossy wheels his jet-powered wing to the ‘launch’ plane at Calais in readiness for his historic flight.

    (01:44)
  • Reassuringly Expensive show

    Reassuringly Expensive

    Our daring rigger Sean Riley burrows into the bowels of a 767 jet – and learns why aircraft engineers are very careful to sav...

    (02:44)
  • Going Nuclear show

    Going Nuclear

    A nuclear power plant needs a new turbine, and it’s a race against time. We’ve got to get the power flowing back to the grid.

    (00:44)