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"Air Warrriors" puts the spotlight on some of the airplanes that have been used by American forces in combat battles through the years. The program profiles the dedicated pilots and other team members who fly and maintain the aircraft. Rarely seen combat footage and pilots' stories help bring to life the journeys that have been taken by the flying machines, which include a plane-chopper hybrid that saves lives and an attack helicopter that is called the Black Death by America's enemies.

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The inside story of the F-4 Phantom, the U.S. military's go-to fighter for more than four decades.
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The brief but historic service of the Grumman F6F Hellcat and its instrumental role in winning the Pacific War.
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The massive AC-130 provides unparalleled close air support to U.S. and allied ground troops.
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The history of the Russian MiG, American air power's fiercest rival for more than 50 years.
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The history and evolution of America's most legendary spy plane.
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The history of the KC-135 Stratotanker, the 60-year-old aerial refueler that keeps fighter jets flying.
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The inside story of the Harrier, the world's most famous short takeoff and vertical landing fighter jet.
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The fighter plane that helped turn the tide of World War II; the P-51 Mustang.
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The history of the longest serving bomber in the U.S. military: the B-52 Stratofortress.
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The Vietnam-era OV-10 Bronco is pulled out of retirement to join the fight against ISIS.
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The history of the F-16 Fighting Falcon and how it became the U.S. Air Force's most versatile plane.
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The rapid evolution of drones and how they're changing the future of aviation.
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The 50-year evolution of the Army's top transport helicopter, the CH-47 Chinook.
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The inside story of the massive military transport aircraft, the C-17.
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The 35-year history of the UH-60 Black Hawk.
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The inside story of the ultimate stealth fighter, the F-22 Raptor, and its predecessors.
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Electronic warfare aircraft; the EA-6B Prowler; the EA-18G Growler.
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The history of the mean and ugly jet aircraft, the A-10 Warthog.
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The Marine Corps' V-22 Osprey.
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The U.S. Army's AH-64 Apache.
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The F-15 Eagle's conquests in Iraq, Yugoslavia and even space.

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