Horsemen Cometh Previous Broadcasts
KQED World: Wed, Feb 1, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
This film follows the world's only P-51 Mustang formation aerobatic team as they harness the grace and power of the legendary "Cadillacs of the Sky." It documents the journey of 3 renowned air show pilots as they attempt to tame these vintage fighters and showcase the plane's heritage at air shows around the world.
Shot in stunning high definition, the doc gives viewers a chance to vicariously experience the heart-pounding ride of risk and reward undertaken by these daring pilots. Cameras go into the cockpits and the skies as the pilots deftly fly in lock-step formation while performing dramatic aerial maneuvers. In addition to these thrilling flight segments, it introduces the mechanics and engineers responsible for maintaining and fixing the vintage planets, the World War II veterans who once flew the Mustangs,and James Horner, the award-winning composer who wrote the score.
- KQED World: Wed, Feb 1, 2012 -- 10:00 AM