Wings The Complete Series BBC Box Set
7 DVD, PAL, Region 2, Run Time: 1250 Mins
INCLUDES ALL 25 EPISODES of both SERIES ONE and SERIES TWO
Available to own for the very first time, this prestigious and acclaimed 1970s BBC drama series follows the lives of the daring young pilots of the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War.
With breathtaking aerial film sequences using authentic vintage aircraft replicas and gripping air-to-air filming, Wings is one of the very finest war drama series ever produced by British television. The aircraft were provided by Bianchi Aviation Services (Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines, The Blue Max)
Wings Series One
Spring 1915. In an England still largely untouched by the horrors of the Great War, young men like Alan Farmer (Tim Woodward) and Charles Gaylion (Michael Cochrane)- join the RFC to earn their wings, still believing in the "camaraderie of the air". Their instructor, Captain Triggers (Nicholas Jones) knows the truth. German and British airmen are beginning to shoot at each other - and the air war is changing. Soon, it will be "kill or be killed"
Series 1 was first broadcast on BBC1 from 2nd January 1977 to 20th March 1977 and this set includes all twelve episodes.
Wings Series Two
The air war on the Western Front is becoming ever more violent and brutal. A new German Fokker monoplane is devastating the obsolete British BE2s and the fledgling RFC is in danger of being decimated Unofficially, Captain Triggers" "C" Flight are given "Forward Action" status and told to develop new weapons and tactics to take on and destroy the German fighters.
Series 2 was first broadcast on BBC1 from 5th January 1978 to 30th March 1978 and this set includes all thirteen episodes
- Certificate 12 (Suitable onlyfor persons of 12 years and over)