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  • The Emergency Parachute show

    The Emergency Parachute

    In the unlikely event of an accident, Jetman and ex fighter-pilot Yves Rossy explains how he’ll avoid tragedy over the...

    (01:41)
  • Jetman - Fuelling the Dream show

    Jetman - Fuelling the Dream

    First exclusive pictures from Jet Man's wing camera. Fly with him now.

    (01:50)
  • 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)
  • THE LAUNCH show

    THE LAUNCH

    Inside the Pilatus Porter the four jets are ignited before Yves leaps out of the plane and the wing unfolds

    (02:38)
  • THE CROSSING show

    THE CROSSING

    Rossy crosses the Channel in less than 10 minutes, his parachute opens and he spirals before landing.

    (02:30)
  • THE HIGHLIGHTS show

    THE HIGHLIGHTS

    See one man make the impossible, possible. History in a single hair-raising flight. In a single video clip.

    (01:03)
  • The Burj Dubai show

    The Burj Dubai

    The tallest man-made structure on earth, a city in the sky, is the pinnacle of skyscraper engineering.

    (01:57)
  • Subway Problem Solving show

    Subway Problem Solving

    Digging tunnels under iconic Big Ben is risky business.

    (02:53)
  • Subway Cars show

    Subway Cars

    How do workers place new carriages underground on tracks?

    (03:05)
  • Cross Rail Station show

    Cross Rail Station

    How do workers anchor down Canary Wharf station when it’s built in water?

    (02:48)
  • Paris Subway show

    Paris Subway

    Watch the incredible story of how Paris’ subway was built.

    (03:08)
  • Canal Intro show

    Canal Intro

    The Panama Canal has changed the face of global trade.

    (03:02)
  • Panama Canal Locks show

    Panama Canal Locks

    The lock gates are so large they take construction to the extreme.

    (03:00)
  • Canal Construction show

    Canal Construction

    Builders are constructing a new, mega-lock for the canal.

    (02:55)
  • Digging the Canal show

    Digging the Canal

    This heavy-duty dredger cuts rock below the canal.

    (03:01)
  • Accident Prevention show

    Accident Prevention

    Traffic controllers prevent expensive stall-ups in the canal.

    (02:56)
  • Canton Tower show

    Canton Tower

    How can this tower stand so high while it’s frame is so thin?

    (02:58)
  • Foundation Innovation show

    Foundation Innovation

    How did they fix the tilting Washington Monument during construction?

    (03:00)
  • Tower Design show

    Tower Design

    How did engineers turn such a radical design into reality?

    (02:56)
  • Ensuring Stability show

    Ensuring Stability

    With a narrow waist and extreme height is the tower vulnerable to wind?

    (02:57)