Rise of the Machines reveals how the inventions behind the worlds most extreme machines have enabled them to evolve beyond humanitys wildest imagination. This visually stunning series uses mind-blowing CGI animations to reveal the extraordinary engineering at the heart of the worlds most extreme machines. From the worlds largest passenger plane to the worlds only purpose built flying crane, ground breaking CGI animation explodes the machines apart to reveal the ingenious inventions hidden under their skin that enables the teams who operate them to be at the top of their game. This series takes us inside these machines in close up detail and explores what helps these elite ships, trucks, trains and aircrafts rise above all others. EPISODE ONE - SUPER JUMBO JET: Using CGI animation to explode open the worlds largest passenger plane, the Airbus A380, we reveal the incredible technology that transports 520 passengers from Los Angeles to Paris GÇô 9,000 kilometres GÇô in ten hours. EPISODE TWO - SUPER AIRSHIP: Using CGI animation to explode open a revolutionary new breed of airship GÇô the Aeros Dragon Dream GÇô we reveal the extraordinary technology that it depends on during a series of gruelling flight tests. EPISODE THREE - ULTIMATE DRAGSTER: Using CGI animation to explode open the fastest accelerating vehicle on the planet GÇô the Top Fuel Dragster GÇô we reveal the extraordinary technology it uses to blast driver Shawn Langdon to speeds over 500km/hr in his race to be World Champion. EPISODE FOUR - MEGA LIFT HELICOPTER: Using CGI animation to explode open the worlds only purpose built flying crane GÇô the Erickson Air Crane GÇô we reveal the extraordinary technology that it relies on to construct 120 giant steel transmission towers in only eight days. EPISODE FIVE - ICE MONSTER: Using CGI animation to explode open one of the worlds toughest piste bashers GÇô the Pisten Bully 600 Polar GÇô we reveal the extraordinary technology that it depends on to shift thousands of tons of snow across perilous mountain terrain.
Rise of the Machines - Volume 2
Revealing the extraordinary engineering behind the worldGÇÖs most extreme machines.
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