Educational documentary in 2 DVD.
Visual Approach - Secrets of Ferihegy Airport 1-2 DVD
PAL - 115 minutes (+ 35 minutes
of extra material )
||Boxed DVD - English and
CONTENTS OF THE TWO
What is out there?
What do check-in agents see on their monitors?
Departure lounge (What to do when you miss your flight to
the South Pole?)
Luggage (How do all those suitcases and bags get to the
planes and back to the passengers?)
How big is the airport?
Runways, markings, taxiways (Taxiway Alpha and Bravo
What are those "things" next to the runways? (weather
reporting instruments explained)
Instrument Landing System shown
Runway lighting explained
Is airline food made at the airport? Where? (Catering)
How and where are all those big planes checked and serviced?
Technician showing us some interesting parts of a Boeing 767
What do ramp officers do? Why do they keep rushing about?
Our crew tried to keep up with two of them while they were
busy preparing their flights (weight balance and fuel
calculations, loading cargo, finding lost passengers,
preparing the cockpit etc.)
How are fight attendants trained for emergencies?
The Ferihegy Airport Fire Brigade (special equipment and
Tu-154 Simulator (captain takes us on a short practice
flight, explaining most of the procedures)
Flying a simulator at home with virtual air traffic control
over the internet.ï¿½
Air Traffic Control
Operations Control Centre (managing and controlling
How is the country's air space divided during heavy traffic?
(a supervisor shows us the new Air Navigation Service near
What do controllers see on their radar screens and how do
they communicate with pilots? (a busy air traffic controller
explains to us what he is doing and even shows us how he
separates two planes heading towards each other)
The Tower at Ferihegyï¿½
A return flight from Ferihegy to Paris Charles de Gaulle.
How do pilots and flight attendants prepare for a
What happens in the "crew car"?
How does a pilot check his plane before boarding it?
What happens in the cockpit?
What makes a good pilot and what does it take to carry out a
ADDITIONAL INFORMATON (background,
There are two episodes.
Episodes are about one hour long each (2 hours of total
Production took more than 2 years.
Film crew spent about 20 days at the airport and recorded
more than 24 hours of professional quality,
never-seen-before footage and interviews.
Crew used professional analogue (BETACAM) and digital (DVCAM)
video equipment on location and digital editing systems for
Original music composed exclusively for Secrets of Ferihegy
Airport by Hangar Digital.
Original footage was taken in 2000
millions of passengers visiting it each year, Ferihegy
Airport has always been a mystery. It is amazing how little
we know about the busiest airport in Hungary. People have
seen its check-in desks, departure lounges, restaurants, and
shops. The lucky ones may have even sneaked a quick look at
a cockpit. But that is all.
Ferihegy Airport is the first documentary to show the many
places and jobs normally hidden from passengers travelling
through Ferihegy. Viewers are presented all these "secrets"
from a unique and personal perspective - instead of using
narration and actors, we decided to turn to the real experts
and asked the airport employees themselves to be our guides.
|This product was added to our catalog on Monday 11 August, 2008.