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Secrets of Royal Travel

Pack your bags for a rare inside look at the monarchy’s luxurious private planes and trains. Climb on board the "palace on wheels" and take to the skies for the five-star opulence of the Queen’s Flight.

Episode 2 | Secrets of the Royal Flight

43m 6s

From the earliest days of flight, the royal family has loved to fly in style. We lift the curtain on 5 star regal luxury at 30,000 ft and tell the story of a royal love affair that shows no signs of abating.

Episodes

  • Episode 2 | Secrets of the Royal Flight: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 | Secrets of the Royal Flight

    S1 E2 - 43m 6s

    From the earliest days of flight, the royal family has loved to fly in style. We lift the curtain on 5 star regal luxury at 30,000 ft and tell the story of a royal love affair that shows no signs of abating.

Extras + Features

  • The Comet: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Comet

    S1 E2 - 2m 15s

    A point of pride for the British, the Comet was the first commercial airliner ever made. The craft brought luxury to aircraft travel.

  • The Helicopter: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Helicopter

    S1 E2 - 2m 4s

    The British monarchy were some of the first to adopt the helicopter to fly, even using helicopters to deliver their mail.

  • Episode 2 Preview | Secrets of the Royal Flight: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview | Secrets of the Royal Flight

    S1 E2 - 30s

    From the earliest days of flight, the royal family has loved to fly in style. We lift the curtain on 5 star regal luxury at 30,000 ft and tell the story of a royal love affair that shows no signs of abating.

  • Queen Victoria and Train Travel: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Queen Victoria and Train Travel

    S1 E1 - 2m 40s

    It was once believed traveling over 40 mph could make one insane, but Queen Victoria took the chance and made sure to do it in style.

  • Dining on the Royal Train: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dining on the Royal Train

    S1 E1 - 2m 50s

    No frozen dinners on this train. The chefs know exactly what to make for royal travel, and anything the royal family desires is planned for and available – with the exception of one trip when the chefs received an unexpected request and were left scrambling. Find out which food required the transport police.

Schedule

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