Reviews

WOW! this is the first time I came by this web site! But it will definatly won't be the last!! Keep up the great work!!! Very interesting site!


D. Mifsud

Absolutely first rate viewing. I am 55 and I am turning on a new generation of young enthusiasts to your site. I can not say enough of the importance of what this site brings to the understanding of the world in which we live. Using entertainment to educate in this way, is, in my opinion, the greatest form of story telling we have today..


B Miller, Banff Alta. Canada.

This is a great site for all the airplane enthusiast. I am a aeromodeller & my passion is building flying r/c planes. I love world war I & II classic movies I am mad about it.


M Ranic

Thank you so much for making these films available. I loved the Discovery Channel's "Dogfights" television serious but, it is no longer being aired. You have created a wonderful alternative and I was more than happy to subscribe to your server.

I would like to see more films about modern aircraft and WW1 aircraft. I understand the web site is young but, it is rather heavy on the WW2 era.

Thanks again for providing such wonderful and historical films. Keep up the great work. I'm a very happy customer.


Mr. K. Tickner

Very neat.  Lots of great and interesting videos.  I especially like the personal accounts.


Keith D

The content of the website is phenominal!  There are a lot of videos that I would not have been able to see otherwise.  The two disadvantages are a 3 month subscription that is a bit high in my opinion and the fact that I had to sit at the computer screen to view the video. I would much rather be able to watch it from my recliner on a larger screen.  I would recommend it to my friends with the reduced rate subscription.  The website appears to have a misprint on the introductory offer where it says $9.95 for 13 months.  I thought that was an incredible deal, but when I went to sign up, it was for 3 months and would go to $19.95 every 3 months after that. $80/year is too much for my frugal household.


Robert F

If I had to describe this website, there is no better word than: WOW.  This website contains historical data of monumental proportions  accurately refined into knowledgeable, interesting, and brilliantly entertaining sections of videos (of good quality, might I add!) The videos cover more than aviation, with a variety of videos covering different parts of history - from the atomic bomb, to the transonic jet engineering of Britain in the 1940's - this website covers a lot, and more videos are added monthly. I would recommend this website to aviation enthusiasts and history buffs alike. It has certainly taught me a thing or two.


Jordon G

The content of the website is phenominal!  There are a lot of videos that I would not have been able to see otherwise.  The two disadvantages are a 3 month subscription that is a bit high in my opinion and the fact that I had to sit at the computer screen to view the video. I would much rather be able to watch it from my recliner on a larger screen.  I would recommend it to my friends with the reduced rate subscription.  The website appears to have a misprint on the introductory offer where it says $9.95 for 13 months.  I thought that was an incredible deal, but when I went to sign up, it was for 3 months and would go to $19.95 every 3 months after that. $80/year is too much for my frugal household.


Robert F

If I had to describe this website, there is no better word than: WOW.  This website contains historical data of monumental proportions  accurately refined into knowledgeable, interesting, and brilliantly entertaining sections of videos (of good quality, might I add!) The videos cover more than aviation, with a variety of videos covering different parts of history - from the atomic bomb, to the transonic jet engineering of Britain in the 1940's - this website covers a lot, and more videos are added monthly. I would recommend this website to aviation enthusiasts and history buffs alike. It has certainly taught me a thing or two. 


Jordon G

Interesting collection of historic snippets mostly relating to WW2 aviation.  There are a number of vignettes about unusual aircraft such as the Me163 and the Natter, numerous recollections from pilots who flew them or were involved in development.  Everything I watched seemed to me to be historically accurate, no misplaced clips of wrongly identified aircraft.  A lot of the content reminded me of the now-defunct Wingspan cable channel.  They seem to have a pretty good basic collection at this point, I don't know long-term whether the present quality is maintainable. Certainly worth a look for anyone with an interest in World War II/ Korean era aviation


Tony J

I'd recommend this website to other aviation enthusiasts.  Overall, the videos were well-produced and researched.  I also enjoyed the Reflections vignettes by different aviation personalities, which brought their experiences to life.  I only have a couple of minor complaints, and are probably reflective of my personal bias in film-making:  1)  Don't mix historical films to make a visual point.  In the video about the development of the B-29, film of one of the Pacific H-Bomb tests was passed off as footage of Nagasaki.  I know the 16mm footage shot from "Bock's Car" wasn't all that great, but a still of the event would be more historically accurate.  Also, when over-dubbing sound effects of historical footage, make sure it's correct - it's a little jarring to hear electronic "back up" beeps from fork lifts that might, at best, had a mechanical bell attached to an axle (this being the early forties).  2)  Some of the video compression was a little over-done.  This did not seem to be a uniform problem, but the interview of Joe Persico in the video about the debate over the atomic bomb had some issues with the background going in and out of focus as the compression algorithm dealt with his head movements.  3)  I'm not a big fan of the "Discovery Channel"-type computer animations of aircraft.  Honestly, I'd rather see stills or grainy historical footage instead.  Again, these are minor complaints, and reflect some of my biases towards how film should be presented.  Overall, this is great site and I look forward to seeing it grow and add more topics.


Bob M

The first thing I noticed when I looked at AeroCinema.com was the clean interface and its easy navigation. The video quality is great and the flash media player is clean and straight forward. A neat features in the video player is the "info" button, it allows you to see similar media listed in the catalog while still watching the current video. Unlike some paid services you can look around at the cataloge and watch trailers for the available media. There are also some text resources with pictures, however they don't provide that much information.  The production quality is quite good. I must admit I was a little surprised by that. There are a lot of vintage clips that are used in several programs but they are inserted well and are relavant to the program.  While I generaly don't use subscription based websites, at the "Special Offer" price of $9.95 for 13 months that was available when I reviewed the website, I will most likely be subscribing to AeroCinema.com. At that price I am willing to sign up before seeing if they can keep up with content goals by making frequent additions. There is still a little bit of code clean-up nedded on the site here and there, but it is nothing that would really affect the usability of the site. With the "modelshop" link in place, I have to wonder if/when the site will become more product than production oriented.  AeroCinima would be an excelent addition to the Roku service, that would guaruntee my sign-up without question.


Jonathan  W

AeroCinema has a very nicely laid out site.  The videos and pictures are of very good quality, plus informational data is presented in an interactive manner which keeps one's interest. Some parts of the site, especially the "Reflections" area, is very similar to EAA's Timeless Voices program.  I find those very compelling and important, as those voices continue to depart from us.  My only critical comment, and the reason I rated this site with only a 6 (out of 10), is that the limited amount of content on the site at this point would not be enough to compel me to pay the price of $19.95/3 months.  I recognize however, that the channel continues to add content in an ongoing fashion, and at some point if that continues, I could be compelled to pay the going price.


Russ Z