Straight Up! Helicopters in Action


Straight Up! Helicopters in Action takes audiences on a series of aerial adventures. Fly along with skilled helicopter crews as they carry out sea and mountain rescues, apprehend drug smugglers, repair high voltage lines, save endangered animals, deliver humanitarian aid, and undertake a reconnaissance mission. Learn how helicopters are flown. Narrated by Martin Sheen and directed by David Douglas for the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum.

Written by David Douglas and Carl Knutson
Directed and Photographed by David Douglas
Produced by Diane Roberts
Narrated by Martin Sheen