Discovery Wings (British and Irish TV channel)

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Discovery Wings
Discovery Wings logo
Launched1 February 2000
Closed1 March 2007
Owned byDiscovery Networks Europe
Formerly calledDiscovery Wings Channel (2000-2001)
Replaced byDiscovery Turbo
Sky DigitalChannel 524
Virgin MediaChannel 221

Discovery Wings was a British TV channel devoted to documentaries regarding aircraft and as a brand extension of Wings, a staple documentary program of the Discovery Channel throughout the 1990s. In the United States it has been replaced by the Military Channel, which still has a large portion of its programming dedicated to military aviation. The channel timeshared with Discovery Kids.

In the UK, Discovery Wings was axed in favour of a new channel called Discovery Turbo, on 1 March 2007. The new channel shows programs related to speed and all motor vehicles, including aviation documentaries.

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