Discovery Wings (British and Irish TV channel)
|Launched||1 February 2000|
|Closed||1 March 2007|
|Owned by||Discovery Networks Europe|
|Formerly called||Discovery Wings Channel (2000-2001)|
|Replaced by||Discovery Turbo|
|Sky Digital||Channel 524|
|Virgin Media||Channel 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 In the United States it has been replaced by the Military Channel, which still has a large portion of its programming dedicated to military aviation.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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