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Aviation in Antarctica is the most challenging and dangerous flying short of combat. This is the story of Americans who dared to do it.
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    Contributors will receive a signed “thank you” card from me with an excerpt photo from the film.

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    Contributors will receive access to a streaming download of the final version of the film for one year starting on the date of release.

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    Contributors will receive the previous reward plus a DVD copy of the finished film. The final version will require 2 or possibly 3 DVD disks. This is the expected cost of the DVD version once the film is released.

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    Contributors will receive the previous reward except the film will be delivered in Blu-ray rather than DVD format. This is the expected cost of the Blu-ray version of the film once it is released.

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    Contributors will receive the previous reward plus an 8.5” x 11” glossy captioned photo of one of the historic aircraft used in Antarctica.

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    Contributors will receive the previous rewards plus a beautiful limited edition graphic of the first plane to land at the geographic South Pole, the R4D-5L "Que Sera Sera". Every detail has been verified as historically accurate. The print also contains a great deal of textual information about this historic plane. These 12” by 17” prints will be signed by the artist and numbered. Also, the DVD or Blu-ray copy of the film will be signed by the Director. Also, the artist, Ron Stephano, will include a history of the R4D "Gooney Birds" that were used in Antarctica which will be emailed to contributors.

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    Contributors will receive the above rewards except the print of the "Que Sera Sera" will be signed by the pilot who landed that first plane at the South Pole on October 31, 1956. LCDR Conrad Shinn U.S. Navy (Ret.) has graciously agreed to sign a limited number of these prints. Contributors at this level will also receive individual credit in the film under “Production Support By.” This is a very special reward!

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    Contributors will receive the previous rewards plus a separate credit in the film as Associate Producer. In addition, Blu-ray copies of the film will be sent to the libraries at McMurdo Station, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station and Palmer Station in Antarctica with your name listed in a special film introduction as “This Film was Donated by …...”

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    Contributors will receive the previous rewards plus a beautiful limited edition graphic of the first plane to land at the geographic South Pole, the R4D-5L "Que Sera Sera". Every detail has been verified as historically accurate. The print also contains a great deal of textual information about this historic plane. These 12” by 17” prints will be signed by the artist and numbered. Also, the DVD or Blu-ray copy of the film will be signed by the Director.

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