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Century of Flight, 1, The Coming of the Jets
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
The development of the jet up to and including the Korean War. Pre-war developments, combat jets of World War II. Breaking of the sound barrier. The Right Stuff - how US pilots continued to investigate supersonic flight in X-craft, mainly colour footage. Combat jet developments. The first jet airliners - British C...
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
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Century of Flight, 2, Cold War Skies
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
The role of airpower in the Cold War. Coming of the Cold War. Berlin Airlift - the story of the greatest air transport operation in history, including some colour. Cold War Combat Aircraft. Spies in the sky - US spyplanes, including the 1962 U-2 saga, Soviet probing of western air defences (including shots of figh...
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
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Century of Flight, 3, The Helicopter Story
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Century of Flight, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 53 mins
How the helicopter evolved into today’s multi-purpose aerial vehicles. In the beginning, the Autogiro, the first helicopters. The Helicopter goes to war - German use in conjunction with U-boats, US Coast Guard’s helicopters, RAF’s autogiro flight. Some colour footage. Truly multi-role (military) - developmen...
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Century of Flight, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 53 mins
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Century of Flight, 4, Korea to the Gulf War
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
Air warfare developments in the second half of the 20th Century. Korea and SE Asia - air combat showing how the air-to-air missile took over from the cannon as the primary weapon, and the development of ‘smart’ bombs. Air combat in the Middle East - an examination of the Israeli experience. The making of a fas...
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
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Century of Flight, 5, Naval Aviation
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
Aircraft carrier developments - from World War II types to the carrier of today, and their use from Korean to Gulf wars. Naval fast jets - a review of their development, including why naval requirements are often different to those of air forces. Maritime Patrol - the role played by these aircraft in both war and...
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
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Century of Flight, 6, The Shadow of the Bomber
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
How air forces developed between the two world wars. Rearmament - creation of the Luftwaffe, expansion of the Russian Air Force, reaction of western democracies. Dress Rehearsals - the use of airpower in Abyssinia, Spain andChina during the late 1930s. Technical developments - the development of the monoplane meta...
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
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Century of Flight, 7, Struggle for the Skies
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Century of Flight, 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
Fighter developments and the great air battles. Colour collage of World War II fighters. All powerful Luftwaffe - Poland 1939 and France 1940. The Critical Contest - Battle of Britain 1940, including the tactics used by both sides. Colour graphics and diagrams are used. The Fighter War in Europe - Eastern and West...
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Century of Flight, 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
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Century of Flight, 8, Air Power and Armies
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
How aircraft were used in direct support of ground forces. Camera gun shots in colour of aircraft attacking ground targets. Blitzkrieg - the JU87 Stuka divebomber and the role it played in the German Blitzkrieg offensives. Colour graphics are used to explain how the Stukas operated with the Panzers. Close Air Supp...
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Philip Nugus, in Century of Flight, 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
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Century of Flight, 9, Airpower and Navies
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Century of Flight, 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
The influence of aviation on maritime operations during World War II. Colour footage of Pearl Harbor in the aftermathof the Japanese 1941 attack on it. How Pearl Harbor took place - the story of the planning, including Yamamoto drawing inspiration from the British carrier strike on the Italian port of Taranto, and...
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Century of Flight, 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
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Century of Flight, 10, The Bomber as War Winner?
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Century of Flight, 10 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
Colour collage of World War II bombers taking off and airborne. Eastern front- German and Russian bombing operations, with the emphasis on lack of German long range bombers. The combined Bomber offensive. Notable Raids - Dambusters (including graphics), Mosquito pinpoint raids. Strategic bombing offensive against...
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Century of Flight, 10 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
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