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Century Of Flight : The Spectacle Of Flying Post-1945

Author: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [1997] 2019. ©1997
Series: Century Of Flight.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This episode of Century of Flight features the Air Show, originating after World War I as a way for air forces to gain support as independent branches of the military. Racing and aerobatics became popular soon after, and air shows provided a way for pilots to show off their skills and planes. Experience the evolution of the Air Show, from the vast Shuttleworth Collection to the formation flying stunts of the Red  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1102412096
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by BBC, 1997.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 23, 2019.
Target Audience: 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 2 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibit (5:07); Initial Exhibits (7:24); Post World War II Exhibits (2:33); Exhibit Disasters (2:36); Aerobatics: Beginnings and Basics (3:51); Aerobatics: Modern Exhibits (3:27); Aerobatics: Team Exhibits (11:02); National Exhibits: England (3:37); National Exhibits: United States (3:09); Aviation Archaeologists (7:11); Credits: The Spectacle of Flying Post-1945 (0:42);
Series Title: Century Of Flight.
Responsibility: BBC.

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This episode of Century of Flight features the Air Show, originating after World War I as a way for air forces to gain support as independent branches of the military. Racing and aerobatics became popular soon after, and air shows provided a way for pilots to show off their skills and planes. Experience the evolution of the Air Show, from the vast Shuttleworth Collection to the formation flying stunts of the Red Arrows. See a Vickers Wellington Bomber recovered from Loch Ness and a replica of the Wrights Brothers original flying machine.

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