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Author: Elizabeth ArledgeThomas RischLaurent PortesPatrice GelléCraig SechlerAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2019]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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A history of the legendary Concorde, the passenger plane that flew from the late 70s until 2003 at twice the speed of sound. Designed and built by French and British engineers, the Concorde was the ultimate in speed and luxury for a select group of global jet setters, and the birthplace of many breakthroughs in aviation science. Ultimately, it was not sustainable because of enormous fuel consumption and high-ticket  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Science television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Arledge; Thomas Risch; Laurent Portes; Patrice Gellé; Craig Sechler; BBC Worldwide France,; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),
ISBN: 9781531707910 1531707912
OCLC Number: 1061288731
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Notes: Widescreen.
Documentary.
Originally produced as an episode of the television series Nova in 2018.
Running time indicated on container: approximately 60 minutes; actual running time: 54 minutes.
Credits: Produced and directed for Nova by Elizabeth Arledge ; narration written by Elizabeth Arledge ; for BBC, directed by Thomas Risch ; written by Thomas Risch and Laurent Portes ; produced by Patrice Gellé.
Performer(s): Narrator, Craig Sechler.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a BBC Worldwide France and Nova/WGBH Boston co-production ; produced and directed for Nova by Elizabeth Arledge ; narration written by Elizabeth Arledge ; for BBC, directed by Thomas Risch ; written by Thomas Risch and Laurent Portes ; produced by Patrice Gellé.

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A history of the legendary Concorde, the passenger plane that flew from the late 70s until 2003 at twice the speed of sound. Designed and built by French and British engineers, the Concorde was the ultimate in speed and luxury for a select group of global jet setters, and the birthplace of many breakthroughs in aviation science. Ultimately, it was not sustainable because of enormous fuel consumption and high-ticket prices.

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