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Author: Elizabeth Arledge; Thomas Risch; Laurent Portes; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),
Publisher: [United States] : PBS, 2019.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView 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
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Arledge; Thomas Risch; Laurent Portes; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),
ISBN: 9781531707910 1531707912
OCLC Number: 1082250502
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from web page.
Originally broadcast as an episode of NOVA on the PBS network in 2018.
Wide screen (16x9).
Performer(s): Craig Sechler, narrator.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, wide screen (16x9).
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: producers, Elizabeth Arledge ; writers, Thomas Risch, Laurent Portes ; director, Elizabeth Arledge, Thomas Risch.

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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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