|VHS Cassette (also available as DVD Video). Now you can relive 100 years of powered flight with this unique title especially produced by the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund to mark this historic anniversary. 100 YEARS OF POWERED FLIGHT takes you on a riveting flight of discovery, from the windswept coastline of Kittyhawk to the reaches of outer space and from the first frail and hesitant propeller-driven machines to the very latest jet fighters. |
Packed with rare footage, 100 YEARS OF POWERED FLIGHT reveals all the great milestones in aviation history. You'll witness the historic first flights across the Channel and then the Atlantic, fly with early aviation pioneers like Bleriot, Lindbergh and Alcock & Brown, cheer on the contestants at the world's first air race, dogfight in the earliest fighter aircraft and take a flight on the first airliners. You'll meet the great aviation designers like R J Mitchell, inventor of the Spitfire, witness the evolution of fighting aircraft and civil aviation and get up close to the aircraft that broke records and made aviation history.