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Title The Coming of the Jets [electronic resource].
Publication Info London, England : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), 1997.



Descript 1 online resource (53 min.)
005206
Note 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 Comet and others. Jet Battles over Korea - US F-80s and F-86s battle it out with MiG 15s, including what it was like to be an early jet combat pilot.
In English.
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Series Century of Flight
Subject Yeager, Charles Elwood
Whittle, Frank
United States. Air Force
United Kingdom. Royal Air Force
History -- World History -- War and Violence
Air Force bases
Pilots
Airplanes
Engineering
Weapons and ordnance
Sciences
London, England
Germany
Mojave Desert, CA
United Kingdom
Alt author Martin, Jonathan Director.
Nugus, Philip Producer.
Powell, Robert Narrator.
Descript 1 online resource (53 min.)
005206
Note 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 Comet and others. Jet Battles over Korea - US F-80s and F-86s battle it out with MiG 15s, including what it was like to be an early jet combat pilot.
In English.
Series Century of Flight
Subject Yeager, Charles Elwood
Whittle, Frank
United States. Air Force
United Kingdom. Royal Air Force
History -- World History -- War and Violence
Air Force bases
Pilots
Airplanes
Engineering
Weapons and ordnance
Sciences
London, England
Germany
Mojave Desert, CA
United Kingdom
Alt author Martin, Jonathan Director.
Nugus, Philip Producer.
Powell, Robert Narrator.

Subject Yeager, Charles Elwood
Whittle, Frank
United States. Air Force
United Kingdom. Royal Air Force
History -- World History -- War and Violence
Air Force bases
Pilots
Airplanes
Engineering
Weapons and ordnance
Sciences
London, England
Germany
Mojave Desert, CA
United Kingdom
Descript 1 online resource (53 min.)
005206
Note 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 Comet and others. Jet Battles over Korea - US F-80s and F-86s battle it out with MiG 15s, including what it was like to be an early jet combat pilot.
In English.
Alt author Martin, Jonathan Director.
Nugus, Philip Producer.
Powell, Robert Narrator.

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