Ultimate British Flight
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Incredible archive footage shows the earliest flights of the Spitfires that so famously defended Britain during World War II, as well as breathtaking film of these majestic planes in action during the Battle of Britain. Expert opinion and unseen footage reveal the full history of the Royal Air Force, from early canvas aircraft to the fearsome Tornado attacks of the Gulf War, and we look at the development of British jets, from the first Gloster Meteor in 1944 to the iconic Vampires, Hunters, Lightnings and Buccaneers that have since become household names.
Take to the skies and celebrate the best of British engineering, courage and skill in this stirring tribute to these titans of the skies.
Features revealing looks at some of the most exciting planes ever made, including the Harrier with its famous vertical takeoff, and Britain’s first super-sonic aircraft, the English Electric Lightning.