Famous Planes (1998)

Genres - History, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Vehicles & Transportation  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

This program is part of a series that takes an in-depth look at some of the airplanes in the Allied war arsenal of jet bombers. The history and development of the aircraft is presented with detailed schematics, along with exciting archival film footage of test flights and actual air combat missions. This episode casts the spotlight on the Blackburn Buccaneer. Pilots and flight crew recount their experiences aboard the war plane, while military historians provide insight on the bomber's significant contributions to the war effort.



aircraft, archival-footage, aviation, fighter-pilot, air-combat, airplane, bombing, jet-bomber, war