Synopsis by Tracie Cooper
Named after the Swedish word for Griffon -- a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle -- the Gripen is a unique, tailless jet known for its delta and canard wings. This production chronicles the history of the Gripen, from the building process to its maiden flight. Gripen also includes exciting aerial footage of the aircraft in action captured by a Lear jet.
Air-Force, aircraft, fighter-pilot, military, technology