The Age of Flight: Jets - The New Generation (1990)

Genres - Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Vehicles & Transportation  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Sally Barber

The Age of Flight, a 12-volume series, presents a comprehensive history of aviation, from man's earliest attempts to conquer the wild blue yonder to the development of sophisticated experimental crafts and advanced technology. Archival photography and aerial footage illustrate the fascinating stories of the men, women, and events that defined the evolution of flight. Volume six, Jets - The New Generation, examines the Vietnam War's requirements for a new breed of aircraft. See how the planes that came of age in the Korean War were transformed for jungle warfare. Highlights include the Voodoo Reconnaissance plane missions and deadly napalm strikes.



airplane, battle [war], flight, flying, jet