Early Jets Of The Raf

Classification

Exempt

Exempt

Exempt from classification.

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Unavailable
Sorry, this product is no longer available to order

Description

Return to a golden era of British aviation - when the RAF was at the height of its powers as the second largest air force in the world and the nation's aircraft industry led the way in jet aircraft design.

This unique new video features all the major jet aircraft types in service with the RAF from 1945 to the mid-1950s, including several different marks of Meteor, the de Havilland Vampire and Venom, Supermarine Swift, Hawker Hunter, Canberra and Javelin - plus early experimental jet projects including the AW52, Fairey Delta 2, Bristol 188 and P1127 VTOL prototype. World record flights, formation flying, Farnborough appearances, combat manoeuvres and rare early colour film footage are all included, together with the might of the RAF on full display for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth during the 1953 Coronation Review.

Serving RAF pilots plus many of the leading test pilots of the era - including legends Peter Twiss, John Cunningham, James Cooksey, Duncan Simpson, Godfrey Auty, Richard Martin, Jo Lancaster and Roland ŒBee¹ Beamont - have been especially interviewed for this video, their unique accounts providing an unrivalled insight into these classic jet aircraft and their capabilities.
Release date NZ
December 29th, 2005
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.33 : 1
Language
English
Length (Minutes)
69
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 2.0
Genre
  • Documentary
UPC
9316797418289
Product ID
1476789

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help

Buy this and earn 60 Banana Points