Flying with Cobham

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Duration: 30 minutes

David Jason narrates the story of one trail-blazing pilot in the 1920s and his mission to get the British public airborne.

Alan Cobham sought every available means to achieve his goal, and moving footage became a vehicle for his propaganda. This documentary uses rare footage of his crusade to discover whether it succeeded or not.

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