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Will the 747's first test flight be successful?

Duration: 02:02

Without the aid of simulators to prepare them Jack Waddell and his team take RA001 onto the runway for the first time. Will they take off safely?

Available since: Fri 21 Feb 2014

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Jumbo: The Plane that Changed the World

The billion-dollar gamble that pushed 1960s technology to create the Boeing 747.

First broadcast: 27 Feb 2014

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