How the invention of the jet engine gave hope to Britain as the country recovered from the Second World War, becoming a lucrative export and a powerful piece of military hardware.
Britain emerged from the Second World War in financial crisis, but one technological innovation provided hope for the future - a world-leading jet aviation industry. During the Cold War, the jet engine became a lucrative export and a powerful piece of military hardware, but selling to the wrong buyer could alter the balance of power.
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|Series Producer||Jeremy Hall|
|Executive Producer||Eamon Hardy|