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Jumbo: The Plane that Changed the World

Documentary about the development of the Boeing 747 jumbo jet. The 747 was a game changer, the airliner that revolutionised mass, cheap air travel. But the first wide-bodied plane was originally intended as a stopgap to Boeing's now-abandoned supersonic jet. This is the remarkable untold story of the jumbo, a billion-dollar gamble that pushed 1960s technology to the limits to create one of the world's most recognisable planes.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Wed 19 Jul 2017 20:00


Role Contributor
DirectorChristopher Spencer
WriterChristopher Spencer
Executive ProducerTom Brisley
Executive ProducerAlan Handel

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