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The North

Marty Jopson recounts the story of the world's first manned flight, made in North Yorkshire over 50 years before the Wright Brothers, and recalls the invention of the jet.

Marty Jopson tells the incredible story of how northern inventions have helped us to conquer the skies. He tells the story of the world's first manned flight, made in North Yorkshire over 50 years before the Wright Brothers, and the invention that shrunk the world in the 20th century: the jet. He brings the story up to date with the Rotherham firm inventing unmanned aircraft to do everything from monitoring polluting ships, to finding people lost at sea.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 23 Jun 2017 19:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Marty Jopson
Director Paul Bader
Executive Producer Nicola Addyman
Production Company Screenhouse Productions Ltd

Broadcast

  • Fri 23 Jun 2017 19:30

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