The Resource Pioneers of Aviation, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (electronic resource)

Pioneers of Aviation, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (electronic resource)

Label
Pioneers of Aviation
Title
Pioneers of Aviation
Statement of responsibility
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This episode tells the story of early powered flight, and looks at the groundbreaking men, women and machines who took to the skies in the first half of the 20th century. It includes footage of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk; President Theodore Roosevelt becoming the first head of state to fly in an airplane; the German Zeppelins; the R101 disaster; Imperial Airways at Croydon Aerodrome; and Charles Lindbergh's first solo transatlantic flight in the Spirit of St Louis in 1927
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
7 & up
Runtime
30
Series statement
Time to Remember
Technique
live action
Label
Pioneers of Aviation, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on June 20, 2014
  • Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Contents
Pioneers of Aviation Introduction (1:37) -- 1900-1914, the Pioneer Era (3:04) -- Aviation Pioneers (2:10) -- Weapons of War (3:18) -- Airship Tragedy (3:01) -- Hindenburg, 1937 (1:38) -- Airplane Progress (2:47) -- Commercially Viable Transport Option (1:55) -- Attempts Across the Atlantic (1:42) -- Transatlantic Flight (4:42) -- Aviation Success (1:51) -- Aviation History (0:42) -- Credits: Pioneers of Aviation: Time to Remember (0:39)
Control code
100057663
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
Other physical details
sd., col.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: Films On Demand platform
Label
Pioneers of Aviation, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on June 20, 2014
  • Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Contents
Pioneers of Aviation Introduction (1:37) -- 1900-1914, the Pioneer Era (3:04) -- Aviation Pioneers (2:10) -- Weapons of War (3:18) -- Airship Tragedy (3:01) -- Hindenburg, 1937 (1:38) -- Airplane Progress (2:47) -- Commercially Viable Transport Option (1:55) -- Attempts Across the Atlantic (1:42) -- Transatlantic Flight (4:42) -- Aviation Success (1:51) -- Aviation History (0:42) -- Credits: Pioneers of Aviation: Time to Remember (0:39)
Control code
100057663
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
Other physical details
sd., col.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: Films On Demand platform

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