Item Details

Century of Flight: Embracing the World

BBC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This episode of Century of Flight explores the history and current developments of civilian air travel. Learn how World War II impacted airliner innovations and how airliners aided the United States Army efforts.Observe progress in the fields of luxury, speed, and distance with the supersonic Concorde and Boeing 707. Investigate problems to the increasing popularity of air travel, and see solutions engineered.
Release Date
1997
Run Time
52 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 - 12
Notes
  • Originally released by BBC, 1997.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 23, 2019.
Series
Century of Flight
Contents
Introduction: Embracing The World (1:28); War Time Progress (4:58); Competing With Trains (5:26); First Commercial Jetliner (4:03); United States Rivalry (5:08); International Rivalry (3:54); Popularity Problems and Solutions (5:21); Jumbo Jets (3:58); Breaking the Sound Barrier (9:57); Skyjacking (3:07); Computerization and Growing Popularity (2:35); Credits: Embracing The World (0:42)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : BBC, [1997]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2019.
Publisher no.
  • 185477 Infobase
  • [185492]s Infobase
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 2 sec)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

  • LEADER 02778ngm a2200553Ic 4500
    001 u8094855
    003 SIRSI
    005 201952412340.0
    006 m o c
    007 vz|czazuu
    007 cr cna
    008 190524p20191997nyu052 o v|eng d
    028
    4
    0
    a| 185477 b| Infobase
    028
    4
    0
    a| [185492]s b| Infobase
    035
      
      
    a| 1000185477
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)1102404820
    040
      
      
    a| AzPhAEM b| eng e| rda
    041
    0
      
    a| eng j| eng h| eng
    046
      
      
    k| 1997
    245
    0
    0
    a| Century Of Flight : b| Embracing The World / c| BBC.
    264
      
    1
    a| [Place of publication not identified] : b| BBC, c| [1997]
    264
    3
    2
    a| New York, N.Y. : b| Distributed by Infobase, c| 2019.
    264
      
    4
    c| ©1997
    300
      
      
    a| 1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 2 sec)) : b| sound, color.
    336
      
      
    a| two-dimensional moving image b| tdi 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| computer b| c 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| online resource b| cr 2| rdacarrier
    347
      
      
    a| video file 2| rda
    490
    1
      
    a| Century Of Flight
    500
      
      
    a| Originally released by BBC, 1997.
    500
      
      
    a| Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 23, 2019.
    505
    0
    0
    t| Introduction: Embracing The World (1:28); t| War Time Progress (4:58); t| Competing With Trains (5:26); t| First Commercial Jetliner (4:03); t| United States Rivalry (5:08); t| International Rivalry (3:54); t| Popularity Problems and Solutions (5:21); t| Jumbo Jets (3:58); t| Breaking the Sound Barrier (9:57); t| Skyjacking (3:07); t| Computerization and Growing Popularity (2:35); t| Credits: Embracing The World (0:42);
    506
    1
      
    a| Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
    520
      
      
    a| This episode of Century of Flight explores the history and current developments of civilian air travel. Learn how World War II impacted airliner innovations and how airliners aided the United States Army efforts.Observe progress in the fields of luxury, speed, and distance with the supersonic Concorde and Boeing 707. Investigate problems to the increasing popularity of air travel, and see solutions engineered.
    521
    2
      
    a| 9 - 12
    538
      
      
    a| Streaming video file.
    538
      
      
    a| System requirements: FOD playback platform.
    546
      
      
    a| Closed-captioned.
    650
      
    0
    a| Engineering.
    650
      
    0
    a| Mechanical engineering.
    650
      
    0
    a| Systems engineering.
    655
      
    7
    a| Internet videos. 2| lcgft
    710
    2
      
    a| Infobase, e| film distributor.
    710
    2
      
    a| BBC (Firm)
    830
      
    0
    a| Century Of Flight.
    856
    4
    0
    z| Part of the Films on Demand collection. u| http://proxy01.its.virginia.edu/login?url=https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=98131&xtid=185477
    596
      
      
    a| 1
    999
      
      
    a| XX(8094855.1) w| WEB i| 8094855-1001 l| INTERNET m| UVA-LIB t| INTERNET

Availability

Google Preview