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  1. Engineering on a Micro Scale (2015)

    Subject
    Engineering

    Dr. Finn Giuliani from Imperial College of Science and Technology, Faculty of Engineering explains how new understanding of material properties at a tiny scale could lead to a radical transformation in the...

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  2. Cold War, Hot Jets (2013)

    Director
    Simon Winchcombe
    Producer
    Simon Winchcombe
    Subject
    Engineering; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 100 minutes), £34.99

    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...

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  3. Aviation History Films (2011)

    Subject
    Aviation
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 300 minutes), $18.49

    A 3-DVD set containing a compilation of 18 films made between 1917 and 1966 illustrating the history of flight. Contents: THE EPIC OF FLIGHT (1966, 48 MIN.) A Wolper production documenting the history of...

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  4. Nation on Film , Series 2 (2007)

    Subject
    Film Studies; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180 minutes), £39.99

    The second series of six programmes in which aspects of life in the twentieth century are depicted on film, much of it shot by amateurs. Disc One contains Selling Cars, Women’s Football and Kearton’s...

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  5. Reach for the Sky (2006)

    Subject
    Environmental science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0, 40 minutes), £14.00

    A documentary exploring the growing activism against the governmen’s plans to expand nearly all British airports despite the growing threat of climate change. Includes images of activists blocking a runway...

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  6. Heathrow - The Early Years (2006)

    Subject
    Aviation; Technology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 56 minutes), £14.99

    Three films capturing the earliest days of Heathrow airport, released to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the airport’s opening in 1946.

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  7. Hindenberg, The (2004)

    Subject
    Engineering; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 70 minutes), £9.99

    A documentary examining the Hindenberg airship disaster which happened in 1937. NASA experts re-examine the facts.

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  8. Collision Course (2003)

    Subject
    Psychology; Technology
    Distribution
    Sale, VHS (PAL, 3x60 minutes), £495 (3 parts together)

    A 3-part series looking at the science and psychology behind two major tragedies and three car crashes. Innovative filming technques reveal how certain decisions can determine who lives or dies in a car,...

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  9. Soaring Achievements (1999 Video)

    Subject
    Mathematics
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 30 min., 2000 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Glider pilots often fly faster than powered aircraft and race round 500km circuits, just seconds apart. This programme examines the development of gliding from the 1930s to the present and explores some of...

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  10. Hindenberg, The (1998 Video)

    Subject
    Engineering; History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 55 min., 1998 sale: £10.99 (inclusive)

    Traces the history of the luxurious ‘Hindenberg’ airship from its conception and construction to its untimely end in 1937. Includes the broadcast transmitted live by an American journalist in Lakehurst,...

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