Jumbo Jet: 50 Years In The Sky

Jumbo Jet: 50 Years In The Sky (2018)

A two-part documentary on the history of iconic Boeing 747, in its 50th anniversary year. This archive-led series celebrates the engineering brilliance and lasting impact of the original 'jumbo jet' - the plane that 'shrank the world'.

Series, 2018, Documentary, Science & Tech, Society & Culture


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Jumbo Jet: 50 Years In The Sky - TV Showtimes

Thursday, March 21

8:30pm

New Show Jumbo Jet: 50 Years In The Sky ‘Series 1, Episode 2’

SBS

Jumbo Jet: 50 Years In The Sky

'Series 1, Episode 2'

SBS, 8:30pm, Thu, 21 Mar 2019, 55 minutes

NEW SHOW

This episode delves into the social history of the airliner's 50-year working life, from its first commercial flight in 1970 to today, examining the impact the 747, in democratising air travel and creating long-haul for all. A nostalgic journey from the glamorous age of the 'jet set' to the no-frills air travel of today, this film explores how the 747's unique upper deck and twin-aisle cabin transformed the passenger experience from the preserve of the rich and famous to an affordable form of travel for everyone, fulfilling people's wildest holiday dreams and connecting the world like never before.

Series, 2018, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Science & Tech, Society & Culture, Season 1 Episode 2


New Show Jumbo Jet: 50 Years In The Sky ‘Series 1, Episode 2’

SBS HD

Jumbo Jet: 50 Years In The Sky

'Series 1, Episode 2'

SBS HD, 8:30pm, Thu, 21 Mar 2019, 55 minutes

NEW SHOW

This episode delves into the social history of the airliner's 50-year working life, from its first commercial flight in 1970 to today, examining the impact the 747, in democratising air travel and creating long-haul for all. A nostalgic journey from the glamorous age of the 'jet set' to the no-frills air travel of today, this film explores how the 747's unique upper deck and twin-aisle cabin transformed the passenger experience from the preserve of the rich and famous to an affordable form of travel for everyone, fulfilling people's wildest holiday dreams and connecting the world like never before.

Series, 2018, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Science & Tech, Society & Culture, Season 1 Episode 2


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