Engineering Connections HMS Illustrious

Richard Hammond unpicks the engineering DNA of the mighty aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious. A potent force with a powerful punch, this aircraft carrier can deliver a strike force anywhere on the globe at any time. It’s a floating airport, city and battleship all rolled into one. But what connects this indomitable vessel with a boomerang, a hearing aid, a 19th century seed drill, Tower Bridge and the space race?

  • 2009
  • 00:47:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/13/2016
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Richard Hammond (Host), Fred Aidroos (Director), Tom Brisley (Producer), David Gilbert (Producer)
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