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Stealth Flying Invisible

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‘Stealth Flying Invisible’ uncovers the history of the quest for the ultimate undetectable aircraft which used stealth technology. The first stealth plane, SR71, was built in the 1960’s with the purpose of being invisible to radar. Its ability to fly three times the speed of sound and on the edge of space meant it was very difficult to track. Radar was a vital tactic used during the war to target the enemy, but stealth air defence systems allowed aircrafts to dominate the battle space in a revolutionary way. From the U-2 to the F-117 Nighthawk, this programme tells the story of stealth technology though the eyes of scientists, historians and aviators who were involved in its development.