Aired Tuesday November 21, 12:30am - 1:00amon Yesterday

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 12 Episode 5: Farnborough to Winchester

Michael is heading for Farnborough, Hampshire, famous today for its airshow and home to what was then the Royal Aircraft Establishment. Richard Gardner of the Farnborough Air Sciences Trust tells Michael about the boffins who worked here and the inventions they came up with, such as retractable landing gear and flight-pressurised suits.

Documentary / Travel
Original air date
Cast and crew
  • Tom RichardsonDirector
  • Michael PortilloHost