The Sea King: Britain’s Flying Past
If the Sea King helicopter doesn’t yet hold a special place in the nation’s hearts it might well do after this documentary series, in which it gets the genial John Sergeant treatment. He examines the history of the iconic flying machine, with its distinctive Rolls-Royce engines, which has seen service in the numerous wars Britain has waged over the past few decades – from the Falklands to Afghanistan and Iraq – playing a versatile and often pivotal role in military operations.
By David Stubbs
Published: Thursday 28 February 2013 07.00 GMT
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