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Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works (2019)

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works (2019)

Released: 2019
Genre: Documentary, Genre
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Run time: 120 min
IMDb: 8/10
Country: USA

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Storyline:
In 1943, in a circus tent in Burbank, CA, a bunch of revolutionary thinkers first gathered together in secrecy to build America’s first jet fighter. They were rule benders, chance takers, corner cutters-people who believed that nothing was impossible. In the decades that followed, this secret club would create some of the most iconic flying machines in history: the U-2 spy plane, the SR-71 Blackbird, the F-117 stealth bomber – each of them so unfamiliar, so far ahead of their time, that they were often mistaken for something otherworldly. Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works pulls back the veil of secrecy on Lockheed Martin’s enigmatic Skunk Works program. It features never-before-seen material: rare photos, films locked away for decades, and entries from the private journals and logbooks of Skunk Works’ founder and aerospace legend, Kelly Johnson. With narration by Dennis Quaid, in Kelly Johnson’s own words, the film plunges deep into a world shrouded in secrecy – …
User Reviews: Not bad. I already knew a lot of this, but there was some little details and other things that I didn’t know.

Wish they would do documentaries on newer declassified stuff.

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