First aerial photographs | Scotland from the Sky

With the birth of automated flight and the popularity of photography, the Great War was the first opportunity to combine the two. Some of the first images recorded being that of training trenches 30 miles from Edinburgh.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'36''
  • Broadcast year: 2021
Curriculum Connection
  • Building & Construction | People, past events and societies

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Scotland from the Sky
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: 1