Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller
An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.
The concept of an airliner suffering catastrophic failure due to metal fatigue after a certain number of flight cycles, as outlined in the 1948 novel and this 1951 film, came true with the failures of the de Havilland Comet in 1954. There are a number of eerie parallels between the fictional account and the later actual events.
No, the work you do, if you could've finished that, all thse people and lots more wouldn't be in the spot they are in right now. That's the kind of work that hsould be finished.
At the end of the picture, Honey recalculates to take into account the test example being in a 'heated shed', whereas at the beginning of the picture you can see peoples' breath whilst they are talking. You don't see that in a 'heated shed'.