Season 1 Episode 8

Flying High

Aired Unknown Mar 23, 1979 on PBS
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Flying High
William and Christina are back from France. Sandy and William discuss the possibility of looping the loop. William makes some adjustments to the Bleriot and succeeds, Sandy follows suit soon afterwards. Mark comes to the hotel, in his army uniform, and finds Christina, William, Dorothy and Sandy having a flat-warming party. He tells them that Russell senior has died. William refuses to be interested, but Christina attends the funeral. Here the Aunts discuss William's absence with disdain, but Mark stands up for him and reveals that Flambards has been left in its entirety to him. William is to inherit nothing. William visits Aunt Grace, now Christina's legal guardian, who agrees that they may marry, providing William gets a good job. She also gives him Christina's mother's engagement ring, for Christina. The Dermot, the plane William has designed and built is finally ready for a test flight. He invites the man from Brooklands, who had wanted to see a flying design before he would offer him a job. The test flight goes well, and William gets his job. But then tragedy strikes; on a flight of the Bleriot there is a problem. The plane explodes and the pilot is flung out and dies. It is ... Sandy.moreless

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