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K'Nex Bloodhound claims Guinness World Record; real Bloodhound SSC eyes 1000mph target for 2016

This life-sized K'Nex replica of the Bloodhound Supersonic Car was today unveiled by Richard Noble, OBE and former world land speed record holder, at Brooklands Museum in Surrey.

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Related Topix: World Records, Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon

Fri Aug 29, 2014

South Wales Argus

NEWPORT will see a display of Nato jets as the city hosts the alliance's summit next week.

The RAF's Red Arrows will be joined by aircraft from across the NATO alliance for the flypast over the summit at the Celtic Manor resort on Friday 5 September at 9am.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Eurofighter Aircraft

Bournemouth Echo

Bournemouth Air Festival 2014: Day Two live - what's cancelled and what's the weather doing?

Live coverage of the second day of the Bournemouth Air Festival 2014, including traffic, weather, schedule, pictures and video Note: if you're viewing this using Google Chrome on a mobile or tablet you may need to manually refresh to get updates Everything from sub-sonic to slow speed from the Typhoon.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Aircraft, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado,

The Argus

Rare treat awaits air show visitors

Shoreham Airshow will celebrate its 25th anniversary this weekend with a spectacular fly-by of the last two operational Lancaster bombers.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft

Bournemouth Echo

VIDEO: Fast jets bring the noise to day two of Bournemouth Air Festival

On a day with less-than-ideal flying conditions, featuring high winds and cloud that simply refused to budge, the crowds were still treated to a near-complete programme.

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Related Topix: Weather, Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Eurofighter Aircraft

The Times of India

Light-utility choppers to be made in India, not imported

Defence minister Arun Jaitley-led panel decided all the 384 light-utility helicopters needed by the Army and IAF to replace their ageing Cheetah/Chetak fleets will be made in India with foreign collaboration.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing AH-64D

Darlington and Stockton Times

UPDATED 1.20pm: Lancaster pulls out of weekend engagements after engine shutdown drama

FIRE crews were called to Durham Tees Valley Airport this morning, after the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster suffered an oil leak resulting in plumes of smoke coming from one of its engines.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Avro Aircraft, Celebrities, Burt Lancaster

This is Wiltshire

The lifelong dream that crash landed

Ten years in the making, Clive's unique silver Spitfire suddenly swerved out of control after what appeared to be a textbook landing and ended nose down at Wroughton airfield in 1984 ON a grey and cloudy Thursday afternoon 20 years ago a group of people are standing on the blustery downs above Swindon.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Supermarine Spitfire, Supermarine Aircraft, World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England

Swindon Advertiser

The lifelong dream that crash landed

ON a grey and cloudy Thursday afternoon 20 years ago a group of people are standing on the blustery downs above Swindon.

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Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Aircraft, Supermarine Spitfire, Supermarine Aircraft

Hispanic Business

Boeing to Highlight Combat Helicopters and KC-46 Tanker at MSPO...

" . "We look forward to meeting with our customers at MSPO to discuss their defense needs and how we can support their requirements."

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Aircraft, Boeing AH-64 Apache

CNN

China warns U.S.: Stop spy flights

The crew of a P-8 aircraft captured this image of a Chinese fighter jet as it flew within feet of the U.S. patrol plane on August 19. Hong Kong -- China has warned the United States to end its military surveillance flights near Chinese territory, refuting claims by Washington that a Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Aircraft, Lockheed U-2, Lockheed Aircraft, Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, US Air Force

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mail & Guardian

SA soldiers died in CAR while generals dithered

While South African soldiers were fighting for their lives in the CAR last year, a different battle was going on back at defence headquarters.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, World News, Africa, Aircraft, Antonov An-124, Antonov Aircraft, South Africa

Examiner.com

Cincinnati company benefits as important supplier for F-35

The cockpit demonstrator for the F-35 Lightning I I, a 5th Generation fighter jet was showcased by Lockheed Martin Wednesday morning at GKN Aerospace in Blue Ash to local officials and media.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, US Politics, Representative Brad Wenstrup, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US Navy

The Daily Record

Glasgow enjoys Supermarine Spitfire flyover

THE skies of Glasgow were graced by a World War II icon this month as a Supermarine Spitfire fighter flew over the city.

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Newsday

Real-life 'Rosie the Riveter' honored in pre-Labor Day ceremony

Josephine Rachiele, 91, of West Babylon, was awarded a certificate of appreciation from the Town of Babylon for her work as a World War II "Rosie the Riveter" during a ceremony honoring Long Island defense industry workers held at the Museum of American Airpower in Farmingdale on Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY, West Babylon, NY, Farmingdale, NY, Aircraft, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, Republic Aircraft, Suffolk County, NY, Bethpage, NY

The Argus

Air show marks D-Day

ENACTMENT of the D-Day landings will propel Shoreham Airshow visitors back to the war-torn beaches of Normandy next weekend.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft, US Military, US Navy

Daily Echo

Festival of flight takes off in style

Royal Marines abseiled into action as part of the launch of the programme with a dramatic amphibious assault, using ships , landing craft and helicopters.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Model Airplane News

Incredible 40%-Scale Eindecker

Sleek, sophisticated WW II fighters usually get more props than earlier era warbirds, but this 40-percent-scale Fokker E.1 may change your mind.

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Related Topix: Fokker Aircraft, Aircraft, Fokker Eindecker

Globe and Mail

Top military purchases official to leave as Tories prep for 2015 election

A Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is shown in this undated handout photo.

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News Times

Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash

McDonnell Douglas' venerable F-15 Eagle first flew on July 27, 1972 and is still in service with the air forces of the United States and other countries.

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Related Topix: Prison, Air Accidents, Aircraft, McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft, McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, US Military, US Air Force, US News, US National Guard

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