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  1. National museum of flight fully reopens after A 3.6m redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    Visitors are expected to flock to the National Museum of Flight as it fully reopens following a A 3.6 million redevelopment of two Second World War hangars at the site. A Spitfire and Messerschmitt will be among the 30 aircraft going on display at the East Fortune site in East Lothian.

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  2. National museum of flight fully reopens after A 3.6m redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    Visitors are expected to flock to the National Museum of Flight as it fully reopens following a A 3.6 million redevelopment of two Second World War hangars at the site. A Spitfire and Messerschmitt will be among the 30 aircraft going on display at the East Fortune site in East Lothian.

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  3. Artists on show in JindabyneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Summit Sun

    Brad Spalding with his huge painting of aboriginal elder, Donny Woolagoodja, which will be on show at the art show. JINDABYNE Lions again invite residents and visitors to the Ray White, Jindabyne Easter Art Show and Sale opening night this evening at 7pm, and through until Saturday, April 2 at the Jindabyne Memorial Hall.

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  4. National Museum of Flight to re-open after A 3.6m redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    Conservator Thilo Burgel cleans up the nose cone of an Avro Anson aircraft at the newly redeveloped civil aviation hangar at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune, East Lothian. A major redevelopment of the National Museum of Flight, in East Lothian, will be opened to the public on Friday after a A 3.6m revamp.

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  5. Saving the Willow Run bomber factoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Ars Technica

    Michigan's harsh winter is no place for a retired old spy plane to grow old. OK, this one isn't strictly car news, but we were alerted to the story by our friends at Chevrolet, and we know most of you enjoy a bit of vintage plane content as much as we do.

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  6. 9 cars to watch at Bonhams' Goodwood auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | AutoWeek

    Bonhams is gearing up for its annual Goodwood Members Meeting auction in the UK, with a catalog filled with rare European cars and even a jet bomber. Earth-bound machinery, on the other hand, will offer an easier time when it comes to obtaining license plates with plenty of recent but importable classics headed to the auction block this weekend.

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  7. ANN's Daily Aero-LinxRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2015 | Aero-News Network

    ... jet bomber which would be suitable until the heavy bombers, (the "V" bombers), were developed. At English Electric Aircraft at Preston (UK), W.E.W. Petter took up the challenge and in the same year, 1944, conceived the aircraft that was to become ...

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  8. F-35 Lightning: The Joint Strike Fighter ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Defence Industry Daily

    December 18/15: It looks like a very merry Christmas for Lockheed Martin and Boeing, as they came out as the major winners in the announced $1.15 trillion spending bill announced on Wednesday. Funding will see eleven more F-35 Lightning IIs than requested by President Obama in February.

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  9. GE Aviation celebrates 75 years at Nantgarw overhauling engines for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | IcNetwork

    The facility can trace its presence on the site back to 1940 and now overhauls the world's most popular and powerful aircraft engines Worker at GE Aviation at Nantgarw - where engines from iconic aircraft such as Concorde have been overhauled - have been celebrating the 75th anniversary of the plant. The facility can trace its presence on the site back to 1940 when British Overseas Airways Corporation , moved its engine maintenance workshop there as part of a strategic redeployment.

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  10. Feeling Supersonic: Bloodhound SSC Officially Unveiled, Record Date AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Car & Driver

    We've been telling you about Bloodhound SSC for years - the oh-so-British attempt to break the land speed record using a car featuring both rocket and jet engines. Now we can show you what the finished car looks like, after it was officially unveiled in London earlier today.

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  11. Dashing pilot conquers trans-Atlantic recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Daily Echo

    So it came as no surprise when it was announced he would be at the controls of an English Electric Canberra twin-jet bomber on a special mission. Captain Hackett was the pilot as the plane as it tackled a dawn-to-dusk record attempt to fly from London to New York and back again.

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  12. Get your free Canberra bomber here! Conditions applyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | The Age

    The Department of Defence is giving away two nuclear capable bombers which, at one time, would have cost the equivalent of hundreds of millions of dollars to buy. Needless to say, the offer is not without a catch or two that means the aircraft won't be able to be used for nefarious purposes.

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  13. On This Day in Aviation HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Flight Journal

    1975 - First flight of the McDonnell Douglas YC-15 , a four-engine short take-off and landing tactical transport. It is McDonnell Douglas' entrant into the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Medium STOL Transport competition to replace the Lockheed C-130 Hercules.

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  14. Nlc - Bad News For AirshowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Midlands Lotus Owners Club

    Scatty on buying and new Lotus: "Needs to be exige though, that Elise would be like booking a stripper with small tits..." I'm booked to go sywell piston and props in September real vintage stuff what a shame but so unfortunate what happened last weekend to so.many This is what the CAA website says, in all honesty I believe we are looking at a temporary restriction until a review of airshow operations has been completed: - Our thoughts remain with all of those affected by this tragedy - CAA review of air shows already commenced - New restrictions now in place for future air shows - Temporary measures introduced to give authorities time for thorough review The thoughts of everyone at the Civil Aviation Authority remain with all of those affected by the tragic accident at the Shoreham Air Show on Saturday 22 August.

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  15. Back in the skies: pilot takes to the skies for 90th birthdayRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | Bournemouth Echo

    A FORMER RAF pilot, who twice served the Royal Family, got back in the cockpit to celebrate his 90th birthday. Retired air vice-marshal Sir John Severne took off in the de Havilland Tiger Moth at Compton Abbas Airfield this month.

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  16. Missiles and Drones at FarnboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Electronics Weekly

    A complete twin-barrelled launcher containing a boosted Seaslug is jointly shown by the principal contractors Armstrong Whitworth, Sperry and GEC. English Electric Thunderbirds are shown by the British Aircraft Corporation and other BAC guided weapons on show are the Bristol/Ferranti Bloodhound already in service with the RAF.

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  17. Lightning has a 'special place' in the history of pilot and townRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | Lancashire Telegraph

    THERE are not many pilots - little more than 160 in fact - who can say they have ejected from an aircraft twice. But Craig Penrice, who grew up in Glasgow and lived in Lytham for many years, is one of that elite group.

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