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3 hrs ago | Biggleswade Today

Stars of the Flying Proms

Lancaster Bombers took to the skies above Chronicle Country this weekend as the Shuttleworth Collection held its Flying Proms airshow.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, Classical, National Symphony Orchestra

4 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Canberra and Miss Deamnour set to delight Air Festival crowds with flypast

The event, which takes to the skies on Thursday, will see a classic jet flypast as the weekend draws to a close on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, English Electric Aircraft, English Electric Canberra, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

The Grand Budapest Hotel will be showing at the Grantchester Meadows sunset screenings

There are plenty of fun activities for everyone in the family to get involved in this bank holiday weekend - here are some of the highlights Organised by the guys behind Cambridge Film Festival, you'll be able to see six films on three giant inflatable Airscreens at Grantchester Meadows.

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Related Topix: World News, Cambridgeshire County, England, United Kingdom, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, Aircraft

Midhurst and Petworth

Last Vulcan takes to the skies again

THE last airworthy Avro Vulcan will be putting on a powerful display as she returns to Wings and Wheels tomorrow .

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Folland Aircraft, Folland Gnat

Daily Kos

The Avro Sisters - History in the Air

Needless to say, there is a lot of emotional content to this occasion. The Lancasters were Britain's mainstay heavy bombers in WW2.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bury Free Press

Unique Lancaster pair make a flying visit to Suffolk

The Lancaster from The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Flew with a Canadian one visiting Britain over Wattisham airfield today MOD Picture/Cpl Sally Raimondo ANL-140821-151122001 A unique sight returned to the Suffolk skies today that would have been commonplace 70 years ago as the last two airworthy World War Two Lancasters flew in together.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan

Cambridge Evening News

Treat for plane lovers as world's only airworthy Avro Vulcan flies over Cambridge

The world's only flying Avro Vulcan, XH558, passed over the city on its return from an air show in Essex this afternoon.

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Newsday

Lancasters and Vulcan take to skies

The world's only two flying Lancasters have been united with a Vulcan bomber ahead of a formation flight described as a "never-to-be-repeated" event.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Lancaster, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

South Yorkshire Times

Doncaster Vulcan to fly alongside Lancaster Bombers for historic flight

The world's last remaining flying Vulcan bomber will take to the skies with her Lancaster bomber 'sisters' today after generous donors chipped in to make it happen.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Clacton: Resort is ready for Clacton Airshow to take place over two days starting today

Thousands of people are set to flock to the Clacton Airshow today for the start of a two-day aerial extravaganza.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan

Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Last pair of Lancaster bombers set to fly together over Clacton

THE last pair of Second World War Lancaster bombers have flown together for the first time in 50 years - and they will repeat the feat at the Clacton Air Show.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Rare trio to fly on Thursday - Avro Lancaster...

From The People's Mosquito - the noble effort to build an original de Havilland Mosquito for the public trust - we have the latest news.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, de Havilland Mosquito, de Havilland Aircraft, Avro Vulcan

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Vulcan and gnats team up for Wings and Wheels

The last flying Avro Vulcan is a regular at Wings and Wheels but this year's display will feature some guests.

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Surrey Advertiser

Vulcan and gnats team up for Wings and Wheels

The last flying Avro Vulcan is a regular at Wings and Wheels but this year's display will feature some guests.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Folland Aircraft, Folland Gnat

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Clacton: Airshow takes place in skies over Tendring on Thursday, August 21 and Friday, August 22

The event - in its 23rd year - will take place on Thursday and Friday and a strong line-up both in the skies and on the ground is expected to pull in flight fans.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

Once In My Lifetime

No longer is there an airworthy Avro Lancaster in the Americas . On Friday morning, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's MK.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, North America, Canada, World News, US Military, US Air Force, Travel, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel, Iceland,

This is Local London

Two Avro Lancaster bombers will visit Biggin Hill Airport this afternoon (August 14).

The two Lancasters, which will arrive at 2.30pm, are the sole airworthy survivors of 7,377 built in the UK and Canada during the Second World War.

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Kent Online

The Combined Ops Military and Air Show will return to the Headcorn...

Admittedly, they share the same initial, though the similarities end there as the fields of the Kentish countryside seem a million miles from the Californian movie mecca.

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Related Topix: California, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

Liveblogging World War II: August 14, 1944: Operation Tractable

Operation Tractable began at 12:00 on 14 August, when 800 Avro Lancaster and Handley Page Halifax heavy bombers struck German positions along the front.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, Handley Page Halifax, Handley Page Aircraft, France, World News,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

AVweb

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I was flying through New York's air space one typical busy Friday afternoon. The controller on 124.07 was shotgunning instructions out... We just looked at SocialFlight and confirmed that AirVenture exhaustion is a myth-it's still summer, so everything aviation is still... If you live near the coast, especially in Florida, to go or not to go on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Civil Aircraft, Cessna 150, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft

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