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Sunday Sep 14 | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Marlborough diamond couple turn clock back six decades

Diamond couple Nev and Terry Cooper celebrated 60 years together with a return visit to the hotel where they spent their honeymoon. The couple both lived in Newquay in Cornwall and met in 1952 where Mrs Cooper, now 79, was training to be a choreographer and taught Mr Cooper, 81, ballroom dancing.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, Wiltshire County, England, Wedding

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Crow

Organisers at IWM Duxford expect congestion ahead of Duxford Air Show

Organisers at Imperial War Museum Duxford is offering advice to visitors ahead of a weekend show which is expected to cause congestion. The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Avro Lancaster will be touching down at The Duxford Air Show on Sunday, with unprecedented levels of advance tickets sales.

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

Hinckley Times

Green plaque date set for our Dambusters legend

Hinckley Library will face a reduction in hours if approved by councillors - but smaller libraries have had a stay of execution while alternatives are explored Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at As part of his Stand Up and Rock tour, the Midlands funnyman will be at the Stockwell Head venue on September 19 and 20 with his Stand Up and Rock tour The plaque to Flight Lieutenant Geoffrey Rice DFC will be situated at the main entrance to the Sycamore Inn in Windsor Street, Burbage A ceremony to unveil a plaque in honour of a member of the legendary Burbage pilot will take place next Thursday.

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

Thu Sep 11, 2014

IcNorthWales

LOOK: Airbus UK Broughton site to celebrate 75th Anniversary with Royal visit

Prince Charles set to visit tomorrow to mark the site being fully operational since September 1939, playing a vital part in the war effort Seventy five years ago Wellington bombers started to roll off the production lines at Broughton to start three-quarters of a century of aerospace manufacturing. The site became fully operational in September 1939 under the name of Vickers-Chester helping play a vital part in the war effort.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A300, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A310, Airbus A320, World News, Prince Charles, Vickers Aircraft, Vickers Wellington, Military Aircraft, Avro Lancaster

Mon Sep 01, 2014

National Post

Canadian Lancaster warplane - one of only two remaining -...

After suffering engine failure over northern England, Canada's own Avro Lancaster - one of only two airworthy specimens of the iconic Second World War bomber - remains effectively stranded in the U.K. as its crews scramble to overhaul the stricken 70-year-old warplane.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, Canada, North America, World News, Startups, Facebook,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Newsday

In pictures: Bournemouth air show

Organisers said they were confident visitor numbers over the four days would exceed one million, the highest in its seven year history.

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Daily Echo

Record-breaking year at air show

Almost 1.2million people went along to the seventh Bournemouth Air Festival to be wowed by a series of jaw-dropping aerial displays.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Mail

Now, that's an upgrade! She'd already bought him a birthday flight...

Now, that's an upgrade! She'd already bought him a birthday flight in a Tiger Moth.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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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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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, US Military, US Navy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Skegness Standard

Chance to win a flight in Lancaster bomber

This is the final call for two lucky people to have the chance to take to the skies in a Lancaster bomber - in what is being deemed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, United Kingdom, Lincolnshire County, England,

Sat Aug 23, 2014

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

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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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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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,

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