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25 min ago | Oxford Mail

Glowing tribute to airman described as a RAF 'legend'

Flight Lieutenant Ken McCredie, most recently of 99 Squadron, racked up 11,000 flying hours, piloted nine types of aircraft and served at 14 Royal Air Force bases.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, Charleston Air Force Base, US Military, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Anglesey County, Wales, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lockheed Aircraft, Aircraft, Wiltshire County, England

1 hr ago | Hot Rod Magazine

How Buick, The CIA, And Kurtis Started Lockheed's Supersonic Spy Plane

In 1956, the CIA had a problem. Its U-2 spy plane could fly at extreme altitudes and carry state-of-the-art cameras, but the Russians proved they could track it on its very first flight.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed U-2, Lockheed Aircraft, Burbank, CA, Glendale, CA

5 hrs ago | Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Live Updates: Clacton Air Show

The event, which is in its 23rd year, takes place Thursday and Friday at the resort's West Greensward.

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

7 hrs ago | 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, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft, Celebrities, Burt Lancaster

8 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Incredible Picture and Video: Moment traffic stops at a red light to...

This dramatic picture shows the moment traffic stopped at a red light in Cambridge - while a jet airliner swooped overhead to land at the city's airport.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Vickers Valiant, Vickers Aircraft

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Air Festival Archives: Bournemouth Air Festival 2010 remembered

BY the third festival the punters knew what to expect with excitement levels high as the Eurofighter Typhoon and new attraction the F-16 gave a preview flypast on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Eurofighter Aircraft

Flight Journal

CAF to Hold Air Power Expo at New Site

The Commemorative Air Force is bringing "hands on" history to Dallas Oct. 3-5 when the world's only flying Boeing B-29 Superfortress, " FIFI ," the famous North American P-51C " Tuskegee Airmen" and over a dozen other World War II military aircraft take center stage at their first event at Dallas Executive Airport.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing B-29 Superfortress, Aircraft

The Washington Post

Ukraine Fighting With Rebels Intensifies as Deaths Mount

Ukraine's armed forces said they continue to push back separatists in fighting in the country's east, as the death toll from the conflict, already more than 2,000, mounted further.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Europe, Germany, Vladimir Putin, Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Aircraft, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Freshnews

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, United...

Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, United Space Alliance, Martin Agency, Startups, Savi Technology, Advertising

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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Related Topix: Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Avro Aircraft

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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, Avro Aircraft, de Havilland Mosquito, de Havilland Aircraft, Avro Vulcan

Jalopnik

You Can Buy This Ex-Royal Air Force TriStar Tanker For $1.75M

Over the last decade, the Royal Air Force has made some very deep budget cuts while also trying to modernize its much smaller aircraft fleet.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Handley Page Victor, Handley Page Aircraft, Autos

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, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft, Folland Aircraft, Folland Gnat

Bournemouth Echo

Air Festival Archives: Bournemouth Air Festival 2008 remembered

THE first Bournemouth Air Festival in 2008 was a huge success that paved the way for the event becoming an established annual extravaganza.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Folland Gnat, Folland Aircraft

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Motley Fool

Will Boeing's Cost Cuts Kill Its Suppliers' Profits?

Much like this E-3 Sentry AWACS aircraft, Boeing wants to turn its cost structure upside down.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing E-3 Sentry

The Orlando Sentinel

Lockheed F-35 training work gets big boost

Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a nearly $233 million boost to its Orlando work on flight-training and maintenance simulators for the advanced but often troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Marine Corps

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, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft

Ripley and Heanor News

Old war pictures have been unearthed

As we head towards the final push to raise money for our Pennies for our Heroes appeal to honour our World War One heroes, old photographs of events during the conflict have come to light.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Sopwith Aircraft, Sopwith Camel

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Interfax

Militia claims it has brought down two Ukrainian fighter jets

MOSCOW. Aug 17 - The militia in eastern Ukraine said it has shot down two Sukhoi Su-25 attack aircarft near Krasnodon.

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Related Topix: Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Aircraft

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Kos

Air-Minded: Move Your Tail

A couple of weeks ago I posted a photo of Jacqueline Cochran to my Facebook page, along with a note explaining that she was the first woman to break the sound barrier when she flew an F-86 Sabre past the Mach in 1953.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed Aircraft, Lockheed P-38 Lightning, Supermarine Spitfire, Supermarine Aircraft, US News, Liberal Political News

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