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Dambusters memorial

With the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters raid – Operation Chastise – here’s a couple of pictures to commemorate the event. First up is this shot of an Avro Lancaster from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight taken by AirSpace user Sunshine Band. More details on the history of this particular bomber is here. The […]

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Dambusters memorial

With the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters raid – Operation Chastise – here’s a couple of pictures to commemorate the event. First up is this shot of an Avro Lancaster from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight taken by AirSpace user Sunshine Band. More details on the history of this particular bomber is here. The […]

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Lusty Lindy starts her engines

This from regular AirSpace contributor Martin Needham: “On 12 May 2013, Andre Tempest’s Handley-Page Victor, XL231 “Lusty Lindy” roared into life and performed her first taxi run in almost three years. She is seen here kicking up the spray left by a downpour on what was a grim Yorkshire day.” Martin Needham

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Lusty Lindy starts her engines

This from regular AirSpace contributor Martin Needham: “On 12 May 2013, Andre Tempest’s Handley-Page Victor, XL231 “Lusty Lindy” roared into life and performed her first taxi run in almost three years. She is seen here kicking up the spray left by a downpour on what was a grim Yorkshire day.” Martin Needham

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The Luftwaffe on Jersey (not for the first time)

As one of the few parts of the British Isles (and here someone may wish to correct my geographical ignorance) occupied by the Germans in the Second World War, Jersey has a rich inheritance of fortifications left over from that period and, among the older generation, a difficult relationship with their former occupiers. So quite […]

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A beaut of a Scoot(er)

If this shot of a stunningly restored and US Navy-liveried Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (also nicknamed the ‘Scooter’) doesn’t take you back several decades, then nothing will. The image was taken at the concisely-titled Valiant Air Command Tico Warbird Airshow on 22 March. The event, which also included one of the final appearances by the US […]

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Retrotastic Viscount

To my mind a Viscount will forever be a small chocolate-covered biscuit in a green and silver wrapper, but clearly this Vickers-built airliner offers a different standpoint. The image of the Air Rhodesia Vickers Viscount 700D, captured in Salisbury in the 1970′s, was posted on our AirSpace gallery by user flyvertosset. user flyvertosset on flightglobal.com/AirSpace

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A Spitfire, resting

User sunshine band posted this lovely shot of a Supermarine Spitfire to our AirSpace site. Nice, eh? User sunshine band on flightglobal.com/AirSpace

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It’s in black and white because it’s old

Top snapping from Demetrius Vanspranghe, one of the photographers shortlisted for Flight International’s front-cover contest, who took this classy shot of a Junkers Ju52/3m at Brussels Air Museum in Belgium. Demetrius gallery on flightglobal.com/AirSpace

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Superb Supermarine Spitfire

Glorious image here of a Supermarine Spitfire posted on our AirSpace site. Part of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, the iconic fighter was snapped by user sunshine band at RAF Waddington.  user sunshine band on AirSpace

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