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Crowning glory – A-10 Thunderbolt over Egypt

The US Air Force titled this picture “A long way home” and for once, that’s no exageration. The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II - usually based in Arkansas – was on its way home from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, accompanied on this “coronet mission” by a Boeing KC-135 tanker from RAF Mildenhall in the UK. US Air […]

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BAE Systems hands over 100th Eurofighter Typhoon production aircraft

The UK, Spain, Germany and Italy joined celebrations at BAE Systems in Lancashire, England, this week to mark the handover of the 100th Typhoon production aircraft. This aircraft is the 35th Typhoon to be handed over to the RAF and the 100th production aircraft to be manufactured by the four partner nations. Chris Boardman, BAE Systems managing […]

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