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Friday fun: an egg-xtra special fighter

We like a bit of Friday eccentricity here on The DEW Line, so this image of a full-size Supermarine Spitfire replica constructed from egg boxes seemed like an, ahem, “cracking” opportunity. On show at the fabulous Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridgeshire, and photographed here by Rex Features, the model is made from 6,500 egg […]

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F-35 and Spitfire get side-by-side at Edwards

Two historic combat aircraft sit side-by-side in this stunning image, which was captured by Lockheed Martin photographer Matthew Short at the US Air Force’s Edwards AFB late on 14 September. World War II-era Mk XIV Spitfire NX749DP was at the base as part of a “Battle of Britain Night” event organised by the UK Joint […]

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