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PLANS FOR VE-DAY 70 CELEBRATIONS CONFIRMED FOR AIR SHOW
Organisers of the RAF Cosford Air Show today confirmed details of displays marking the 70th Anniversary of VE-Day planned for Sunday 14th June, along with the exciting news that the University of Wolverhampton will be sponsoring the VE70 theme at the show.
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Avro Lancaster C-GVRA
Looking back at the 2014 airshow season there is no doubt the biggest story of the year was the visit to the UK by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Avro Lancaster C-GVRA. Here's some video footage taken from inside 'KB726' during its display at the former RAF Middleton St George (now called Durham Tees Airport) on August 27. For more on the Lancaster's visit, see the November 2014 issue of FlyPast - available to download via www.flypast.com/subscribe.asp
It’s hard to overstate the importance of Farnborough when it comes to Britain’s aviation history. Samuel Cody made the first ever powered flight from the north east Hampshire town in 1908, and Farnborough’s airshows over the years are the stuff of legends. Today, the airfield is still very much alive with aviation development work and commercial flying...
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