Nineteen years after it first flew into the Air and Space Hall of the Museum of Science and Industry, the Spitfire Fighter Reconnaissance aircraft is being returned to the Royal Air Force Museum London for a special exhibition.
The iconic and celebrated Canberra XH134, the world’s only airworthy PR9, will join an array of aviation acts, including the Breitling Wingwalkers, Trig Team and a P40 Kittyhawk, at the Abingdon Air & Country Show on Sunday 4th May.
RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2014's first confirmed international participant is the Swiss Air Force's F/A-18C Hornet Solo Display. Among Europe's premier fast jet performances, the display combines speed, raw power, sharp precision, staggering agility and the use of flares to stunning effect.
A rare Japanese kamikaze aircraft, an Ohka 2, which has been hanging from the rafters of the Fleet Air Arm Museum for over 30 years, has been removed in preparation for a new display to commemorate the War in the Pacific. Now available for closer inspection, it has revealed some intriguing markings which the Museum are seeking help in translating.
Visitors to Kent Life’s “Christmas on the Home Front” last weekend stepped back in time and took in the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas time in the 1940s as well as seeing a full-sized replica Spitfire up close.
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