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Louth Leader
1200 people turn out to commemorate Somme centenary at Lincoln Castleconclude on Thursday July 7 at 5pm on the South Lawn at Lincoln Castle, when, i
1200 people turn out to commemorate Somme centenary at Lincoln Castle
Louth Leader / Posted an hour ago
conclude on Thursday July 7 at 5pm on the South Lawn at Lincoln Castle, when, in view of Poppies: Wave, The Band of the Royal Air Force College Cranwell will play a special antiphonal rendition of The Last Post, culminating with a flypast of a... Read more
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Horncastle Today
1200 people turn out to commemorate Somme centenary at Lincoln Castleconclude on Thursday July 7 at 5pm on the South Lawn at Lincoln Castle, when, i
1200 people turn out to commemorate Somme centenary at Lincoln Castle
Horncastle Today / Posted an hour ago
conclude on Thursday July 7 at 5pm on the South Lawn at Lincoln Castle, when, in view of Poppies: Wave, The Band of the Royal Air Force College Cranwell will play a special antiphonal rendition of The Last Post, culminating with a flypast of a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Ian’s pride at hero granddad awarded Military Cross for bravery and serviceof the lucky ones.” Reginald was a Second Lieutenant and later a captain in Wo
Ian’s pride at hero granddad awarded Military Cross for bravery and service
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 hours ago
of the lucky ones.” Reginald was a Second Lieutenant and later a captain in World War One and a squadron leader with the Royal Air Force in World War Two. He died in 1968. Ian added: “I knew about the medal, but as time went by I got to know... Read more
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walesonline
Two minute silence marks Battle of the Somme centenaryevening of overnight vigils by servicemen and veterans remembering the fallen s
Two minute silence marks Battle of the Somme centenary
walesonline / Posted 6 hours ago
evening of overnight vigils by servicemen and veterans remembering the fallen soldiers. Members of the Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and the Royal British Legion all took part in a vigil at Llandaff Cathedral last night, which was led by... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ab Fab: Saunders and Lumley have never been more fabulousadds Saunders. Saunders and Lumley share an easy chemistry and military upbrin
Ab Fab: Saunders and Lumley have never been more fabulous
The Irish Times / Posted 7 hours ago
adds Saunders. Saunders and Lumley share an easy chemistry and military upbringings. Saunders’ father was a pilot in the Royal Air Force; Lumley was born in India, where her father served with the 6th Gurkha Rifles, a regiment of the British... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Famed Pilot Honored for Contributionsa pilot. Pisnos served for 30 years in the air force, starting off as a pilot
Famed Pilot Honored for Contributions
NBC San Diego / Posted 8 hours ago
a pilot. Pisnos served for 30 years in the air force, starting off as a pilot for the Eagle Squadrons of Great Britain’s Royal Air Force and then transferring to the Army Air Force when the U.S. joined World War II. Jim Kidrick, President CEO of... Read more
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/Film
Peter Jackson Working on a Secret Project with Steven Spielberg, But It's Not Adventures of Tintin 2Dam Busters movie Jackson was kicking around for awhile. The film was a remake
Peter Jackson Working on a Secret Project with Steven Spielberg, But It's Not Adventures of Tintin 2
/Film / Posted 19 hours ago
Dam Busters movie Jackson was kicking around for awhile. The film was a remake of the 1955 film of the same name about a Royal Air Force squadron tasked with blowing up dams during World War II. However, that was something that Jackson was only... Read more
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Newsmax
Marine Corps Removing Word 'Man' From Job Titles'man' in our titles isn't gender-specific in our career fields." Senior Master
Marine Corps Removing Word 'Man' From Job Titles
Newsmax / Posted 19 hours ago
'man' in our titles isn't gender-specific in our career fields." Senior Master Sgt. Andrea Cook, who is based at the Royal Air Force station in Lakenheath, Britain, agreed that she did not see any reason to change. "I think the term 'airman'... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
30 June 2016supersonic 'stealth' strike fighters, in flight during a transatlantic flight f
30 June 2016
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
supersonic 'stealth' strike fighters, in flight during a transatlantic flight from the USA to Britain. The jet was flown by Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot Squadron Leader Hugh Nichols on its first transatlantic crossing, accompanied by two United... Read more
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Newsmax
EgyptAir Crash Probe Confirms Smoke, Soot From Possible FireParis to Cairo that terrorism was likely to blame. Deliberate or Not? David L
EgyptAir Crash Probe Confirms Smoke, Soot From Possible Fire
Newsmax / Posted 23 hours ago
Paris to Cairo that terrorism was likely to blame. Deliberate or Not? David Learmount, an air-safety expert and former Royal Air Force pilot, said the data confirms earlier findings but doesn't yet narrow down the theories. "From the heat,... Read more
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The Register
Lightning strikes: Britain's first F-35B supersonic fighter landsThe first of the Royal Air Force's new F-35B Joint Strike Fighter jets landed o
Lightning strikes: Britain's first F-35B supersonic fighter lands
The Register / Posted yesterday
The first of the Royal Air Force's new F-35B Joint Strike Fighter jets landed on British soil last night, heralding a new era for the Royal Air Force. The supersonic Lightning II, as it will be known in RAF service, was flown across the Atlantic by... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Royal Norfolk Show: The best photos from day onePicture: MARK BULLIMORE The first day of the Royal Norfolk Show 2016, the Quee
Royal Norfolk Show: The best photos from day one
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
Picture: MARK BULLIMORE The first day of the Royal Norfolk Show 2016, the Queen's Colour Squadron and the Band of the Royal Air Force College. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE The first day of the Royal Norfolk Show 2016, the Queen's Colour Squadron... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Royal Norfolk Show: Grand Ring schedule for Thursday June 30at the Royal Norfolk Show. 8am - Showjumping 9.40am - Heavy Horses 10.10am -
Royal Norfolk Show: Grand Ring schedule for Thursday June 30
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
at the Royal Norfolk Show. 8am - Showjumping 9.40am - Heavy Horses 10.10am - Queen’s Colour Squadron and The Band of the Royal Air Force College 10.40am - Scurry Driving 11.10am - Bolddog Lings FMX Display Team 11.40am - RAF Falcons Parachute... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Air show reason for prideothers were around incognito, but the point remains, these people did their job
Air show reason for pride
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
others were around incognito, but the point remains, these people did their jobs efficiently and in a polite manner. The Royal Air Force E3 AWACS plane certainly caught my attention. Seeing the array of computers inside, and finding out the plane... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Royal Norfolk Show: The best photos from day one so farPicture: MARK BULLIMORE The first day of the Royal Norfolk Show 2016, the Quee
Royal Norfolk Show: The best photos from day one so far
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
Picture: MARK BULLIMORE The first day of the Royal Norfolk Show 2016, the Queen's Colour Squadron and the Band of the Royal Air Force College. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE The first day of the Royal Norfolk Show 2016, the Queen's Colour Squadron... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Royal Norfolk Show: Grand Ring schedule for Wednesday June 29- Heavy horses 11.45am - Bolddog Lings FMX Display Team 12.15pm - Queen’s Col
Royal Norfolk Show: Grand Ring schedule for Wednesday June 29
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
- Heavy horses 11.45am - Bolddog Lings FMX Display Team 12.15pm - Queen’s Colour Squadron and The Band of the Royal Air Force College, Spitfire Flypast 12.45pm - Showjumping 2.30pm - Scurry driving 3pm - Parade of Hounds 3.35pm -... Read more
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Gazette News
Soldiers raise more than £2,000 for the Royal British Legion on 56-mile march to Londonwomen sentenced to periods of detention after breaching rules. It is staffed b
Soldiers raise more than £2,000 for the Royal British Legion on 56-mile march to London
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
women sentenced to periods of detention after breaching rules. It is staffed by personnel from the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force. Training included 6am practice marches before the main event earlier this month. Team member Sgt Emma... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Royal Norfolk Show: Grand Ring schedule for Wednesday June 29- Heavy horses 11.45am - Bolddog Lings FMX Display Team 12.15pm - Queen’s Col
Royal Norfolk Show: Grand Ring schedule for Wednesday June 29
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
- Heavy horses 11.45am - Bolddog Lings FMX Display Team 12.15pm - Queen’s Colour Squadron and The Band of the Royal Air Force College, Spitfire Flypast 12.45pm - Showjumping 2.30pm - Scurry driving 3pm - Parade of Hounds 3.35pm -... Read more
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Hunts Post
RAF station exercises its freedom of Huntingdon by holding parade Royal Air Force Wyton excercised its right to the freedom of Huntingdon on Su
RAF station exercises its freedom of Huntingdon by holding parade
Hunts Post / Posted 2 days ago
Royal Air Force Wyton excercised its right to the freedom of Huntingdon on Sunday. Servicemen and woman from RAF Wyton exercised their freedom of Huntingdon on Sunday with a parade... Read more
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Gazette News
Soldiers march from Colchester to Londonwomen sentenced to periods of detention after breaching rules. It is staffed b
Soldiers march from Colchester to London
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
women sentenced to periods of detention after breaching rules. It is staffed by personnel from the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force. Training included 6am practice marches before the main event earlier this month. Team member Sgt Emma... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
High-flying Houston fixes problemsAllan Grant “Angus” Houston was born in Ayrshire, Scotland. His father was a fi
High-flying Houston fixes problems
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Allan Grant “Angus” Houston was born in Ayrshire, Scotland. His father was a fighter pilot, a squadron commander with the Royal Air Force during World War II. The young Houston grew up with planes, watching them take off and land as a boy. “I had... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Why we are travelling to Thiepval on the 100th anniversary of the SommeI work as a senior theatre matron at Wexham Park Hospital while Rob works for T
Why we are travelling to Thiepval on the 100th anniversary of the Somme
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
I work as a senior theatre matron at Wexham Park Hospital while Rob works for Thames water. Rob served for 23 years in the Royal Air Force whereas I was the Senior Nurse At RAF Hospital Wegberg before it closed down. We are part of a group who... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Why we are travelling to Thiepval on the 100th anniversary of the SommeI work as a senior theatre matron at Wexham Park Hospital while Rob works for T
Why we are travelling to Thiepval on the 100th anniversary of the Somme
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
I work as a senior theatre matron at Wexham Park Hospital while Rob works for Thames water. Rob served for 23 years in the Royal Air Force whereas I was the Senior Nurse At RAF Hospital Wegberg before it closed down. We are part of a group who... Read more
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Times of Malta
Museum delivers love letter to 150 years of postal history16th print was released in Malta in 1875. The Times of Malta of April 17, 1941
Museum delivers love letter to 150 years of postal history
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
16th print was released in Malta in 1875. The Times of Malta of April 17, 1941, reported the issue of such patriotic labels, bearing the inscription “Malta is grateful to the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force for the safe arrival of this le... Read more
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Breitbart
Vietnam War Vet to Receive Medal of Honor for Saving 44 Soldierswho was 37-years-old at the time of the rescue mission, was born in Michigan to
Vietnam War Vet to Receive Medal of Honor for Saving 44 Soldiers
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
who was 37-years-old at the time of the rescue mission, was born in Michigan to a pilot who served in the World War I Royal Air Force (Canadian) and World War II Air Transport Command (U.S. Army Air Corps). The Vietnam veteran also served in... Read more
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Evening Standard
Soho's eclectic identity celebrated in show by Madonna's set buildersbeautiful, striking, and a world away from just about everywhere else around. S
Soho's eclectic identity celebrated in show by Madonna's set builders
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
beautiful, striking, and a world away from just about everywhere else around. See it, you must. 13/50 Be swept away at the Royal Air Force museum Royal Air Force museum, Grahame Park Way, NW9 5LL, rafmuseum.org.ukMore than 100 historic craft sit... Read more
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Daily Press
Royal Navy ships moor in Hampton after being buffeted by stormmost of his life and has spent 28 years in the Royal Navy — and his crew consis
Royal Navy ships moor in Hampton after being buffeted by storm
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
most of his life and has spent 28 years in the Royal Navy — and his crew consists of personnel from the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force. But most of his crew are novices in the boat, and some have never sailed before volunteering for this... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Hundreds turn out to honour Armed Forcesa personal anniversary on Saturday as it was 50 years to the day that he receiv
Hundreds turn out to honour Armed Forces
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
a personal anniversary on Saturday as it was 50 years to the day that he received the Queen's commission to join the Royal Air Force. In Workington serving soldiers, cadets and veterans of all branches of the armed forces gathered in Pow... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Aviation Gets Terror Detecting Devicesin 2005, when an aerial and ground survey was conducted by a joint team from Sc
Uganda Aviation Gets Terror Detecting Devices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
in 2005, when an aerial and ground survey was conducted by a joint team from Scotland Yard, Metropolitan Police and the Royal Air Force Regiment that came up with an action plan that formed the back bone of Uganda's Man -Portable Air Defense... Read more
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heraldscotland
Trading Places - latest appointmentsRegion. Mr Torbet joined Bristow in 2013 as project manager UK SAR, following
Trading Places - latest appointments
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
Region. Mr Torbet joined Bristow in 2013 as project manager UK SAR, following a distinguished 32-year career in the Royal Air Force attaining the rank of Air Commodore. He was appointed a CBE in the 2007 New Year’s Honours List. Bristow... Read more
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Naples Daily News
New American citizens celebrate World Refugee Day at Golden Gate Community Centerthey have nowhere else to go." George Greenfield, 76, a native of the United K
New American citizens celebrate World Refugee Day at Golden Gate Community Center
Naples Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
they have nowhere else to go." George Greenfield, 76, a native of the United Kingdom, said his service in the British Royal Air Force, where he was a pilot during the Falklands conflict in 1982, motivated him to become an American citizen... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Thousands brave showers for Armed Forces Day at Wollaton Parkof military organisations were represented, manning stalls on the parkland, inc
Thousands brave showers for Armed Forces Day at Wollaton Park
Nottingham Post / Posted 5 days ago
of military organisations were represented, manning stalls on the parkland, including the Royal Artillery, Royal Air Force Association and Grenadier Guards. Beeston-based Forces in the Community was there, with the charity's... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Brits, others, in Northeast Pa. reflect on BrexitUnion approved by British voters. On the one hand, the Scranton resident refle
Brits, others, in Northeast Pa. reflect on Brexit
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Union approved by British voters. On the one hand, the Scranton resident reflects on her grandfather, who flew with the Royal Air Force in World War II and others in her family who served Britain’s military. They fought to preserve the English... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Brits, others, in Northeast Pa. reflect on BrexitUnion approved by British voters. On the one hand, the Scranton resident refle
Brits, others, in Northeast Pa. reflect on Brexit
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Union approved by British voters. On the one hand, the Scranton resident reflects on her grandfather, who flew with the Royal Air Force in the World War II and others in her family who served Britain’s military. They fought to preserve the... Read more
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Air Force Times
Chief of staff retires, leaving an Air Force in transitionthe camaraderie he felt. "I've known you for about an hour now, but I'd die fo
Chief of staff retires, leaving an Air Force in transition
Air Force Times / Posted 6 days ago
the camaraderie he felt. "I've known you for about an hour now, but I'd die for you," Welsh said during an all call at Royal Air Force Croughton, England, last July, a refrain he often used in his speeches. "And I'm just naïve enough to believe... Read more
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Express and Star
Armed Forces Day 2016: Events taking place across Midlands and Shropshire « Express & Starthe armed forces to help and support current and former armed forces personnel
Armed Forces Day 2016: Events taking place across Midlands and Shropshire « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 7 days ago
the armed forces to help and support current and former armed forces personnel and their families in the local area. The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will once again celebrate the day by hosting an orchestra concert and a Hurricane... Read more
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Salon.com
We bomb, we murder, we terrorize: The U.S. Air Force produces only human sufferinga quick primer on the American experience with air power: * In World War II, t
We bomb, we murder, we terrorize: The U.S. Air Force produces only human suffering
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
a quick primer on the American experience with air power: * In World War II, the U.S. Army Air Forces joined Britain’s Royal Air Force in a “combined bomber offensive” against Nazi Germany. A bitter battle of attrition with Germany’s air force,... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
What’s on at the Royal Norfolk Show - and whenFMX Display Team 18:40 18:55 RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team 18:55 19:25 Q
What’s on at the Royal Norfolk Show - and when
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
FMX Display Team 18:40 18:55 RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team 18:55 19:25 Queen’s Colour Squadron and The Band of the Royal Air Force College, Sunset ceremony and flypast. Acknowledgement of HM the Queen’s 90th Birthday Bandstand 09:45... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
What’s on at the Royal Norfolk Show - and whenFMX Display Team 18:40 18:55 RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team 18:55 19:25 Q
What’s on at the Royal Norfolk Show - and when
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
FMX Display Team 18:40 18:55 RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team 18:55 19:25 Queen’s Colour Squadron and The Band of the Royal Air Force College, Sunset ceremony and flypast. Acknowledgement of HM the Queen’s 90th Birthday Bandstand 09:45... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Royal Norfolk Show ring timetablesFMX Display Team 18:40 18:55 RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team 18:55 19:25 Q
Royal Norfolk Show ring timetables
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
FMX Display Team 18:40 18:55 RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team 18:55 19:25 Queen’s Colour Squadron and The Band of the Royal Air Force College, Sunset ceremony and flypast. Acknowledgement of HM the Queen’s 90th Birthday Bandstand 09:45... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Metrolink bosses to give armed forces FREE tram travel for lifein offering this small token of our appreciation.” Dr Jon Lamonte, TfGM Chief
Metrolink bosses to give armed forces FREE tram travel for life
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
in offering this small token of our appreciation.” Dr Jon Lamonte, TfGM Chief Executive, a former Air Vice-Marshal in the Royal Air Force, said: “We are always proud to support our Armed Forces and I’m personally delighted that we are able to show... Read more
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MLive.com
Canadian Air Force jets soar over Willow Run airport at air showrenovation work on Willow Run's damaged bomber plant. The nine-member Snowbird
Canadian Air Force jets soar over Willow Run airport at air show
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
renovation work on Willow Run's damaged bomber plant. The nine-member Snowbirds team are the pride of the Canadian Royal Air Force, the nation to north's equivalent of the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds. The group began in 1971 and has flown... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Diamond day for a Great Yarmouth coupletwo children, Christine and Mark, and one grandson called James. Mr Fellgett d
Diamond day for a Great Yarmouth couple
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 days ago
two children, Christine and Mark, and one grandson called James. Mr Fellgett did his two years national service in the Royal Air Force based at RAF Cranwell, working in air traffic control. He then started working as a ship’s joiner at Brooke... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Royal Air Force plane pictured landing at Walney AirfieldA ROYAL Air Force transport plane has been pictured landing and taking off from
Royal Air Force plane pictured landing at Walney Airfield
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
A ROYAL Air Force transport plane has been pictured landing and taking off from Walney Airfield. Eagle-eyed Simon Evans spotted the aircraft while he was taking pictures of the shipyard redevelopment. The plane is understood to have landed at Walney... Read more
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Evening Standard
Meet the people living in London for freebeautiful, striking, and a world away from just about everywhere else around. S
Meet the people living in London for free
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
beautiful, striking, and a world away from just about everywhere else around. See it, you must. 13/50 Be swept away at the Royal Air Force museum Royal Air Force museum, Grahame Park Way, NW9 5LL, rafmuseum.org.ukMore than 100 historic craft sit... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
All day event to mark Armed Forces Daythe Colour, continuity drills, static displays and a flypast by a Second World
All day event to mark Armed Forces Day
Banbury Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
the Colour, continuity drills, static displays and a flypast by a Second World War Hurricane fighter plane from the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight to take place at 4.05pm. Army reservists will stage a logistics battle... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Brits in Central Florida weigh pros and cons of 'Brexit'poorer ones. "It's got nothing to do with race or religion or color," said Han
Brits in Central Florida weigh pros and cons of 'Brexit'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
poorer ones. "It's got nothing to do with race or religion or color," said Hanson, 52, who did three tours of duty in the Royal Air Force and has lived in Florida for 11 years. "It's just securing your borders and making sure you can help people... Read more
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express
BREXIT BOOT: Ten of UK’s most distinguished retired military officers call for Leave voteRoyal Navy is the most successful fighting force there has ever been. With our
BREXIT BOOT: Ten of UK’s most distinguished retired military officers call for Leave vote
express / Posted 8 days ago
Royal Navy is the most successful fighting force there has ever been. With our colleagues in the Royal Marines, Army and Royal Air Force we have every reason to be proud. All have served this country well. You tell me which flag you would like... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
DeWinton airport a wartime legacypilots graduated from the DeWinton flight school, including many from around th
DeWinton airport a wartime legacy
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 8 days ago
pilots graduated from the DeWinton flight school, including many from around the world. According to Johnston, the British Royal Air Force moved pilot training overseas because Allied forces were no longer able to train pilots in the early phases... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Notts man launches new business - from 29,000ftat climbing Everest, where he developed his first makeshift version of the oxyg
Notts man launches new business - from 29,000ft
Nottingham Post / Posted 8 days ago
at climbing Everest, where he developed his first makeshift version of the oxygen system. He also spent 33 years in the Royal Air Force as a flight lieutenant, working as an aerosystems engineering officer, till 2007. During his first... Read more
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