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The Spitfire was a low-wing monoplane that was first flown in 1936 and was first put into service with the Royal Air Force in 1938. It was modified continuously throughout the war to serve in a variety of roles: fighter (with notable success at high altitudes), fighter-bomber, and photo reconnaissance plane.

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from Mail Online

Stunning rainbow pictured in trail of F-22 fighter jet

Keen plane spotter and air show attendee Barnardo Malfitano took the shot and was stunned when he saw the incredible rainbow effect pouring out of this fighter jet

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from Mail Online

Last hurrah for the Harrier: Jump jets take to the skies for their final farewell

Able bodied: The unusual vertical take-off and landing abilities enabled Harrier jump jets to fly in and out of areas near to the battlefield although the weight of fuel required for vertical take-off limited its weapon load. Four GR9 Harriers, flying in formation over Britain. Nearest to the camera is a GR9 in the tail colours of 800 Naval Squadron, then 4 Squadron, 1 Squadron, the furthest GR9 is painted in the 1969 camouflage pattern

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The Westland Whirlwind was a British twin-engined heavy fighter developed by Westland Aircraft. It was the Royal Air Force's first single-seat, twin-engined, cannon-armed fighter, and a contemporary of the Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane

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from The Good Men Project

Our Presence: The Gift That Really Matters to our Children

Avro Vulcan, one of the three 'v bombers' nuclear deterrents in the 50s and 60s. Also took part in the Falklands war. A beautiful delta winged bomber.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

RAF Typhoon in 350mph near-miss as close as 20ft over Lincolnshire

Pilot forced to take evasive action in skies over Lincolnshire with only length of double-decker bus to spare, official RAF report reveals

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Russian Knights celebrating the Russian Air Force 100th anniversary with a perfect, flare-riveted dance in the sky, riding their Sukhoi Su-27s fighter jets.

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