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Probably the best picture I've ever seen of planes and ships during WW II. Wow.

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A Spitfire (front) and a Hurricane patrolling the coast during the Battle of Britain, in 1940.

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Concorde, fastest commercial airliner ever, short lived commercial success, now just museum pieces.

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A 22,000lb 'Grand Slam' falls away from an Avro Lancaster of No. 617 Squadron RAF during an attack on the viaduct at Arnsberg, Germany, 19 March 1945.

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from Mail Online

Meet Juliette, the RAF bombshell who terrified the Taliban in her fighter jet

Shock and awe: Female RAF Top Gun pilot tells how she beat the Taliban with deafening noise instead of bombs | Mail Online my dream job...

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ROYAL AIR FORCE 1950 - 1967 (RAF-T 3504) Mechanics work on an English Electric Lightning F.1As of No 111 Squadron at RAF Wattisham, Suffolk.

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April 09, 1969 1st flight of Concorde 002 (Filton-Bristol) | Concorde 002 over the threshold at Fairford on her maiden Test Flight ...

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Pilots of the famous No 303 Polish Squadron RAF, pose with their Squadron Leader Jan Zumbach in front of his Spitfire at Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England - October 1942

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from Telegraph.co.uk

In pictures: World War II fighter aircraft rot in abandoned plane graveyard

These eerie pictures show all that remains of a fleet of World War II fighter planes. The rotting planes lie derelict at an abandoned aeroplane graveyard in Newbury, Ohio, amongst overgrown foliage and scrap metal. The haunting images were captured by 24-year-old photographer, Jonny Joo, from Ohio, who has made a name for himself by venturing into long-abandoned places.

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The German Taube, easily the most beautiful aircraft of the entire Great War. I mean, it has FEATHERS.

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