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Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War and became magazine cover girl dies aged 91

Maureen Dunlop de Popp, a female pilot who flew Spitfires, Lancasters and Hurricanes during the Second World War, has died aged 91. Dunlop joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots based at White Waltham in Berkshire who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft between factories and military airfields across the country.

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Pictures of the day: 5 June 2014

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On November 02, 1947 in California, the designer and airplane pilot Howard Hughes performs the maiden flight of the Spruce Goose, the largest fixed-wing aircraft ever built.

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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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