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44 relations: Airco DH.4, Airco DH.9A, Anti-submarine warfare, Avro Shackleton, Belgium, Bomber, Changi Air Base, Charles Bartlett (RAF officer), China Bay Airport, Cold War, Consolidated PBY Catalina, Dover, Euan Dickson, Group captain, Henry Cave-Browne-Cave, Hucknall Aerodrome, Java, Koggala Airport, Korea, Leuchars Station, List of Royal Air Force aircraft squadrons, Malay language, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Maritime patrol, Nakajima Ki-27, Nicobar Islands, Order of the British Empire, Parnall Panther, Petite-Synthe, RAF Far East Flight, RAF Kai Tak, Royal Air Force, Royal Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service, Search and rescue, Seletar Airport, Short Singapore, Short Sunderland, Sopwith 1½ Strutter, Sri Lanka, Supermarine Southampton, Walter Naylor, World War II, 1954 Cathay Pacific Douglas DC-4 shootdown.

Airco DH.4

The Airco DH.4 was a British two-seat biplane day bomber of World War I. It was designed by Geoffrey de Havilland (hence "DH") for Airco, and was the first British two-seat light day-bomber to have an effective defensive armament.

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Airco DH.9A

The Airco DH.9A was a British single-engined light bomber designed and first used shortly before the end of the First World War.

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Anti-submarine warfare

Anti-submarine warfare (ASW, or in older form A/S) is a branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, or other submarines to find, track and deter, damage or destroy enemy submarines.

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Avro Shackleton

The Avro Shackleton was a British long-range maritime patrol aircraft used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the South African Air Force (SAAF).

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Belgium

Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.

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Bomber

A bomber is a combat aircraft designed to attack ground and sea targets by dropping air-to-ground weaponry, firing torpedoes or deploying air-launched cruise missiles.

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Changi Air Base

Changi Air Base or Changi Air Base (West) (Changi West Complex), formerly the RAF Station Changi, is an airfield military airbase of the Republic of Singapore Air Force located at Changi, in the eastern tip of Singapore.

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Charles Bartlett (RAF officer)

Major Charles Philip Oldfield Bartlett (3 January 1889 – March 1986) was an English World War I flying ace credited with eight aerial victories in the course of flying bombing sorties against the Germans.

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China Bay Airport

China Bay Airport (சீனக்குடா விமான நிலையம்., චීන වරාය ගුවන්තොටුපළ) is an air force base and domestic airport in China Bay in eastern Sri Lanka.

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw Pact).

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Consolidated PBY Catalina

The Consolidated PBY Catalina, (PB Standing for Patrol Bomber and Y the code assigned to Consolidated Aircraft) also known as the Canso, was an American flying boat, and later an amphibious aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s produced by Consolidated Aircraft.

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Dover

Dover (Douvres) is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England.

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Euan Dickson

Euan Dickson DSC and bar, DFC (31 March 1892 – 10 March 1980) was a British born New Zealander bomber pilot in the First World War.

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Group captain

Group captain (Gp Capt or Grp Cpt in the RAF, IAF and PAF, GPCAPT in the RNZAF and RAAF; formerly sometimes G/C in all services) is a senior commissioned rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

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Henry Cave-Browne-Cave

Air Vice Marshal Henry Meyrick Cave-Browne-Cave CB, DSO, DFC, RAF (1 February 1887 – 5 August 1965) was an engineering officer in the Royal Naval Air Service during World War I and senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the 1930s.

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Hucknall Aerodrome

Hucknall Aerodrome was located north northwest of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England and west of Hucknall town.

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Java

Java (Indonesian: Jawa; Javanese: ꦗꦮ) is an island of Indonesia.

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Koggala Airport

Koggala Airport in Sri Lanka was originally a Royal Air Force (RAF) Station RAF Koggala.

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Korea

Korea, called Hanguk (한국; Hanja: 韓國) or Daehan (대한; Hanja: 大韓) in South Korea and Chosŏn (조선; Hanja: 朝鮮) in North Korea and elsewhere, is an East Asian territory that is divided into two distinct sovereign states, North Korea (also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK) and South Korea (also known as the Republic of Korea, or ROK).

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Leuchars Station

Leuchars Station is a British Army installation located in Leuchars, Fife, on the east coast of Scotland, near to the university town of St Andrews.

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List of Royal Air Force aircraft squadrons

Squadrons are the main form of flying unit of the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Malay language

Malay (Bahasa Melayu; Jawi script: بهاس ملايو) is a major language of the Austronesian family.

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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni or MCAS Iwakuni is a United States Marine Corps air station located in the Nishiki river delta, southeast of the Iwakuni Station in the city of Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan.

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Maritime patrol

Maritime patrol is the task of monitoring areas of water.

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Nakajima Ki-27

The was the main fighter aircraft used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force up until 1940.

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Nicobar Islands

The Nicobar Islands are an archipelagic island chain in the eastern Indian Ocean and one of the most isolated in the world.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Parnall Panther

The Parnall Panther was a British carrier based spotter and reconnaissance aircraft designed and developed by Parnall and Sons in the latter years of World War I, continuing in service until 1926.

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Petite-Synthe

Petite-Synthe is a former commune of the Nord département in northern France.

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RAF Far East Flight

The RAF Far East Flight, of the Royal Air Force (RAF), was a flying unit of four Supermarine Southampton II flying boats which undertook a long-range exploratory flight to Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong between October 1927 and January 1929.

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RAF Kai Tak

RAF Kai Tak was a Royal Air Force station in Hong Kong.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Flying Corps

The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.

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Royal Naval Air Service

The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy, under the direction of the Admiralty's Air Department, and existed formally from 1 July 1914Admiralty Circular CW.13963/14, 1 July 1914: "Royal Naval Air Service - Organisation" to 1 April 1918, when it was merged with the British Army's Royal Flying Corps to form a new service, the Royal Air Force, the first of its kind in the world.

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Search and rescue

Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.

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Seletar Airport

Seletar Airport is a civilian airport located at Seletar, in the northeastern region of Singapore, and is managed by the Changi Airport Group.

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Short Singapore

The Short Singapore was a British multi-engined biplane flying boat built after the First World War.

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Short Sunderland

The Short S.25 Sunderland was a British flying boat patrol bomber developed for the Royal Air Force (RAF) by Short Brothers.

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Sopwith 1½ Strutter

The Sopwith 1½ Strutter was a British one or two-seat biplane multi-role aircraft of the First World War.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (or; Sinhalese Śrī Laṃkāva, Tamil Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

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Supermarine Southampton

The Supermarine Southampton was a 1920s British flying boat, one of the most successful flying boats of the interwar period.

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Walter Naylor

Air Mechanic First Class (originally, Gunlayer) Walter Naylor was the leading observer ace of the Royal Naval Air Service, with 14 accredited victories.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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1954 Cathay Pacific Douglas DC-4 shootdown

The Cathay Pacific Douglas DC-4 shootdown happened on 23 July 1954, when a Cathay Pacific Airways C-54 Skymaster airliner was shot down by fighter planes of the People's Republic of China.

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205 Sqn, No 205 Sqn, No. 205 Squadron, No. 5 Squadron RNAS.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._205_Squadron_RAF

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