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Air-Britain

Index Air-Britain

Air-Britain, traditionally sub-titled "The International Association of Aviation Enthusiasts", is a non-profit aviation society founded in July 1948. [1]

190 relations: Aero Commander 500 family, AIM-9 Sidewinder, Air India Flight 101, Air transports of heads of state and government, Aircraft recognition, Airship Development AD1, Airspeed Consul, Airspeed Envoy, Alan Muntz, Aldeburgh, Allied Airways, American Airlines Flight 1502, Armstrong Whitworth Awana, Armstrong Whitworth Siskin, Arpin A-1, Auster, Auster Atlantic, Auster D.4, Auster D.6, Auster J family, Avro 613, Avro 642 Eighteen, Avro Manchester, Avro Shackleton, Bölkow Bo 207, Beagle Airedale, Beagle B.206, Beagle Husky, Beechcraft Twin Bonanza, Blackburn B-20, Blackburn F.3, Blackburn Firebrand, Blackburn Firecrest, Boeing 720, Boeing C-135 Stratolifter, Bristol (Whitchurch) Airport, British Airways Ltd, British Continental Airways, Burgess Gunbus, Cessna 172, CFE CFE738, Civil Air Guard, Consolidated Commodore, Controlled Impact Demonstration, CubCrafters Carbon Cub EX, Curtiss Model H, Delta Air Lines fleet, Elvetham air crash, Emerson Smith, ENAER T-35 Pillán, ..., English Electric Canberra, English Electric Lightning, Ernest Melville Charles Guest, Fairey Gannet AEW.3, Fairey Long-range Monoplane, Fairey Spearfish, Flybe, Flybmi, FMA IA-59, Fokker F.XII, Frederick Sage & Company, French Air Force, Gere Sport, Hafner Rotabuggy, Hamble River H.L.1 Seaplane, Harrier Jump Jet, Hawker Heron, Hawker Sea Fury, Hawker Siddeley Harrier, Heston Aerodrome, Hillman's Airways, HMS Courageous (50), Hordern-Richmond Autoplane, Hounslow Heath Aerodrome, Imperial Airways, John Forrest (rugby union), Junkers F.13, Kaman HH-43 Huskie, King's Cup Race, Klemm Kl 107, Lily and Clover, List of accidents and incidents involving airliners in the United Kingdom, List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft before 1925, List of accidents and incidents involving the Avro Lincoln, List of accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707, List of accidents and incidents involving the English Electric Lightning, List of accidents and incidents involving the Westland Sea King, List of aircraft accidents and incidents by number of ground fatalities, List of aircraft of the Royal Air Force, List of Airspeed aircraft, List of Boeing customer codes, List of Douglas DC-6 operators, List of fatal accidents and incidents involving Royal Air Force aircraft from 1945, List of Harrier Jump Jet family losses, List of Harrier operators, List of Harrier variants, List of historical societies, List of mid-air collisions and incidents in the United Kingdom, List of most-produced aircraft, List of news aircraft accidents and incidents, List of Royal Air Force Glider units, List of surviving Douglas A-26 Invaders, List of surviving Gloster Meteors, London Air Park, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Maule M-1, McDonnell Douglas Phantom in UK service, Miles Magister, Miles Master, Miles Mohawk, Morane-Saulnier MS-700 Pétrel, Mrs Victor Bruce, Museo del Aire (Madrid), Museu Aeroespacial, National Air Communications, No. 200 Squadron RAF, No. 204 Squadron RAF, No. 255 Squadron RAF, No. 310 Squadron RAF, No. 311 Squadron RAF, No. 312 (Czechoslovak) Squadron RAF, No. 313 Squadron RAF, No. 90 Squadron RAF, Nord 2100 Norazur, North American B-25 Mitchell, Northwest Airlines fleet, Norwegian Air International, Pakistan International Airlines Flight 705, Percival Proctor, Percival Provost, Percival Vega Gull, Piper J-3 Cub, Piper PA-16 Clipper, Piper PA-18 Super Cub, Piper PA-23, Piper PA-24 Comanche, Piper PA-25 Pawnee, Piper PA-29 Papoose, Piper PA-32R, Piper PA-34 Seneca, Piper PA-35 Pocono, Piper PA-40 Arapaho, Piper PA-44 Seminole, Piper PA-8, Portsmouth Aerocar, RAF Abingdon, RAF Catfirth, RAF Hooton Park, RAF Weston-super-Mare, RAF Wing, Rans S-21 Outbound, Rans S-4 Coyote, Ray Sturtivant, Robey-Peters Gun-Carrier, Saro Cloud, Saunders Helicogyre, Short S.38, Short S.81, Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion, Sikorsky R-4, Sikorsky S-31, Sikorsky S-34, Slingsby Dart, SNCASE SE-1010, SNCASE SE-1210, Somers-Kendall SK-1, Sopwith Admiralty Type C, Sopwith Sociable, Spartan Air Lines, Starways, Supermarine Attacker, Supermarine Spitfire (Griffon-powered variants), Sutton Wick air crash, Tilbury Flash, Transall C-160, United Kingdom aircraft registration, United Kingdom aircraft test serials, Vickers Varsity, Westland Sea King, Westland Wessex, Westland WS-51 Dragonfly, Westland-Hill Pterodactyl, Zlín Z 42, 1945 Broadway Consolidated Liberator crash, 1954 Aldbury Valetta accident, 1971 RAF Hercules crash, 1976 Taxi Aereo el Venado Douglas DC-4 accident, 1995 Alaska Boeing E-3 Sentry accident, 2016 in aviation, 2017 in aviation. Expand index (140 more) »

Aero Commander 500 family

The Aero Commander 500 family is a series of light-twin piston-engined and turboprop aircraft originally built by the Aero Design and Engineering Company in the late 1940s, renamed the Aero Commander company in 1950, and a division of Rockwell International from 1965.

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AIM-9 Sidewinder

The AIM-9 Sidewinder is a short-range air-to-air missile developed by the United States Navy at China Lake, California, in the 1950s, and subsequently adopted by the United States Air Force.

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Air India Flight 101

Air India Flight 101 was a scheduled Air India passenger flight from Bombay to London that accidentally flew into Mont Blanc in France on the morning of 24 January 1966.

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Air transports of heads of state and government

Air transports for heads of state and government are, in many countries, provided by the air force in specially equipped airliners or business jets.

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Aircraft recognition

Aircraft recognition is a visual skill taught to military personnel and civilian auxiliaries since the introduction of military aircraft in World War I. It is important for air defense and military intelligence gathering.

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Airship Development AD1

The Airship Development AD1 was a British non-rigid gas-filled advertising airship.

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Airspeed Consul

The Airspeed Consul is a British light twin-engined airliner of the immediate post-war period.

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Airspeed Envoy

The Airspeed AS.6 Envoy was a British light, twin-engined transport aircraft designed and built by Airspeed Ltd. in the 1930s at Portsmouth Aerodrome, Hampshire.

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Alan Muntz

Frederick Alan Irving Muntz BA FRAeS (7 June 1899 – 7 March 1985) was a British consulting aeronautical engineer.

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Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh is a coastal town in the English county of Suffolk.

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Allied Airways

Allied Airways was a UK airline based at Aberdeen, Scotland.

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American Airlines Flight 1502

American Airlines Flight 1502 was a crew training flight from New York International (Idlewild) Airport (now John F. Kennedy International Airport).

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Armstrong Whitworth Awana

The Armstrong Whitworth Awana was a British prototype troop-transport aircraft built to meet a 1920 Air Ministry requirement.

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Armstrong Whitworth Siskin

The Armstrong Whitworth Siskin was a British biplane single-seat fighter aircraft of the 1920s produced by Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft.

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Arpin A-1

The Arpin A-1 was a two-seat low-wing monoplane which was powered by a single radial engine in pusher configuration, mounted behind the cabin between twin booms that carried the tail.

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Auster

Auster Aircraft Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer from 1938 to 1961.

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Auster Atlantic

The Auster C6 Atlantic was a British four-seat cabin monoplane designed and built by Auster Aircraft Limited.

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Auster D.4

The Auster D.4 was a two-seat British light aircraft, a development of the Auster Arrow with a horizontally opposed Lycoming engine, which originated from a Portuguese Air Force requirement for a liaison/training aircraft.

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Auster D.6

The Auster D.6 was a four-seat British light aircraft, a development of the Auster Autocar with a horizontally opposed engine.

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Auster J family

The Auster J series was a family of British light civil utility aircraft developed in the 1940s and 50s by Auster at Rearsby, Leicestershire.

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Avro 613

The Avro 613 was a 1920s-proposed British design by Avro to meet an Air Ministry requirement for a twin-engined night bomber.

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Avro 642 Eighteen

The Avro 642 Eighteen was a 1930s British monoplane airliner.

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Avro Manchester

The Avro 679 Manchester was a British twin-engine medium bomber developed and manufactured by the Avro aircraft company in the United Kingdom.

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Avro Shackleton

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

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Bölkow Bo 207

The Bölkow Bo 207 was a four-seat light aircraft built in Germany in the early 1960s, a development of the Klemm Kl 107 built during World War II.

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Beagle Airedale

The Beagle A.109 Airedale was a British light civil aircraft developed in the 1960s.

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Beagle B.206

The Beagle B.206 is a 1960s British seven-seat twin-engined liaison and communication aircraft built by Beagle Aircraft Limited at Shoreham Airport and Rearsby Aerodrome.

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Beagle Husky

The Beagle Husky (originally, the Auster D.5 and initially designated the Auster J/1Y) was a three-seat British light aircraft built in the 1960s which originated from a Portuguese Air Force requirement for a liaison/training aircraft,Wenham 2015, p.42 a development of the Auster Alpha.

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Beechcraft Twin Bonanza

The Beechcraft Model 50 Twin Bonanza is a small twin-engined aircraft designed by Beechcraft as an executive transport for the business market.

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Blackburn B-20

The Blackburn B-20 was an experimental aircraft, first flying in 1940, that attempted to drastically increase the performance of flying boat designs.

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Blackburn F.3

The Blackburn F3 (also called the Blackburn F.7/30) was a British single-engined fighter aircraft produced in response to Air Ministry Specification F.7/30.

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Blackburn Firebrand

The Blackburn Firebrand was a British single-engine strike fighter for the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy designed during World War II by Blackburn Aircraft.

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Blackburn Firecrest

The Blackburn B-48 Firecrest, given the SBAC designation YA.1, was a single-engine naval strike fighter built by Blackburn Aircraft for service with the British Fleet Air Arm during World War II.

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Boeing 720

The Boeing 720 is a four-engine narrow-body short- to medium-range passenger jet airliner.

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Boeing C-135 Stratolifter

The Boeing C-135 Stratolifter is a transport aircraft derived from the prototype Boeing 367-80 jet airliner (also the basis for the 707) in the early 1950s.

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Bristol (Whitchurch) Airport

Bristol (Whitchurch) Airport, also known as Whitchurch Airport, was a municipal airport in Bristol, England, three miles (5 km) south of the city centre, from 1930 to 1957.

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British Airways Ltd

British Airways Ltd was a British airline company operating in Europe in the period 1935–1939.

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British Continental Airways

British Continental Airways was a British airline that operated between 1935 and 1936, when it merged into British Airways.

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Burgess Gunbus

The Burgess Type O Gunbus was an American pusher biplane fighter designed and built by the Burgess Company at Marblehead, Massachusetts.

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Cessna 172

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is an American four-seat, single-engine, high wing, fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company.

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CFE CFE738

The CFE738 is a small turbofan engine aimed at the business/commuter jet market manufactured by the CFE Company, and is used on the Dassault Falcon 2000.

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Civil Air Guard

The Civil Air Guard was a 1938 scheme in which the UK government subsidized training fees for members of flying clubs, in return for future military call-up commitments.

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Consolidated Commodore

The Consolidated Commodore was an American flying boat built by Consolidated Aircraft and used for passenger travel in the 1930s, mostly in the Caribbean, operated by companies like Pan American Airways.

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Controlled Impact Demonstration

The Controlled Impact Demonstration (or colloquially the Crash In the Desert) was a joint project between NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that intentionally crashed a remotely controlled Boeing 720 aircraft to acquire data and test new technologies that might help passengers and crew survive.

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CubCrafters Carbon Cub EX

The CubCrafters Carbon Cub EX (EX - Experimental) is an American amateur-built aircraft, designed and produced by Cub Crafters of Yakima, Washington.

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Curtiss Model H

The Curtiss Model H was a family of classes of early long-range flying boats, the first two of which were developed directly on commission in the United States in response to the ₤10,000 prize challenge issued in 1913 by the London newspaper, the Daily Mail, for the first non-stop aerial crossing of the Atlantic.

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Delta Air Lines fleet

As of 29 June 2018, the Delta Air Lines mainline fleet includes 874 aircraft in service, making it one of the largest airline fleets in the world.

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Elvetham air crash

The Elvetham air crash occurred on 5 October 1945 when a Consolidated Liberator GR.VI aircraft, serial number KG867, of 311 Squadron Royal Air Force crashed at Elvetham, east of Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, following a fire in one of its engines and fuel starvation to another.

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Emerson Smith

2nd Lieutenant Emerson Smith was a Canadian flying ace during the First World War.

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ENAER T-35 Pillán

Not to be confused with the T-35 Buckaroo.

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English Electric Canberra

The English Electric Canberra is a British first-generation jet-powered medium bomber that was manufactured during the 1950s.

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English Electric Lightning

The English Electric Lightning is a supersonic fighter aircraft of the Cold War era.

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Ernest Melville Charles Guest

Ernest Melville Charles Guest (May 1920 – 4 October 1943) was a Southern Rhodesian Royal Air Force pilot of the Second World War.

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Fairey Gannet AEW.3

The Fairey Gannet AEW.3 was a variant of the Fairey Gannet anti-submarine warfare aircraft intended to be used in the airborne early warning (AEW) role on aircraft carriers of the Royal Navy.

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Fairey Long-range Monoplane

The Fairey Long-range Monoplanes were a pair of British experimental aircraft of the late-1920s and early 1930s.

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Fairey Spearfish

The Fairey Spearfish was a British carrier-based, single-engined, torpedo bomber/dive bomber that was ordered from Fairey Aviation for the Fleet Air Arm during World War II.

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Flybe

Flybe (pronounced) based in Exeter, England, is the largest independent regional airline in Europe.

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Flybmi

British Midland Regional Limited, trading as Flybmi is a British regional airline that operates scheduled passenger services across the UK and Europe.

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FMA IA-59

The FMA IA-59 is a 1970s Argentine single-engined unmanned aerial vehicle, designed and built for the Argentine Air Force by Fabrica Militar de Aviones.

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Fokker F.XII

The Fokker F.XII was a three-engined high-winged monoplane airliner produced in the 1930s by the Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker.

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Frederick Sage & Company

Frederick Sage & Company was a British shop fitting company based in London with an extensive practice in Europe, South Africa, and South America.

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French Air Force

The French Air Force (Armée de l'Air Française), literally Aerial Army) is the air force of the French Armed Forces. It was formed in 1909 as the Service Aéronautique, a service arm of the French Army, then was made an independent military arm in 1934. The number of aircraft in service with the French Air Force varies depending on source, however sources from the French Ministry of Defence give a figure of 658 aircraft in 2014. The French Air Force has 241 combat aircraft in service, with the majority being 133 Dassault Mirage 2000 and 108 Dassault Rafale. As of early 2017, the French Air Force employs a total of 41,160 regular personnel. The reserve element of the air force consisted of 5,187 personnel of the Operational Reserve. The Chief of Staff of the French Air Force (CEMAA) is a direct subordinate of the Chief of the Defence Staff (CEMA).

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Gere Sport

The Gere Sport was an American single-seat sport biplane of the 1930s.

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Hafner Rotabuggy

The Hafner Rotabuggy (formally known as the Malcolm Rotaplane) and as the "M.L. 10/42 Flying Jeep" was a British experimental aircraft that was essentially a Willys MB combined with a rotor kite, developed with the intention of producing a way of air-dropping off-road vehicles.

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Hamble River H.L.1 Seaplane

The Hamble River H.L.1 Seaplane was a British pusher biplane seaplane designed by Frank Murphy and built by Hamble River, Luke & Co Limited at Southampton.

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Harrier Jump Jet

The Harrier, informally referred to as the Harrier Jump Jet, is a family of jet-powered attack aircraft capable of vertical/short takeoff and landing operations (V/STOL).

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Hawker Heron

The Hawker Heron was the first fighter aircraft designed at Hawker Aircraft with a basically metal structure.

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Hawker Sea Fury

The Hawker Sea Fury is a British fighter aircraft designed and manufactured by Hawker.

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Hawker Siddeley Harrier

The Hawker Siddeley Harrier, developed in the 1960s, was the first of the Harrier Jump Jet series of aircraft.

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Heston Aerodrome

Heston Aerodrome was a 1930s airfield located to the west of London, UK, operational between 1929 and 1947.

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Hillman's Airways

Hillman's Airways was a 1930s British airline that later became part of British Airways.

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HMS Courageous (50)

HMS Courageous was the lead ship of the cruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World War.

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Hordern-Richmond Autoplane

The Hordern-Richmond Autoplane was a 1930s British twin engined two seat cabin touring monoplane designed by Edmund Hordern, and constructed by Heston Aircraft Company Ltd.

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Hounslow Heath Aerodrome

Hounslow Heath Aerodrome was a grass airfield, operational 1914-1920.

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Imperial Airways

Imperial Airways was the early British commercial long-range airline, operating from 1924 to 1939 and serving parts of Europe but principally the British Empire routes to South Africa, India and the Far East, including Malaya and Hong Kong.

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John Forrest (rugby union)

John Gordon Scott Forrest (28 April 1917 – 14 September 1942) was a Scottish international rugby union player and Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm pilot who was killed in World War II.

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Junkers F.13

The Junkers F.13 (also known as the F 13) was the world's first all-metal transport aircraft, developed in Germany at the end of World War I. It was an advanced cantilever-wing monoplane, with enclosed accommodation for four passengers.

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Kaman HH-43 Huskie

The Kaman HH-43 Huskie was a helicopter with intermeshing rotors used by the United States Air Force, the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps from the 1950s until the 1970s.

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King's Cup Race

The King's Cup Race is an annual British handicapped cross-country air race, is run by the and was first contested on 8 September 1922.

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Klemm Kl 107

The Klemm Kl 107 was a two-seat light aircraft developed in Germany in 1940.

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Lily and Clover

Lily and Clover were two experimental floating airfields tested towards the end of the Second World War by the British Admiralty.

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List of accidents and incidents involving airliners in the United Kingdom

This list of accidents and incidents on airliners in the United Kingdom summarizes airline accidents that occurred within the territories claimed by the United Kingdom, with information on airline company with flight number, date, and cause.

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List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft before 1925

This is a list of notable accidents and incidents involving military aircraft grouped by the year in which the accident or incident occurred.

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List of accidents and incidents involving the Avro Lincoln

List of accidents and incidents involving the Avro Lincoln four-engined heavy-bomber and later used for signals intelligence, radar research and as an-engine test bed.

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List of accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707

Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707 and 720 family of jet airliners.

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List of accidents and incidents involving the English Electric Lightning

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving the English Electric Lightning twin-engined interceptor and multi-role fighter.

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List of accidents and incidents involving the Westland Sea King

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving the Westland Sea King helicopter, a British license-built and developed version of the American Sikorsky Sea King anti-submarine and utility helicopter,, Westland Sea Kings have been involved in forty-six significant accidents and incidents, involving forty-eight aircraft, during their service career.

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List of aircraft accidents and incidents by number of ground fatalities

The following is a list of aircraft accidents and incidents which have resulted in fatalities on the ground.

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List of aircraft of the Royal Air Force

Many aircraft types have served in the British Royal Air Force since its formation in April 1918 from the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service.

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List of Airspeed aircraft

This is a list of aircraft produced or proposed by Airspeed Limited a British aircraft manufacturer from 1931 to 1951.

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List of Boeing customer codes

Unique, fixed customer codes were used by Boeing Commercial Airplanes to denote the original customer for airframes produced as part of Boeing's 7x7 family of commercial aircraft between 1956, with the introduction of the 707, and 2016.

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List of Douglas DC-6 operators

A great number of airlines and air forces from several countries included the Douglas DC-6 in their fleets at some point in time.

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List of fatal accidents and incidents involving Royal Air Force aircraft from 1945

Several fatal accidents and incidents involving military aircraft operated by the Royal Air Force have occurred since 1945.

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List of Harrier Jump Jet family losses

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List of Harrier operators

This is a list of operators of the Harrier family of military V/STOL aircraft, designed and built in the United Kingdom and United States of America.

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List of Harrier variants

This is a list of variants of the Harrier Jump Jet family of V/STOL ground attack fighter aircraft.

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List of historical societies

This is a partial List of historical and heritage societies from around the world.

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List of mid-air collisions and incidents in the United Kingdom

A number of mid-air collisions and incidents have taken place in the United Kingdom.

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List of most-produced aircraft

This is a list of the most-produced aircraft types whose numbers exceed or exceeded 5,000.

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List of news aircraft accidents and incidents

This is a list of news aircraft accidents and incidents.

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List of Royal Air Force Glider units

This is a list of Royal Air Force glider units.

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List of surviving Douglas A-26 Invaders

The A-26 Invader (B-26 between 1948–1965) was a twin-engined light attack bomber, built by the Douglas Aircraft Co.

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List of surviving Gloster Meteors

The Gloster Meteor is a twin-engined jet fighter, the first jet aircraft to serve with the RAF and the only Allied jet aircraft to reach combat in World War II.

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London Air Park

London Air Park, also known as Hanworth Air Park, was a grass airfield in the grounds of Hanworth Park House, operational 1917–1919 and 1929–1947.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370/MAS370) was a scheduled international passenger flight operated by Malaysia Airlines that disappeared on 8 March 2014 while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, to its destination, Beijing Capital International Airport in China.

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Maule M-1

The Maule M-1 was a 1930s American single-seat monoplane seaplane designed an built by Belford Maule, the first in a serial of aircraft designed by Maule.

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McDonnell Douglas Phantom in UK service

The United Kingdom operated the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II as one of its principal combat aircraft from the 1960s to the early 1990s.

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Miles Magister

The Miles M.14 Magister is a British two-seat monoplane basic trainer aircraft built by the Miles Aircraft for the Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm.

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Miles Master

The Miles M.9 Master was a British two-seat monoplane advanced trainer built by Miles Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm during the Second World War.

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Miles Mohawk

The Miles M.12 Mohawk was a 1930s British two-seat, tandem cabin monoplane built by Phillip & Powis Aircraft (later to become Miles Aircraft) to the order of Charles Lindbergh in 1936.

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Morane-Saulnier MS-700 Pétrel

The Morane-Saulnier MS-700 Pétrel (Petrel) was a French four-seat cabin-monoplane designed and built by Morane-Saulnier, only three prototypes were built.

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Mrs Victor Bruce

The Hon. Mrs Victor Bruce (10 November 1895 – 21 May 1990) was a British record-breaking racing motorist, speedboat racer, aviator in the 1920s and 1930s, and later, successful businesswoman.

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Museo del Aire (Madrid)

The Museo del Aire, full title in Spanish Museo de Aeronáutica y Astronáutica o Museo del Aire, is an aviation museum located in the outskirts of Madrid at Cuatro Vientos Airport, Spain.

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Museu Aeroespacial

Museu Aeroespacial is a national aviation museum located in the West Side of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the Administrative Region of Realengo.

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National Air Communications

National Air Communications was a British government organisation that directed civilian flying operations from the outbreak of World War II until April 1940.

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No. 200 Squadron RAF

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No. 204 Squadron RAF

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No. 255 Squadron RAF

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No. 310 Squadron RAF

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No. 311 Squadron RAF

No 311 (Czechoslovak) Squadron RAF was a Czechoslovak-manned bomber squadron of the Royal Air Force in the Second World War.

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No. 312 (Czechoslovak) Squadron RAF

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No. 313 Squadron RAF

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No. 90 Squadron RAF

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Nord 2100 Norazur

The Nord 2100 Norazur was a 1940s French civil transport monoplane designed and built at Courbevoie near Paris by SNCAN.

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North American B-25 Mitchell

The North American B-25 Mitchell is an American twin-engine, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation (NAA).

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Northwest Airlines fleet

Northwest Airlines was a major U.S. airline which existed from 1926 until 2010, when it merged with Delta Air Lines.

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Norwegian Air International

Norwegian Air International is an Irish low-cost airline and a fully integrated subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle, using its corporate identity.

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Pakistan International Airlines Flight 705

Pakistan International Airlines Flight 705 (PK705) was a Boeing 720 airliner that crashed while descending to land at Cairo International Airport on 20 May 1965.

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Percival Proctor

The Percival Proctor was a British radio trainer and communications aircraft of the Second World War.

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Percival Provost

The Percival P.56 Provost was a British basic trainer that was developed for the Royal Air Force in the 1950s as a replacement for the Percival Prentice.

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Percival Vega Gull

The Percival Vega Gull was a 1930s British, four-seater touring aircraft built by Percival Aircraft Limited.

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Piper J-3 Cub

The Piper J-3 Cub is an American light aircraft that was built between 1937 and 1947 by Piper Aircraft.

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Piper PA-16 Clipper

The Piper PA-16 Clipper is an extended fuselage model of the PA-15 Vagabond.

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Piper PA-18 Super Cub

The Piper PA-18 Super Cub is a two-seat, single-engine monoplane.

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Piper PA-23

The Piper PA-23, named Apache and later Aztec, is a four-to-six-seat twin-engined light aircraft aimed at the general aviation market.

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Piper PA-24 Comanche

The Piper PA-24 Comanche is an American four-seat or six-seat, low-wing, all-metal, light aircraft of semi-monocoque construction with tricycle retractable landing gear.

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Piper PA-25 Pawnee

The PA-25 Pawnee was an agricultural aircraft produced by Piper Aircraft between 1959 and 1981.

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Piper PA-29 Papoose

The Piper PA-29 Papoose was an American single-engined training monoplane designed by Piper, only one was built and the type did not enter production.

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Piper PA-32R

The Piper PA-32R is a six-seat, high-performance, single engine, all-metal fixed-wing aircraft produced by Piper Aircraft of Vero Beach, Florida.

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Piper PA-34 Seneca

The Piper PA-34 Seneca is an American twin-engined light aircraft, produced by Piper Aircraft since 1971 and that remains in production.

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Piper PA-35 Pocono

The Piper PA-35 Pocono was an American 16/18 seat commuter airliner developed by Piper in the late 1960s.

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Piper PA-40 Arapaho

The Piper PA-40 Arapaho was an American twin-engined cabin monoplane designed by Piper as a replacement for the PA-39 Twin Comanche C/R.

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Piper PA-44 Seminole

The Piper PA-44 Seminole is an American twin-engined light aircraft manufactured by Piper Aircraft.

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Piper PA-8

The Piper PA-8 Skycycle was a 1940s American single-seat light aircraft designed and built by Piper Aircraft at their Lock Haven, Pennsylvania plant.

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Portsmouth Aerocar

The Porstmouth Aerocar was a British light utility aircraft design of the late 1940s.

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RAF Abingdon

Royal Air Force Abingdon or more simply RAF Abingdon was a Royal Air Force station near Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

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RAF Catfirth

RAF Catfirth was a First World War Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS), and later Royal Air Force (RAF), seaplane base located on the island of Mainland in the Shetland Islands.

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RAF Hooton Park

RAF Hooton Park, on the Wirral Peninsula, Cheshire, was a Royal Air Force station originally built for the Royal Flying Corps in 1917 as a training aerodrome for pilots in World War I. During the early/mid-1930s, it was one of the two airfields (with Liverpool Speke) handling scheduled services for the Merseyside region.

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RAF Weston-super-Mare

RAF Weston-super-Mare was a Royal Air Force station on a civilian airfield in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.

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RAF Wing

Royal Air Force Wing or more simply RAF Wing is a former Royal Air Force bomber training station, situated just west of the village of Wing, in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, established on the site of a small aerodrome.

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Rans S-21 Outbound

The Rans S-21 Outbound is an American STOL homebuilt aircraft that was designed by Randy Schlitter and is produced by Rans Designs of Hays, Kansas.

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Rans S-4 Coyote

The Rans S-4 Coyote and Rans S-5 Coyote are a family of American single-engined, tractor configuration, single-seat, high-wing monoplanes designed by Randy Schlitter and manufactured by Aero-Max and later by Rans Inc.

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Ray Sturtivant

Raymond Cecil Sturtivant ISO (26 July 1926 – 9 August 2008) was a British aviation historian and author.

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Robey-Peters Gun-Carrier

The Robey-Peters Gun-Carrier was a British three-seater armed tractor biplane designed and built by Robey & Company Limited at Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln for the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS).

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Saro Cloud

The Saro Cloud was a British passenger amphibian flying boat designed and built by Saunders-Roe as the A.19 and later produced as the A.29 for the Royal Air Force for pilot and navigator training.

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Saunders Helicogyre

The Saunders Helicogyre was a 1920s experimental helicopter designed by Vittorio Isaaco and built by S.E. Saunders Limited for the British Air Ministry.

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Short S.38

The Short S.38 was an early British aircraft built by Short Brothers.

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Short S.81

The Short S.81 was an experimental British gun-carrying pusher biplane seaplane, ordered from Short Brothers by the British Admiralty in 1913 for use by the Royal Naval Air Service.

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Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion

The CH-53 Sea Stallion is the most common name for the Sikorsky S-65 family of heavy-lift transport helicopters.

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Sikorsky R-4

The Sikorsky R-4 is a two-seat helicopter designed by Igor Sikorsky with a single, three-bladed main rotor and powered by a radial engine.

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Sikorsky S-31

The Sikorsky S-31 was a 1920s American sesqiuplane designed and built by the Sikorsky Manufacturing Corporation and configured for aerial photography.

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Sikorsky S-34

The Sikorsky S-34 was a 1920s American six-seat sesquiplane, designed and built by the Sikorsky Manufacturing Corporation.

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Slingsby Dart

The Slingsby Type 51 Dart is a single seat competition glider designed in the early 1960s, initially as a 15 m span Standard Class aircraft but evolved into an Open Class, 17 m sailplane.

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SNCASE SE-1010

The SNCASE SE-1010 was a late 1940s French photo-survey aircraft designed and built by SNCASE for the Institut Géographique National, one prototype was built but it crashed and the project was cancelled.

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SNCASE SE-1210

The SNCASE SE-1210 was an experimental French flying-boat designed and built by SNCASE as a flying scale model of the proposed SE-1200 transatlantic flying boat.

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Somers-Kendall SK-1

The Somers-Kendall SK-1 was a light jet-powered 1950s British two-seat racing monoplane, designed by Hugh Kendall and built by Somers-Kendall Aircraft Limited at Woodley Aerodrome.

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Sopwith Admiralty Type C

The Sopwith Admiralty Type C was an early British seaplane designed and built by Sopwith Aviation to drop torpedoes.

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Sopwith Sociable

The Sopwith Sociable (or sometimes Churchill or TweenieRobertson 1970, p. 211.) was a British single-engined two-seat tractor configuration biplane designed and built by Sopwith for the Royal Naval Air Service.

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Spartan Air Lines

Spartan Air Lines Ltd was a British private airline company, in the period 1933-1935.

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Starways

Starways was a British airline which operated from 1948 until 1963.

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Supermarine Attacker

The Supermarine Attacker was a British single-seat naval jet fighter built by Supermarine for the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm (FAA).

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Supermarine Spitfire (Griffon-powered variants)

The Rolls-Royce Griffon engine was designed in answer to Royal Naval specifications for an engine capable of generating good power at low altitudes.

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Sutton Wick air crash

The Sutton Wick air crash occurred on 5 March 1957 when a Blackburn Beverley C Mk 1 heavy transport aircraft, serial number XH117, of 53 Squadron Royal Air Force crashed at Sutton Wick, Drayton, Berkshire, England, following a shut-down of one engine and partial loss of power on another.

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Tilbury Flash

The Tilbury Flash is a single-seat American racing monoplane designed and built in the 1930s by Owen Tilbury and Cecil Fundy.

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Transall C-160

The Transall C-160 is a military transport aircraft, produced as a joint venture between France and Germany.

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United Kingdom aircraft registration

United Kingdom aircraft registration is a register and means of identification for British owned and operated commercial and private aircraft, they are identified by registration letters starting with the prefix G-.

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United Kingdom aircraft test serials

United Kingdom aircraft test serials are used to externally identify aircraft flown within the United Kingdom without a full Certificate of Airworthiness.

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Vickers Varsity

The Vickers Varsity was a British twin-engined crew trainer operated by the Royal Air Force for 25 years from 1951.

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Westland Sea King

The Westland WS-61 Sea King is a British licence-built version of the American Sikorsky S-61 helicopter of the same name, built by Westland Helicopters.

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Westland Wessex

The Westland Wessex was a British-built turbine-powered development of the Sikorsky H-34.

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Westland WS-51 Dragonfly

The Westland WS-51 Dragonfly helicopter was built by Westland Aircraft and was a licence-built version of the American Sikorsky S-51.

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Westland-Hill Pterodactyl

Pterodactyl was the name given to a series of experimental tailless aircraft designs developed by Geoffrey T. R. Hill in the 1920s and early 1930s.

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Zlín Z 42

The Zlin Z 42 is a single-engine two-seat Czechoslovakian trainer aircraft manufactured by Moravan Otrokovice.

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1945 Broadway Consolidated Liberator crash

The 1945 Broadway Consolidated Liberator crash occurred on 22 November 1945 when a Royal Air Force Consolidated Liberator C Mk VIII transport crashed shortly after take-off from RAF Merryfield with the loss of all 27 on board.

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1954 Aldbury Valetta accident

On the 6 January 1954 WJ474 a twin-engined Vickers Valetta training aircraft of No. 2 Air Navigation School Royal Air Force crashed near RAF Bovingdon just after take off in bad weather.

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1971 RAF Hercules crash

On 9 November 1971, a Royal Air Force Lockheed Hercules C.1 crashed into the sea off the coast of Livorno by Meloria shoal, Italy, killing all 46 passengers and 6 crew.

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1976 Taxi Aereo el Venado Douglas DC-4 accident

The Taxi Aereo el Venado Douglas DC-4 accident occurred on 15 January 1976 when DC-4 HK-127, crashed from Bogota when it hit a mountain and was destroyed killing all 13 on board.

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1995 Alaska Boeing E-3 Sentry accident

The Alaska Boeing E-3 Sentry accident was the 22 September 1995 crash of a United States Air Force Boeing E-3 Sentry airborne early warning aircraft with the loss of all 24 people on board.

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2016 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2016.

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2017 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2017.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air-Britain

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