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THE THUNDERBIRDS AND RED ARROWS FLY OVER THE HUDSON RIVER IN NEW YORK CITY

Thunderbirds fly over New York City

NEW YORK CITY – The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the Royal Air Force Red Arrows conducted a rare flyover today over the Hudson River in New York City, together with the USAF F-35 Demo Team and the USAF F-22 Raptor Demo Team. 15 jets trailing red, white and blue smoke and 4 Fifth Gen.

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SPECTACULAR FLYBY BRITISH AIRWAYS B747 WITH THE RAF RED ARROWS AT RIAT 2019

Spectacular Flyby British Airways and Red Arrows

FAIRFORD, ENGLAND – British Airways’ special-liveried Boeing 747 took to the skies alongside the Red Arrows in a spectacular fly by at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo. The Boeing 747 has been painted in the colours of the airline’s predecessor – British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) – to mark its centenary celebrations this year.

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BRITISH F-35s COMPLETE FIRST OPERATIONAL MISSIONS

RAF STATION AKROTIRI, CYPRUS – According to the Ministry of Defence of the UK, the British F-35B has successfully completed its first operational missions in the Middle East on June 16, 2019. UK’s newest and most advanced fighter jet, the F-35B – Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) variant of the F-35 Ligtning II –

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ROYAL AIR FORCE HAS PLACED ORDER FOR FIVE BOEING E-7s

Republic of Korea Armed Forces E-7

LONDON – The Royal Air Force has placed an order with Boeing for 5 E-7s, worth of 2 billion dollars. The military variant of the Boeing 737-700 will serve as an early warning and control aircraft and will replace the old E-3 Sentry (AWACS), which is based on the Boeing 707. The first E-7 Wedgetail

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