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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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FAREWELL TORNADO – THE END OF AN ERA FOR THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

Nine Tornado Flypast

RAF MARHAM – On Thursday February 28, the Royal Air Force performed a flypast using 9 Tornado GR4s. This marks the end of frontline operations for the Tonka, which have been in service in the Royal Air Force since 1979. After 40 years the Tornado will retire from service. They took off from RAF Marham

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