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RAF TYPHOON FIGHTER JETS WERE SCRAMBLED TO INTERCEPT RUSSIAN TU-142 APPROACHING EUROPEAN AIRSPACE

RAF Tyhoons scrambled to intercept Russian Tu-142

LOSSIEMOUTH/CONINGSBY, UK – Royal Air Force QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled today from RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland and RAF Coningsby in England to intercept a Russian Navy Tu-142 aircraft as it entered UK airspace, Airlive reports. The FGR4 Typhoons were supported by a Voyager tanker from RAF Brize Norton in England.

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FIRST RAF P-8A POSEIDON LANDS IN THE UK

RAF first P-8 Poseidon has arrived in Scotland

KINLOSS BARRACKS, SCOTLAND – The Royal Air Force (RAF) have landed their first Boeing P-8A Poseidon in the UK. The maritime patrol aircraft arrived at Kinloss Barracks in Scotland on February 4, 2019. This is the first of 9 aircraft that will be based at RAF Lossiemouth, located in north-east Scotland, and one of the

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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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