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MiG-23 in Belgrade

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The MiG-23's predecessor, the MiG-21 (NATO reporting name 'Fishbed'), was fast and agile, but limited in its operational capabilities by its primitive radar, short range, ...

SAAB 35 Draken

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To defend its neutrality during the second world war, Sweden faced the problem that they could not easily order fighters from other countries. In the ...

Last action hero

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The XF8B-1 made its first flight on 28 November 1944 with Boeing test pilot Robert Lamson at the controls. The second prototype was ready for ...

Duxford 2007

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Duxford is an excellent museum and must rate as one of the best aircraft museums in the world, it is located in Cambridgeshire and was ...