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Percival Provost

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On the 11th September 1948 the UK Air Ministry issued specification T.16/48 under Operational Requirement 257 to look for a replacement for its Percival Prentice ...

Seafire F Mk.46 and FR Mk.46

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The Supermarine Seafire F Mk.46 was to be the first Griffon powered Seafire that was to be actually suitable for service on Royal Navy aircraft ...

Mustang

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In the late 1930's, as a war with Germany was looking inevitable, it came as a matter of great urgency for both the United Kingdom ...

Belgian Spitfires

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In the late 1930's Belgium had an interest in obtaining the right to produce Spitfires under licence in their own country, so in 1937 the ...

Harrier

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The “Jump Jet” has arrived Classed as the first operational close-support fighter/reconnaissance aircraft with vertical take-off capabilities, the Hawker Siddeley Harrier or sometimes ...