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Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War and became magazine cover girl dies aged 91

Maureen Dunlop de Popp, a female pilot who flew Spitfires, Lancasters and Hurricanes during the Second World War, has died aged 91. Dunlop joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots based at White Waltham in Berkshire who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft between factories and military airfields across the country.

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Frozen in the sands of time: Eerie Second World War plane discovered in the Sahara... 70 years after it crashed in the desert

Frozen in the sands of time: Eerie Second World War RAF fighter plane discovered in the Sahara... 70 years after it crashed in the desert Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2142300/Crashed-plane-Second-World-War-pilot-Dennis-Copping-discovered-Sahara-desert.html#ixzz20rW8GkWX

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BRITISH AIRCRAFT PILOTS hand dropped the first bombs until the introduction of the bomb rack on the fighters and the giant bombers.

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Stunning rainbow pictured in trail of F-22 fighter jet

Keen plane spotter and air show attendee Barnardo Malfitano took the shot and was stunned when he saw the incredible rainbow effect pouring out of this fighter jet

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Bridge of Spies (2015) directed by Steven Spielberg written by Ethan and Joel Coen. During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. With Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall).

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Toilet Roll Crafts - Paper Aeroplanes

A simple and cute aeroplane to hang on the Christmas tree, make a sweet mobile for the nursery or just for zooming around the house in the thrill-seeking hands of your little ones | MollyMoo

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Dover. Supermarine Spitfire Mk V over the White Cliffs. In tribute to the courage of 'The Few' who fought over the skies of Kent in the Battle of Britain

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Top Tips - Table Plans

Aeroplanes and tanks. More ideas at http://www.toptableplanner.com/blog/make-your-own-wedding-chalkboards.

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Silk stocking and Spitfires: The dark reality of the girls who flew dangerous wartime missions

Captain Joan Hughes (1944). By the time she was 22, Joan Hughes, one of the first and the youngest to join - she had started flying at 15 - had clocked up 600 hours ferrying everything from light trainers to heavy four-engine bombers. Hughes used her skills after the war teaching airline pilots and in 1965 starred in the film Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines flying a replica of a 1909 Demoiselle. She died in 1992, aged 74, with 11,800 hours in her logbook...

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