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British jet-engine fighter commissioned by the Royal Air Force: the de Havilland DH.100 Vampire

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 De Havilland Vampire 100 Low Pass Rare De Havilland Vampire 100 FB.6 LN-17/LN-JET (ZK-P 337 squadron) low passes Kjeller Norway Piloted by Øivind Ellingsen. The de Havilland DH.100 Vampire was a British jet-engine fighter commissioned by the Royal Air … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Top Secret C-130 with Rocket Boosters | Military.com

Late 1980: in a top-secret mission to rescue the American hostages in Iran, the US government modified a C-130 Hercules to be a “Super STOL” aircraft by adding 30 rockets to boost it on takeoff and slow it on landing. … Continue reading

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