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- German WWII 'Flying Pencil' bomber recovered in English Channel
The wreck of a German World War II Dornier Do 17 plane was lifted out of the water Monday off the coast of Kent at the mouth of the English Channel. Experts from the Royal Air Force Museum had spent five weeks preparing to recover the aircraft, which is believed to be the only Dornier Do 17 bomber plane left from the war. The aircraft was shot down during the Battle of Britain in 1940 and the ...
June 12, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
- Prince Harry wows crowd with helicopter stunts
Prince Harry showed off his piloting prowess with some jaw-dropping aerial stunts at an airshow where he took to the skies in an Apache helicopter.His surprise appearance Sunday at the Royal Air Force show stunned spectators in more ways than one. The 28-year-old pilot, who has served multiple tours of duty as a gunner for his 662 Squadron unit, wowed the crowds with death-defying stunts ...
June 10, 2013 - MSNBC
- World War II-Era German Bomber Raised Near English Coast
A rare Dornier 17, an aluminum-skinned German bomber that flew in the Battle of Britain, has been salvaged from the murky waters of the English Channel. The plane was shot down more than 70 years ago near the coast of Kent. "The Royal Air Force Museum is pleased to announce the successful lift of the only known example of the Dornier Do17," said the RAF Museum's director general, Peter Dye ...
June 10, 2013 - KERA North Texas