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Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow 2018 at IWM Duxford. 

Photographed 22/23 September 2018

Magister aircraft on the flightline.

Flying Days

Flying Days Each year, IWM Duxford—home of the American Air Museum in Britain—proudly hosts many Air Shows and Flying Days. These regularly honor the history of British and American airmen
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New Acquisition: Focus Cat Sign Board

The sign board in situ, 1944. American airmen who specialized in photo reconnaissance during World War II were given the nickname “Focus Cats.” The sign board pictured here is the
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Featured Aircraft: North American AT-6D Texan (Harvard)

North American AT-6D Texan (Harvard) Specifications: Wingspan: 43 ft.Length: 29 ft.Weight: 3,900 lb. empty; 5,155 lb. loadedTop Speed: 208 mphRange: 629 milesArmament: Two fixed 0.30 machine-guns, provision for one 0.30
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The Autographs: No 5 British Flying Training School, Clewiston

Every day, the American Air Museum tells the story of Anglo-American collaboration throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. In addition to showcasing stories of high-flying American airmen of every era,
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Featured Aircraft: B-25J Mitchell

B-25J Mitchell Specifications: Wingspan: 67 ft. 7 in.Length: 53 ft. 6 in.Weight: 19,480 lb. empty; 35,000 lb. fully loadedTop Speed: 285 mph Range: 1,200 milesArmament: Twelve 0.50 machine guns, 6,000
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Air Force Action Stations

Calling All Families to Air Force Action Stations: Report to the American Air Museum to Help Save the Day! Air Force Action Stations, the newest addition to the museum’s educational
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Cleared for Takeoff

Duxford Air Shows and Flying Days are making a comeback after a year of regrettable but necessary cancellations due to the pandemic. The safety of attendees remains paramount, and the
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A Mother Caring for Mothers

Air Force Major Abigail Eastman is one of the more unexpected stories showcased in the American Air Museum. Serving as a labor and delivery nurse at RAF Lakenheath in 2015,
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Featured Aircraft: F-15A Eagle

F-15A Eagle Wingspan: 42 ft 10 inLength: 63 ft 9 inWeight: 28,600 lb empty, 56,000 lb fully loadedTop Speed: 1,854 mph Range: 2,878 milesArmament: One M61A1 Vulcan 20 mm six-barrel
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Founding Member Spotlight: Michiel “Mick” Hanou

Michiel “Mick” Hanou joined the AAM as a Founding Member in 1992 to thank veterans for liberating his Dutch parents during World War II. Since then, Mr. Hanou has taken
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