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USAF’s 75th Anniversary

General Henry H. Arnold, Chief of the US Army Air Forces; Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris, Commander in Chief of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command; and General Ira
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Featured Aircraft: Bell UH-1H Iroquois ‘Huey’

North American AT-6D Texan (Harvard) Specifications: Length: 41 ft 7-1/2 in Weight: 4,369 lb empty; 8,500 lb loaded Top Speed: 138 mph Range: 253 miles Service Ceiling: 12,500 ft Armament:
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The Yanks are coming — 80 years of the Eighth Air Force in Britain

© IWM FRE 916Major Charles Kegelman (far right) and his crew became the first members of the Eighth Air Force to carry out bombing operations over Europe on 29 June
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A Quarter Century of Soaring Success

The key to any successful mission requires a clear objective, smart strategy, and a team of people pulling together to get the job done. These credentials were displayed in abundance
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Queen Elizabeth II at the opening of the American Air Museum, August 1, 1997

In Memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

We here at the American Air Museum in Britain were deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We will be forever grateful to The Queen for
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Honoring the USAF’s 75th Anniversary

General Henry H. Arnold, Chief of the US Army Air Forces; Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris, Commander in Chief of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command; and General Ira
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Queen Elizabeth II at the opening of the American Air Museum, August 1, 1997

A quarter century of soaring success

The key to any successful mission requires a clear objective, smart strategy and a team of people pulling together to get the job done. These credentials were displayed in abundance
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80 years of the Eighth Air Force in Britain

© IWM FRE 916 Major Charles Kegelman (far right) and his crew became the first members of the Eighth Air Force to carry out bombing operations over Europe on June
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Royal Visits to Duxford

On February 6, 2022, Her Majesty The Queen became the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom
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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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