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Spitfire helps out Vulcan top

Spitfire helping out Vulcan Bomber during Nose Wheel Emergency

The publisher of the video Jonathan Winton was on September 5, 2015 in Prestwick to watch the Scottish Airshow 2015. He captioned “I wanted to see the Vulcan one last time before she’s retired in the next month or so.” Little did he know he would witness the Vulcan Bomber having problems with extending his nose wheel …

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A Heinkel He 177 V5 heavy bomber prototype in flight, 1942/43. (Credits: U.S. Navy)

Heinkel He 177 Bomber was a ‘Flying Tinderbox’ during World War II

Heinkel He 177 Adolf Hitler talked about the Heinkel He 177 Greif (Griffin) bomber in a meeting with his military staff on Feb. 1, 1943. Speaking to Generaloberst (Colonel General) Hans Jeschonnek, chief of staff of the Luftwaffe as part of a rambling exchange about tanks and aircraft, the Führer said: “I have to say …

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