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This is the only supersonic picture ever taken of Concorde... April 1985, Photographer Adrian Meredith climbed into a Royal Air Force Panavia Tornado twin-engine afterburning, variable-sweep multirole combat aircraft with a single mission...to capture a supersonic Concorde at altitude, high over the Irish...
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August 24, 2001; An Airbus A330-243registered as C-GITS operated by Air Transat as Flight TS 236 took off from Toronto at 00:52 (UTC) (local time: 20:52 (ET) on a direct flight to Lisbon Portugal with 293 passengers and thirteen crew...
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On the morning of December 22nd, 1986; Fargo North Dakota; a fourth month old named Michael McCann passed away. His parents Steven and Karen McCann, overwhelmed by their own loss, made the remarkably courageous decision, to pass a gift of life to...
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On August 18th, 1941, based at No. 53 OTU. John Gillespie Magee launched on his seventh flight in a Spitfire Mk I, and climbed to an altitude of 33,000 feet. As he orbited high above the clouds, he was struck...
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