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Visit our website at http://www.classicwarbirds.co.uk and read profiles on over 90 aircraft, a range of articles, including a Battle of Britain timeline, and our museums & memorials map.
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#onthisday in 1949 flying from Aldermaston, with Group Captain R.G. Slade at the controls the Fairey Gannet prototype makes its maiden flight. #aviation #history
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#onthisday in 1938 a half scale Short Stirling flies at Rochester. #aviation #history
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#battleofbritain #onthisday in 1940 raids take place across the UK as #London again is bombed as are targets along the #Essex and #Sussex coast. During the night the South West, Midlands and London come under attack.

Invasion barges are once again targeted by the Royal Air Force.

Daily losses
Fighter Command - 0 airmen | 0 aircraft
Luftwaffe - 22 airmen | 10 aircraft
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Fairey Gannet technical details updated. #aviation
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Hawker Nimrod Mk I technical details updated. #aviation
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#battleofbritain #onthisday in 1940 #London again comes under attack during the day and night.

Daily losses
Fighter Command - 3 airmen | 12 aircraft
Luftwaffe - 36 airmen | 20 aircraft
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