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A volunteer covers a F-4 after cleaning it inside the newly refurbished 'American Hanger' at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford on February 24, 2016 in Duxford, England. The American Hanger at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford is to re-open to the public in the Spring after major refurbishment work.

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A volunteer covers a F-4 fighter after cleaning, inside the newly refurbished ‘American Hanger’ at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, England. The American Hanger is to re-open to the public in the Spring after major refurbishment work.

A flight deck crew prepares to launch a F18 Super Hornet from the deck of the USS Eisenhower off the coast of Virginia

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A flight deck crew prepares to launch a F18 Super Hornet from the deck of the USS Eisenhower off the coast of Virginia

Children play with the wreckage of a light plane at the Mpoko Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp in Bangui on Thursday, ahead of a historical visit by the pope. Pope Francis held his first open-air mass in Africa on November 26 with huge crowds calling heavy rains "God's blessing" as they sung and danced in the Kenyan capital. The 78-year-old pontiff, the third pope to visit the continent, is also scheduled to visit Uganda and the troubled Central African Republic (CAR) on a six-day trip.

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Children play with the wreckage of a light plane at the Mpoko Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp in Bangui on Thursday, ahead of a historical visit by the pope

Two Chinese J-10 aircraft from the People's Liberation Army Air Force cross each other during the combined exercise ''Falcon Strike 2015'' at the Wing 1 Korat air base in Korat on Tuesday. Thailand and China have been conducting their first ever joint air force drill, a symbol of the blossoming military and political ties between junta-run kingdom and its huge northern neighbour

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Two Chinese J-10 aircraft from the People’s Liberation Army Air Force cross each other during the combined exercise ”Falcon Strike 2015” at the Wing 1 Korat air base in Korat on Tuesday. Thailand and China have been conducting their first ever joint air force drill, a symbol of the blossoming military and political ties between junta-run kingdom and its huge northern neighbour

 A DC-10 firefighting aircraft drops fire retardant on a ridge in front of the Rocky Fire on August 3, 2015 near Clearlake, California. Nearly 3,000 firefighters are battling the Rocky Fire that has burned over 60,000 acres has forced the evacuation of 12,000 residents in Lake County. The fire is currently 12 percent contained and has destroyed at least 14 homes. 6,300 homes are threatened by the fast moving  blaze

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A DC-10 firefighting aircraft drops fire retardant on a ridge in front of the Rocky Fire near Clearlake, California. Nearly 3,000 firefighters are battling the Rocky Fire that has burned over 60,000 acres has forced the evacuation of 12,000 residents in Lake County

The French Patrol performs over Le Bourget on June 15, 2015 during the opening of the International Paris Airshow.

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The French Patrol performs over Le Bourget on Monday during the opening of the International Paris Airshow

A Polish Air Force MIG-29 fighter (R) and an Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon fighter patrol over the Baltics during a NATO air policing mission from Zokniai air base near Siauliai.

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A Polish Air Force MIG-29 fighter (R) and an Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon fighter patrol over the Baltics during a NATO air policing mission from Zokniai air base near Siauliai.

Two commercial planes cross in the sky on above Payerne airport, France.

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Two commercial planes cross in the sky on above Payerne airport, France. 

An airplane passes a nearly full moon as it makes its approach to Philadelphia International Airport, in Philadelphia. Monday night's full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, will be the third and final "supermoon" of 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a "perigee moon," occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

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An airplane passes a full moon as it makes its approach to Philadelphia International Airport, in Philadelphia. Monday night’s full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, will be the third and final “supermoon” of 2014

Cargo plane crashes in Kenya, all four occupants killed

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Police officers inspect the scene of a plane crash in a suburb of Nairobi, capital of Kenya. All four occupants of the aircraft were killed when it crashed into two office buildings in the Utawala district.

Nigel Lamb of Great Britain with Matt Hall of Australia, Yoshihide Muroya of Japan and Kirby Chambliss of the United States fly in formation over the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, May 15, 2014, ahead of the upcoming third stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Putrajaya, Malaysia this weekend.

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Nigel Lamb of the UK with Matt Hall of Australia, Yoshihide Muroya of Japan and Kirby Chambliss of the US fly in formation over the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming third stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

An aerial display of the Republic of Korea Air Force Black Eagles flying T-50 aircraft at a media preview of the Singapore Airshow at Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, 11 February 2014. The Singapore Airshow runs from 11 until 16 February 2014.

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An aerial display of the Republic of Korea Air Force Black Eagles flying T-50 aircraft at a media preview of the Singapore Airshow at Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore on Tuesday.

Museum of Contmeporary Art, MOCA...HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL 3:05 A.M. EST. THIS PHOTO MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST OR POSTED ONLINE BEFORE 3:05 A.M. EST - "Airplane Parts," a sculpture by Nancy Rubins made of scraps of old airplanes wired together into a massive junk tree, greets visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 in downtown Los Angeles. The museum, which struggled for years for financial survival, has quadrupled its endowment to more than $100 million in the past nine months through a fundraising campaign that museum officials say won support from dozens of deep-pocketed Los Angeles arts patrons. MOCA, which planned to announce the accomplishment later Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2013, said it ensures the long-term survival and independence of one of the countryĆ­s pre-eminent public repositories for contemporary art. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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“Airplane Parts”, a sculpture by Nancy Rubins made from scraps of old aircraft wired together into a massive junk tree, greets visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Los Angeles

An aircraft approaches the airport while the clouds are turned red by the rising sun in Frankfurt Main, Germany, on January 3, 2014.

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An airplane approaches the airport while the clouds are turned red by the rising sun in Frankfurt, Germany

Travelling White House staff and press board the rear steps of Air Force One on a foggy morning in Seattle...Travelling White House staff and press board the rear steps of Air Force One on a foggy morning in Seattle, November 25, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama is attending fundraisers and events on the economy and immigration in Los Angeles and San Francisco on Monday.

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White House staff and press board the rear steps of Air Force One on a foggy morning in Seattle. US president Barack Obama is attending fundraisers and events on the economy and immigration in Los Angeles and San Francisco on Monday. 

Armed Forces Day...epa03825628 Polish Air Force's PZL TS-11 Iskra aircraft perform a formation fly-over during a military parade within the celebrations of the Polish Armed Forces Day, in Warsaw, Poland, 15 August 2013. The Armed Forces Day is in remembrance of a victorious battle of Polish troops against the Red Army in 1920.  EPA/Radek Pietruszka POLAND OUT

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Polish Air Force’s PZL TS-11 Iskra aircraft perform a formation fly-over during a military parade as part of the celebrations of the Polish Armed Forces Day, in Warsaw, Poland. The Armed Forces Day is in remembrance of a victorious battle of Polish troops against the Red Army in 1920 

Investigators search through the debris on the scene of a UPS cargo plane crash

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Investigators search through the debris at the scene of a UPS cargo plane crash at Birmingham International airport in Birmingham, Alabama on Wednesday

AMISOM firefighter attempts to extinguish a fire at the site of an airplane crash in Mogadishu

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A firefighter attempts to extinguish a fire at the site of an aircraft crash in Mogadishu, Somalia. An Ethiopian military aircraft carrying ammunition crash-landed at Mogadishu’s international airport on Friday, bursting into flames and killing at least one crew member.

Egyptian President Morsy Ousted In Military Coup...CAIRO, EGYPT - JULY 04:  People dance and cheer as Egyptian military aircraft fly over Tahrir Square, the day after former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, the country's first democratically elected president, was ousted from power on July 4, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Adly Mansour, chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in as the interim head of state in ceremony in Cairo in the morning of July 4, the day after Morsi was placed under house arrest by the Egyptian military and the Constitution was suspended. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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People dance and cheer as Egyptian military aircraft fly over Tahrir Square on Thursday, the day after former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, the country’s first democratically elected president, was ousted from power on Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt.

A Russian SU-27 combat aircraft performs on July 4, 2013 during the International Maritime Defence Show  in St. Petersburg.

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A Russian SU-27 combat aircraft performs during the International Maritime Defence Show in St. Petersburg, Russia.