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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

Experimental aircraft 'Solar Impulse 2',

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The experimental aircraft “Solar Impulse 2″, HB-SIB, during solar generator tests at an air base in Payerne, Switzerland, on Monday. The project aims to achieve the first circumnavigation of the world with an aircraft powered only by solar energy.

Buckbeak, a Hippogriff that lived with Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter series, has his feathers preened and replenished by featherologist Val Jones, as he will feature in the the Feathers and Flight event at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London.This is the first make-over Buckbeak has received since the hugely popular Harry Potter film series was made. His intricate coat is created from thousands of individually airbrushed chicken and goose feathers that Val will carefully clean and replenish in time for the start of Feathers and Flight. Val will lead an expert team to demonstrate the techniques that made winged wonders such as Buckbeak and Fawkes the Phoenix a reality on screen.

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Buckbeak, a Hippogriff that lived with Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter series, has his feathers preened and replenished by featherologist Val Jones, as he will feature in the Feathers and Flight event at Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London.

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

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2013...Undated handout photo issued by the British Wildlife Photography Awards of a great tit in flight by James Amess which won the Wildpix Young People's 12-18 Award in the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2013. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday September 2, 2013. See PA story ENVIRONMENT Photography. Photo credit should read: Joseph Amess/BWPA/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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A great tit in flight, photographed by James Amess, which won the Wildpix Young People’s 12-18 award in the British Wildlife Photography awards 2013 Read more

A member of the Italian aerobatic team  Frecce Tricolori performs during the AirPower 13 air show at the Hinterstoisser air base in Zeltweg June 28, 2013. Over 200,000 spectators are expected to attend the air show which takes place June 28 to 29.

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A member of the Italian aerobatic team Frecce Tricolori performs during the AirPower 13 air show at the Hinterstoisser air base in Zeltweg. More than 200,000 spectators are expected to attend the show, which takes place on June 28-29.

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A radio-controlled Superman plane, flown by designer Otto Dieffenbach, passes the moon during a test flight in San Diego. Read more

An airplane flies past the supermoon near Madrid, Spain early on Monday. The 'supermoon' filled the sky on 23rd June and looked 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than normal, which is the closest approach to Earth.

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An aeroplane flies past the moon near Madrid, Spain, early on Monday. The ‘supermoon’ filled the sky on June 23 and looked 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than normal, which is the closest approach to Earth.

British Airways crew member Gustavo Saporiti, poses on artwork made up of thousands of individual items that are found on a jumbo jet to show the scale of its operation, in an aircraft hangar at London's Heathrow Airport. From toilet rolls to teaspoons, British Airways loads 27,260 individual items on to each jumbo jet before it takes to the skies. With a combined weight of 6,120kg, the items have to be unloaded and re-loaded before every take-off.

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British Airways crew member Gustavo Saporiti poses on artwork made up of thousands of items to be found on a jumbo jet, in an aircraft hangar at London’s Heathrow Airport. BA loads 27,260 individual items on to each aircraft before it takes off, from toilet rolls to teaspoons. With a combined weight of 6,120kg, the items have to be unloaded and re-loaded before every flight.