Typical. You wait around for an airplane-related news story and four of them come along at once. Just like the proverbial London double decker buses. But at least they're varied. The governments in England, Scotland and Wales are making it easier for Americans (among others) to fly into the UK with out quarantining. Meanwhile, the US government is recommending Americans NOT to travel to the UK. It's your choice…
In the good news pile, at RAF Lakenheath, the Suffolk USAF base, a local resident was enjoying his hobby of spotting and photographing the 'planes when he noticed something strange with one of the F-15s taking off. What he did next will amaze you. Instead of shrugging his shoulders, his presence of mind saved the life of a USAF pilot.
And we tell the incredible story of the thousands of World War II Spitfire fighters that were built by unqualified 'amateurs' in a secret location and helped to win the Battle of Britain - a new memorial celebrates them.
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