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F-35B aircraft pass on a runway after landing at the Akrotiri Royal air forces base near city of Limassol, Cyprus. Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.'s newest fighter, arrived at a British air base on Cyprus to carry out training and a systems test in the aircraft's first overseas deployment.

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Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa after a sortie in the supersonic jet MiG-21 at AFS Sulur, Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu.

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This photo taken from video provided by KABC-TV shows where an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, California. Maj. Perry Covington, director of public affairs at the base, says the pilot ejected before the crash and was not hurt and there are no immediate reports of injuries on the ground.

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In this photo released by the U.S. Air Force, a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 28th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The White House ordered the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier strike group and B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf region on May 4.

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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Acquisition Program Administration, two U.S. F-35A fighter jets, center and center left, fly with South Korean air force fighter jets over Cheongju Air Base in Cheongju, South Korea. South Korea received the first two of the 40 F-35A fighter jets that it has agreed to buy from Lockheed Martin by 2021. The F-35A jets that arrived at an airport in southern South Korea have become the country's first stealth fighter jets. North Korea has previously called the introduction of F-35A aircraft a plot by Seoul to attack North Korea.

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Pakistani Air Force F-16 fighter jets fly in formation during a military parade to mark Pakistan National Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Chinese J-10 fighter jets demonstrate an aerobatic performance during a military parade to mark Pakistan National Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistanis are celebrating their National Day with a military parade that's showcasing short- and long-range missiles, tanks, jets, drones and other hardware.

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The Chinese air force’s Bayi Aerobatic team in action

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Women’s Day arri­ved at Aero India 2019 in Bangalore when a reigning queen of the badminton court donned a flight overall and hopped into the cockpit of a Tejas aircraft. P.V. Sin­dhu’s sortie with Wing Commander Siddharth Singh ploughed the sky through mano­u­evres and left it scratched white. Not a scratch on her though, going by this breezy wave.

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U.S. fighter aircraft F-16 perform aerobatic maneuvers on the last day of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.

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The Yakovlevs aerobatic team perform on the last day of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019, at Yelahanka Air Base, in Bengaluru.

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U.S. fighter aircraft F-16 perform aerobatic maneuvers on the third day of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.

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A view of parked aircrafts on the 2nd day of the 12th edition of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.

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Indian Air Force fighter aircrafts Sukhoi Su-30 MKI flies over Tejas performing aerobatic maneuvers on the inaugural day of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.

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Indigenously manufactured Indian Air Force Dhruv helicopters fly in a formation over U.S. naval aircraft on the inaugural day of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.

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The Yakovlevs, a U.K. based aerobatic team flying Russian designed Yakovlev aircrafts, perform aerobatic maneuvers on the inaugural day of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.

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A MIG-21 aircraft flies past during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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French aircraft Rafale takes off during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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IAF's Dornier aircraft, flanked by HTT-40 and Hawk, manoeuvres during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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A Tejas aircraft takes off during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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Indian Air Force Embraer, center, and Sukhoi Su-30 MKI fighter aircrafts perform aerobatic maneuvers on the inaugural day of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.

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India's indigenous prototype trainer aircraft, HTT-40 flies inverted as a Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircraft is seen flying in the background on the inaugural day of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.

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IAF's Light Combat Aircraft Tejas manouevers during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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IAF's SU-30 MKI flies past during the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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IAF's SU-30 MKI flies past during the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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French aircraft Rafale manoeuvres during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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French aircraft Rafale manoeuvres during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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IAF's Sarang display team performs during the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, Army Chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat and Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa release a brochure during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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IAF's Sarang display team performs during the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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The Yakovlevs aerobatic display team rehearses for the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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A SU-30 fighter aircraft rehearses for fly-past ahead of 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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A Rafale fighter aircraft rehearses for fly-past ahead of 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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Fire Power Demonstration (FPD) of Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter plane during the 'VAYU SHAKTI-2019' at Pokhran, Rajasthan.

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An Indian Air Force (IAF) airborne early warning AWACS plane flies during the 'VAYU SHAKTI-2019' at Pokhran, Rajasthan.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) 'Garuda' commandos participate in a drill during the IAF "Vayu Shakti 2019" at the Air Force field firing range of Pokhran, Rajasthan.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) 'Garuda' commandos participate in a drill during the IAF "Vayu Shakti 2019" at the Air Force field firing range of Pokhran, Rajasthan.

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Fire Power Demonstration (FPD) of Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter plane during the 'VAYU SHAKTI-2019' at Pokhran, Rajasthan.

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An Indian Air Force (IAF) MIG 29 releases bombs during an IAF exercise named," Vayu Shakti 2019" at the Air Force field firing range of Pokhran, Rajasthan.

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Indian Air Force demonstrates its combat and firepower during 'VAYU SHAKTI-2019' at Pokhran, Rajasthan.

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Smoke rises from an explosion during an IAF exercise named 'Vayu Shakti-2019', at the Air Force firing range of Pokhran, Rajasthan.

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Indian Air Force C-30J dispenses flares during the 'VAYU SHAKTI-2019' at Pokhran, Rajasthan.

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An Indian Air Force C-30J dispenses flares during an air exercise named 'Vayu Shakti-2019', or air power, at Pokhran, in Rajasthan.

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Indian Air Force's C-130J Super Hercules aircraft during a practice ahead of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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A still from a video grab shows smoke rising from the wreckage of the Mirage-2000 fighter aircraft after it crash landed in Bengaluru.

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A still from a video grab shows smoke rising from the wreckage of the Mirage-2000 fighter aircraft after it crash landed in Bengaluru. The fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed at the military airport runway near Bengaluru soon after take-off for a training sortie.

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Police personnel stand near the wreckage of the Mirage-2000 fighter aircraft after it crash landed in Bengaluru. The fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed at the military airport runway near Bengaluru soon after take-off for a training sortie, officials said.

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In this file photo, An Air Force personnel fits the flight helmet on Defense Minister George Fernandes at the Ambala Air Force Base. Attempting to allay fears over frequent Mig crashes, Fernandes, 73, flew in one of Mig-21 jets at a height of 5,000 meter for 25 minutes.

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Flames rise out of a burning IAF Jaguar aircraft that crashed after taking off from Gorakhpur, in Kushinagar.

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Indian Air Force's two SU- 30 MKIs escort an Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft in Netra Formation during the 70th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force's three SU- 30 MKIs display Trishul maneuver during the 70th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force C-17 Globemaster, center, flanked by two SU-30 fighter aircraft fly past Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard, during Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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IAF's five Jaguar planes fly-past in Arrow Head Formation representing deep penetration skills during the 70th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force's planes fly past over the Parliament House during full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force Sukhoi SU30 fighter plane flies past during rehearsals for the upcoming Republic Day parade 2019 on a cold, foggy morning, at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force fights planes Sukhoi SU30 flank a EMB-145 AWAC as they fly past during rehearsals for the upcoming Republic Day parade 2019 on a cold, foggy morning, at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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An Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter aircraft on static display at a theme park, in Dibrugarh.

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Italian Airforce Frecce Tricolori aerobatic team perform before the start of second run of a men's World Cup Giant Slalom, in Alta Badia, Italy.

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In this satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the Simon Bolivar International Airport shortly after four Russian military aircraft arrived, in Maiquetia, Venezuela. Code-named Blackjack by NATO, the massive warplane is capable of flying at a speed twice exceeding the speed of sound. Russia has upgraded its Tu-160 fleet with new weapons and electronics and plans to produce a modernized version of the bomber.

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IAF Sukhoi lands during India -US joint air force drills at Air Force Station Kalaikunda.

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An Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 aircraft takes off during India -US joint air force drills at Air Force Station Kalaikunda

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Indian fighter aircraft are seen at the Kalaikunda airbase during the US-India air force bilateral joint exercise in West Midnapore district of West Bengal.

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An Indian Air Force aircraft is taxing on a runway during India -US joint air force drills at Air Force Station Kalaikunda.

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Indian fighter aircraft are seen at the Kalaikunda airbase during the US-India air force bilateral joint exercise in West Midnapore district of West Bengal.

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An Indian Air Force Hawk aircraft is taxing on a runway during India -US joint air force drills at Air Force Station Kalaikunda.

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An AWACS airplane belonging to the Indian Air Force rolls on taxing bay during India -US joint air force drills at Air Force Station Kalaikunda.

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A pair of US F-15 fighter aircrafts are seen taxing on a runway during India -US joint air force drills at Air Force Station Kalaikunda.

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An Indian Air Force Hawk aircraft is seen taxing on a runway during India -US joint air force drills at Air Force Station Kalaikunda. The exercise will continue till Dec. 14.

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Two Etihad and Emirates planes, followed by the Al Fursan aerobatic team, perform a display show over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to celebrate the UAE's 47th National Day and the Year of Zayed, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircrafts perform during the President's Standard and Color Presentation to the IAF Number 118 helicopter unit and air defence college, at Air Force Station in Guwahati.

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The F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets are seen on the deck of the U.S. Navy USS Ronald Reagan in the South China Sea. China is allowing a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and its battle group to make a port call in Hong Kong after it earlier turned down a similar request amid tensions with Washington.

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An F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet takes off on the deck of the U.S. Navy USS Ronald Reagan in the South China Sea. China is allowing a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and its battle group to make a port call in Hong Kong after it turned down similar request amid tensions with Washington.

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China's K-8 aircraft from the Aerobatic Team "Hongying", meaning Red Eagle, of Chinese PLA's (People's Liberation Army) Air Force, perform during the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2018, in Zhuhai city, south China's Guangdong province.

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China's K-8 aircraft from the Aerobatic Team "Hongying", meaning Red Eagle, of Chinese PLA's (People's Liberation Army) Air Force, perform during the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai city, south China's Guangdong province.

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A J-20 stealth fighter jet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force performs during the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai city, south China's Guangdong province.

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Two J-20 stealth fighter jets of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force performs during the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai city, south China's Guangdong province.

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Chinese August 1st Aerobatics Team perform during the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2018, in Zhuhai city, south China's Guangdong province.

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China's K-8 aircrafts from the Aerobatic Team "Hongying", meaning Red Eagle, of Chinese PLA's (People's Liberation Army) Air Force perform during the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2018, in Zhuhai city, south China's Guangdong province.

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U. S. Navy Blue Angels fly during practice over San Francisco. This weekend, the Blue Angels will fly in two air air shows as part of San Francisco Fleet Week, which celebrates the long naval history in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Members of the crowds cheer and take photographs as 'Turkish Stars', F-5 fighter airplanes, the aerobatic team of the Turkish Air Force, fly in formation over Istanbul's new airport, during the Teknofest aviation, space and technology fair.

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'Solo Turk', an F-16 fighter plane, part of the aerobatic team of the Turkish Air Force, flies over Istanbul's new airport, during the Teknofest aviation, space and technology fair.

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Debris after an MiG-21 fighter jet crash, killing an Indian Air Force pilot, in Kangra.

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Debris after an MiG-21 fighter jet crash, killing an Indian Air Force pilot, in Kangra.

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A man takes a picture next to an image of Eurofighter Typhoons at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England.

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An Italian Leonardo M-346FA is displayed at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England.

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The Red Arrows, the Royal Air Force aerobatic team, perform prior to the British Formula One Grand Prix, at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone, England.

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Members of the Snowbirds, the aerobatics flight demonstration team of the Canadian Forces, perform a fly-by during Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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People gather near the debris of a Su-30 MKI fighter jet after it crashed at Wavi-Tushi village, near Nashik.

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Debris of an Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter jet that crashed soon after it took off from the Jamnagar air base in Gujarat, in Kutch. The aircraft was on a routine training mission, its pilot Air Cmd. Sanjay Chauhan was killed in the accident.

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Debris of an Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter jet that crashed, killing its pilot, soon after it took off from the Jamnagar air base in Gujarat, in Kutch.

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The Frecce Tricolori Italian Air Force acrobatic squad flies over Rome's skyline on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of founding of the Italian Republic in 1946.

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Royal Air Force Hawk training aircraft in position outside 10 Downing Street, in London as the RAF celebrates 100 years since its creation. The RAF formed in April 1918 towards the end of World War I, from elements of the British Army and Navy.

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The Geico Skytypers fly a demonstration over downtown Tampa, Florida, ahead of Tampa Bay AirFest. The Skytypers are debuting a new show at this weekend's airshow.

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A Sukhoi 30 takes off during exercise "Gagan Shakti" at Chabua Air base of the Indian Air Force in Dibrugarh in Assam.

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A royal forces aircraft prepares for landing at British Royal Air Forces base in Akrotiri, near costal city of Limassol in the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus.

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A Typhoon aircraft prepares for landing at British Royal Air Forces base in Akrotiri, near costal city of Limassol in the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons.

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Armed Force personnel stage a live demo after the inauguration of 10th edition of 'India's Mega Defence Exhibition - DefExpo 2018', a biennial exhibition of weapons and military hardware, at Tiruvidandhai, on the outskirts of Chennai.

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Armed Force personnel stage a live demo after the inauguration of 10th edition of 'India's Mega Defence Exhibition - DefExpo 2018', a biennial exhibition of weapons and military hardware, at Tiruvidandhai.

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Republic of Singapore Air Force staff are silhouetted as they stand atop an F-15SG fighter jet during the Singapore Airshow in Singapore.

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This photo provided by the Ibaa News Agency the media arm of al-Qaida's branch in Syria shows part of a Russian plane that was shot down by rebel fighters over northwest Idlib province in Syria. A Russian pilot who ejected from his fighter jet after it was shot down in northwestern Syria was killed by militants after he landed alive on the ground and resisted capture by an al-Qaida-linked group, Syrian monitors and a Syrian militant said. Moscow did not confirm the downing of its plane or the killing of a pilot in Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Russian pilot was dead but had no further details.

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