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Inverted F/A-18 at Farnborough

Stunt parachuting at Farnborough

B-52 at Farnborough

Farnborough spectators

Curvaceous propeller blades at Farnborough

Blades at Farnborough

Blades at Farnborough

Blades at Farnborough

Blades at Farnborough

F/A-18 coming in for landing

Red Devils parachute stunt team

Bloodhound SSC jet-powered supersonic car

Bloodhound SSC

Bloodhound SSC support vehicle

Helicopters' tail rotors

Apache Electronics at Farnborough

Nigerian aircraft at Farnborough

Marketing message at Farnborough

A small cloud formed in a low-pressure zone behind the cockpit of this inverted U.S. Navy F/A-18F showing off at the Farnborough International Airshow in England on July 22.
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This member of the Red Devils parachute stunt team whirled so he faced directly down as he swooped to the ground at the Farnborough air show.
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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress bomber, which became part of the U.S. Air Force fleet in 1955, has been in continuous service ever since. The mammoth Cold War-era craft is designed to carry nuclear weapons and has survived despite attempts to create a more modern replacement. This model made a brief appearance, tearing overhead at the Farnborough International Airshow on July 22.
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Many trade shows feature scantily clad models to draw attention to the products being sold. The Farnborough International Airshow features pilots in flight suits. Here, two relax and watch the Airbus A400M prepare for its flight.
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Propeller-driven cargo planes at the Farnborough International Airshow often feature curved propeller blades. These were on an ATR 42 MP shown by Finomeccanica Group's Alenia Aeronautica division.
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Former Royal Air Force pilots now offer precision flying shows. The Blades performed at the Farnborough International Airshow amid glowering skies.
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The Blades perform at the Farnborough International Airshow in England.
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The Blades perform at the Farnborough International Airshow in England.
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The Blades perform at the Farnborough International Airshow in England.
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An F/A-18F Super Hornet flies in for a landing at the Farnborough International Airshow.
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A member of the Red Devils parachute stunt team leaps out of his plane, and another prepares to do so.
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The Bloodhound SSC is under development for a planned attempt to reach Mach 1.4--a speed of 1,000 miles per hour, or one mile in just over 3 seconds. A life-size show-car version of the jet-powered vehicle captured attention with its debut at the Farnborough International Airshow.
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The business end of the Bloodhound supersonic car features the jet's exhaust nozzle.
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This vehicle is designed to support the Bloodhound SSC's attempt to reach Mach 1.4. It was on display at the Farnborough International Airshow.
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These mechanically complex helicopter tail rotors were on display at the Farnborough International Airshow.
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Reflecting the nature of modern warfare, this Apache attack helicopter is packed full of electronics modules. It was on display at the Farnborough International Airshow.
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The Farnborough International Airshow is an international event, with buyers from all over the world. This plane was owned by the Nigerian Air Force.
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Being a defense contractor isn't always an easy business. Finmeccanica Group employs the message of "towards a safer world" to market its wares at the Farnborough International Airshow.
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