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R.A.F. flying display celebrates battle that saved the world

18 R. A. F. flying display celebrates battle that saved the world. To commemorate the Battle of Britain —— one of the great decisive battles ef history—the Royal Air Force recently gave a flying display at Nicosia Airport. The programme, which thrilled a large gathering of spectators, included formation drill and aerobatics by Vampires of No. 32 Squadron (which was in the forefront of the Battle of Britain): «a demonstration hy a Aleteor trainer capable of 600 miles en hour: rocket attacks by Brigand light bombers of No. 8 Squadron and a supply + by an Anson, These pictures show: Pilot J. Ruprecht. who led the aero- hatic team, coming past the control tower: a section of the crowd and dir Commodore d. H. Wheeler, Officer Commanding the R.A.F., Cyprus. with the Commander, Cyprus District, Brigadier F. 8, Reid.