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Farnborough Air Show countdown: A look back at 2008

Farnborough Air Show celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2008

Colin Whyte

The Farnborough Air Show celebrated its diamond anniversary in 2008, marked by the arrival of the world's biggest passenger jet.

The Airbus A380 double-decker made its debut at Farnborough Airport and put on a show for the visiting crowds.

Meanwhile, other traditional crowd pleasers such as the Red Arrows appeared alongside the Vulcan XH558.

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Another draw was the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet from the American Military, while two MiGs came from the Slovakian Air Force.

The Italian Air Force also sent a number of exhibits along with the Indian and American air forces.

 

 
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