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Images Dated 22nd November 2004

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Manfred von Richthofen, German pilot Featured 22 Nov 2004 Print

Manfred von Richthofen, German pilot

Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918), or the Red Baron, German fighter pilot who won 80 air combats during World War I. Richthofen (centre) is standing with members of Jasta 11, or the Flying Circus. Richthofen achieved his first air victory on 17 September 1916. On January 12th 1917, he was awarded the Orden Pour le Merite (Blue Max) for reaching 18 victories. Around this time he decided to paint parts of his aircraft red to help identify himself to his allies. Richthofen was shot down over France in April 1918, aged 25, and was succeeded by Hermann Goring, who went on to become the head of the Luftwaffe

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Orville Wright, US aviation pioneer Featured 22 Nov 2004 Print

Orville Wright, US aviation pioneer

Orville Wright (1871-1948), American aviation pioneer. Orville and his brother Wilbur ran a small bicycle factory in Dayton, Ohio. They became interested in flight and were inspired by the German glider, Otto Lilienthal. The Wrights began their own experiments, using basic wind tunnels to study aerofoil shapes and designed wing warping as a means of control, emulating the way birds control their flight. They even designed and built their own light-weight engine. On 17 December 1903 at 10.23 am, their powered aircraft, the Wright Flyer, made its first flight with Orville at the controls. The era of aviation was born

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open-uri20120928-7701-oxh5lx Featured 22 Nov 2004 Print

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2004 Japanese GT Championship
Suzuka, Japan. 21st November 2004.
Race winner and 2004 GT300 Champions, Tetsuya Yamano and Hiroyuki Yagi (M-TEC NSX), podium.
World Copyright: Yasushi Ishihara/LAT Photographic
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