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Herne Bay airshow: Chinook helicopter to make stunning appearance

A RAF Chinook helicopter is the latest aircraft to be confirmed for Herne Bay’s Amy Johnston Memorial Airshow this summer. The Chinook is one of the world’s top military craft and has been used countless times in active service around the world including in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. It joins a host of other craft already announced for the airshow on …

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Red Arrows to head for Herne Bay for town’s ‘biggest ever one-day…

The Red Arrows are coming to Herne Bay Comments (0) The Red Arrows display team will take to the skies over Herne Bay this summer, it has been confirmed. The Amy Johnson Memorial Airshow on August 15 will include the 10-strong Great War Display Team, the Eurofighter Typhoon, Lancaster Bomber, Spitfire, Hurrican, De Havilland Vampire and a flypast by Tracey Curtis-Taylor. …

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Can you help secure historic Meteor return to Herne Bay?

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Gloster Meteor, Britain’s first jet-engined aircraft, breaking the world air-speed record off the Herne Bay coast, where it clocked more than 600mph.This historic aircraft is now at the nearby RAF Manston Museum, but Jane Priston of The Amy Johnson Project has tracked down another that is airworthy and available to fly at …

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Herne Bay Historical Records Society

The next meeting of the society will be on Thursday, February 5 at the Lower Hall United Reform Church, High Street, Herne Bay. Jane Priston will be giving a talk based on her extensive and original researches including the Herne Bay connections of Amy Johnson and the Mystery of her last Flight. Doors are open at 6.30pm for 7pm start. …

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Kayleigh Duff is Herne Bay’s 2014 woman of the year

Kayleigh Duff has been voted as Herne Bay’s 2014 woman of the year. Five outstanding people with amazing stories were running for the title of Herne Bay’s man or woman of the year but Mrs Duff, the young mother who spent her last months living life to the fullest, came first with 45% of votes. The mother of 4-year-old Kai was only 24 …

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