Stealth fighter aircraft from the Tactical Fighter Wing, Tonopah Test Range, Nev., line the runway after arriving for an overnight stay while deploying to Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield. (photo by Lietmotiv)
May 2012 - An RAF fighter plane thought lost in the sands of time after its pilot crash landed in the desert during World War has been discovered in what has been described as the "aviation equivalent of Tutankhamun's Tomb".
Flight Lieutenant A. Costello of No. 112 Squadron RAF poses beside his Curtiss Kittyhawk at Sidi Heneish in Egypt (April The rugged, American-built (known to the RAF as the Tomahawk and Kittyhawk) came to symbolize the Desert Air Force.