leaving behind flare "Angel of Death" From a distance the plane – nicknamed the ‘Angel of Death’ because of the shape that its anti-missile flares take when they are fired – looks like a normal troop carrier.
Curtiss Warhawk - the plane renowned for it's duty flights in China with the Flying Tigers squadron. The Warhawk was used by most Allied powers during World War II, and remained in frontline service until the end of the war.
A new RAF radar facility that will track Russian military aircraft approaching the north of the UK will be operational soon, the MoD has said. The £10m Remote Radar Head facility is being built at Saxa Vord on the island of Unst in Shetland.