This friday finally sees the recovery of a World War II Dornier 17 from the English Channel. 328 have sponsored the RAF Museum led recovery of the aircraft from the Kent Coast.
Currently lying 50ft under water on Goodwin Sands, it is the last of its kind and will be part of a two year restoration project by undertaken by the RAF Museum in Hendon.
The Dornier 17 was part of the seemingly unstoppable Luftwaffe assault on British RAF bases, in the summer of 1940 the German military had the upper hand thanks in no small part to the Dornier bombers. This aircraft will be a key piece of aviation heritage as an integral part of the now famous Battle of Britain.
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