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Royal International Air Tattoo.
The tail of a national hero.
Miroslaw Feric with his Spitfire.
A ghostly family reunion took place at Fairford thanks to the Polish Airforce and a Russian MIG fighter.
Antonia Feric, who never saw he granddad Miroslaw Feric a Polish fighter ace flying for the RAF, he died in a plane crash over Northolt in London in 1942, and her father Philip had an emotinal reunoin with an image of the war hero which is on the tail of one of the modern fighter jets where they met the modern day aces and looked over the MIG fighters.

Thanks to the Polish Airforce images of the countries heros are now emblazened on the tails of their fighters.
Philip’s dad and Antonia’s granddad’s image flew into the Cotswold Air Base ready for RIAT.