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Living Lancs - a survivors guide

A list of Avro Lancaster survivors around the world

27-Apr-2016

Farnborough’s Tribute

It’s hard to overstate the importance of Farnborough when it comes to Britain’s aviation history. Samuel Cody made the first ever powered flight from the north east Hampshire town in 1908, and Farnborough’s airshows over the years are the stuff of legends. Today, the airfield is still very much alive with aviation development work and commercial flying.

9-Aug-2013

Spotlight - The Handley Page Hampden

Here’s a free five-page sample feature from our Spotlight Series.

30-Aug-2012

Sample Feature - Aces Series

Here’s a free five-page sample feature from our new Aces of World War Two series.

10-Aug-2012

Duxford Bomber Revival

IWM Duxford is conserving Boeing B-17G ‘Mary Alice’ for future generations. Steve Beebee got a progress report

28-Nov-2011

Workhorse still going strong

The DC-3 first flew 75 years ago, but still flies across the globe. Airliner Classics reports.

1-Dec-2010

VSTOL flight celebrated at Dunsfold

It was 50 years ago that test pilot Bill Bedford lifted off in the prototype Hawker P.1127 at Dunsfold. Two Harriers recently paid a return visit, just weeks before the type is retired from service with British forces.

19-Nov-2010

June at Newark Air Museum? It must be Cockpit-Fest!

Howard Heeley/Down to Earth Promotions previews this year’s Cockpit-Fest at the Newark Air Museum in Nottinghamshire.

14-Jun-2010

Nimrods find new homes

key.aero reports from Yorkshire as the first Nimrod MR2 finds a new home.

14-Apr-2010

Beware of a low flying café!

An unusual eating place in New Zealand where enterprising New Zealanders have found a novel use for one retired Douglas DC-3.

19-Mar-2010

Wonderful Westhampnett

key.aero was at the Goodwood Revival, held over the weekend of September 19/20, 2009. Goodwood’s motor racing heritage is well known, but few realise it started life as a retreat for Hurricanes from nearby RAF Tangmere.

22-Jan-2010

Duxford’s ‘dark side’!

The Imperial War Museum (IWM) at Duxford is well known to many, but its north side, on the other side of the A505 main road, has a history unexplored by most visitors. key.aero was invited along on one of the first ‘Unseen Duxford’ tours.

10-Dec-2009

Spitfire delight

Every boy's dream is to fly a Spitfire...

14-Aug-2009

Moths gather at Mildenhall

As part of the 75th anniversary celebrations at RAF Mildenhall on May 15, the Americans invited a gaggle of veteran aircraft to recreate the start of the historic England-to-Australia air race, held on October 20, 1934.

23-Jul-2009

Duxford’s new Typhoon

key.aero reports on the unveiling of the Imperial War Museum’s (IWM) most up-to-date exhibit, the Eurofighter Typhoon.

22-Jul-2009

Fortress fortitude

key.aero looks at the B-17 Preservation Society's trying time over the last two years.

17-Jul-2009

Defending the Barracuda

key.aero spoke to Bertie Vigrass OBE about the Fairey Barracuda and its infamous reputation.

17-Jul-2009

Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown flies F-35!

One of the guests of honour aboard HMS Illustrious at Greenwich for the ‘Fly Navy 100’ flypast was legendary test pilot Captain Eric Melrose ‘Winkle’ Brown, CBE, DSC, AFC, FRAeS, RN.

17-Jul-2009

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