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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

Boeing 747 variants that never existed

Since its introduction in 1970, five main production versions of the jumbo have been produced. As Key.Aero reveals, many more were proposed but didn’t make it very far from the drawing board – like the 747 Trijet…

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Aircraft Report: F-117A Nighthawk

Secretly developed for the USAF during the 1970s, Lockheed’s F-117A Nighthawk was the world’s first operational stealth aircraft and although it was formally retired in 2008, this iconic beast still graces the skies today

An-124 visits Stansted to pick up unusual cargo

One of the world’s largest aircraft stopped off in Essex yesterday to collect some rare freight

First flight of the McDonnell Voodoo

It was a revolutionary and versatile aeroplane that could fly faster than the sun and low enough to get hit by a Soviet volleyball. September 29 celebrates the anniversary of the first flight of the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

Belgium to deploy F-16s to the Middle East

On September 29, four Belgian Air Component-operated Lockheed Martin F-16AM (MLU) Fighting Falcons will deploy to the Middle East in support of Operation Inherent Resolve – a coalition mission against so-called Islamic State.

Ten of the coolest retrojet airline liveries

A blast from the past – historical paint schemes are very popular amongst aviation enthusiasts. Here are ten great examples you might have missed

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 10

Welcome to the tenth Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!

Incredible air show marks Battle of Britain

Aero Legends hosts incredible event to honour the 80th anniversary as historic aviation fans get to see some aircraft in action

Delta Reveals Further Fleet Retirements

The Atlanta-based carrier detailed additional roster reductions in a report to investors

First F-39 Gripen takes flight in Brazil

The Brazilian Air Force’s first Saab Gripen E multi-role fighter completed its maiden flight in Brazil on September 24 – just four days after it arrived in-country, having been shipped from Norrköping in Sweden.

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