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The teenager behind UA328 pictures tells his story

Last month, photos taken by 17-year-old plane spotter Hayden Smith of a United Airlines Boeing 777 went global. Key.Aero spoke with him about his newfound fame, what he saw and how he captured the perfect pictures.

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FlightLine

Recollections and reflections — a seasoned reporter’s view...

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NIGHTLIFE

RAF IN THE COLD WAR Meteor NF pilotBy the late 1950s, even the...

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AEROPLANE

A magnificent stack of RAF Buccaneer S2Bs, mounted in March 1994...

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EXACTING VENGEANCE

WW2 HISTORY Operation ‘Vengeance’For years, the issue of...

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BRITISH CLASSICS ‘DOWN UNDER’

PERSONAL ALBUMOne of the many advantages of being airline crew,...

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STRATHALLAN AIR DISPLAY 1976

A DAY SHOWAn outstanding day at Scotland’s famed ‘flying...

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CHASING THE HOLY GRAIL

Jack van Egmond was just 14 when, in the 1960s, he acquired some...

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A MOST SECRET WAR

RAF IN THE COLD WAR They might have been viewed as an expensive...

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NOT THE WEAPONS OF CHOICE

RAF IN THE COLD WAR Blue Steel and SkyboltSince June 1968, large...

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THE WAY OVER THE WAVES

PIONEERS Lisbon-Madeira flightA century ago, four men took off...

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‘Freedom Fighter’ to fly in Norway

The Norwegian Armed Forces Aircraft Collection (Forsvarets flysamling)...

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EARLY ALPHA JET TO TOULOUSE

Despite ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an...

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NEWS IN BRIEF

DR ROBERT PLEMING 1951-2021 Dr Robert Pleming FRAeS, chairman...

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Skywriters

In association with…WRITE TO: Aeroplane, Key Publishing Ltd,...

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“No other aircraft…”

RAF IN THE COLD WAR Beverley ops…could quite match the Blackburn...

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THE ‘BUCC’S’ NUCLEAR BITE

RAF IN THE COLD WAR Nuclear ‘Buccs’It was a supreme low-level...

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PARASOL’S PROGRESS

CLASSICS Heath ParasolThis is the story of a tiny, 80-year-old...

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DATABASE

BRITISH SWEPT-WING RESEARCH JETS 15 IN-DEPTH PAGESWhen...

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Jindivik for Newark

Following a collection review by Aerospace Bristol, a GAF Jindivik...

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Hangar Talk

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s...

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From the Editor

CONNECT WITH AEROPLANE…www.facebook.com/AeroplaneMonthly@HistoryInTheAirIt...

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Hurricane ‘found’ at Indian police academy

News E-MAIL TO: tony.harmsworth@keypublishing.com TELEPHONE:...

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Big influx of Spitfire projects to Biggin

The totally original fuselage of Spitfire XIV RM694 following...

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OBLIVION AWAITS ANOTHER HISTORIC AIRLINER

Although externally this ex-VIP Douglas DC-8 looks to be in good...

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