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IN PICTURES: 617 Sqn aircraft through the decades

We present a photographic rundown of the major aircraft types used by 617 Sqn from 1943 to the current day.

Devastator discovery at two miles down

The great depth at which the aircraft lie has ensured that the...

Lottery success for Wallop museum

A computer-generated image of the redeveloped Museum of Army...

Flight Line

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

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THE NORTH RUSSIA EXPEDITION

Crewed by Lts Furlong and Topham, DH4 A7919 was flown on a long...

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Military

BAE Systems set to launch EPAWSS production

BAE Systems has received a US$58m contract from Boeing to launch low-rate initial production of the F-15 Eagle Passive Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS) for the USAF

Former Blue Angels F/A-18C prepared for permanent display

The US Navy’s Fleet Readiness Center Southwest is preparing a Boeing F/A-18C Hornet – formerly operated by the service’s Blue Angels demonstration team – for permanent display at NAS North Island in California

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Op Octave Quartz: Crystal Clear Power

The decision to withdraw US troops from Somalia involved a formidable assembly of American air power known as Operation Octave Quartz. But will it embolden Islamist insurgency? Key.Aero investigates

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In brief

British Airways has revealed it will take delivery of the first...

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Etihad Launches ‘Economy Space’

ABU DHABI-based Etihad Airways is to introduce a new seating...

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Mexicans Reject Airport Project

CONSTRUCTION OF Mexico City’s new airport has been postponed...

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Scoot has unveiled plans to transfer its operations from Terminal...

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When the Luck Ran Out

air europe Bruce Hales-Dutton reflects on the humble British...

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