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Historic

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The last flight of 617 Sqn Lancaster ‘Dark Victor’

In the first of a new series, aviation artist Mark Postlethwaite GAvA describes the events that inspired one of his dramatic artworks

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Liberty BOMBER

JASON MOORE CHRONICLES TUPOLEV’S ELEGANT TU-2, THE BOMBER THAT...

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Anson arrives at Montrose for restoration

Avro Anson C.19 TX226 arriving at Montrose Air Station Heritage...

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French and German rarities join Paderborn collection

Nord NC.856A F-PGCD is a new arrival at Paderborn. RAAB...

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Funding boost for Qantas Founders Museum

Inside the Qantas Hangar. Australia’s Department of Environment...

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Military

Airbus flies 200th C295

Airbus Defence and Space has reached an important milestone with its C295 tactical transport family, following the maiden flight of its 200th example on March 29

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Sand 'Phrogs': An interview with a former USMC CH-46 pilot

The revered CH-46 helicopter proved to be an invaluable asset during the Iraq War. Former US Marine Corps pilot, Major Kurt ‘Buzzard’ Miller, speaks with Key.Aero about his experience of the venerable ‘Phrog’ and the challenges of desert flying

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Team Cyborg: Exploring DARPA's ALIAS program

Combat aircraft teaming is to become a combination of human and hardware, as Key.Aero explores...

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Commercial

First flight of ACJ320neo

AIRBUS CORPORATE Jets performed the first flight of its ACJ320neo...

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Heathrow Air Traffic Improvements

LONDON/HEATHROW is benefitting from major operational improvements...

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Primera Air Collapse Leaves Thousands Stranded

THOUSANDS OF passengers were left stranded overseas following...

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Cornwall Link to Heathrow

THE SECRETARY for State for Transport, Chris Grayling has approved...

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Amsterdam/Schiphol Airport

Snapshot Fokker F27- 500, OY-APA (c/n 10425) belonging...

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Cold Lake, Canada

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Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

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Bristol, United Kingdom

The event website states: "The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is a free to attend, three-day event that celebrates the city and its heritage links to the remarkable world of hot air ballooning. From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, the rolling hills of Ashton Court on the outskirts of the city of Bristol are home to a temporary playground of entertainment, and a stage set ready and waiting for over 100 hot air balloons to take flight."

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

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