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Modification work begins on new “Air Force One”
The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) has announced that the first of two Boeing 747-8s to be modified to VC-25B standard to become a new “Air Force One”, has begun.
Australia releases shortlist for Shadow 200 replacement
The Australian Army has shortlisted four companies to compete in providing a replacement for its AAI RQ-7 Shadow 200 tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) under its Project LAND 129 campaign.
India paves way for Tejas Mk1A procurement
India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has finalised the procurement of 83 indigenously produced Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas Mk1A light fighters.
ILA Berlin, RIAT and Farnborough cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
The ILA Berlin Airshow, Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) and Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) have become the latest large-scale aviation events to be cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Finnish PC-12NG fleet surpasses 30,000 flight hours
The Ilmavoimat (Finnish Air Force) has announced that its Pilatus PC-12NG fleet has surpassed the 30,000-flight-hour milestone.
Marking 35 years of the Fokker 50
Exactly 35 years ago today, the Fokker 50 took to the skies for the first time. Key.Aero looks back at its debut and examines which airlines are still flying it
The Commercial Aviation Review of the Year
It's been a hugely tough year for the commercial aviation industry but here have still been some great stories. Hans and Tom from Key.Aero's content and editorial team take a look back at some of the best bits from 2020's video features
The big Boxing Day airline livery quiz
As you possibly continue to recover from yesterday's Christmas lunch, stimulate your brain with this big Boxing Day airline livery quiz!
V-Bomber Exercise Report from 1961
A fascinating insight into the testing of the capabilities of Bomber Command and Fighter Command during war games.
American museums open as restrictions are eased
The Planes of Fame Air Museum was among several US attractions...
Creating a new Aero Legend
Kent flying experience company Aero Legends has an exciting new restoration project – and you can get involved!
Jessica Bannister-Pearce breaks down her cockpit building marathon...
Queen of the Skies II
The Boeing 747 started with a handshake. Following the massive success of the 707 and the rapid expansion in air travel, Pan American World Airways’ founder Juan Trippe wanted an even bigger aircraft.......
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