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Lancaster week

This week on Key.Aero we present a fascinating selection of articles on the legendary Avro Lancaster, including personal insights from missions during World War Two to some unusual roles that the aircraft was adapted for.

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Historic

HISTORIC AVIATION QUIZ: F-86 'SABRE DOG'

With November 18, 2022, marking the 70th anniversary of Capt J Slade Nash USAF setting a world speed record of 698.505mph over a 3km course across Southern California’s Salton Sea in F-86D Sabre 51-2945, we dedicate this week’s Historic Aviation Quiz to North American’s ‘Sabre Dog’…

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Mitchell and Bolingbroke for East Kirkby

The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre – home to Lancaster Just Jane – has now received a B-25 Mitchell and two Bolingbrokes

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FlyPast January 2023

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Defiant among RAF Museum items for ‘adoption’

To mark its half century, the RAF Museum has made several items available for ‘adoption’ – including its Boulton Paul Defiant

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Cosford exhibits moving to new museums

A number of airframes formerly at the RAF Museum Midlands are on their way to new homes

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Military

Just a Nice Pic Competition - Top 10!

Combat Aircraft Journal presents ten outstanding images from its first ‘just a nice pic’ competition.

RNLAF receives final CH-47F Chinook from Boeing

Boeing has delivered the 20th and final CH-47F Chinook to the Royal Netherlands Air Force

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Falcon 7X spotted in Indonesian Air Force colours

A Dassault Falcon 7X business jet wearing the markings of the Indonesian Air Force has been spotted in the Netherlands ahead of what is believed to be the aircraft’s imminent delivery to the Asian air arm

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Commercial

JetBlue confirm NEW European destination

The US-based carrier plans to expand its transatlantic network with a highly anticipated destination next summer. Find out which city now by reading on Key.Aero…

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AIR International December 2022

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Lufthansa unveils latest ‘Fanhansa’ special livery

The flag carrier has adorned one of its widebodies in the scheme which, today (November 14), transported the German national football team to the Middle East ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup.

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Flight Simulation

Unalaska Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator released

Orbx has announced that PADU Unalaska Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

London Heathrow for X-Plane 12

Origami Studios has announced London Heathrow EGLL is now available for X-Plane 12.

Typhoon for Microsoft Flight Simulator out now

CJ Simulations has released its first aircraft collection for Microsoft Flight Simulator - the Eurofighter Typhoon.

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