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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

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Did the TSR2, P1154 and AW681 really "get the politics wrong"?

Hawker’s Sir Sydney Camm once mused, “All aircraft have four dimensions: span, length, height and politics. TSR2 simply got the first three right”. But was he correct?

Comment: The sorry story of the Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre's impending demise

Newquay Airport museum on the brink of closure as council refuses to budge

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Aviation News November 2022

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Can you help a Spitfire recovery?

Crowd-funding appeal started with aim of bringing MkVb AD377 up from its Norfolk resting-place 

HISTORIC QUIZ: BRITISH INTERWAR FIGHTERS

They say the interwar period was the golden era of aviation, but how much do you know about Britain's fighters of that era?

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Military

Japan receives more E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes

A further two Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes have been delivered by sea to Japan

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First ex-USAF F-16C for US Navy’s ‘Fighting Saints’

The first of the former USAF/ANG Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcons to enter service with the US Navy’s Fighter Squadron Composite 13 (VFC-13) ‘Fighting Saints’ was seen at NAS Fallon, Nevada, earlier this month

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 116

Welcome to the 116th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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Commercial

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Jet2.com snubs Boeing with BIG new Airbus order

The UK-based leisure carrier continues to increase its orderbook with the European manufacturer. We’ve the full details…

ITA Airways introduces Airbus A220 into service

The Italian carrier has initially put a pair of Airbus A220s into fare-paying service – with more jets to follow soon…

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Virgin Atlantic accepts maiden Airbus A330neo

The Crawley-based carrier has welcomed a new widebody type to its fleet. Read more here…

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Flight Simulation

C-130J Hercules coming to DCS

Eagle Dynamics has announced a new third-party developer, Airplane Simulation Company has started working on a modernised version of the tactical airlifter for DCS, the C-130J.

Bermuda for Microsoft Flight Simulator released

FeelThere has announced Bermuda L.F. Wade International Airport (TXKF) for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

Parallel 42 releases Campout utility for Microsoft Flight Simulator

The Campout Utility allows you to take camping equipment on board any aircraft and set up camp anywhere in the world. It's not scenery; it's a live and dynamic object placement add-on, managed via an in-sim menu system.

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