Latest from Key.Aero
Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.
'Black Knights' - Back in the Game!
Combat Aircraft Journal reports from MCAS Miramar as VMFA-314 becomes the first F-35 unit at the San Diego base.
Russian Candids assist in Italy
Russian military specialists and equipment were transported to Italy to assist in the fight against the coronavirus on March 22-23.
Bell, Sikorsky progress in FARA competition
The US Army has selected Bell’s 360 Invictus and Sikorsky’s Raider X to progress through to the second phase of its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) programme.
Qatar - An Air Force Reborn!
The Qatar Emiri Air Force is undergoing one of the most impressive expansion efforts of recent times to cement its position as a leading air arm in the Middle East. Combat Aircraft Journal updates the story of this unprecedented modernization effort.
'Black Knights' gain Safe-For-Flight Operations Certification
The USMC’s first Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II squadron, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 (VMFA-314) ‘Black Knights’, has received its Safe-For-Flight Operations Certification (SFFOC).
Which airlines are still using the Boeing 757?
On this day in 1983, Eastern Air Lines began commercial services with the Boeing 757. Key.Aero recounts its introduction into service and examines which airlines are still using them
Why the Soviet Union’s supersonic airliner failed
Despite flying before and faster than Concorde, the Tupolev Tu-144 never saw the same levels of success as its European counterpart. Here are five reasons why…
Commercial Aviation Timeline of 2020
As the sun begins to set on 2020, Key.Aero takes a look back at some of the most notable events within the Commercial Aviation industry during what can only be described as an unprecedented year.
THE HISTORIC AIRSHOWS IN JUNE YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO MISS!
After the lack of action last year, you could say that the air show season of 2021 is the sign of things getting back to normal. With that in mind, we've put together a list of the events in June that any historic aviation enthusiast - young or old - needs to experience!
Historic Aviation Quiz
It's the last historic aviation quiz of the month, which can only mean one thing: it's a toughie!
Insights from a 1959 Gloster Javelin flight
We found a view-from-the-cockpit report from a 1959 issue of The Aeroplane and Astronautics on the RAF’s latest fighter at the time
DCS: Spitfire LF Mk IX
Air Combat: Part 1 TUTORIAL “After two steep circling...
Flight Sim Q&A
You’ve got the questions? We’ve got the answers! ...
Carenado Cheyenne II
The aircraft prized for its performance, utility and economy...