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TOPGUN TRIBUTE

To celebrate the release of the long-awaited film Top Gun: Maverick, Key.Aero is marking the occasion with special coverage of the real TOPGUN fighter weapons school and the movies with material on the original and the sequel.

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Call of nature

Regarding Atomic Delta in the March issue, the Mirage IV was...

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No.1: The Gloster Grebe

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‘Civvies’ in military clothes

The December 2020 issue featured a good article by Ken Ellis...

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Retired Spanish Falcons arrive at new homes

Dassault Falcon 20E TM.11-1/47-21 arriving at Albacete where...

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Five of the greatest P-47 pilots

As we approach the 80th anniversary of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, we look at the achievements of a quintet of incredible men who flew them

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The first ever FlyPast Editor's Letter

Here's how FlyPast was introduced to the world 40 years ago...

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Busy ‘Lizzie ’

Westland Lysander The charismatic performed many different...

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Aviation museum stars in TV series

Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey, is currently the focus...

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Airshow appearances by Warbirds of Great Britain

As airshow appearances by Warbirds of Great Britain’s (WoGB) aircraft were scarce, enthusiasts had to be content with glimpses at the company’s bases. Ken Ellis provides a taste of a memorable collection...

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Aquiline success

Moments in Timedetails the combat that resulted in the first...

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Firing a child’s imagination

I was most interested to read about the Hawker Fury biplane in...

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Lost over the moors

I enjoyed the excellent Classics feature by Malcolm V Lowe on...

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Last Of The Mosquitos

FlyPast presents this long lost article by Stuart Howe, featuring the last remaining Mosquitos of the time...

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Island wings

secretary@ciss.uk PIONEER AVIATION IN THE CHANNEL ISLANDS VOLUMES...

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Wings Over Wairarapa air show 

Gavin Conroy provides stunning photographic highlights from New Zealand’s recent Wings Over Wairarapa air show...

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Hinomaru rising

www.casematepublishers.co.uk PACIFIC PROFILES VOLUME ONE, MICHAEL...

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Debut UK flight for well-travelled Ryan

Ryan ST-A N7779 lifts off from Old Warden on March 8DARREN HARBARRyan...

Rebel group claims responsibility for Ethiopian Mi-35 crash

The Tigray People’s Liberation Front – a paramilitary rebel group in Ethiopia – has claimed to have shot down an Ethiopian Air Force-operated Mil Mi-35 attack helicopter, which was lost to attrition on April 20

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Your Historic Aviation 5-a-day

Another daily helping of historic photographs from the Key Publishing archive

Quiz: How well do you know your airliners? - Part 3

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz focuses on identifying airliners. Let us know what score you get!

A century of aviation innovation

The pioneering spirit of the Vulcan continued right the way through the 20th Century and into the 21st – and shows no sign of slowing…

A400M steps closer to helicopter refuelling certification

Airbus has successfully completed a major helicopter air-to-air refuelling certification campaign with the A400M heavy-lift tactical transport, marking a major milestone in the platform’s continued development

 

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