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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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Hangar Talk

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s...

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CALLING OFF the BERLIN BOMBERS

Very soon after the armistice, it was revealed that the RAF —...

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UPSIDE DOWN & INSIDE OUT

When they started flying the DH Tiger Moth and then the Avro...

RHAPSODY IN PR BLUE

MIKE SHREEVE For possibly the first time, two Spitfire PRXIs...

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Jersey International Air Display

Lars Martinsson giving a typically scintillating display over...

NEWS IN BRIEF

SPANISH CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES Miguel Ángel Sanz Bocos, the...

GNAT FIGHTER TAXIES AT NORTH WEALD

Gnat F1 G-SLYR moving under its own power for the first time...

EUROPE’S OLDEST CESSNA RETURNS

Cessna 145 Airmaster D-EUCP/NC19495 landing at Wershofen on 1...

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ARMISTICE 100 LAST DAYS

Even in the final days of World War One on the Western Front,...

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FIFTY YEARS ON…

Warbird pilot Dave Ratcliffe on getting to grips with the Buchón...

Albatros arrives at Old Warden

News The spectacular Edelweiss insignia that the bespectacled...

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IWM Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

Events Eighteen Spitfires in one formation: a new modernday...

FAA VETERANS HONOURED AT NAVY WINGS EVENT

Peter Jinks, a Swordfish telegraphist air gunner on HMS Archer,...

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CARVAIR - 'A EUREKA MOMENT'

A ‘Eureka moment’ on the part of Freddie Laker created a...

Nanton expansion

Lancaster X FM159 with its newly installed replica Upkeep bomb...

P-39 almost ready

The team at Pioneer Aero putting the finishing touches to the...

Flight Line

Recollections and reflections — a seasoned reporter’s view...

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BOAC Comet: First Transatlantic commercial jet flight

“We have got the taps right open”. So read one of the radio messages passed from British Overseas Airways Corporation DH Comet 4 G-APDB to a sister aircraft as they made the first commercial jet flight across the Atlantic, between New York and London, 60 years ago — and injected new hope into the troubled Comet story

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How the UK scrambled to stand up Sea King AEW fleet after HMS Sheffield attack

The deadly Exocet attack on HMS Sheffield brought home the need to rapidly regenerate airborne early warning in the Royal Navy, which had disappeared with the Fairey Gannet. As the service’s last Westland Sea Kings are retired, we recall Project LAST — the programme that brought the helicopter into operation in this role

Mosquito fires up

With East Kirkby’s chief engineer Keith Brenchley at the controls,...

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The Victory Show

Events 31 AUG 2 SEPT Cosby’s crowning glory was surely...

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News Review • Europe

AIRLINER WORLD’S COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF WORLDWIDE NEWS ...

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News Review • International

Boeing 737 Production Bounces Back BOEING DELIVERED 48 narrowbody...

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Viking Air: Vintage Vitality

Maintaining out-of-production de Havilland aircraft is no easy...

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The latest commercial aircraft deliveries from manufacturers...

 

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The 5th British-Irish Airports Expo is the trade show for all stakeholders on the airport campus. Typically, an expo of up to 150 exhibitors, and six conferences, attended by 2,300++ visitors, the 2022 British-Irish Airports EXPO moves from Olympia to take place at ExCeL London on 22-23 June 2022.

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The Royal International Air Tattoo will return in 2022 from 15-17 July. Friday will again be the preview day with a 4-hour flying display whilst Saturday and Sunday will both be full show days with over seven hours of thrilling flying displays each day.

ILA Berlin 2022

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Schönefeld, Germany

Under the motto "Pioneering Aerospace" the #ILA22 will take place for the first time at the newly opened BER Airport in the heart of Europe. The German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) as ILA brand owner and Messe Berlin GmbH as organizer are expecting trade visitors from all over the world, high-ranking guests from international, European and German politics and of course the numerous visitors of the public days in Berlin for the first time in four years

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The Shuttleworth Family Air Show will have all kinds of exciting attractions both on the ground and in the skies. Be prepared to be thrilled!