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Four-Dimensional Chess: UK Air Defence Exercises
RAF Phantom navigator Wg Cdr Steve Lungley (ret’d) talks to Dr Kevin Wright about organising these hugely complex large-scale exercises and also taking part in them while on the Phantom Force.
How the Red Arrows helped fight COVID-19
The RAF’s military display teams may have seen the airshow season largely cancelled, but their work in helping the response to the pandemic, as well as with morale-boosting flypasts, shows their worth. Chris Croot spoke to them.
Top 10 fighter jets from movies
From Top Gun and Iron Man to True Lies and Independence Day, the world’s most advanced fighters have had starring roles in many a film…
Israeli Air Force jets land in Germany
Israeli Air Force (IAF) fighter jets have landed in Germany for the first time, kickstarting two weeks worth of exercises between the two nations.
The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 4
Welcome to the fourth Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How good of a military spotter do you consider yourself to be? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!
Inside Mitsubishi’s $9 billion Spacejet problem
The first domestically designed and produced airliner since the 1960s, the Spacejet was supposed to put Japan on the aviation map. Instead, it has been plagued by delays and has cost Mitsubishi billions. Key.Aero speaks to Isaac Alexander – who has followed its journey closely for more than a decade – to get the real story…
In pictures: Wizz Air’s spectacular four-aircraft flypast
The low-cost carrier was welcomed to Wales following an amazing flypast enjoyed by thousands
Boeing 737 MAX in-service fleet rises above 100
After peaking at 360 in early 2019, the embattled jet has reached a small milestone in its road to recovery
“The cameraman had to dive out of the way of the oncoming Hurricane!”
Spitfire pilot John Preece and FlyPast contributor Peter Arnold share more memories from behind the scenes on the Battle of Britain.
Uncovered – Seafires’ success at Salerno landings in 1943
An Air Liaison Officer reveals the full extent of the Fleet Air Arm’s contribution to the Allied landings at Salerno in Italy, as detailed in the November 26, 1943 issue of The Aeroplane
Fw189 “Flying Eye” for sale
With only 846 built, the chance to own a Focke-Wulf Fw189 doesn’t come along too often, especially as this example, Werksnummer 2100 is thought to the last survivor of its kind
Carenado’s Beech F33A Bonanza Reality Expansion
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Battle of Kuban released on Steam
1C Game Studios has released IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Kuban...