Key Aero

Your aviation destination

In-depth aviation news and insight powered by eight leading aviation magazines. Instant digital access to the latest issues plus exclusive videos, features and interviews only available on KeyAero

Subscribe Now to read our premium aviation content

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.

Trending Topics

Israel-Hamas War  Boeing 747  RAF  Concorde  Vulcan  Ukraine Russia War

Historic

Feature Premium

Aircraft profile: Dassault Mirage III

Mirage III series single-seaters were significant members of the world-famous line of delta-winged warplanes produced in France by Dassault. Malcolm V Lowe tells their story

Feature Premium

‘PADDY’ FINUCANE: THE FLYING SHAMROCK

World War Two pilot Brendan ‘Paddy’ Finucane was born 100 years ago...

Feature Premium

Popular Misconception

Curator emeritus of Seattle’s Museum of Flight, Dan Hagedorn, explains how a misinterpretation...

Feature Premium

Living History: Twin-Seat Hurricane

The dream of a passenger flight in a Hurricane has recently become reality, thanks to world-leading restorers of the type, Hawker Restorations. With its unique two-seat conversion taking to the skies earlier this year, Darren Harbar finds out more…

Feature Premium

RESTORATION SCENE: Aardvark Down!

Netherlands-based Robert Soek has almost finished restoring...

More from Historic

Military

News Premium

Russia “frustrated” at lack of war progress

Frustrated at the way its invasion of Ukraine has gone in the month since it began, Russia looks to have changed tactics to concentrate on its extensive stand-off missile capabilities

USAF F-22A suffers landing mishap at Eglin AFB

A Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor assigned to the USAF’s 325th Fighter Wing (FW) has been damaged after the fifth-generation air superiority stealth fighter suffered a mishap upon landing at Eglin AFB, Florida, on March 22

Feature Premium

Irish Air Corps’ commander on centenary and force’s future

As the Irish Air Corps celebrates its centenary, Chris Croot spoke to Brigadier General Rory O’Connor, General Officer Commanding of the organisation for his thoughts on the milestone and what the future may hold for the force

More from Military

Commercial

Feature Premium

Where's Boeing going?

Airliner World’s Gordon Smith sat down with Randy Tinseth...

Feature Premium

Tri-motoring Around Paradise

Daniel Johnston heads to the Caribbean in the pursuit of an increasingly rare classic...

Feature Premium

COVID-19: View from Malaysia

Malaysia has been one of the Asian countries worst hit by COVID-19....

Airliner World 250 Feature Premium

Airliner World 250: Retro round-up

Over the past 20 years, it
has become quite trendy for airlines to paint their aircraft in ‘Eurowhite’ liveries...

Feature Premium

Emerging Senegal: African Aspiration

With state-of-the-art aircraft and plans for expansion, new flag carrier Air Senegal is aiming to avoid the failures of its West African predecessors...

More from Commercial

Flight Simulation

Geneva professional for Prepar3D

Aerosoft has announced Geneva professional is now available for Prepar3D version.

Sri Lanka for X-Plane

The latest destination to be released by JustAsia is VCBI - Sri Lanka International Airport for X-Plane 11.

Beech Sundowner Ready for Take-Off

Leading Edge Simulations and X-Aviation have released the Beechcraft Sundowner C23 v2 for X-Plane 11.

More from Flight Simulation

Upcoming Events

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

to

Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

to

Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

Shuttleworth Military Air Show

to

Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says it will be: "showcasing outstanding and iconic military aircraft which have shaped the course of aviation history."

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

to

Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

Royal International Air Tattoo

to

Fairford, United Kingdom

The themes this year for RIAT are '50 Years F-16', 'NATO 75th Anniversary', '100th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force' and 'Pushing the boundaries in Air and Space'. Regarding the final one in the list the RIAT website states: "Our main theme will highlight the important work of Flight Test & Evaluation in modern aviation, looking back at 100 years of British military test flying. We hope to display specialised, modified and instrumented test flight aircraft from organisations from around the world dedicated to Flight Test, Evaluation and Scientific Research."

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

to

Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "A tale of two countries bound by duty, find out about the special relationship between America and Britain. Enjoy a few surprises in the sky and a great day out on the ground at Flying Days: The Americans. Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."