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Historic

How hard is it to restore a Spitfire?

Key.Aero heads to the Heritage Hangar at Biggin Hill, one of the world’s great Spitfire collections

Rescheduled Night Shoot at Duxford

Duxford have rescheduled their Night Shoot for Saturday October 24 - and there are still tickets available!

Weekly Historic Quiz

How will you fare in this week's historic quiz?

First flight of the Bristol Beaufort Torpedo Bomber

October 15 marks the anniversary of the Bristol Beaufort’s inaugural flight. Key.Aero takes a brief look into the history of the aircraft…

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Aviation News November 2020

The full issue in page-turning format

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Military

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Why has Russia failed to gain air superiority over Ukraine?

Despite having greater numbers and more technologically advanced platforms, Russia has failed to achieve air superiority over Ukraine after more than four weeks of conflict. We explain where they went wrong

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The secretive role of USAF's E-11A

Lurking in the shadows of secrecy, the E-11A is perhaps the most vital relay and gateway platform in the USAF’s order of battle. Tom Kaminski examines the role of Bombardier’s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 89

Welcome to the 89th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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Commercial

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Ultimate Airports: The Mega Hubs - Istanbul

Turkish Airlines was for many years a small player on the periphery...

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Inside Etihad Engineering

Etihad Engineering is the Middle East’s largest commercial aircraft
maintenance, repair and
overhaul (MRO) provider...

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COVID vs Goliaths

Unlike the majority of the world’s airliners, post-COVID-19 capacity levels are up in the air...

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Ultimate Airports: Rio de Janeiro

A TAM Airbus A319, PT-MZE (c/n 1103) on departure...

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Ultimate Airports: Lukla

Tenzing–Hillary Airport – named in honour of the pair who first climbed Mount Everest in May 1953...

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Flight Simulation

Mumbai Prepar3D

Software Studio, Stinn Pacific has announced VABB Chhatrapati International Airport Mumbai is now available for Prepar3D version 4.

Zagreb Professional Out Now

Aerosoft has released Zagreb Professional for Prepar3D version 4.

Vitoria-Foronda for X-Plane Released

Aerosoft has announced Airport Vitoria-Foronda XP for X-Plane 11 is now available.

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Airshow London, Canada

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CFB Trenton - Quinte International Air Show 2024

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Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

Wales Airshow

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Swansea, United Kingdom

The airshow website says: "Over two days, some of the best pilots and flying display in the world use the natural amphitheatre of Swansea Bay to show their stuff, pulling off incredible aerial acrobatics. From jets to helicopters, it’s two days of the year not to be missed. And even better – it’s free!"

Columbus AFB - Thunder Over Columbus

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US Air Force airshow

Athens Flying Week 2024 - Tanagra International Air Show

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Tanagra, Greece

International air show.

Shuttleworth Festival of Flight

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Biggleswade , United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "International Fly-In Friday 28th / Air Show Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th"..."Join us as we celebrate 60 years of Shuttleworth air shows at our first Festival of Flight! We will have three days of entertainment, activities, and displays to celebrate the wonderful achievements of aviation; from the very first flight, to the astonishing technology we see today."