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Lancaster week

This week on Key.Aero we present a fascinating selection of articles on the legendary Avro Lancaster, including personal insights from missions during World War Two to some unusual roles that the aircraft was adapted for.

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SPINNING: THE UNWARRANTED SHADOW

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FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN

 Looking back 70 years to the original ‘South Bank Show’,...

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Israeli SH-60F contract award

NAVAIR awarded Science and Engineering Services LLC of Huntsville, Alabama, a $13,515,107 firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursable, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract on January 19 for work related to three Sikorsky SH-60F Seahawk helicopters destined for the government of Israel.

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