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Boeing 787 Dreamliner

This week on Key.Aero we present a range of articles on the groundbreaking Boeing 787 Dreamliner. A range of innovations has helped the Dreamliner secure a huge number of orders and the aircraft has been an undoubted success for Boeing.

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Historic Aviation Quiz: MiG-21 edition

On February 15th you might have seen our top 15 facts about the MiG-21... now you can test yourself on your own MiG-21 knowledge with this week's historic aviation quiz!

Dornier Do 24 flying boat discovered in the Mediterranean

A team of Italian divers has discovered the remains of a Dornier Do 24 Flying Boat in the Mediterranean...

Boxted Airfield Museum B-26 News Premium

Boxted Airfield Museum expansion

Boxted Airfield Museum has added a third, larger exhibition hall…

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Key Aero remembers: Lord Dowding

52 years ago, on this day in 1970, Air Chief Marshal (retired), Lord Hugh Caswall Tremenheer Dowding passed away at his home in Tunbridge Wells…

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15 amazing facts about the MiG-21

The MiG-21 first flew on 14 February 1955. To mark the occasion, Key.Aero brings you 15 amazing facts on the supersonic fighter

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USAF F-22 Raptors perform enhanced air policing in Poland

As Pacific Air Forces F-22s deployed at Lask Air Base to own the skies alongside NATO, Combat Aircraft Journal looks at the work of the Alaskan fighters

Wisconsin ANG's final 'Badgers' F-16C departs Dane County

The departure of USAF F-16C Fighting Falcon from Dane County Regional Airport, Madison-Truax Field, Wisconsin, on October 5 marked the end of F-16 operations by the Wisconsin ANG’s 115th Fighter Wing/176th Fighter Squadron ‘Badgers’ after three decades flying the type

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Poland receives final upgraded PZL-130 Orlik

Airbus Poland has delivered the last of 28 PZL-130 Orlik (Eaglet) turboprop-driven two-seat trainers to the Polish Air Force, following its upgrade to TC-II standard

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Virgin Australia Boeing 737 experienced “uncommanded descent”

The jet was climbing away from Perth when the crew detected the problem

Quiz: Defunct European airlines

Can you identify these defunct airlines from their livery and tail? Let us know what score you get!

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Lufthansa A350 flew low pass in Cologne after U-turn over Scotland

Key.Aero reveals why, after leaving Munich, a Chicago-bound A350 turned around over Scotland, made a low approach to Cologne, held near Munich and finally diverted to Frankfurt

Green aircraft fuel and commercial aviation

From used cooking oil to synthetic paraffinic kerosene, sustainable aviation fuel is crucial to hitting global environmental targets, reports Nigel Pittaway

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How ex-Walmart boss saved Air New Zealand

If there were ever to be a contest for the worst time to become an airline CEO, January 2020 could be a contender. Greg Foran, Air New Zealand’s chief executive, spoke to Thomas Haynes about his turbulent first 18 months in the job

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Flight Simulation

Introducing the Gateway of India - Landmarks Mumbai for Microsoft Flight Simulator

The next title in the Landmarks series in development and Orbx's first expansion for the Indian subcontinent is Mumbai.

Brisbane Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator Released

Orbx has announced YBBN Brisbane International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Partnership Series: Introducing Orbis International

Asobo Studio has announced a new partnership with Orbis International, a non-profit organization transforming lives through the treatment and prevention of avoidable blindness, to give flight simmers the chance to virtually explore the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital.

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