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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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New Grand Caravans join Paraguayan Air Force

A further two brand-new Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX light transport aircraft have entered service with the Paraguayan Air Force

Nine more CH-53Ks ordered for USMC

Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky has been awarded a contract to build nine more CH-53K King Stallion in a deal which also includes a contract option for a further nine of these heavy-lift transport helicopters

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ANALYSIS: A look at the Afghan Air Force's aircraft inventory

While the future of Afghanistan may emerge from negotiations shaped by regional powers, its air force may be called upon to defend the nation, as we report

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Which airlines’ credit ratings have dropped the most?

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The Scottish carrier has unveiled an additional route for its 2021 summer schedule

VIDEO: Flight schools fight back against gloomy pilot jobs outlook

Last month, the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) effectively told prospective pilots not to bother training because of COVID-19’s impact on the aviation industry. Key.Aero spoke to four flight schools to find out why they feel very differently…

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Back to Basics Stage 1 – Lesson 6

This issue we start a discussion on landing techniques…

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Salvador for X-Plane

SBSV – Salvador / Bahia International Airport in Brazil, is now available for X-Plane.

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