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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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Sturmovik repainted as work continues at Pima Air Museum

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE The always impressive...

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PIONEERING SPIRIT

SAUNDERS–ROE SKEETER The Saunders-Roe Skeeter was a post-war...

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Phantom restored in Czech Republic

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A Fine Day at the ‘Office’

GROUNDSHOW 20 YEARS OF COCKPIT-FEST Now in its 20th year,...

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An in-depth profile of the de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide

Still earning its keep after 80 years, the Rapide is an enduring workhorse, as Ken Ellis explains

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Military

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 47

Welcome to the 47th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

Bulgarian MiG-29 crashes into the Black Sea

A Bulgarian Air Force-operated Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 'Fulcrum' crashed into the Black Sea off the nation’s Shabla peninsula in the early hours of June 9

Ecuador receives final three H145Ms

Airbus Helicopters has completed the delivery of six H145M utility helicopters to the Ecuadorian Air Force

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Commercial

Alaska Airlines exchanges A320s for 737 MAXs

The Seattle-based carrier becomes the first to add more MAXs to its fleet following the FAA’s un-grounding last week

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Inside the world’s most mysterious hijacking

It’s been 48 years since a man commandeered a Boeing 727 only to jump out of it mid-flight after his ransom demands were met… and he still hasn’t been identified. Key.Aero recounts the puzzling events of Thanksgiving, 1971

New job for Willie Walsh revealed

Since leaving the airline group in September many have speculated what his next role will be

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Flight Simulation

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PA-28R Arrow III

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Challenging Airports: Milford Sound

Challenging Airports - Milford Sound (NZMF)

Just Flight releases PA-28R Arrow III

The PA-28R Arrow III is a four-seat piston-engine light aircraft incorporating a retractable tricycle landing gear and constant-speed propeller – an ideal aircraft for touring and instrument training.

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