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Special Report: 'Felon' Down
The first series production Su-57 ‘Felon’ crashed last December shortly before it was to have been handed over to the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) for initial military evaluation.
UK Sentry fleet halved in less than 12 months
The Royal Air Force (RAF) has halved its number of operational Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW1 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft, in preparation for its replacement, the E-7A Wedgetail.
US Coast Guard receives first upgraded HC-130J
Lockheed Martin has handed over the first HC-130J Hercules outfitted with the Block 8.1 upgrade to the US Coast Guard (USCG).
Royal Thai Air Force orders H135s
Airbus Helicopters has announced that the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has placed an order for six H135s for use as military training helicopters under its pilot training enhancement programme.
Elbit Systems to provide TF/TA systems for KF-X
Israeli-based Elbit Systems has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Hanwha Systems to provide Terrain Following/Terrain Avoidance (TF/TA) systems for the South Korea's KF-X next generation fighter.
First 737 MAX delivery since grounding revealed
Breaking a 20-month hiatus, Boeing handed over its maiden MAX since the type’s grounding
Which airlines are still using the Airbus A340?
Following last week’s news that SAS completed its accelerated retirement programme for its A340 fleet, Key.Aero investigates how many airlines continue to operate the quadjet
Emirates takes delivery of first A380 in 12 months
The Middle Eastern carrier has accepted its 116th superjumbo after a year of no deliveries
Historic Aviation Quiz
Can you identify the tail sections of these historic aircraft?
Read a Meteor flight test from 1951
The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and saw action during World War Two. The design was developed, including the F.8 variant which was flight tested by The Aeroplane 70 years ago…
One kill away from ace status… but up against 50 MiGs
"That was my bag for the day, and it made me feel pretty good to know that I was the first jet ace in the history of aerial warfare”
Just Flight’s BAC ONE-ELEVEN
A pleasant blast from the past
Bhutan Flight Adventure
Bhutan Flight Adventure - The happiest place on Earth!
FlyJSim BOEING 727 SERIES V2
The Boeing Whisperjet