Key Aero

Your aviation destination

In-depth aviation news and insight powered by eight leading aviation magazines. Instant digital access to the latest issues plus exclusive videos, features and interviews only available on KeyAero

Subscribe Now to read our premium aviation content

 

Latest from Key.Aero

Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

Trending Topics

Boeing 747  RAF  Lightning  Vulcan  Ukraine Russia War

Military

News Premium

Weather defeats Russia’s Victory Day flypast

A planned flypast of Russia’s combat air assets due to participate in Moscow’s Victory Day parade commemorations on May 9, held to mark the defeat of Nazi Germany in the Second World War, was cancelled at late notice

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 92

Welcome to the 92nd Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

Feature Premium

Precision timing: Exploring smart bomb technologies

The use of air-to-ground missiles is becoming increasingly difficult as trends in the proliferation of modern integrated air defence systems and layered defences present greater challenges for their successful deployment

First two Swiss AF Hermes 900s delivered

Switzerland's arms procurement agency, armasuisse, announced on April 29 that the Swiss Air Force has taken delivery of the first two Elbit Hermes 900 HFE UAVs of the Aufklärungsdrohnensystems (ADS 15 – Reconnaissance Drone System) at Emmen Air Base, Switzerland.

Feature Premium

AirForces Monthly June 2022

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

More from Military

Commercial

Maiden African destination for airBaltic unveiled

Latvian-based firm, airBaltic, has made an eye-catching announcement after it revealed today (June 14) plans for its first-ever scheduled connection to Africa.

Feature Premium

The complex process of converting passenger airliners to freighters

More airliners are starting second lives as freighters in response to increased demand for cargo aircraft. What aircraft are being repurposed and who is converting them? Mark Broadbent reports

Feature Premium

What happened to Sheffield City Airport?

Sheffield City Airport's short life lasted just 11 years beginning in 1997 and ending in 2008. What went wrong and could it reopen? Ben Lovegrove answers these questions and more

More from Commercial

Historic

Feature Premium

RAF Goxhill: the story of the first USAAF station in the UK

Chris Frear reveals how the first RAF station to be handed over to the USAAF has been given a new lease of life, decades after it had closed

Feature Premium

US Army Mohawks peeking behind the Iron Curtain

Doug Gordon outlines the border surveillance missions undertaken by the US Army’s Mohawks in West Germany during the Cold War

Feature Premium

The tragic crash of an Eighth Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress

The valiant actions of an American B-17 pilot saved the lives of his crew – but at the expense of his own. Anthony Moor details the tragic crash of an Eighth Air Force Flying Fortress

More from Historic

Flight Simulation

aeroG Aviation's aG-4 eVTOL Liberty v3.0 Review Premium

aeroG Aviation's aG-4 eVTOL Liberty v3.0

aeroG Aviation is working on an eVTOL concept called the aG-4, which is available on the X-Plane 11 platform. PC Pilot was given the opportunity to test-fly the prerelease version aG-4 v3.0 and to find out more about the project.

SimWorks Studios’ Africa Okavango Delta Review Premium

SimWorks Studios’ Africa Okavango Delta

The arrival of Microsoft Flight Simulator changed the flight sim world and with it has come innovation. There’s a huge swell of new developers who supply content for the new sim and these new guys bring fresh eyes and new ideas. I’m looking at just such an idea in this article, Simworks Studios’ Okavango Delta.

DCS World - To Infinity - and Beyond Feature Premium

DCS World: To Infinity - and Beyond

In this exclusive interview with Eagle Dynamics’ senior producer Matt Wagner, we look at the state of progress of DCS World, reveal a truly fantastic feature coming ahead and take a glance at where military flight sims go from here.

More from Flight Simulation

Upcoming Events

Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair

to

Sunbury on Thames, United Kingdom

Now in its 30th year, this popular event always features a stunning display of aircraft-related collectable items, on dozens of stalls and is a must for aviation enthusiasts.