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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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Inquest: Shoreham victims unlawfully killed

A coroner has ruled that the eleven men who died after a Hawker Hunter crashed on to a major road during the 2015 Shoreham Airshow were unlawfully killed

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Talon Thunderbirds display being spruced up

A sculpture displaying a trio of Northrop T-38A Talons in USAF Thunderbirds colours is undergoing restorative work

Airworthy de Havilland Vampire under maintenance

Airworthy de Havilland DH.100 Vampire FB.6 J-1197 (HB-RVN) is currently undergoing an extensive inspection.

National Naval Aviation Museum honours Korean War 'Devotion'

The Pensacola, Florida-based National Naval Aviation Museum unveiled its newest exhibit recently – a tribute to Korean War US Navy aviators Ens Jesse Brown and LTJG Thomas Hudner

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Bruntingthorpe: What next for aviation’s land that time forgot?

For three decades, Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome, or ‘Brunty’ as it affectionately became known, established itself as a haven for Cold War aircraft and those interested in them. Jake Wallace looks at the site’s past, present and future

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Egyptian MiG-29s feared to be destroyed as Sudan slides into war

A number of Egyptian Air Force MiG-29M/M2 Fulcrum fighters are believed to have been damaged or destroyed in Sudan after fighting erupted between government forces and a powerful militia on April 15

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Final ex-RAF Sentinel R1 departs Waddington

The fifth and final ex-RAF Raytheon Sentinel R1 battlefield surveillance aircraft departed RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire, UK, on March 21 – almost two years after the platform was withdrawn from operational service and sold as second-hand assets to an unconfirmed US end customer

USAF retires first A-10C to the boneyard, with more set to follow

After the US Congress relented in its stance on blocking the USAF’s long-standing desire to axe its fleet of A-10C Thunderbolt II close air support aircraft last year, the air arm retired the first of 21 ‘Warthogs’ that it was authorised to divest under the FY23 National Defense Authorization Act on April 5

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QUIZ: The Ultimate Turboprop Trivia

They play a vital role in commercial aviation, maintaining crucial air bridges in regional markets at a faction of the cost of conventional jet aircraft, and yet they’re often misunderstood and underappreciated. This week we pay homage to the humble turboprop – how much do you know?

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All change in Cornwall

It's one in, one out as Newquay shuffles its winter timetable. Here’s what’s changing and when…

Building at Manchester

Two major carriers are set to grow their services to the northwest hub this October, including extra frequencies and a new routing. Find out which ones here…

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Emirates reveals more premium economy destinations using A380s

Super jumbos featuring a premium economy product are poised for deployment across more of the airline’s network. Find out which cities now…

In-depth look: Understanding the Spirit Airlines merger

Being billed as one of the last of the US mega-mergers, JetBlue and Spirit are to combine in a multi-billion dollar agreement. Chris Sloan reviews the deal.

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Flight Simulation

FlightControlReplay v5 out now

FlightControlReplay (FCR) developer, Fabio Merlo has announced FCR version 5 for Microsoft Flight Simulator and Prepar3D v5 has been released.

Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls XPC ready for shipping

Honeycomb Aeronautical announces global shipping of Alpha Flight Controls XPC and Honeycomb Xbox Hub.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Feature Discovery Series: Gliding

The Microsoft development team has released a new Feature Discovery Series video explaining the process of bringing gliders to the upcoming 40th Anniversary Edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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