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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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Fit for a Princess - Britain's largest flying boat

An iconic building on the Isle of Wight serves as a reminder of Britain’s largest flying boat. Ken Ellis outlines its brief career

Conservation work begins on Newark Shackleton

Newark Air Museum’s magnificent Avro Shackleton is set to receive restorative work this summer

Biggin Hill hosts special gathering of veterans

A group of World War Two military veterans, most at least 100 years old, have been welcomed at Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar

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Saluting TSR.2 - The Dream That Died

Mired in controversy to this day, the only thing certain about BAC’s fabled TSR.2 is that it never fulfilled its potential. Tony Buttler looks back at the ambitious project’s troubled past

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When the ‘Messerschmitts’ came to Manston

Imagine having a whole ‘squadron’ of Buchóns to yourself! Mick Dodsworth recalls a very special day at work related to the film Battle of Britain in 1968

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RAF fast-jet training problems branded ‘farcical’ by new report

An engine fault on the RAF’s Hawk T2 advanced jet trainers has caused substantial delays in fast-jet pilot training and has cost the UK MOD more than £50m, a report by an influential group of British MPs has found

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World first as F-35A jets land on road

Footage has been released of two F-35A Lightning II stealth jets landing and taking off from a public road as part of a NATO exercise.

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UK MOD told to reverse cut in E-7A Wedgetail fleet size by British MPs

The decision by the UK MOD to cut its E-7A Wedgetail AEW1 fleet from five aircraft to three is “perverse” and must be reversed, the findings of an aviation procurement investigation has said

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The Ultimate African Airline Logo Quiz (Part One)

This week we’re in Africa. Well, not literally. Unless you’re reading this and you are in Africa, in which case hello Africa!

Here we have ten more logos for you to guess, some current airlines and some defunct. Enjoy!

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Aviation News August 2023

The full issue in page-turning format

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Air Chathams DC-3 – A chance to fly back in time

In the April 2016 issue of Aviation News, Geoff Jones reported how a Douglas DC-3 made a return to scheduled passenger services in New Zealand.

Poland’s New Era of Aviation: CPK's Cutting-Edge design for current and next generation aircraft

In an era where aviation is now reaching new heights, Poland is set to make its mark on the global stage with Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK), a state-of-the-art transport hub.

Final Airbus BelugaXL rolls out factory

The sixth and final Airbus BelugaXL has rolled out the factory at the manufacturer’s plant in Toulouse.

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Flight Simulation

MSFS lands in Romania

MLD Scenery has announced Timisoara International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

Niagara District Airport released

Scenery developer CanadianFlightSimStudios has released Niagara District Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Orbx’s London City Airport v2 & London City Pack review

In its commitment to improving the Microsoft Flight Simulator world, Orbx has just released version 2 of London City Airport. In this review, we see how the new airport works with its Landmarks London City Pack to enhance the centre of London.

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