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Airbus A380

The double-decker Airbus A380 caught the world’s imagination when it first flew in 2005 and still manages to turn heads. This week on Key.Aero, we’re featuring a fascinating collection of articles exploring a wide range of Super Jumbo topics from its origins, to hearing from the people who work with it to find out what makes it tick, and examining why ultimately the A380 wasn’t the commercial success Airbus had hoped for.

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RAFM launches Dambusters Virtual Reality Experience

At the Royal Air Force Museum London in Hendon, it is now possible to use virtual reality technology to sample something of the Ruhr dams raid by No 617 Squadron in 1943, thanks to the launch of the Dambusters Virtual Reality Experience.

Fly in a Sea Fury

In addition to its existing Spitfire and Mustang ride programme and the planned Lysander and Blenheim flight opportunities, the Duxford-based Aerial Collective announced in late February that flight experiences will soon be available in Hawker Sea Fury T20 WG655/G-INVN.

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