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Vickers VC10 at 60

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Vickers VC10's first flight, Key.Aero has collated a special collection of articles which tell the story of the quadjet's design and development whilst also examining its airliner origins and its later success as a military platform.

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Why 1971 was a terrible year for airliner manufacturing

The year that saw the opening of Florida’s Disney World also happened to be one of the worst for two airframers, as Key.Aero details

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Aeroplane July 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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UNARMED AND UNSURPASSED

MOSQUITO SALUTE PRI histories Eighty years ago this summer,...

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FIRST AMONG EQUALS

PIONEERS Harriet QuimbyJournalist, screenwriter, photographer:...

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SIR CHARLES MASEFIELD

meetsThe son of one of British aviation’s great men, this pioneer...

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THE POLITICS OF C. G. GREY

DATAFILE C. G. Grey remains a towering figure in UK...

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50 YEARS OF FLYING

A DAY SHOWYears after its RAF Display heyday, Hendon had one...

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LAST CALL TO ARMS

MOSQUITO SALUTE Last Israeli opsHaving acquired more than 90...

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SOLDIER OF MISFORTUNE

WW2 HISTORY Piaggio P108The only strategic bomber to see service...

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THE AEROPLANE

DATABASE Development In Print The SpotterDEVELOPMENTThe...

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SOVIET SCOOP

DATAFILE Tu-104 SSSR-L5400 on the Heathrow tarmac in...

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OUT IN FRONT

MOSQUITO SALUTE No 627 SquadronIn some measure forgotten by comparison...

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SEACAT

FLIGHT TEST Jaguar MWith just one example ever built, the carrier-borne...

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THE OFFICE RUNABOUT

DATAFILE DevelopmentIn PrintThe SpotterAuster Autocrat...

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Based on The Aeroplane’s period listing of all participants...

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CACTUS MAKES PERFECT

INSIGHTS ‘Cactus-Staffel’ F-104sIt was the outfit established...

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P108 VARIANTS

P108Ts in Luftwaffe markings on an eastern European airfield.Beside...

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IN PRINT

How The Aeroplane became the world’s best-known aviation magazine...

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‘FOR THE ALERT’

DATAFILE Pavements ice-clad, roads overtaken by deep,...

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SEA  LEGS

MOSQUITO SALUTE RN pilotOperating the Mosquito from an aircraft...

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PERMAN AND HIS PARASOL

CLASSICS Perman ParasolGoing on the trail of E. G. Perman and...

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BEHIND THE LENS

DATAFILE The great Charles Sims, that most outstanding...

Top Aces flies its first ex-Israeli F-16A Netz

Top Aces, the advanced military adversary training provider, has flown the first of its newly-acquired fleet of former-Israeli Air Force F-16A/B Block 5 Netz fighters and has also achieved certification to operate the type

Garden shed gets Vulcan XH558 paint scheme!

Sunbathing, catching up with friends, washing the car… whatever you did this Bank Holiday, we’re certain it didn’t result in anything as cool as this…

Cabo Verde reveals flight resumption plans

After nearly 15 months on the ground, the flag carrier is preparing to restart services

 

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