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ILA Berlin 2022

After a four-year hiatus, ILA Berlin is back between June 22 and 26. Key.Aero is reporting from the show on the major appearances, orders and developments.

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VIDEO: Pilot Describes Wild Weasel Missions Over Vietnam

Colonel Richard Graham is most well-known for his time on the SR-71 Blackbird, but he also flew the F-4 Phantom which included a spell in the Wild Weasel role during the Vietnam War

Belarusian Yak-130 crashes in Baranovichi

A Yakovlev Yak-130 belonging to the Belarusian Air Force and Air Defence Forces crashed near a residential area in Baranovichi on May 19, killing both pilots

Qatari F-15QA involved in landing mishap near St Louis

A Boeing F-15QA (Qatar Advanced) multi-role fighter destined for the Qatar Emiri Air Force was involved in a landing mishap at St Louis-MidAmerica Airport in Illinois on May 18, forcing both crew members to eject from the aircraft

Boeing 757 flight deck turnaround tour

Minutes after landing in Sydney, Captain James McBride spoke with Key.Aero’s Thomas Haynes over Zoom from the cockpit of his Boeing 757. The veteran airline pilot provided an exclusive insight into the turnaround process while showing off features of the narrowbody

Tenerife South Out Now

Aerosoft has announced Tenerife Sur for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

What's your favourite FlyPast cover from the last 40 years?

Closing Date: 2nd September 2021

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FlyPast July 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Historic Aviation Quiz

What will you score this week?

KLM boosts European network with four new destinations

As the carrier prepares for the summer, the frequency and capacity of flights is set to increase

Five aircraft prototype contracts awarded for Armed Overwatch

Prototypes of five different aircraft have been ordered for competitive demonstrations under US Special Operations Command’s Armed Overwatch programme

JetBlue reveals London schedule and pricing

The New York-based carrier is ready to begin its first foray across the Atlantic

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V-Bomber Exercise Report from 1961

A fascinating insight into the testing of the capabilities of Bomber Command and Fighter Command during war games.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Partnership Series: Text-to-Speech Engine

In the latest Partnership Series, Asobo Studio introduced the developers of the Text-to-Speech engine.

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Helldiver being returned to flight in Minnesota

Fagen Fighters’ Curtiss Helldiver project pictured on April...

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Blue Angels 75

Inside Stories US NAVY AEROBATIC TEAM ANNIVERSARYCelebrating...

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Above and Beyond

Graham Pitchfork outlines the career of the Royal Air Force’s...

Completed Hellcat flies home to Minnesota

After more than two years of restoration at Chino, California’s...

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THE MIGHTY EIGHTH

PROUDLY ANNOUNCING AN EXCITING NEW BOOK… The heroics...

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‘Satanic’ former Royal Navy Sea Harrier to be restored

Sea Harrier FA2 ZD613 is extracted from its long-time home at...

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Rare Great War bomber to be revived in France

French collector, Antoine Ros, has embarked on the restoration...

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Creating a new Aero Legend

Kent flying experience company Aero Legends has an exciting new restoration project – and you can get involved!

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Mixed fortunes for Navy Wings charity, after formally receiving naval Historic Flight aircraft collection

The BuzzNews from the World of Aviation Heritage steve.beebee@keypublishing.comAircraft...

Tiger Moth flypast salutes Prince Philip

Pilots and aircraft from Tiger Moth Squadron performed a moving...

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Phantom at Scampton

FlyPost Phantom XT596 at Scampton in 1985. It’s now...

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Damaged Battle of Britain replicas repaired

Replicas of a Spitfire and Hurricane that were damaged in storms...

 

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Farnborough International Airshow 2022

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Farnborough, United Kingdom

For decades, the Farnborough International Airshow has been the global platform for the aerospace and defence industry. This year, its role will carry even greater significance with FIA2022 serving as the first major event to reconnect colleagues from around the world, enabling business growth and recovery.

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022

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Oshkosh, United States

As one of the largest air shows in the world, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is back for another year. The show offers seven straight days of world-class aerobatics and history coming alive through aircraft of all eras.

Shuttleworth Fly Navy Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

After a few years off the calendar, the Fly Navy air show returns to the skies above Old Warden Aerodrome with a blend of the best piston and rotary-wing examples of naval aircraft.

Shuttleworth Evening Drive-in Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

A relaxing evening at Shuttleworth awaits for the July evening drive-in air show, celebrating the 90th birthday of Old Warden Aerodrome