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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

Australia’s Rex signs for its first six jets

The world’s largest Saab 340 operator is set to enter the jet market for the first time following the procurement of six turbofan aircraft

Wednesday Historic Quiz: de Havilland Edition

How much were you paying attention to our specially dedicated de Havilland week, where we payed tribute to 100 years of the company? Test yourself and find out!

NATO orders ninth A330 MRTT

Airbus announced on September 28 that NATO had ordered an additional A330 Multi-Role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) after Luxembourg announced it will maximise its participation in the Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF) initiative

How on earth did this pilot survive?

Flying drug barons, hairy landings in South America… by his own admission, Greg Madonna is lucky to be alive. This is one aviator’s incredible story

Boeing 747 variants that never existed

Since its introduction in 1970, five main production versions of the jumbo have been produced. As Key.Aero reveals, many more were proposed but didn’t make it very far from the drawing board – like the 747 Trijet…

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Aircraft Report: F-117A Nighthawk

Secretly developed for the USAF during the 1970s, Lockheed’s F-117A Nighthawk was the world’s first operational stealth aircraft and although it was formally retired in 2008, this iconic beast still graces the skies today

An-124 visits Stansted to pick up unusual cargo

One of the world’s largest aircraft stopped off in Essex yesterday to collect some rare freight

First flight of the McDonnell Voodoo

It was a revolutionary and versatile aeroplane that could fly faster than the sun and low enough to get hit by a Soviet volleyball. September 29 celebrates the anniversary of the first flight of the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

Belgium to deploy F-16s to the Middle East

On September 29, four Belgian Air Component-operated Lockheed Martin F-16AM (MLU) Fighting Falcons will deploy to the Middle East in support of Operation Inherent Resolve – a coalition mission against so-called Islamic State.

Ten of the coolest retrojet airline liveries

A blast from the past – historical paint schemes are very popular amongst aviation enthusiasts. Here are ten great examples you might have missed

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