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WATCH: The Tiger Nine Formation Team (starring two ex-Concorde pilots!)

Jeff Milsom from the Tiger Nine Display Team chats to Key.Aero about the pilot’s ‘audition’ process, and the similarities between the Tiger Moth and a crisp packet…

Sierra Nevada wins KC-130J Harvest HAWK Plus contract

Sierra Nevada Corporation has been selected by NAVAIR to support the installation of the Harvest Hercules Airborne Weapons Kit (HAWK) onto two USMC-operated Lockheed Martin KC-130J tactical tanker-transports

Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming to Xbox

Asobo Studio has announced Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming to the Xbox Series X|S and with Xbox Game Pass on July 27.

Tornado F3 Takes Flight in Prepar3D

Just Flight has announced the Tornado F3 for Prepar3D v4/v5 has been released.

Germany ends 14-year Tornado/Heron recon mission in Afghanistan

The German Air Force’s Tactical Air Force Wing 51 ‘Immelmann’ has marked the end of an era, following the cessation of the unit’s 14-year-long reconnaissance mission in Afghanistan

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Airports of the World Issue 96 - July-August 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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How airports are recouping COVID losses

During March and April of this year, a £5 charge for vehicles dropping off passengers at both of Gatwick’s North and South Terminals was introduced. Are operators really this strapped for cash? Tara Craig examines how some gateways are recouping the dramatic losses of 2020

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Inside the brand-new Western Sydney Airport

With so many airports at a COVID-19-driven standstill, it is refreshing to see work continue on a new hub. Western Sydney Airport CEO Simon Hickey updates Tara Craig on progress

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Heading for hydrogen?

As airports around the world continue to showcase their ambitious net zero carbon targets, Tara Craig looks into a potential ‘wonder fuel’ for the future: hydrogen

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Inside Birmingham's revolutionary Eurohub terminal

The former Eurohub at Birmingham Airport would have been 30 this year. To mark the occasion, Lee Cross examines the history behind the revolutionary passenger terminal

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How London Southend is preparing to reopen its doors

While no UK facility has been immune to the turbulence of the...

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European airports' impending capacity crunch

Airports across the UK and Europe are poised for a looming capacity crunch as both COVID-19 and ongoing environmental concerns have halted most expansion plans. Callum Tennant investigates what this could mean and looks at how sustainable technologies could overcome such challenges

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Getting to the Green Coast

Brazil’s Costa Verde is a popular holiday hotspot, thanks to its beautiful beaches and landscape. However, two of its aerial gateways, Angra dos Reis and Paraty, have often lacked scheduled air links. This all changed in December 2020, as Daniel R Carneiro finds out

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Warbird hunting in the Andes

Regulator contributor Ron Mak takes us back to 1973-74 with a fascinating trip to Bolivia’s La Paz/El Alto Airport, a facility nestled high in the uplands of the spectacular Andes Mountains and teeming with ex-World War Two-vintage types

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The ultimate guide to airport hotel plane spotting

For most guests, a hotel is a place for rest and relaxation. But for many aviation enthusiasts, it’s the promise of a glimpse of airline traffic at some of the world’s busiest airports that leaves them eager to book a room. Tom Batchelor finds out more

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Airports of the World Jul/Aug 21: UK Visitors

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK...

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Snapshot: The heart and Seoul of South Korea

Seoul’s Gimpo International Airport is the second gateway to the South Korean capital after Incheon and home to a majority of domestic links, including the world’s busiest air route. We join Peter Apsey for an October 2019 visit...

WATCH: How was Arthur C. Clarke involved in the biggest air show of 1951?

Held 70 years ago this summer, the huge Hendon Airfield event was fascinating – as Aeroplane Editor Ben Dunnell explains in this video

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40 amazing facts about the Airbus A350

The European manufacturer’s flagship widebody flew for the first time eight years ago today. To mark this milestone, Key.Aero has compiled 40 facts about the jet

Korean Air completes longest flight in its history

The 8329-mile (13,405 KM) flight succeeds the previous record of 13 hours and 50 minutes, held by the Incheon-Atlanta route

7 facts about the Avro Tudor

On the anniversary of its first flight, here’s some fascinating info about Britain's first ever pressurised airliner

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UK to maintain Chinook presence in Sahel

The UK Ministry of Defence has said that there are no immediate implications to its Chinook force in Mali following France's decision to wind up Operation Barkhane

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 47

Welcome to the 47th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

WIN Orbx BUNDLES WORTH OVER £1,500

Closing Date: 24 September 2021

Bulgarian MiG-29 crashes into the Black Sea

A Bulgarian Air Force-operated Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 'Fulcrum' crashed into the Black Sea off the nation’s Shabla peninsula in the early hours of June 9

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