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Airbus A220 at 10

In the decade since its first flight, almost everything about the Bombardier C Series has changed. That is, apart from its impressive range and spacious cabin. This week on Key.Aero, we explore everything you need to know about this revolutionary regional jet!

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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 restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

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Renault buys Caudron racer replica

Reproduction 1930s Rafale promotes launch of new car sharing its name

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Do you want to fly a Strikemaster? Well now you can!

Just weeks after Aero Legends launched the UK’s first CAA-approved jet flight experience under its Jet Legends banner, FlyPast’s Jamie Ewan had the chance to take to the skies in its Strikemaster. What followed was the ride of a lifetime…

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Did Aeroflot airliners spy on NATO?

While many top-secret documents about Cold War aerial intelligence have been declassified, very little has emerged about the use of commercial aircraft. However, files in the Dutch National Archives describe in surprising detail some of Aeroflot’s activities over the Netherlands

Historic Aviation Quiz – ‘Mudmovers’ of the ages

With Key.Aero celebrating what is said to be the finest ground-attack aeroplane of all time – the mighty A-10 Thunderbolt II – we dedicate this week's quiz to its predecessors. Can you recognise these lesser known ‘mudmovers’?

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When USAF 'Superforts' darkened British skies

As tensions between the superpowers began to flare, the presence of American bombers on British soil again became a familiar and necessary one — and it was down to Strategic Air Command’s Boeing B-29s and B-50s to wield the ‘big stick’

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Combat Aircraft Journal September 2023

The full issue in page-turning format

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The next Exercise Point Blank…dates for the diary

Key.Aero can reveal the next dates for Exercise Point Blank, which in the past has often involved European air forces deploying to RAF Lakenheath.

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ANALYSIS: Why is the F-22A Raptor already facing retirement?

The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor leads the way as a fifth-generation air superiority fighter, but its days appear to be numbered – Jon Lake examines why

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Is there a bright future for Embraer's E2 family of regional jets?

With competitors dropping out of the sector and existing aircraft due for renewal, Embraer has a golden opportunity to boost its market share, as Andreas Spaeth reports from Brazil

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Examining the commercial aero engine market (part two)

In a concluding insight into the current state of play within the engine sector, Tom Batchelor looks at GE Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney, before considering trends set to shape the wider market

Enter Air 737 flies into Ukrainian airspace

A Polish-registered Boeing 737 briefly flew into Ukrainian airspace on Friday (June 23), despite the area being closed to all civilian air traffic because of the ongoing war in the country.

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Flight Simulation

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FlightSim Studio’s Tecnam P2006T Mk.II review

FlightSim Studio has designed a range of aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator and X-Plane, from the SeaRey flying boat right through to the Embraer E175. We take a look at its most recent release, Tecnam P2006T very light twin.

Take Command! DA40NG takes flight in X-Plane

X-Aviation has announced the Take Command! DA40NG for X-Plane 12 is now available.

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NZA Simulations’ Christchurch International Airport review

They say good things take time and that has certainly been the case with NZA Simulations’ latest scenery release for Microsoft Flight Simulator, Christchurch International Airport.

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Upcoming Events

Midland Air Museum (Coventry) Aviation Fair


Baginton, United Kingdom

Aircraft enthusiasts fair

MCAS Miramar AirShow


San Diego, United States

The event website states it will provide "static displays, and daytime shows that feature military demonstration teams, civilian aerobatic teams, aerial solo acts, vintage aircraft and warbirds."

Helitech Expo


London, United Kingdom

Helicopter trade show.

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show


Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."

Duxford Flying Finale


Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Join us on Saturday 14 October for an extra special Duxford Flying Finale. The final event in our special flying season takes place on the same day that the first Duxford Air Show took place 50 years ago."

Dubai Airshow


, United Arab Emirates

International aerospace airshow