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Airbus A380

The double-decker Airbus A380 caught the world’s imagination when it first flew in 2005 and still manages to turn heads. This week on Key.Aero, we’re featuring a fascinating collection of articles exploring a wide range of Super Jumbo topics from its origins, to hearing from the people who work with it to find out what makes it tick, and examining why ultimately the A380 wasn’t the commercial success Airbus had hoped for.

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Ukrainian Su-27 Flankers on the front line

At one time, Ukraine operated the second-largest Su-27 fleet in the world. Vladimir Trendafilovski looks at the career of the supermanoeuvrable fighter that remains the backbone of the country’s air defences.

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H145 Upgrade Announced

Airbus Helicopters has launched an improved variant of its H145...

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RAAF F-111 Swop

This F-111C, A8-132, wears a scheme of the Aircraft Research...

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NATO’s initial A330 MRTT under test

A330 MRTT054 lands at the Airbus facility in Toulouse after a...

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Legendary ‘Lifter

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New owner sought for European Sea Fury

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE Hawker Sea Fury FB.11...

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A drive in… Northants

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