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The UK Ministry of Defence has published a request for information for the commercial provision of rotary wing search and rescue for maritime counter-terrorism training
Are you in the classic post-turkey slump of Christmas Day? Fear not, Key.Aero is here to save the day! Watch the full BBMF C/O Mark 'Suggs' Sugden interview now
Via a letter signed by the Romanian parliament on December 20, the acquisition of 32 ex Norwegian F-16 Fighting Falcons was approved
Air Atlantique’s Douglas Dakotas carried all manner of cargo – from Cognac to cabbages – in their busy ’80s heyday, as Charles Woodley details in a new book charting the carrier’s history
In the final instalment of Key.Aero's interview with Mark 'Suggs' Sugden, the new O/C talks through how the BBMF is funded and what you can do to help the flight stay in the air
Following the Japanese attack on the US Fleet at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Winston Churchill made his way to the United States of America. Arriving in the US after a ten-day sea crossing aboard the battleship HMS Duke of York, on December 22, Churchill made the last leg to Washington via aeroplane, where President Roosevelt was waiting to greet him…
The US Department of the Air Force selected MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, for the preferred location to host the next active-duty KC-46A Pegasus unit on December 21
If you read last week’s reread feature on Piece of Cake, you’ll be aware that certain elements of Derek Robinson’s novel are said to be inspired by real life characters and events and one book that is often mentioned in the same breath as Piece of Cake is Fighter Pilot, by Paul Richey…
The US Department of Defense has announced the award of a $159m firm-fixed price modification to AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp
Paris-based French bee has introduced its maiden Airbus A350-1000. The Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97-equipped widebody, F-HMIX (c/n 539) – leased from Air Lease Corporation – was officially handed over by the European manufacturer on December 17, 2021 having previously made the short delivery hop from Toulouse to French bee’s Paris/Orly base.
The UK and Japan have announced plans to develop a future fighter aircraft engine demonstrator, and sign a memorandum of cooperation to enable future development between the two nations
In this second instalment from Key.Aero's chat with new BBMF Officer Commanding, Suggs details his plans, including new paint jobs we can expect to see and maintenance plans for the fleet
Ultra-luxurious air travel remains out of reach for the masses and is often frequented by high-wealth travellers. However, Andreas Spaeth was lucky enough to grab a rare chance to indulge in an unforgettable experience on VistaJet’s flagship Bombardier Global 7500
Spain's Council of Ministers gave approval on December 14 for Project Halcón (Falcon), the acquisition of 20 Tranche 4 Eurofighter Typhoons.
In Episode 28 of The Air Warrior Podcast, the final one before the Christmas and New Year break, we hear from the second part to Airbus’ facility in Spain to learn more on the company’s activities and aspirations in the realm of military air-to-air refuelling.
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