Key Aero

Your aviation destination

In-depth aviation news and insight powered by eight leading aviation magazines. Instant digital access to the latest issues plus exclusive videos, features and interviews only available on KeyAero

Subscribe Now to read our premium aviation content

Latest from Key.Aero

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.

Trending Topics

Israel-Hamas War  Boeing 747  RAF  Concorde  Vulcan  Ukraine Russia War

Historic

Westland Dragonfly restoration progress

The Yorkshire Helicopter Preservation Group is making progress with its restoration of Westland Dragonfly HR.5 WN499.

News Premium

Swedish Spitfire moved within museum

The Swedish Air Force Museum’s recreation of a reconnaissance Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XIX, designated 31051, has been given a new display space at the Linköping attraction.

Historic Aviation Quiz

How good is your knowledge of the historic aviation? Test your knowledge here...

Feature Premium

Aeroplane July 2024

July 2024 issue of Aeroplane in page-turning format is a Cold War special featuring Lockheed SR-71 'Blackbird' and how its association with Britain began

News Premium

Red Bull DC-6 visits the Mach Loop for event

Red Bull’s Douglas DC-6B, OE-LDM, paid a visit to the Mach Loop low flying area today (May 31, 2024) in support of an event being staged in one of the valleys which makes up the Loop.

More from Historic

Military

News Premium

BAE Systems wins US Navy P-8A EW contract

BAE Systems has secured a $95m contract from the US Navy to supply advanced electronic warfare (EW) pods for the P-8A Poseidon Multi-Mission Maritime Aircraft.

News Premium

Finnish Hornets deployed to Romania

Seven F/A-18 Hornets of the Finnish Air Force landed on June 3 in Romania as part of a deployment under NATO’s Air Shielding mission.

News Premium

Germany orders more Eurofighter EF2000 Typhoons

During ILA 2024 in Berlin on June 5, 2024, the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced an order from Germany for further Eurofighter EF2000 Typhoons.

More from Military

Commercial

News Premium

Mexicana Orders 20 Embraer E2 Airliners

Mexicana de Aviación, Mexico's state-owned airline, has placed an order for 20 Embraer E2 aircraft.

IATA Airline Codes Quiz

Test your knowledge of airline IATA codes.

Feature Premium

Aviation News July 2024

July 2024 issue of Aviation News in page-turning format sees Coningsby let the cat out of the bag when Jamie Ewan interviews this year’s RAF Typhoon display pilot, Flt Lt David ‘Turbo’ Turnbull, as his freshly painted jet is unveiled

WIN! A Boeing 747 flight sim experience WORTH £199 or 747 memorabilia

To celebrate the 300th issue of Airliner World, we’re offering five lucky readers the chance to win Boeing 747 flight sim experience or 747 memorabilia

News Premium

Busiest airports revealed

Airports Council International (ACI) has detailed which were the busiest airports in the world last year.

More from Commercial

Flight Simulation

Review Premium

Cockspur’s Phenom 100 review

The Phenom 100 is part of a growing trend in aviation that has emerged in the last decade for Very Light Jets that offer luxury transport and modern technology. In this review, we test fly Cockspur's rendition of this popular aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

New York LaGuardia Airport released

Scenery developer MK Studios has released KLGA - New York LaGuardia Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Graphics card upgrade Feature Premium

Graphics card upgrade

Using a high-performance graphics card plays an important part in achieving high frame rates in Microsoft Flight Simulator. In this feature, we look at the performance benefits of upgrading from the NVIDIA RTX 3060 to the more recent RTX 4070S.

More from Flight Simulation

Upcoming Events

Abbotsford International Airshow

to

Abbotsford, Canada

The airshow website says: "The Abbotsford Airshow was born in 1962 as a partnership between the Abbotsford Flying Club and the Abbotsford Rotary Club to promote aviation at the Abbotsford Airport. Since then, the event has grown to become one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most exciting annual events."

Light Aircraft Association Rally

to

Leicester, United Kingdom

Light aircraft event

Athens Flying Week 2024 - Tanagra International Air Show

to

Tanagra, Greece

International air show.

CFB Greenwood - Air Show Atlantic

to

Greenwood, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

Wales Airshow

to

Swansea, United Kingdom

The airshow website says: "Over two days, some of the best pilots and flying display in the world use the natural amphitheatre of Swansea Bay to show their stuff, pulling off incredible aerial acrobatics. From jets to helicopters, it’s two days of the year not to be missed. And even better – it’s free!"

Duxford Flying Finale

to

Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year".