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Remembering Ray Hanna

15 years since the aviation world mourned the loss of legend Ray Hanna, we look back at footage passed on to us by the Red Arrow founder's daughter

Concorde captain recalls his first flight

Speaking exclusively to Key.Aero, retired British Airways Concorde captain John Hutchinson recounts his experience training to fly the supersonic airliner for the first time

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BREAKING: BA retro Landor and BOAC 747s to be saved

British Airways’ last two remaining retro-liveried Boeing 747s are to be saved from the scrapheap after the flag carrier revealed new homes have been found.

RAF Typhoons scrambled to intercept Russian Tu-142s

Royal Air Force-operated Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s were scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland, on November 28 to intercept two Russian Navy Tupolev Tu-142s operating over the North Sea near UK airspace

Brazil receives first modernised E-99M AEW&C

Embraer delivered its first modernised E-99M AEW&C aircraft to the Brazilian Air Force during a ceremony at the firm’s Gavião Peixoto facility in São Paulo, Brazil, on November 27

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IRIS II at Gan

Story Behind the Scene. Chris French, acclaimed aviation artist...

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Serious About Seafires

Restoration Scene: In recent years the airworthy Seafire population...

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Skydancing Stearmans

Inside Stories: AEROSUPERBATICS WINGWALKERS. Assistant Editor Jamie...

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MARITIME Majesty

FRENCH NAVY ‘OPS’: Malcolm V Lowe describes the post-World...

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Handley Page Pioneer

Inside Stories by Frank Thomas Digby. Roger Taylor details just...

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SWEET REVENGE

HENDON’S LANC’: Avro Lancaster ‘S-for-Sugar’ carried out...

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Suicide Squad

Inside Stories ‘RAMM’ FIGHTERS. Ian Baxter tells the horrifying...

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ICE Aces

Inside Stories ANTARCTIC AVIATIONPioneering Antarctic aviators...

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FLYING THE NEST

British skies are destined to be blessed by a second...

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SHOOTING the Dark Continent

AERIAL SURVEYS: Among the Avro Lancaster’s most ambitious postwar...

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How far does one 747 fly every month? You’ll be surprised…

Criss-crossing the globe, the Boeing 747 has a range of nearly 9,000 miles, but how far does one typically fly in a month? Key.Aero tracked a KLM jumbo throughout November to find out where it visited and how many miles it covered

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Chinese 737 and A320 competitor nearly ready

China’s answer to the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320, the COMAC C919, is edging ever closer to certification

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The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 19

Welcome to the 19th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!

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The pioneer of aviation firsts

In the 100 year or so history of aviation, there have been many firsts. We think we might have found the man with the most…

Northrop Grumman lands $4.8bn Global Hawk development contract

The US Department of Defense announced on November 25 that it has awarded Northrop Grumman a US$4.8bn contract to develop, modernise, retrofit and sustain the USAF's RQ-4 Global Hawk family

UAC delivers last of 50 Su-35S fighters to Russia

The United Aircraft Corporation revealed on November 25 that it has handed over the final three of 50 new-build Sukhoi Su-35S multi-role fighters to the Russian Ministry of Defence

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Combat Aircraft Journal January 2021

Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal January 2021

Quiz: How well do you know your retro airline schemes?

Back by popular demand - this week's Commerical Aviation quiz focuses on the paint schemes of yesteryear and tests your knowledge of liveries used on some of the world's biggest airlines

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Which airlines use Russia’s version of the 757?

Russia’s answer to the Boeing 757 – the Tupolev Tu-204 – didn’t achieve quite the same commercial success as its American counterpart. Key.Aero investigates which carriers are still using it

Who has become the world’s first all-A220 airline?

The adopted Airbus aircraft is now the sole type used by one European operator

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