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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 plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

British Airways Boss Steps Down

Spanish businessman Alex Cruz to be replaced at the flag carrier by Aer Lingus chief executive Sean Doyle

Textron to deliver 12 T-6C Texan IIs to Thailand

Textron Aviation Defense announced on September 28 that it will supply 12 Beechcraft T-6C Texan II training aircraft to the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), with deliveries scheduled to begin in late 2022

PC Pilot Issue 130 Downloads

Specially selected freeware and videos of flight sims reviewed in the November/December 2020 issue.

The aircraft that really started the jet age

While not the first jetliner to enter service, the Boeing 707 is often credited with being the aircraft that truly got the jet age going. Key.Aero examines the history of the jet that ended up dominating air travel in the 1960s and ’70s and even continues to fly today

Quiz: Commercial Aviation General Knowledge

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz will test your general knowledge of the industry. Ranging from airlines to airports and everything in between, how much of an avgeek are you?

The unstoppable B-26 of World War II

It recorded no fatalities and flew over 200 missions: this formidable United States bomber was known as ‘Flak Bait’ – with very good reason

EasyJet to make first annual loss in 25-year history

The low-cost carrier predicts a gloomy outlook for 2021 saying it expects to fly around 25% of its planned capacity in the first quarter

Leonardo, RAF demonstrate drone swarming capability

Leonardo announced on October 7 that it had successfully conducted a live trial of a ‘drone swarming’ capability with the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) at the end of July

The evolution of airline logos

An airline’s logo forms an integral part of its overall identity, with some even achieving iconic status. Key.Aero examines the development of some of the biggest names in the business

SoFly Weather Preset Pro Out Now

Orbx Launch confirmation - SoFly brings you Weather Preset Pro for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Weekly Historic Quiz

Get your thinking caps on - this week's Historic quiz is a toughie!

Boom Supersonic reveals XB-1 demonstrator

The world’s first privately developed supersonic aircraft was rolled out at a virtual event

Luxembourg receives first A400M Atlas

Luxembourg has become the seventh operator of the Airbus A400M Atlas heavy-lift tactical transport after it accepted its first and only example in Seville, Spain, on October 7

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Manning the tours

With decades of globetrotting under his belt, including 16 years...

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Qantas: Boeing… Boeing… Gone

Former Qantas 747 pilot Owen Zupp takes Airliner World on board...

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Q&A November 2020

Are you seeking the answer to a thorny aviation question...?

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DATABASE: HISPANO BUCHÓN - TECHNICAL DETAILS

Key differences under the skin between the HA-1112-M1L and its forerunners...

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HIDDEN HISTORY: Neptunes in Africa

HIDDEN HISTORY Neptunes in AfricaWhen the Portuguese Air Force...

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A quiet supersonic quest

NASA and Lockheed Martin Skunk Works have teamed up to develop the X-59 QueSST...

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Fusel-art: An emerging aircraft painting powerhouse

Airbourne Colours’ chairman Steve Darbyshire reflects on the firm's first decade...

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Wings of Peace

It seems remarkable that the most diminutive aircraft from the Brabazon Committee’s
masterplan for post-war British commercial aviation...

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STARS OF THE BIG SCREEN: Catch-22

With 16 North American B-25 Mitchells, the aerial armada assembled for the movie adaptation...

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BRIEFING FILE: Thrust reversers

Under the skin of aviation technology and tactics...

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Returns

After 14 years out of the industry, Microsoft is back with a new edition...

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AMERICA’S SMALL-TOWN GIANT

In just seven years, a carrier founded by an attorney from Mississippi...

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