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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.

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 17

Welcome to the 17th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!

Germany contracts Airbus to deliver ‘Quadriga’ Eurofighters

Airbus signed a contract on November 11 to deliver 38 new-build Tranche 4 Eurofighter EF-2000 multi-role fighters to Germany as the nation seeks to replace its older Tranche 1 aircraft under Project Quadriga

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Qantas marks its 100th anniversary

The airline celebrates its centenary amid the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Key.Aero has collated 100 images to celebrate this important milestone

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Underrated pioneers of aviation

Beyond famous names like the Wright Brothers, there are some amazing contributors to the history of flight – like the female solo pilot who built an aeroplane in her living room…

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100th Anniversary of Hawker

November 15, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Hawker Aircraft Limited. Here's a timeline of the celebrated company and its achievements...

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What were flights like in the 1950s? 

Complimentary postcards when boarding, acres of legroom, and personal porters at baggage reclaim: early commercial air travel was a long way from Ryanair… 

Alitalia set for South American shake-up

Alitalia is poised for a return to two destinations in South America following a nine-month suspension due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Boeing secures $9.8bn Saudi F-15 support contract

Boeing will provide modernisation and sustainment services for Saudi Arabia’s F-15 multi-role fighter fleet after it was awarded a US$9.8bn contract by the US Department of Defense on November 10

US green lights MQ-9B SeaGuardian sale to Taiwan

The US State Department announced on November 3 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of four General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SeaGuardians to Taiwan

The DC-3's revolutionary flight across America

In 1938, an American Airlines DC-3 would make the revolutionary flight across America...

United Airlines announces JFK U-turn

Bosses at United Airlines have confirmed the carrier will resume flights from New York/John F Kennedy on February 1, 2021 following an absence of more than five years.

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Helsinki for Prepar3D Released

MK-Studios has released EFHK Helsinki for P3D v4+ over on OrbxDirect.

Thailand shows off Gripen fleet in elephant walk

The Royal Thai Air Force’s 7 Wing released pictures on November 11 of its resident Saab JAS-39C/D Gripen multi-role fighters conducting an elephant walk at Surat Thani air base in southern Thailand

Philippines receives first batch of S-70i Black Hawks

The first five of 16 Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk utility helicopters were handed over to the Philippine Air Force at Clark Air Base near Angeles City, Luzon Island, on November 9

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The Long Beach Luxury Liner

It has been half a century since the first flight of the mighty McDonnell Douglas DC-10...

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A Female First: Saudi Arabia’s Pioneering Pilot

Overcoming substantial cultural and financial barriers...

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Spain’s COVID-19 boneyard

Aircraft graveyards play a key role at the end of an aircraft’s lifecycle...

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Aeroplane December 2020

Welcome to Aeroplane December 2020

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Planespotting in the DPRK

Just a decade ago, a trip to North Korea to photograph aircraft...

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Flybe: Aviation’s comeback kid?

The industry’s landscape has experienced seismic changes...

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Indian upstarts in Heathrow debut

Gone are the days when slots at London’s premier gateway were the reserve of flag carriers...

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Tri-jet hunting down under

Nigel Pittaway shares some of his striking images of Boeing 727s...

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Is V the shape of things to come?

Dutch developers are working on a futuristic-looking jet...

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Airliner World December 2020

Welcome to Airliner World December 2020

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Remembering the reliable TriStar

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first flight of the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar...

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