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To celebrate the release of the long-awaited film Top Gun: Maverick, Key.Aero is marking the occasion with special coverage of the real TOPGUN fighter weapons school and the movies with material on the original and the sequel.

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Victor crewmember recounts Falklands War action

Concluding his two-part look at his career as an Air Electronics Officer, Mike Beer talks about when he and the Victor saw action

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New Zealand Harvard returns to the air

Callum Smith (left) with John Lamont and Harvard ‘57’. COURTESY...

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The Supermarine Walrus

When returning to a launch ship, the Walrus would land on water...

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US museum completes EC-135 for static display

Convair TB-58A Hustler 55-0663 is to be repainted at the Indiana...

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Super Sabre completed for static display

The Museum of Aviation at Warner Robins in Georgia, US, has completed...

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New base for unique Stratojet prototype

Boeing XB-47 46-066, the sole remaining Stratojet prototype,...

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Briefings

Adelaide, Australia-based Reevers Warbirds has moved North American...

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Shareholders sought for Duxford-based Catalina

Consolidated Catalina G-PBYA ‘Miss Pick Up’ at Biscarrosse...

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Whalers

TALKS TO AIRCREW WHO FLEW THE A-3 SKYWARRIOR, ONE OF THE LARGEST...

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Convair Hustler acquired by Californian museum

Formerly on display at the now defunct Chanute Air Museum in...

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Mothballed not Cancelled

Tony Buttler describes the Hawker P.1121 a ‘super fighter’...

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Slovakian museum completes Bf 109 restoration

Messerschmitt Bf 109G-14 ‘White 13’ on display in the Slovak...

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MALTA’S NIGHT FIGHTERS

HURRICANES SERVED AS THE ISLAND’S NOCTURNAL DEFENDERS IN 1941...

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Hornet to be centrepiece of Blue Angels memorial

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C 163498 is currently in storage in Tennessee....

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Walrus at War

When war broke out, Supermarine’s amphibian may have looked...

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East German colours for Spanish Fishbed

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21SPS ‘740’ has been repainted in its...

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Mosquito ‘NS838’ makes successful airshow debut

DH Mosquito T.III TV959 flying at SkyFair on July 22. ALAN KEY...

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New helicopter ‘stars’ at Lelystad naval display

Agusta-Bell 204B ‘227’ PH-UEY is a new exhibit at the Aviodrome...

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Brooklands Wellington moved into historic hangar

Vickers Wellington Mk.IA N2980 was moved into its permanent home,...

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GLORY DAYS

SEPTEMBER 1935 SAW BOSCOMBE DOWN IN WILTSHIRE PLAY HOST TO A...

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Spanish Dragon Rapide flies again at Iberia celebration

De Havilland Dragon Rapide EC-MQS has made its first flight in...

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Honouring Heroes

Jim Tobul flies his much-loved Corsair in tribute to those who...

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Pup and Finch fly from New York museum

Two new aircraft have arrived at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome...

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ISLAND FORTRESS

OUTNUMBERED AND OUTGUNNED, THE RAF PLAYED A CRUCIAL ROLE IN PREVENTING...

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‘Retro’ Aer Lingus scheme for South African DC-3

Aer Lingus has repainted Douglas DC-3 ZS-NTE into a 1950s-era...

 

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British-Irish Airports Expo 2022

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London, United Kingdom

The 5th British-Irish Airports Expo is the trade show for all stakeholders on the airport campus. Typically, an expo of up to 150 exhibitors, and six conferences, attended by 2,300++ visitors, the 2022 British-Irish Airports EXPO moves from Olympia to take place at ExCeL London on 22-23 June 2022.

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The Royal International Air Tattoo will return in 2022 from 15-17 July. Friday will again be the preview day with a 4-hour flying display whilst Saturday and Sunday will both be full show days with over seven hours of thrilling flying displays each day.

ILA Berlin 2022

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Schönefeld, Germany

Under the motto "Pioneering Aerospace" the #ILA22 will take place for the first time at the newly opened BER Airport in the heart of Europe. The German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) as ILA brand owner and Messe Berlin GmbH as organizer are expecting trade visitors from all over the world, high-ranking guests from international, European and German politics and of course the numerous visitors of the public days in Berlin for the first time in four years

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The Shuttleworth Family Air Show will have all kinds of exciting attractions both on the ground and in the skies. Be prepared to be thrilled!