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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.

Apache Longbow radar finds export orders

Morocco, the Netherlands, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India are to receive AN/APG-78 Longbow Fire Control Radar (FCR) systems for their Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopters under four contracts worth $164.6m announced in September. 

Korean Air Strips 777 for a Reason You Might Not Think

Seoul/Incheon-Based Korean Air has roped in extra cargo support by converting its first passenger-configured Boeing 777-300ER into a temporary dedicated freighter.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Upgraded

Asobo Studios has announced a new patch for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available to download.

Icarus' Wasp-M to employ MAD-XR submarine detection system

Icarus Aerospace announced on September 17 that it has joined forces with CAE Defence & Security to provide a submarine detection and tracking capability for the Wasp-M.

Sweden suspends search for new training aircraft

Sweden has suspended its search for a successor platform to its ageing Saab Sk 60A/B jet trainer fleet, the Swedish Defense Materiel Agency (FMV) announced on September 14.

Historic Aviation Quiz

This week's historic aviation quiz is here! Have a go and let us know how you get on!

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AirForces Monthly October 2020

Welcome to AirForces Monthly October 2020

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Mercure: Dassault’s Wing Messenger

The Dassault Mercure has the sad distinction of probably being the world’s least successful airliner...

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Varig Rise and Fall

Founded in the 1920s, Varig became Brazil’s biggest and best-known airline...

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Dublin Airport: Expanding in Turbulent Times

Dublin Airport is proceeding with an ambitious development plan...

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Twin Otter: Part 1 – The de Havilland Canada Years

The Twin Otter has many claims to fame, but one fact stands out...

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Glory Days in New York: JFK in the 1960s

The terraces at New York’s Idlewild Airport, renamed John F Kennedy International in December 1963...

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The Royal Navy’s Last Biplane Fighter

Adapted for service from aircraft carriers...

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Eyes of the Fleet: US Navy E-2 Hawkeye

The Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye series has served the US Navy...

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Valiant: The First V-Bomber

Overshadowed by the Vulcan and Victor, the Valiant was the only one of the V-bombers...

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Aviation News October 2020

Welcome to Aviation News October 2020

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Typhoon Warning: Sharpening Eurofighter’s Talons

Jon Lake details how Eurofighter is developing the Typhoon...

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The world’s fastest subsonic airliner you’ve never heard of

At the request of American Airlines, a US manufacturer set out to create the world’s fastest non-supersonic airliner. As Key.Aero reveals, achieving that kind of speed was much harder than it seemed

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War veteran reminisces on the brilliance of de Havilland’s Mosquito

Key.Aero speaks to Flt Lt George Dunn who flew Halifax, Mosquitoes and Spitfires with the RAF during World War Two

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Aircraft Report: OC-135B Open Skies

The USAF operates currently operates a pair of Boeing OC-135B Open Skies aircraft in an observation role. These aircraft are dedicated to performing missions under the Open Skies Treaty - an agreement that the US is set to leave this November

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How many commercial aircraft are in storage?

In part three of our special Global Airline Report, we examine the statistics of storage and break down its various processes to find out which types are the idlest

Darrington Municipal Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator Released

Orbx has announced 1S2 Darrington Municipal Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

BAE Systems to provide supersonic AS2 flight controls

British aerospace firm selected to supply the Aerion Supersonic with a flight control system for its AS2 business jet

Key aircraft from the Battle of Britain

As we mark the Battle of Britain’s 80th anniversary, watch exclusive footage of four aircraft that all served in the conflict.

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How many airlines did we gain and lose in 2019?

In part two of our special Global Airline Report, Key.Aero analyses data to find out how many airlines started up and how many failed in 2019.

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