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Ever wondered how the Battle of Britain film was created?

Watch exclusive interviews with pilot John Preece, and Spitfire historian Peter Arnold about filming the best-known historic aviation movie of all time to find out.

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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.

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Yak-3 and Spitfire for Aero Legends

Aero Legends’ Yak-3 undergoing refurbishment with Vintage AeroKEY-JAMIE...

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Skymaster anniversary marked in the Netherlands

Two Cessna Skymasters were brought together on February 28 to...

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The fascinating flying career of Bill Williams

Graham Pitchfork relates just some of the fascinating flying career of former photo-recce pilot Bill Williams, who will celebrate his 100th birthday in May

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Tremors after Biggin Crash

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Starliner moved to new German hangar

Lockheed L.1649 Starliner N7316C has been moved to Paderborn-Lippstadt...

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We Salute You

Lt Col Mel Corley DFC – flew Mustangs in Korea and later F-104s,...

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Dutch Auster on the move

Auster Mk.III NX537 has been acquired by Arnhem’s Museum DeelenNEDERLANDS...

Rebel group claims responsibility for Ethiopian Mi-35 crash

The Tigray People’s Liberation Front – a paramilitary rebel group in Ethiopia – has claimed to have shot down an Ethiopian Air Force-operated Mil Mi-35 attack helicopter, which was lost to attrition on April 20

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Your Historic Aviation 5-a-day

Another daily helping of historic photographs from the Key Publishing archive

Quiz: How well do you know your airliners? - Part 3

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz focuses on identifying airliners. Let us know what score you get!

A century of aviation innovation

The pioneering spirit of the Vulcan continued right the way through the 20th Century and into the 21st – and shows no sign of slowing…

A400M steps closer to helicopter refuelling certification

Airbus has successfully completed a major helicopter air-to-air refuelling certification campaign with the A400M heavy-lift tactical transport, marking a major milestone in the platform’s continued development

New Italian Destination for MSFS

Software developer, RCStudio has released Airport Trento-Mattarello – LIDT for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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What’s the difference between the DC-10 and MD-11?

From a distance, the two trijets look very similar, but what are the main differentiating features of the pair? Key.Aero compares them to find out

Gabonese Super Puma crashes following engine failure

A Gabonese Army-operated Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) AS332M1 Super Puma crashed in the Minkébé National Park – located in Gabon’s Ogooué Ivindo province – on April 18

Dutch F-35As briefly grounded due to engine concerns

The Royal Netherlands Air Force has confirmed it briefly grounded its in-country fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters due to engine wear concerns

Landmarks Frankfurt City Pack Out Now

Orbx has announced Landmarks Frankfurt City Pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Qatar orders two Pilatus PC-24s

A pair of Pilatus PC-24 light business jets have been ordered by the Qatar Emiri Air Force, which will use the type to conduct training and VIP transport operations

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Your Historic Aviation 5-a-day

It was 80 years ago today that the first production Mustang undertook its maiden flight. Here are some great photos of it...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 18

This week we speak to Group Captain Alastair Montgomery OBE, an RAF legend and Vulcan pilot during the Falklands War. He certainly has some stories...

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Your Historic Aviation 5-a-day

Super Sabres, Short Seamews… here are more aircraft from our capacious vaults!

Chasing Chuck Yeager and tea-pouring barrel rolls!

As if escaping from a German prisoner of war camp wasn't enough, Bob Hoover took things to the next level when he befriended none other than record-setting test pilot Chuck Yeager. So did his life ever get less exciting...?

Boeing to provide support services for Israeli Apache fleet

Israel has contracted Boeing to provide integrated logistics support services for the Israeli Air Force’s fleet of AH-64A/D Apache attack helicopters

Saab delivers first T-7A airframe section to Boeing

Saab has shipped its first aft airframe section for the T-7A Red Hawk advanced jet trainer to Boeing, marking a key milestone in the platform’s engineering and manufacturing development programme

SIA 777 suffered EGPWS incident after levelling at 500ft on take-off

A single missing letter in the aircraft’s computer caused it to stop climbing and led to multiple activations of its ground proximity warning system

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