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Categorised as a “serious incident” by investigators, the simple mistake by engineers caused the powerplants to begin surging at just 500ft after take-off
Nearly 40 years ago, a full-size jetliner was intentionally crashed into the desert by a team of scientists. Key.Aero reveals how and why it was done, and what lessons were learnt
The second of two combat-coded USAF Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighter squadrons at Eielson AFB, Alaska, has received its first two aircraft
L3Harris Technologies and Air Tractor have teamed up to produce the AT-802U Sky Warden, which they describe to be an affordable, production-ready aircraft designed for airborne ISR and other missions in extreme combat environments
Back by popular demand, this week's Commercial Aviation quiz will test your knowledge of airline identifiers. Both IATA code and ATC callsigns are included so make sure to let us know what score you get!
One of the RAF’s most famous transport aircraft made its first flight 75 years ago today...
The transport secretary has revealed which countries holidaymakers can return from without having to quarantine, opening the door to summer trips and a potential rebound for the air travel industry
The Royal Air Force has applied a special Union Jack-themed scheme to one of its Boeing Chinook HC6A heavy-lift tactical transport helicopters in celebration of the type’s 40 years of operational service
Alan Deere almost didn’t make selection for the RAF due to his high blood pressure. So when he kept cheating death again and again during World War Two, it was only fitting that his comrades should claim he had nine lives…
The 1960s were a golden period for aviation. Key.Aero recounts the time that the Douglas Aircraft Corporation set out to break the sound barrier in its DC-8, years before anyone else managed it
Orbx has announced EGCK Caernarfon Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
Raytheon Intelligence & Space has delivered the first APG-79(V)4 active electronically scanned array radar prototype to the USMC for testing on the Boeing F/A-18C/D Hornet multi-role fighter
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of six Boeing P-8I Neptune maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and related equipment to India for an estimated cost of US$2.42bn
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