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A Dirty Little War in Mozambique
A guerrilla war in northern Mozambique has seen Russian private military company the Wagner Group tasked with taking the initiative from a committed jihadist force. But it has not gone well, as Al J Venter explains.
Boeing's Loyal Wingman passes development milestones
Boeing Australia has recently passed two more milestones in its development of the Airpower Teaming System (ATS) for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
Blue Air Training acquires Broncos
US-based close air support (CAS) contractor, Blue Air Training, has added seven North American-Rockwell OV-10D+/G Broncos to its fleet.
USAF, Boeing agree on final KC-46 RVS 2.0 design
The US Air Force (USAF) and Boeing have reached two agreements on the final design of the KC-46A Pegasus’ Remote Vision System (RVS) – which is known as RVS 2.0.
The RAF’s 2020 Vision
This year, while the Royal Air Force is marking the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the service is working to ensure it is fit to fight 21st century opponents. Tim Ripley reports.
VIDEO: ‘One of my scariest flights as a captain’
In the first of several video chats with former pilot Scott Birrell, he tells Key.Aero about the time he’d just reached 35,000ft… and then the cabin crew reported smoke coming from the back of the aircraft
VIDEO: Exclusive guided tour of JetBlue’s new A220 cabin
Ahead of beginning services with the new jet in the spring, Key.Aero meets Mariya Stoyanova, the airline’s director of product development who provides a tour of the aircraft’s brand-new cabin
BA is selling suitcases containing 747 parts
Following the jumbo’s retirement last year, the flag carrier is now offering limited edition luggage
Midlands Air Festival: Live Updates!
Get live updates from Midlands Air Festival as we bring you exclusive content, interviews and news!
RAF Fighter Pilot Training in 1941
A fascinating insight into how the RAF was training its new fighter pilots for the Spitfire and Hurricane.
FlyPast Podcast Episode 24
This week, the entire FlyPast team chat through some of their personal favourite aircraft. There are some well known favourites, and some slightly more left-field answers...
TFFJ – St Barts for X-Plane
Saint Barthélemy Airport (TFFJ) in the Caribbean is famous for its steep descent over a hilltop and short landing strip. Consequently, the largest aircraft allowed to operate to the airport is the Canadian-built de Havilland Dash 7 Twin Otter.
PMDG Douglas DC-6 Cloudmaster for FSX
PMDG recently announced the release of its DC-6 for FSX...
Chris Frishmuth reviews TFDi’s debut release