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More than 250 bird strikes or near-misses have been recorded at Royal Air Force (RAF) bases in the Southern and Eastern Regions since 2017, including a high of 73 incidents reported by RAF aircrews in 2020, with a further 46 up to October 28 this year
For much of the past decade, the UK military has been busy shifting its real-world pilot training into synthetic environments, looking to utilise simulators instead of expensive fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, whose precious flight hours are considered better spent elsewhere
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has confirmed that the retired fleet of RAF Sentinel R1s are to be sold to a consortium instead of being scrapped, this is due to the sales bid being deemed more value for money to the UK taxpayer than the original fait of scrapping
From getting stuck in remote parts of Canada and New Zealand to popping across to the Isle of Wight for ice cream, airline pilots Anna McGrady and Nick Shaw both had quite the adventure during their training. Key.Aero sat down with them both to find out how they found their way to the flight deck
The flag carrier aims to streamline its route network to include simple domestic connections
While the aviation industry welcomed the news, Wizz Air UK’s managing director exclusively told Key.Aero that aviation tax reforms could create some “proper competition for the railways”