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This week on Key.Aero we present a range of articles on the groundbreaking Boeing 787 Dreamliner. A range of innovations has helped the Dreamliner secure a huge number of orders and the aircraft has been an undoubted success for Boeing.

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Historic

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“A damned interesting trip, but I wouldn’t want to do it again”

The verdict of one Lancaster pilot sums up Operation ‘Paravane’ well. In fact, September 1944’s strike on the German battleship Tirpitz, mounted from the USSR, did rather more damage than first thought — though Nos 9 and 617 Squadrons would have to attack it again

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SAUNDERS-ROE ROCKET FIGHTERS

A period model of the cancelled Saunders-Roe SR177 interceptor...

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TECH SUPPORT

A 1947 visit to rural Buckinghamshire, and the engineering specialists...

HELICOPTER MUSEUM EXPANSION GATHERS PACE

The nearly complete, smart new entrance building at The Helicopter...

First Hawk arrives at Old Sarum

Forty years after its first flight, Hawk XX154 settles into its...

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Military

Indonesia receives second new-build NC212i transport

A new NC212i light transport aircraft has been delivered to the Indonesian Air Force by PT Dirgantari Indonesia (PTDI)

UK and US extend Airseeker support until 2035

The UK and US have moved to extend an existing support deal for the RC-135W Rivet Joint (Airseeker) electronic surveillance aircraft until 2035 in a deal worth £970m

First AH-1Z Viper built for Bahrain

Bell Textron completed the first build of the AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter for the Kingdom of Bahrain last month. The US company announced the completion of the build in a press release on October 22

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Commercial

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Armenian Start-up

News Review • CIS (Photo Armenia Airways) ARMENIA...

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Flynas Upsizes to A321XLR

News Review • Africa/Middle East SAUDI ARABIAN low-cost...

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JetBlue Plans Longest Route

US CARRIER JetBlue has announced details for a new service linking...

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Final Next-Generation Jet Completed

JOE G WALKER Boeing has test-flown the very last 737-800 Next-Generation...

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MHI to Acquire CRJ Programme

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Bombardier have entered...

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Flight Simulation

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Prepar3D Version 4

Preparing for the future Ever since Lockheed Martin...

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Back to Basics Stage 1 – Lesson 6

This issue we start a discussion on landing techniques…

Prepar3D version 4-ready

Over the past few months, a number of major publishers and developers...

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