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Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 finally leaves after five hours on the ground but all airlines have now suspended operations
A revealing account of RAF Comet operations from the May 17, 1957 issue of The Aeroplane
A truly immersive experience The developer of Wings over Flanders Fields, Old Brown Dog, has released a new version of this popular series called ‘Between Heaven & Hell II’. Derek Davis takes it for a test flight and highlights some of the new features that have been incorporated.
The stick shaker activated as the crew conducted a missed approach while trying to land in a storm
Some might think that releasing a new concept in flight simulation immediately after the fanfare of Microsoft Flight Simulator is a dubious decision but Aerosoft has successfully done so with World of Aircraft: Glider Simulator. We take a look at the concept and the initial product in the series…
All eight personnel on board were killed when a Russian Navy Beriev Be-200ChS multi-purpose amphibian crashed into a mountain in Turkey while engaged in fire-fighting operations on August 14
The New York-based carrier landed in London yesterday on its inaugural transatlantic service. Reporting for Key.Aero, Chris Sloan, travelled on the breakthrough service and provides his verdict on the company’s efforts
As the fallout persists over the fatal airborne attack on the M/T Mercer Street off the coast of Oman in late-July, attention has turned to examining the motivations and potential perpetrators behind the incident
Now that Microsoft Flight Simulator has become fairly well established, we’re beginning to see a growing number of differing opinions as to whether this program is a game or a simulator. So, we posed a series of questions to experienced pilots and representatives of the retail side of flight simulation to get their views on the subject.
Belgrade was originally home to the Vinca Culture, one of the most important prehistoric cultures of Europe. The modern city was designed by Serbian professor of architecture, Emilijan Josimović. His grid-style plan was quite symmetrical, with parks and tree-lined avenues that are reminiscent of the ancient Roman city it once was. While these facts are really interesting, this product is not about Belgrade the city, it is based on the airport that serves it.
At the height of the Cold War, the East and West drew battle lines across land, resources, and technology. The supersonic passenger aircraft was a technological marvel whose race to production status echoed the state of warfare between the two superpowers. So, which was better: the European Concorde or the Russian Tu-144?
A recoverable exercise variant Mark 54 Lightweight Torpedo was dropped for the first time from a No 120 Squadron Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft over the Moray Firth, near RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland - the home of the RAF's P-8A fleet - in late July
Around three months into its first operational deployment, the UK Royal Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08), and the wider Carrier Strike Group 21 (CSG21) have conducted a combined total of 2,700 hours from 32 fixed- and rotary wing aircraft
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