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As French, US and UK platforms test their capabilities in Exercise Atlantic Trident, the Modern Military team examines some of the capabilities on display and potential intelligence gathering activities that these NATO allies could be conducting against each other.
The event drew widespread condemnation and could potentially cause sanctions to be imposed on the country. Key.Aero collates what is known about the unusual incident
A detailed review of the massive Boeing bomber programme from The Aeroplane, 70 years ago
HMS Queen Elizabeth and the multinational task force that makes up Carrier Strike Group 21 have now departed the UK on the aircraft carrier’s maiden operational deployment, which will take the flotilla to Japan and back over the next seven months
Antonov revealed on May 20 that it has completed the fuselage assembly for the first of three An-178-100P medium-lift strategic transports, which are destined to be delivered to the Ukrainian Air Force
This week's Commercial Aviation quiz focuses on identifying the aircraft types. How well do you really know them? Let us know what score you get!
Nearly three years in the making, David Neeleman’s fifth airline start-up is nearly ready to take-off
“I unreservedly describe them as the most thrilling birds in the sky today,” was how legendary aviation writer Bill Gunston described the YF-12A and SR-71 in the March 1974 issue of Aeroplane Monthly. Read his article here…
Two USAF-operated Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning IIs from the Vermont ANG – which recently arrived in the UK – are being used to prepare RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk, for the arrival of its first fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters
The maiden Airbus Corporate Jet has certainly been getting a lot of use and has been flying some very impressive flights
HMS Queen Elizabeth and her task force have returned to HMNB Portsmouth, Hampshire, after concluding Exercise Strike Warrior – the final training event before the Carrier Strike Group sets sail on its maiden deployment to the Far East this weekend
Colonel Richard Graham is most well-known for his time on the SR-71 Blackbird, but he also flew the F-4 Phantom which included a spell in the Wild Weasel role during the Vietnam War
A Boeing F-15QA (Qatar Advanced) multi-role fighter destined for the Qatar Emiri Air Force was involved in a landing mishap at St Louis-MidAmerica Airport in Illinois on May 18, forcing both crew members to eject from the aircraft
Minutes after landing in Sydney, Captain James McBride spoke with Key.Aero’s Thomas Haynes over Zoom from the cockpit of his Boeing 757. The veteran airline pilot provided an exclusive insight into the turnaround process while showing off features of the narrowbody
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