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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

Quiz: How well do you know your airlines? - Part 2

This week we're testing your airline recognition skills! Can you identify these carriers based upon these small cropped livery segments? Let us know what score you get!

MyPast: Share your historic aviation stories!

We know lots of you have great flying tales from parents and grandparents – now’s your chance to tell them on Key.Aero

DCS F-14A Tomcat Released

Heatblur Simulations has released the F-14A Tomcat for DCS World Open Beta.

Southwest reveals 737 MAX return plans

Following the decision by the FAA to un-ground the jet, the American low-cost carrier set out its approach to getting the type back in the sky

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The only airline in North Korea

Dubbed the “worst airline” in the world, Air Koryo’s reputation as the North Korean flag carrier is formidable just by its association with the country. Key.Aero recounts the history of this very unique operator

NATO nations team up to develop next-gen rotorcraft capability

Defence ministers from France, Germany, Greece, Italy and the UK signed a letter of intent on November 19 to design, develop and deliver a new medium-lift multi-role helicopter under a multinational initiative

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The 5 most amazing aviation innovations

From improving performance at high altitudes to making flight safer for everyone, these aircraft innovations are all ingenious in their own ways...

Why Wizz Air A321 aborted take-off at V1

An AAIB report finds that pitot probes had become blocked by something the size of a grain of rice…

Spangdahlem F-16s deploy to the Middle East

Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Fighting Falcons from the USAF’s 480th Fighter Squadron ‘Warhawks’ at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, deployed to the UAE on November 12

Inside the famous Top Gear Boeing 747

Some say it can down 26,000 pints in one hour and that it’s four times heavier than the average house. All we know is it’s not The Stig, but it’s The Stig’s jumbo jet cousin. Watch this amazing video featuring the elusive Top Gear 747

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