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TOPGUN TRIBUTE

To celebrate the release of the long-awaited film Top Gun: Maverick, Key.Aero is marking the occasion with special coverage of the real TOPGUN fighter weapons school and the movies with material on the original and the sequel.

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UK funds next-gen AESA radar for RAF Typhoons

On September 3, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced it had awarded BAE Systems and Leonardo a £317m contract to develop a next-generation radar for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon fleet.

X-Plane 11.50 Officially Released

Laminar Research has officially released X-Plane 11.50, introducing the Vulkan and Metal rendering engine to the platform.

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PIONEERS: 1910 London-Manchester race

The cries of excited onlookers at Pytha Fold
Farm near Burnage said it all...

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The Queen and her Captain

Few people on Earth know the Boeing 747 better than the pilots...

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You Can Be My Wingman Any Time

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare professionals have put their own lives at risk...

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DATABASE: Saab 37 Viggen In Service

The Viggen was very advanced when it entered service...

de Havilland 100: Making of the Moth

First flown five years into the life of Geoffrey de Havilland’s eponymous
company...

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Global Airline Report 2020: Storage Spotlight

Welcome to Global Airline Report 2020: Storage

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de Havilland 100: Goblin engine

For de Havilland to set up its own aero engine company...

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Farewell to the Queen

An integral part of the company’s long-haul line-up mere months ago...

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A Contactless Airport Journey?

With COVID-19 continuing to influence where, how, and when we fly...

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Trendsetter: The Sud Aviation Caravelle

France’s first foray into manufacturing jet airliners...

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DATABASE: Saab 37 Viggen Development

How neutral Sweden developed its most advanced aircraft yet...

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A Heinkel in ‘Hellfire Corner’

To look at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum’s CASA 2.111 now...

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Global Airline Report 2020: Welcome

Hello and welcome to Airliner World's Global Airline Report 2020...

de Havilland 100: School of Excellence

To be able to say you were trained by the de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School...

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Global Airline Report 2020: Going Nowhere Fast

Welcome to Global Airline Report 2020: Asia/Pacific...

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AIRLINE HISTORY: Airlink

There’s never been a quicker means of travelling between Heathrow and Gatwick...

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The Single-Aisle Space Race

As airlines tighten their belts, the need for an efficient fleet...

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Aviation’s COVID-19 Paradigm Shift

Standard operating procedures (SOPs) are the foundations on which flying is built...

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Aeroplane October 2020

Welcome to Aeroplane October 2020

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DATABASE: Saab 37 Viggen Insights

An experienced Viggen pilot gives his impressions of the Swedish fighter...

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de Havilland 100: MacRobertson race Rapide

Think of de Havilland
aircraft in 1934’s MacRobertson International Air Race from England to Australia...

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Global Airline Report 2020: European Bouncebackability

Welcome to Global Airline Report 2020: Europe...

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IN PICTURES: The early days of BOAC's Comet 4

In the de Havilland Comet 4, the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) had an aircraft able to rejuvenate a bit of national pride in commercial aviation, and to consign to history memories of the disasters that befell the original Comets. In conducting pre-delivery and route-proving flights, BOAC’s new flagships demonstrated their excellent performance to the full — and The Aeroplane was there to document these occasions

 

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British-Irish Airports Expo 2022

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London, United Kingdom

The 5th British-Irish Airports Expo is the trade show for all stakeholders on the airport campus. Typically, an expo of up to 150 exhibitors, and six conferences, attended by 2,300++ visitors, the 2022 British-Irish Airports EXPO moves from Olympia to take place at ExCeL London on 22-23 June 2022.

Royal International Air Tattoo 2022

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The Royal International Air Tattoo will return in 2022 from 15-17 July. Friday will again be the preview day with a 4-hour flying display whilst Saturday and Sunday will both be full show days with over seven hours of thrilling flying displays each day.

ILA Berlin 2022

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Schönefeld, Germany

Under the motto "Pioneering Aerospace" the #ILA22 will take place for the first time at the newly opened BER Airport in the heart of Europe. The German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) as ILA brand owner and Messe Berlin GmbH as organizer are expecting trade visitors from all over the world, high-ranking guests from international, European and German politics and of course the numerous visitors of the public days in Berlin for the first time in four years

Shuttleworth Family Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The Shuttleworth Family Air Show will have all kinds of exciting attractions both on the ground and in the skies. Be prepared to be thrilled!