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The Mystère 20 (later referred to as the Falcon 20) first flew on May 4, 1963 and was the first in a line of business jets which continues to be developed by Dassault. John Fricker got to fly the new jet and reported his findings in the January 30, 1964 issue of ‘The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News’
In March 2021, the UK announced plans to retire the RAF's fleet of Tranche 1 Eurofighters by 2025. We explore the decision to prematurely withdraw roughly one quarter of the air arm's Typhoon force and the ramifications this will bring
According to a press release by Leonardo company on January 3, the Qatar Emiri Air Force NH90 programme marked a major milestone with the first appearance of the Tactical Transport Helicopter (TTH) and NATO Frigate Helicopter (NFH) variants during Qatar’s national day on December 18
A contract by the US DOD recently revealed that Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $49m contract to design and develop a tailored variant of the F-35 Lightning II for an unspecified Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customer
From April this year it will be possible to fly as a passenger in Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIb BE505, the world’s only two-seat example of the iconic World War Two fighter…
She planned to be in the air for a month and even celebrated her 25th birthday in the sky...
A suspected cardiac arrest is never good news, but when it happens at 35,000 feet, even greater complexities enter the equation. Tom Batchelor caught up with aeronautical medical expert Dr David McKenas to learn about mid-flight passenger emergencies and the life saving technology which can help
In case you missed any of them, we’ve put together our top 10 articles of 2021 for some seasonal reading!
On 29th December 1939, the B-24 Liberator made its first flight. Key Aero celebrates the anniversary by looking back with a gallery of the best B-24 images
The VFW-Fokker 614 is famed for its misfortune. Woeful sales performance was followed by the jet being pulled from commercial service within a decade of its first flight. However, a sole example soldiers on, training next-generation engineers, as Martin Needham discovers here
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