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The US Air Force Special Operations Command is making extensive efforts to expand its aviation fleet’s capabilities, while evolving tactics to address growing adversarial threats
Air Vice Marshal Ian Duguid moved sideways from his role as the head of the RAF’s 11 Group, tasked with multi-domain integration, to the 1 Group, running the combat air force fleet and surveillance aircraft. We recently caught up him with him to find out more
China Southern Airlines became the first commercial carrier to accept the Airbus A319neo. The Guangzhou-based firm took simultaneous delivery of two, 136-seat examples, which are currently understood to be China Southern’s sole commitments for the re-engined type.
Out of sight was often out of mind for a lot of servicemen wounded in the Second World War. Convalescing in military hospitals away from the delicate gazes of the general public, the sight of a badly burned airman would have been a horrible reminder for many that the war was a very real and terrible thing being played out for the highest stakes on their doorsteps…
While a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft was conducting a routine surveillance flight over Australia’s northern approaches on February 17, it detected a laser illuminating the aircraft.
Russian President Vladimir Putin stunned the world on February 21, 2022, when he signed an agreement that formally recognises two proxy states in eastern Ukraine as independent regions - much to the dismay of the global political community. We detail what this move means for the ongoing crisis and where Russia's air assets are currently deployed in the region
A Second World War Westland Lysander III (SD), the only surviving Special Duties variant of its type has been restored to its former glory and will be on display at RAF Museum London
Scenery developer, LatinVFR has announced Global Vehicle Traffic for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
FlyPast heads skywards in two Texans, old and new. Luke Bimm evaluates the experience
Chris Sloan, our man in America, examines the factors behind explosive growth at the South Florida gateway.
On 21st February 1942, Arthur Harris assumed his position as Commander in Chief of Bomber Command. Key.Aero visits Harris' contribution to the war and why some may have been less enamoured by his plans than others...
The UK Ministry of Defence looks to have partially committed to the acquisition of a second tranche of F-35B Lightning II stealth fighters and additional A400M tactical transport aircraft, following the publication of the latest iteration of the Defence Equipment Plan
Draken Europe and its crews onboard the Dassault 20 electronic warfare aircraft train RAF and allied aircrews daily. We explain a typical day’s work for them
The versatile King Air has become popular as an intelligence and reconnaissance platform and is widely operated by forces around the world for this and a variety of other roles, proving that you do not have to reinvent the wheel when seeking to develop niche military capabilities
While numbers were down on previous years, the return of the biennial Singapore Airshow gave a welcome shot in the arm for a beleaguered industry, as Nigel Pittaway reports from Changi
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