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GIANT AIRCRAFT WEEK

This week on Key.Aero, we’re celebrating all things big! From the Boeing 747 to the Bristol Brabazon, and the B-52 to Beluga XL, we’ve got something for everyone. Check out our wide-ranging articles on some of the largest aircraft ever to have graced the world’s skies.

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Inside the Irish Air Corps: The helicopters of No 3 Ops Wing

From airlifting premature babies to fighting fires and conducting anti-terrorism operations, the IAC’s No 3 Ops Wing has a diverse range of responsibilities. Josef Campion reports

AERALIS reveals innovative modular jet at DIMDEX 2022 with Emir of Qatar present

British military jet developer, AERALIS revealed two full-scale replica jets during a ceremony at the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX) 2022 at Qatar's National Convention Centre on March 21

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 85

Welcome to the 85th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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Historic

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Allied fighters: the final 5 revealed and rated

FlyPast summarises the final 5 ‘best’ Allied fighters and compare the statistics of individual models... but do you agree?

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IWM Duxford to close due to weather

Due to the extreme high winds forecast tomorrow in Cambridgeshire from Storm Eunice, IWM Duxford will not open to the public on Friday 18 February as a safety precaution.

Finest 15 Fighters revealed and rated: the best of World War 2

The advance of fighter technology during the war years was rapier swift, driven by the urgent need to gain or maintain air superiority. Here, we summarise the 15 ‘best’ Allied fighters and compare the statistics of individual models... but do you agree?

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Commercial

What's next for Airbus' Beluga STs?

With Airbus having placed four BelugaXLs into service on its inter-factory services, what's next for the company's first generation giants?

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Stunning photos of airliners at Le Bourget in the 1970s

While Le Bourget Airport is known today for its business jet operations and location of the long-standing biennial Paris Air Show, this more than 100-year-old French capital gateway has a rich history of commercial airline operations too. Ron Mak highlights some of the aircraft from 1970 to 1980

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Airlines hail ‘landmark day’ as UK moves to scrap Covid travel testing

The decision to remove Covid testing for fully vaccinated passengers arriving in England has been welcomed by UK airlines.

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Flight Simulation

Santiago for Microsoft Flight Simulator Out Now

LatinVFR has announced Santiago Chile SCEL for Microsoft Flight Simulator is released.

Madrid for X-Plane Out Now

Aerosoft and sim-wings have released Airport Madrid XP for X-Plane 11.

Paris Charles De Gaulle for Prepar3D Released

Taxi2Gate has announced Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (LFPG) for Prepar3D version 4 and 5 is now available.

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