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India’s LUH completes hot and high altitude trials

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd announced on September 9 that its Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) had completed a series of hot and high altitude trials in the Himalayas over a ten-day period.

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50 Years of the Britten-Norman Trislander

Exactly 50 years ago today, the Britten-Norman Trislander took to the skies for the first time. Key.Aero charts the history of this three-engine rugged and reliable island hopper.

Duxford Airshows Cancelled

The Imperial War Museum have announced their decision to cancel the Duxford Battle of Britain Proms and the 80th Anniversary Battle of Britain Air Show 2020.

Iran Air is selling 12 aircraft, you won’t believe the prices

If you’ve ever wanted to own a Boeing 727, 747, Airbus A300 or A310 then now’s your chance. Iran Air is auctioning off its ageing Western fleet but while the prices are fairly affordable, there are several roadblocks to overcome.

SAGE 750 ESM integrated onto SeaGuardian

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc announced on September 9 that it had integrated Leonardo’s SAGE 750 electronic support measure system onto its MQ-9B SeaGuardian UAS.

Combat Aircraft Reader Survey - September 2020

Have your say and help us shape Combat Aircraft Journal by completing this simple reader survey. Tell us what you like, and don’t like, about modern military media.

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How many countries operate the F-35 Lightning II?

Key.Aero outlines who currently operates the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II and explores how many examples of the fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighter have been delivered so far

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The turboprop that could keep up with jets

Featuring four engines with 15,000bhp each, the Tupolev Tu-114 has held the title of fastest propeller-powered aircraft since 1960. Key.Aero details the unique story of a speedy and reliable Soviet airliner

IATA: 8,000 747s Needed to Move COVID-19 Vaccines

Global airline trade body urges governments to begin planning for vaccine distribution as it warns of potentially severe capacity constraints in transporting by air

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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de Havilland 100: Comet 4

In the de Havilland Comet 4, the British Overseas Airways Corporation...

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Global Airline Report 2020: A Tale of Two Continents

Welcome to Global Airline Report 2020: Americas...

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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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DATABASE: Saab 37 Viggen Technical Details

Design and construction of the stunning double-delta...

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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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Q&A October 2020

Are you seeking the answer to a thorny aviation question...

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de Havilland 100: Hornets in Malaya

The initial conception of the de Havilland Hornet as a Pacific theatre fighter seemed distant...

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Aeroplane meets... Ted Inman

IWM Duxford’s instrumental, influential former director...

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Global Airline Report 2020: Storage Spotlight

Welcome to Global Airline Report 2020: Storage

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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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PERSONAL ALBUM: THIRTIES’ CROYDON

Many years ago, reader John Evans was loaned a large collection of black and white negatives...

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A Contactless Airport Journey?

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

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The Aeroplane News from October 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered the momentous events of 1940...

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Trendsetter: The Sud Aviation Caravelle

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

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