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Inside the world’s biggest aircraft carrier
Three years to the day since President Trump commissioned it, we take a closer look at the USS Gerald R. Ford – so big it has space for over 75 aircraft and can launch 220 airstrikes a day.
New 'Fat Albert' completes first test flight
The US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron's new 'Fat Albert' support aircraft, C-130J - BuNo 170000 (c/n 382-5483) - carried out its first functional check flight (FCF) from Cambridge Airport on July 20.
France accepts third A330 MRTT Phénix
Airbus has handed over its third A330 Multi-Role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) to the Armée de l’Air (French Air Force).
Saab invests £50m for FCAS Centre in UK
Saab announced £50 million for a new Future Combat Air System (FCAS) UK centre on day one of Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) Connect, which also saw seven new industrial partners for Team Tempest unveiled.
The world's biggest helicopter
So big it can operate as a mobile hospital, the Russian Mi-26 Halo has the power to lift a C-130 Hercules. This is the story of the largest helicopter ever made…
Why are flights from Atlanta to Florida so popular right now?
Domestic air travel in the US has recovered to higher levels than the overall market. Data from OAG reveals that four out of the top five routes in the country link the capital of Georgia with Florida. Key.Aero explores why this might be the case
KLM Cityhopper begins E2 operations
After the arrival of the next generation narrowbody last week, the firm has put the jet straight to use
United Airlines orders more 737 MAXs
After resuming flights with the type last month, the carrier has upped its commitment and brought forward delivery dates
Fw189 needs new project custodian
The Restoration Hangar has been home to a secret project for the past few years… and now the project needs a new custodian
Revealing report from on-board the USSR’s first jetliner
Read an account from the April 4, 1958 issue of The Aeroplane aboard a CSA Tupolev Tu-104A
Historic Aviation Quiz
On 28 July 1914, World War I began. Today's historic aviation quiz tests your knowledge of early WWI aviation
FlyTampa’s Corfu for X-Plane
One of the first Greek islands to embrace tourism.
Flight Sim Q&A
You have fgot the questions? We’ve got the answers! ...
Eagle Dynamics’ DCS World 2.5
A new phase