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This week on Key.Aero we present a range of articles on the groundbreaking Boeing 787 Dreamliner. A range of innovations has helped the Dreamliner secure a huge number of orders and the aircraft has been an undoubted success for Boeing.

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Lelystad C-54 gets historic scheme

Now wearing the colours of PH-TAR Rotterdam, C-54A Skymaster...

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Even in the final days of World War One on the Western Front,...

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How the UK scrambled to stand up Sea King AEW fleet after HMS Sheffield attack

The deadly Exocet attack on HMS Sheffield brought home the need to rapidly regenerate airborne early warning in the Royal Navy, which had disappeared with the Fairey Gannet. As the service’s last Westland Sea Kings are retired, we recall Project LAST — the programme that brought the helicopter into operation in this role

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Ben Dunnell explores The Aeroplane’s outstanding archives to...

Silver Spitfire for world tour

An artist’s impression of what Spitfire MJ271 will look like...

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The story behind Qatar's Dassault Rafale DQ/EQ fleet

The Qatar Emiri Air Force is currently undergoing what is probably the most dramatic expansion programme that many of us have ever seen. This programme will result in an almost unbelievable increase in aircraft numbers, as well as a quantum leap in capability - as we explore

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An operational overview of Spain's now-retired Hercules fleet

The end of 2020 saw the retirement of the Spanish Air Force's military air-transport and air-to-air refuelling fleet. After almost half a century of service, we say farewell to Spain’s iconic C/KC-130 Hercules

F-15EX Eagle IIs debut at Exercise Northern Edge 21

Just weeks after their delivery to Eglin AFB in Florida, the USAF’s first two Boeing F-15EX Eagle IIs have taken to Alaskan skies for Exercise Northern Edge 21, which is being held from May 3-14

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Poland orders four S-70i Black Hawk helicopters

Poland’s Minister for Defence, Mariusz Blaszczak, confirmed...

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United Airlines will be the launch operator of the new Bombardier...

The fall of Flybe

Jon Lake reports on recent events at UK carrier Flybe ...

Long-range Rafales, Sea Venom and an S-100

FRANCE Maintenance of the ALAT Fennec fleet will be...

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COMMERCIAL ATR SERIES 600 ATR turboprops now offer an enhanced...

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