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Modification work begins on new “Air Force One”
The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) has announced that the first of two Boeing 747-8s to be modified to VC-25B standard to become a new “Air Force One”, has begun.
Australia releases shortlist for Shadow 200 replacement
The Australian Army has shortlisted four companies to compete in providing a replacement for its AAI RQ-7 Shadow 200 tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) under its Project LAND 129 campaign.
India paves way for Tejas Mk1A procurement
India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has finalised the procurement of 83 indigenously produced Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas Mk1A light fighters.
ILA Berlin, RIAT and Farnborough cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
The ILA Berlin Airshow, Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) and Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) have become the latest large-scale aviation events to be cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Finnish PC-12NG fleet surpasses 30,000 flight hours
The Ilmavoimat (Finnish Air Force) has announced that its Pilatus PC-12NG fleet has surpassed the 30,000-flight-hour milestone.
Commercial Aviation Timeline of 2020
As the sun begins to set on 2020, Key.Aero takes a look back at some of the most notable events within the Commercial Aviation industry during what can only be described as an unprecedented year.
Podcast: The year in commercial aviation
Hans and Tom from Key.Aero discuss the happenings of 2020 and look ahead to next year to explore the commercial aviation industry's path to recovery
Marking 35 years of the Fokker 50
Exactly 35 years ago today, the Fokker 50 took to the skies for the first time. Key.Aero looks back at its debut and examines which airlines are still flying it
VIDEO: Pilot Describes Wild Weasel Missions Over Vietnam
Colonel Richard Graham is most well-known for his time on the SR-71 Blackbird, but he also flew the F-4 Phantom which included a spell in the Wild Weasel role during the Vietnam War
What's your favourite FlyPast cover from the last 40 years?
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FlyPast July 2021
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The Capital of the Tyrol
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Queen of the Skies II
The Boeing 747 started with a handshake. Following the massive success of the 707 and the rapid expansion in air travel, Pan American World Airways’ founder Juan Trippe wanted an even bigger aircraft.......