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Historic

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Above and Beyond: Tom Baker

DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS Tom Baker was an ‘ace’...

Vulcan Vs Victor

Key.Aero compares two of the three airborne nuclear deterrents of the Cold War.

Spitfire Vs. Hurricane

They went down in history as two of the most innovative and loved British aeroplanes of World War II. But how do they compare to one another?

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How to get your Historic Aviation fix this festive period!

Of course, Key.Aero will be here for you with fresh content over Christmas. But how else can you get your historic aviation fix over the festive period?

BUMPER HISTORIC CHRISTMAS QUIZ!

It's almost Christmas! To celebrate, here's a bumper edition of the weekly historic quiz!

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Military

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What changes are being made to US Navy adversary air squadrons?

Air Forces Monthly reports on the developments taking place within the US Navy adversary squadrons

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Going MAD: Inside the airborne nuclear forces of NATO and Russia

With the threat of nuclear weapons possibly being used in the Ukraine-Russia conflict, Air Forces Monthly looks at the Russian and NATO aerial components that would be involved in such a scenario

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Schiebel says reports on S-100 use by Russian military are incorrect

Rotary uncrewed aircraft systems manufacturer Schiebel has moved to refute suggestions one of its S-100 platforms, operated by Russian forces, was shot down by the Ukrainian military in mid-April

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Commercial

Keep on Trucking

When the COVID-19 crisis dramatically reduced flights at Stansted,...

inter airport Europe rescheduled to Nov 2021

Mack Brooks Exhibitions, organiser of the inter airport events,...

Etihad introduces Wellness Ambassadors

To reassure passengers travelling during the COVID-19 crisis,...

Virtual views

With the lockdown and social distancing rules in place, BWI Thurgood...

Taxiing times

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is making constructive use of...

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Flight Simulation

Prepar3D Touches Down in Slovakia

Aerosoft has released the Slovakia destination, Kosice-Barca Airport for Prepar3D version 4.

Turkish Delight

Scenery developer, SceneryTR Design has released LTAC Ankara Esenboga Esenboğa Airport for FSX and Prepar3D.

Tenerife V2 Released

MK-Studios has announced – Tenerife Vol.2 for Prepar3D is now available.

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

International Sanicole Airshow

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Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium

Established in 1977, the airshow returns in 2024 for its 44th edition.

Abbotsford International Airshow

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Abbotsford, Canada

The airshow website says: "The Abbotsford Airshow was born in 1962 as a partnership between the Abbotsford Flying Club and the Abbotsford Rotary Club to promote aviation at the Abbotsford Airport. Since then, the event has grown to become one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most exciting annual events."

Royal International Air Tattoo

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The themes this year for RIAT are '50 Years F-16', 'NATO 75th Anniversary', '100th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force' and 'Pushing the boundaries in Air and Space'. Regarding the final one in the list the RIAT website states: "Our main theme will highlight the important work of Flight Test & Evaluation in modern aviation, looking back at 100 years of British military test flying. We hope to display specialised, modified and instrumented test flight aircraft from organisations from around the world dedicated to Flight Test, Evaluation and Scientific Research."

Sywell 2024

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."

NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days

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Mošnov, Czechia

The event website states: "The main programme, taking place at Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport, features heavy military hardware, police and rescue equipment, dynamic displays of special forces’ training, flying displays and presentations of armaments, equipment and gear of individual units."