Latest from Key.Aero
Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.
Portugal's Wolves of the Sea
Operating the P-3C CUP+ Orion, the Portuguese Air Force’s Esquadra 601 is a maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare specialist headquartered in Beja, in the south of the country. But as José Matos discovers, this is a unit that ranges far and wide.
RNLAF unveils special schemed Chinook
The Koninklijke Luchtmacht (Royal Netherlands Air Force/RNLAF) has unveiled a specially painted Boeing CH-47D Chinook to celebrate the 75th anniversary of 298 Squadron.
AIR International May 2020
Welcome to AIR International May 2020
Disaster Down Under!
Australia is starting to emerge from its worst bushfire season in living memory, with severe weather switching to storms and floods in some states. Khalem Chapman and Paul Eden scrutinise the aviation offensive to protect life and land.
L-39NG continues test campaign, expands flight envelope
Aero Vodochody has further expanded the flight envelope of its new L-39NG light jet trainer – the latest variant of the company’s Albatros family.
An Addis Ababa Adventure - photo snapshot
Firmly established as Ethiopia's largest airport, Addis Ababa’s Bole International serves as an important gateway in East Africa. Ron Mak visited in 2005 and in this special snapshot reveals that rarer aircraft still made a frequent appearance
Belfast City bounces back
Northern Ireland’s second busiest airport has experienced the most difficult year in its history with the loss of biggest customer, Flybe, followed by the impact of the disastrous COVID-19 pandemic. Declan Hasson reflects upon George Best Belfast City, its recent challenges and how the unique ‘downtown’ facility is fighting back once again
The history of Berlin’s airports
After a delay of almost a decade, Berlin Brandenburg has finally opened. For Sebastian Schmitz, this presents the perfect opportunity to look at the history of the city's airports and airfields, some of them already all but forgotten
The aircraft that trained so many... including royalty!
Adrian M Balch outlines the history of the legendary DHC Chipmunk trainer in this, its 75th anniversary year...
Prepar3D Version 4
Preparing for the future Ever since Lockheed Martin...
Back to Basics Stage 1 – Lesson 6
This issue we start a discussion on landing techniques…
Prepar3D version 4-ready
Over the past few months, a number of major publishers and developers...