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Lancaster week

This week on Key.Aero we present a fascinating selection of articles on the legendary Avro Lancaster, including personal insights from missions during World War Two to some unusual roles that the aircraft was adapted for.

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Criss-crossing the globe, the Boeing 747 has a range of nearly 9,000 miles, but how far does one typically fly in a month? Key.Aero tracked a KLM jumbo throughout November to find out where it visited and how many miles it covered

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Chinese 737 and A320 competitor nearly ready

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