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There is no mistaking the Beluga. Mark Broadbent profiles this distinctive airlifter and learns about the intricate process of loading wings onto Airbus’ unique in-house transport jet
Hollywood star Jason Statham has sent a special 100th birthday message to a superfan and WWII veteran
After selecting the Dassault Rafale F3-R as the winner of its Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft programme, the Croatian government has officially signed an acquisition agreement with its French counterpart and will become the third European nation to equip itself with the type
Conclusions of a report by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) into a fatal 2019 overrun involving a PenAir Saab 2000 have been disputed by Swedish and UK investigators.
In parts of Europe and Asia, high-speed rail is becoming a viable alternative to flying on many key short-haul routes. What does this mean for aviation and how is the industry adapting to this shift? Lee Cross investigates
The birth of the aircraft in the early part of the 20th century brought with it a new opportunity, that of being able to drop bombs on the enemy. A new book, British Aviation: The First Half-Century contains over 170 beautifully colourised images of British aircraft produced before 1950. Key.Aero presents a selection of some of our favourite bombers.
Supermarine Seafire F Mk.XVII SX336 flew for the first time in around five years on November 18 from Old Warden in the capable hands of Stu Goldspink. The aircraft’s return follows a period of extensive maintenance at the Bedfordshire aerodrome
In addition to de Havilland, the 125 would go on to be built by Hawker Siddeley, British Aerospace, Raytheon and Hawker Beechcraft in a number of different variants with around 1,700 examples produced. This article, which appeared in the March 21, 1963 issue of ‘The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News’ provides a glimpse into the certification of the Bristol Siddeley Viper 20 engine. The aircraft featured in this article, G-ARYC, survives as an exhibit at the de Havilland Aircraft Museum in Hertfordshire
As global leaders were gathering for a key climate change summit, Tom Batchelor considered some of the options available to the aviation industry to scrub up its act
HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) welcomed Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II stealth fighters from both the Marina Militare/ Italian Navy and the Aeronautica Militare/ Italian Air Force during a cross deck exercise with Italian Carrier, ITS Cavour, on November 21
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