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To celebrate the release of the long-awaited film Top Gun: Maverick, Key.Aero is marking the occasion with special coverage of the real TOPGUN fighter weapons school and the movies with material on the original and the sequel.

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Final Australian S-70B operational deployment ends

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PC-21s Arrive at RAAF Flying School

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Hustler to Castle Air Museum

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RAF C-130Js begin to be sold off

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CVW-5 squadrons prepare to move to Iwakuni

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Mi-28UB enters production for Russia

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EVA’s Jumbo Farewell

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AIR BASE MOVEMENTS

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HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth

United Kingdom ROYAL NAVY aircraft carrier and future flagship...

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First of two new SC-105s arrives in Brazil

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Russia prepares for Ka-27M series upgrade

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Libyan RJs at Cranfield

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CATHAY PACIFIC AN ASIAN STAR

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Local overhaul for Argentine Mi-171E

Mi-171E H-94 (c/n 171E0032105701U) is operated by the VII Brigada...

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UAE looking to buy Kawasaki C-2s

A POSSIBLE sale of Japanese Kawasaki C-2 military transport aircraft...

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Afghan UH-60As ready for delivery

The first ex-US Army UH-60A+ Black Hawk for the Afghan Air Force....

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El Al’s First Dreamliner Arrives

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WestJet rolls out the MAX

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet is to introduce its Boeing...

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SEEK AND DESTROY

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First two Slovak UH-60Ms delivered

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Ka-226T tested in Iran

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India orders more Dhruvs for army and navy

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Rare Poseidon Spotted

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The 5th British-Irish Airports Expo is the trade show for all stakeholders on the airport campus. Typically, an expo of up to 150 exhibitors, and six conferences, attended by 2,300++ visitors, the 2022 British-Irish Airports EXPO moves from Olympia to take place at ExCeL London on 22-23 June 2022.

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The Royal International Air Tattoo will return in 2022 from 15-17 July. Friday will again be the preview day with a 4-hour flying display whilst Saturday and Sunday will both be full show days with over seven hours of thrilling flying displays each day.

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Under the motto "Pioneering Aerospace" the #ILA22 will take place for the first time at the newly opened BER Airport in the heart of Europe. The German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) as ILA brand owner and Messe Berlin GmbH as organizer are expecting trade visitors from all over the world, high-ranking guests from international, European and German politics and of course the numerous visitors of the public days in Berlin for the first time in four years

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