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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 plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

Sweden to retain Gripen C/D for at least another decade

On October 23, Saab outlined the Swedish Air Force’s plan to upgrade and retain two squadrons of Gripen C/D multi-role fighters for at least another decade

Airliner World: MRO Transatlantic 2020 – Special Supplement

This year has proved to be a turbulent one for many in the aviation sector. Amid the uncertainty, we are delighted to be able to present to you a special supplement for a very special event.

CONFIRMED: Negus BA 747 to be preserved at Kemble

A second jumbo operated by the Heathrow-based carrier is saved from the scrapheap

Inside the wartime Spitfire factory

Jonathan Garraway examines the vast Castle Bromwich Spitfire factory and its prodigious output.

The pub where Spitfire pilots drank

Key.Aero meets two Spitfire experts at The Eagle in Cambridge, a place with a poignant tribute to the pilots who gave their lives.

How hard is it to restore a Spitfire?

Key.Aero heads to the Heritage Hangar at Biggin Hill, one of the world’s great Spitfire collections

The Spitfire world record holder

Straight after Flt Lt Charlie Brown notched an astonishing 1,500 hours flying Spitfires, Key.Aero spoke to him about what makes this iconic aircraft so special.

Commercial Aviation General Knowledge Quiz - Part 2

Back by popular demand - here's this week's Commercial Aviation-themed general knowledge quiz! How much of an #avgeek are you?

The 16 airlines that cancelled Concorde orders

Famously, only two airlines ever operated the supersonic airliner. But as Key.Aero details, 16 other carriers made non-binding agreements and eventually backed out

Airbus delivers first US-built A220

The airframer handed over the A220 to Delta Air Lines just under two years after it broke ground on the Alabama facility

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Joint-Base San Antonio Airshow & Open House 2020 - CANCELLED

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San Antonio, United States

The Joint-Base San Antonio Airshow & Open House has unfortunately been cancelled in 2020 due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation.

MRO TransAtlantic Virtual

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Barcelona, Spain

MRO TransAtlantic is the premier virtual event in for the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry, designed for you by thought leaders and innovators from the leading and trusted brand in the aviation/aerospace industry – Aviation Week. MRO TransAtlantic provides a world-class experience for all those involved in the MRO sector to exchange ideas and best practices, share experiences, debate issues and challenges and gather knowledge.