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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.

Inside the world’s most mysterious hijacking

It’s been 48 years since a man commandeered a Boeing 727 only to jump out of it mid-flight after his ransom demands were met… and he still hasn’t been identified. Key.Aero recounts the puzzling events of Thanksgiving, 1971

Seminole for Microsoft Flight Simulator Takes Flight

Chilean developer, Carenado has announced the Piper PA-44 Seminole for Microsoft Flight Simulator is released.

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France’s Forgotten Allied Ace of Aces 

Every country has its wartime aviation heroes, but France? Well, France is a bit different… 

New job for Willie Walsh revealed

Since leaving the airline group in September many have speculated what his next role will be

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FlyPast January 2021

Welcome to FlyPast January 2021

UK government launches testing for international arrivals

Following months of repeated pleas by the travel industry, the UK government has revealed a plan to reduce the length of travellers’ mandatory quarantine in England

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How British Airways got its latest livery

The airline boasts one of the most identifiable paint schemes, but how did it come about? Key.Aero recounts the history of the flag carrier’s colours

Southern Air 777F suffers stall alert on JFK departure

Shortly after take-off, the heavily loaded widebody experienced a low-speed incident on climb out

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Douglas DC-3 vs Martin 2-0-2 

It might have only been rolling off the production lines for a year, but it was active for 28 years after. The Martin 2-0-2 was designed to replace the DC-3, but was it really up to the task? 

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 18

Welcome to the 18th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!

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