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QinetiQ H145 breaks cover
A new-build Airbus Helicopters H145 twin-engine light utility helicopter, painted in QinetiQ colours, has conducted post-production flight tests at the company’s facility in Donauwörth, Germany.
Combat Aircraft Journal June 2020
Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal June 2020...
New team launches Bronco II SOCOM Armed Overwatch bid
Leidos has announced that it will lead a team effort to offer the Bronco II light attack/multi-mission aircraft for the US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Armed Overwatch prototype programme.
Marshall contracted to support Cameroon C-130Hs
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (ADG) has been awarded a five-year contract to support the Lockheed C-130H Hercules tactical transport fleet of the Armée de l’Air du Cameroun (Cameroon Air Force, CAF).
VIDEO: Alaska Airlines accepts maiden 737 MAX
Watch our video of the Seattle-based carrier taking delivery of the newly recertified next-generation Boeing narrowbody
Boeing 777X first flight one year on – what’s the latest?
A year ago today, the latest version of the world’s most successful widebody airliner took to the skies for the first time. Key.Aero reviews the happenings since the event and assesses the programme’s current status
Convair 990 at 60: Why the world’s fastest subsonic airliner failed
On the anniversary of its first flight, Key.Aero sits down with Shea Oakley, a commercial aviation historian to find out why the jet with big ambitions never lived up to its promised specifications
10 classic British naval aircraft of World War II
The Fleet Air Arm played a pivotal role during World War II – these were some of the Royal Navy’s most formidable flying machines
WATCH: The Tiger Nine Formation Team (starring two ex-Concorde pilots!)
Jeff Milsom from the Tiger Nine Display Team chats to Key.Aero about the pilot’s ‘audition’ process, and the similarities between the Tiger Moth and a crisp packet…
WATCH: How was Arthur C. Clarke involved in the biggest air show of 1951?
Held 70 years ago this summer, the huge Hendon Airfield event was fascinating – as Aeroplane Editor Ben Dunnell explains in this video
Back to Basics Stage 1 – Lesson 7
This edition we discuss the circuit pattern in more detail…...
Aerosoft's CRJ 700/900 X
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