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Lancaster week

This week on Key.Aero we present a fascinating selection of articles on the legendary Avro Lancaster, including personal insights from missions during World War Two to some unusual roles that the aircraft was adapted for.

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Progress on Newark Buccaneer and Puma

Newark-based Buccaneer XN964 has been returned to its 1965 appearance....

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Italian amphibian to fly in Germany

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A TIMELESS Legend

GLORY DAYS SPITFIRE MK.IX MH434 AS PART OF FLYPAST’S TRIBUTE...

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Flying Brush Strokes

AVIATION ART GAVA ANNUAL EXHIBITION FlyPast editor Chris Clifford...

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Successful first flight for Belgian Hawker Fury

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Military

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Routine UK military fixed-wing low flying drops

In an apparent blow to aviation enthusiasts in the UK, it can be revealed that routine military fixed-wing low flying dropped by nearly 33% in FY2019/2020 compared with the same reporting period the previous year

Belarus delivers four MiG-29s to Serbia

Four Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 Izdeliye 9-13 (Variant 9-13) Fulcrum-C multi-role fighters have been delivered to the Serbian Air Force and Air Defence by the Republic of Belarus

Air Warrior Podcast Episode 7

The US State Department approves a possible multi-billion-dollar sale of F-16 fighters to the Philippines, the UK eyes its future H-47 (ER) Chinooks helicopters. Meanwhile, we chat to Swedish aerospace and defence OEM Saab for the latest JAS-39 Gripen fighter developments and prospective export opportunities

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The Brandenburg wait

Berlin’s brand new, multi-billion-euro Brandenburg airport is finally handling flights, but seemingly endless setbacks threatened the entire plan. Chris Croot examines the complex story of a project that ran nearly a decade late and €5bn over budget

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The ‘other’ low-cost airlines

Charles Woodley recounts some of the upstarts that tried to squeeze in on the low-cost revolution that swept through the UK in the mid-1990s and early 2000s

Norwegian begins “reorganisation process” in Norway

The troubled airline makes another legal move in an attempt to safeguard is future

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Flight Simulation

Flight1 GTN Complete Edition

Flight One Software has released the Flight1 GTN Complete Edition.

Navigraph Adds Support for the QW 787

Following the release of the latest AIRAC 1711 cycle, Navigraph has announced it now supports the QualityWings Ultimate 787 Collection

TFFJ – St Barts for X-Plane

Saint Barthélemy Airport (TFFJ) in the Caribbean is famous for its steep descent over a hilltop and short landing strip. Consequently, the largest aircraft allowed to operate to the airport is the Canadian-built de Havilland Dash 7 Twin Otter.

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