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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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Historic

‘Val’ arrives at Pearl Harbor museum

Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum took delivery of a rare Aichi D3A recently

Huey removed from building

A former Austrian Army helicopter has been relocated

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Supersonic salute at Edwards AFB

A high altitude ‘supersonic corridor’ has been officially renamed in a salute to the pioneering Bell X-1

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Spain’s Super Skymaster display team

A new airshow display team has been formed in Spain

IWM Duxford announces Hurricane exhibition

Seven examples of Hawker fighter to be showcased in AirSpace building

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Military

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How Russia is using Iran's secretive Shahed 'kamikaze' drones against Ukraine

Putin has turned to Iranian Shahed-131/136 drones to target Ukraine’s population, including its civilians. AirForces Monthly unveils more on the secretive aircraft

Australia moves to expand airlift capacity with new C-130J-30s

Australia is set to acquire a 24-strong fleet of new-build C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical transports as the nation’s looks to replace the older C-130Js in RAAF service and expand its current fleet of medium-lift air mobility assets under the first phase of Project AIR 7404

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USAF’s ‘Gamblers’ stand up with Taiwanese F-16Vs in Tucson

The USAF’s 21st FS ‘Gamblers’ has recently been stood up at Morris ANGB in Tucson, Arizona, following its relocation from Luke AFB and its transition to the Republic of China Air Force’s newly upgraded F-16V Fighting Falcon

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Commercial

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The remarkable story of Iran Air and its Boeing 747s

In the March 2014 issue of Airliner World, Babak Taghvaee chronicled the illustrious but often turbulent history of Iran Air’s Boeing 747s. 

Why ATR is close to re-entering the Chinese market

The Franco-Italian manufacturer has reported several positive developments in China for its ATR 42-600 turboprop. Find out what here…

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How airlines and airports are getting ready for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

As Qatar prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, we examine how airlines and airports are getting ready for an unprecedented spike in passenger demand.

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Flight Simulation

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Back to Basics - Series 4, Lesson 4

In our previous issue, we left you with some airborne homework, so you will be ready to fly one of the oldest types of radio navigation procedures, an NDB approach.

Girona–Costa Brava Airport out now

The latest destination from MK-STUDIOS is LEGE Girona–Costa Brava Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Little Gransden for Microsoft Flight Simulator released

Burning Blue Design has announced that Little Gransden Airfield for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

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