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To celebrate the release of the long-awaited film Top Gun: Maverick, Key.Aero is marking the occasion with special coverage of the real TOPGUN fighter weapons school and the movies with material on the original and the sequel.

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MIDDLE EAST MODERNISATION

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Rapid Eagle FARP at Mildenhall

An airman runs out a fuel hose to an F-15C on the FARP at RAF...

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Lelystad Museum’s Acquisition

An Agusta-Bell 204B ‘227’ PH-UEY has been acquired by Lelystad’s...

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New Y-12 acquired by Mali Air Force

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Black Sea synergy

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RAF Typhoon flies with Storm Shadow

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PC-21s Arrive at RAAF Flying School

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Special markings on last operational Hill F-16

The tail of USAF F-16CM 87-0354 in the paint barn at Hill AFB...

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Hustler to Castle Air Museum

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Australia retires Heron 1 UAV

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Iranian UAV ‘interferes’ with F/A-18E in Gulf

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EVA’s Jumbo Farewell

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Last USAF C-5As retired

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AIR BASE MOVEMENTS

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MacRobert markings for No 6 Squadron

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Libyan RJs at Cranfield

Air Libya Avro RJ100 5A-FLA (c/n E3232) flies into Cranfield...

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Argentine Navy evaluates Orions

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CATHAY PACIFIC AN ASIAN STAR

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Il-22PP special mission aircraft unveiled

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El Al’s First Dreamliner Arrives

El Al’s first Boeing Dreamliner. Noam Menashe El Al has...

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Romania paves way for AH-1Z

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WestJet rolls out the MAX

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Hawk Mk166 in Oman

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British-Irish Airports Expo 2022

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London, United Kingdom

The 5th British-Irish Airports Expo is the trade show for all stakeholders on the airport campus. Typically, an expo of up to 150 exhibitors, and six conferences, attended by 2,300++ visitors, the 2022 British-Irish Airports EXPO moves from Olympia to take place at ExCeL London on 22-23 June 2022.

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The Royal International Air Tattoo will return in 2022 from 15-17 July. Friday will again be the preview day with a 4-hour flying display whilst Saturday and Sunday will both be full show days with over seven hours of thrilling flying displays each day.

ILA Berlin 2022

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Schönefeld, Germany

Under the motto "Pioneering Aerospace" the #ILA22 will take place for the first time at the newly opened BER Airport in the heart of Europe. The German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) as ILA brand owner and Messe Berlin GmbH as organizer are expecting trade visitors from all over the world, high-ranking guests from international, European and German politics and of course the numerous visitors of the public days in Berlin for the first time in four years

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The Shuttleworth Family Air Show will have all kinds of exciting attractions both on the ground and in the skies. Be prepared to be thrilled!