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Taiwanese OH-58D suffers hard landing
A Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior operated by the Republic of China Army Aviation & Special Forces Command suffered a hard landing in Gueiren, Taiwan (Republic of China) during a training flight.
Boeing rolls out first Loyal Wingman prototype
An industry team – led by Boeing Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) – have rolled out the first of three Airpower Teaming System (ATS) prototypes.
F-22 Raptor crashes near Eglin AFB
A Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor, operated by the 43rd Fighter Squadron (FS) ‘Hornets’ – a part of the 325th Fighter Wing (FW) – crashed near Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), Florida, on May 15.
US approves Egyptian AH-64E refurbishment package
The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of a refurbishment package to Egypt that will upgrade its current fleet of 43 AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters to AH-64E standard.
First Ansat for Russia’s Emergency Ministry
Russian Helicopters has delivered the first Ansat helicopter for the Russian ministry for emergencies (EMERCOM) at its North-Western Aviation and Rescue Center located on Kasimovo Airfield.
The ultimate guide to the Airbus A318
On the 19th anniversary of its first flight, Key Aero examines what happened to the select number produced and where they all are today
Norwegian ditches long-haul flying and axes 1,000 jobs
Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air has revealed it will permanently end all long-haul flights after citing the operation as “not viable”.
VIDEO: ‘One of my scariest flights as a captain’
In the first of several video chats with former pilot Scott Birrell, he tells Key.Aero about the time he’d just reached 35,000ft… and then the cabin crew reported smoke coming from the back of the aircraft
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‘The Big Fella’
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WIN A Spitfire Flight, courtesy of Aero Legends
To help mark FlyPast’s 40th birthday, we’ve teamed up with warbird operator Aero Legends to offer the experience of a lifetime...
DCS: AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL
RAZBAM has announced that its DCS: AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL is now available as an open beta.
Just flight’s de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
A flying Otter… whatever next!