Key Aero

Your aviation destination

In-depth aviation news and insight powered by eight leading aviation magazines. Instant digital access to the latest issues plus exclusive videos, features and interviews only available on KeyAero

Subscribe Now to read our premium aviation content

Latest from Key.Aero

Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

Trending Topics

Israel-Hamas War  Boeing 747  RAF  Concorde  Vulcan  Ukraine Russia War

Historic

News Freemium

Veteran reunited with Stow Maries Tiger Moth

RAF veteran Flt Lt John Cooper celebrated an impressive anniversary at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome in Essex on April 14.

News Premium

Escapee’s Auster on display in Doncaster

The fuselage section of Auster J1.N G-AHHP has recently been positioned on display at Doncaster’s South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum (SYAM).

News Premium

German-owned Spitfire returns to UK register

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVIIIe SM845 has been returned to the UK Register as G-BUOS, having been acquired by Duxford’s Aircraft Restoration Company.

Westland Dragonfly restoration progress

The Yorkshire Helicopter Preservation Group is making progress with its restoration of Westland Dragonfly HR.5 WN499.

News Premium

Swedish Spitfire moved within museum

The Swedish Air Force Museum’s recreation of a reconnaissance Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XIX, designated 31051, has been given a new display space at the Linköping attraction.

More from Historic

Military

News Premium

Final Czech Hinds head to Ukraine

The Czech Air Force (CzAF) quietly bid a fond farewell to its remaining Mi-24/35 Hind attack helicopters on March 21, when the last two Mi-35 Hind-Es that were destined for delivery to the Ukrainian Armed Forces departed Náměšt nad Oslavou Air Base for Ukraine.

News Freemium

CH-53K ferries F-35C from Maryland to New Jersey

A USMC CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift transport helicopter recently transferred an inoperable F-35C Lightning II airframe from NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

News Premium

USMC Harriers and Ospreys deploy to Sweden for BALTOPS

Four US Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier IIs and the same number of MV-22B Ospreys stopped for fuel at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk on Sunday, June 9, 2024 en-route from the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) to Sweden for Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 24.

More from Military

Commercial

WIN! A Boeing 747 flight sim experience WORTH £199 or 747 memorabilia

To celebrate the 300th issue of Airliner World, we’re offering five lucky readers the chance to win Boeing 747 flight sim experience or 747 memorabilia

News Premium

Busiest airports revealed

Airports Council International (ACI) has detailed which were the busiest airports in the world last year.

News Premium

Further expansion for flydubai

UAE low-cost carrier flydubai is expanding its presence in Saudi Arabia as part of an ambitious growth plan.

PC-12 bespoke scheme celebrates the outdoors

Duncan Aviation Pilatus PC-12NG N822DA (c/n 878), based in Lincoln, Nebraska has received a unique livery designed to celebrate fishing and the outdoors.

News Premium

Departing TUI 737 cleared road by less than 100ft

The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) published a Special Bulletin regarding a “serious incident” at Bristol Airport on March 4, 2024, involving TUI Airways Boeing 737-8K5, G-FDZS (c/n 35147), operating to Las Palmas with six crew and 163 passengers aboard.

More from Commercial

Flight Simulation

Newcastle Airport for X-Plane out now

Aerosoft has announced Airport Newcastle XP for X-Plane 11 and 12 is now available.

News Premium

Drzewiecki Design’s Boeing Field review

This time, we explore Drzewiecki Design’s rendition of Boeing Field.

Lelystad Airport for MSFS

Scenery developer Papa Hotel has announced Lelystad Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

More from Flight Simulation

Upcoming Events

NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show

to

Pensacola, United States

The airshow website states: "NAS Pensacola is pleased to announce the NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show on November 1-2, 2024. The NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show is one of Pensacola's largest events, attracting 150,000-180,000 spectators during this two-day event. There is an incredible lineup of aerobatic performers and our very own Blue Angels."

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

to

Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

to

Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

Columbus AFB - Thunder Over Columbus

to

Columbus AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

Royal International Air Tattoo

to

Fairford, United Kingdom

The themes this year for RIAT are '50 Years F-16', 'NATO 75th Anniversary', '100th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force' and 'Pushing the boundaries in Air and Space'. Regarding the final one in the list the RIAT website states: "Our main theme will highlight the important work of Flight Test & Evaluation in modern aviation, looking back at 100 years of British military test flying. We hope to display specialised, modified and instrumented test flight aircraft from organisations from around the world dedicated to Flight Test, Evaluation and Scientific Research."

FAI World Microlight Championships

to

Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships