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The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 27

Welcome to the 27th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

The female pilot who refused to be beaten

She planned to be in the air for a month and even celebrated her 25th birthday in the sky. This is the story of Evelyn ‘Bobbi’ Trout…

Paris for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Orbx has released Landmarks Paris City Pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Fairey Barracuda VS. Curtiss Helldiver

This week we’re comparing the Fairey Barracuda to the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver...

Convair 990 at 60: Why the world’s fastest subsonic airliner failed

On the anniversary of its first flight, Key.Aero sits down with Shea Oakley, a commercial aviation historian to find out why the jet with big ambitions never lived up to its promised specifications

One man’s untold World War II story

Walter Henry Layne volunteered for duty as Aircrew with the RAF the moment Neville Chamberlain announced a state of war on September 3, 1949. His son David tells his incredible story in this first instalment of a three-part story for MyPast…

Quiz: How well do you know your airlines - winglet edition

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz focuses on just the winglets of airliners. Can you identify the airline based purely on this very focused angle? Let us know what score you get!

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Desert Storm 30: The U-2's Olympic Flare missions

The U-2 spy plane, nicknamed the Dragon Lady, flew 544 reconnaissance sorties during Operation Desert Storm, gathering priceless intelligence for allied forces involved in the Gulf War

Microsoft Flight Simulator, Episode 10 – Aerodynamics

In the latest Feature Discovery series, Sebastian Wloch from Asobo Studio discussed the recent aerodynamic improvements in Microsoft Flight Simulator, the development tools and future improvements.

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From Spads to Spirits: Inside the 13th Bomb Squadron

Affectionately known as ‘The Devil’s Own Grim Reapers’, the 13th Bomb Squadron has engaged in almost every major US conflict since World War One. Key.Aero provides a behind-the-scenes look at what is now the USAF's sole stealth bomber training unit

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