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The combined experts of AirForces Monthly, Combat Aircraft Journal and Key.Aero offer analysis on NATO and Ukrainian aircraft movements; Russian and Ukrainian air defences and ongoing operations in the region.

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DATABASE: HISPANO BUCHÓN - TECHNICAL DETAILS

Key differences under the skin between the HA-1112-M1L and its forerunners...

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HIDDEN HISTORY: Neptunes in Africa

HIDDEN HISTORY Neptunes in AfricaWhen the Portuguese Air Force...

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Returns

After 14 years out of the industry, Microsoft is back with a new edition...

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THE AEROPLANE: News from November 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered the momentous events of 1940...

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AMERICA’S SMALL-TOWN GIANT

In just seven years, a carrier founded by an attorney from Mississippi...

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STARS OF THE BIG SCREEN: Catch-22

With 16 North American B-25 Mitchells, the aerial armada assembled for the movie adaptation...

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Boeing's forgotten Dreamliner

Before making the 787, Boeing launched a project for a high-speed delta-wing jet capable of Mach 0.98. Key Aero reveals the story of the Sonic Cruiser, which ended up being dropped in favour of the Dreamliner

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BRIEFING FILE: Thrust reversers

Under the skin of aviation technology and tactics...

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A second lease of life

Ian Harbison sits down with key players from across the sector...

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Qantas: Outback to the Future

A pair of World War One veterans vied to be the first Australians to fly from England to
their home nation...

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STARS OF THE BIG SCREEN: Battle of Britain pilot

For a dozen RAF flying instructors, it was the opportunity of a lifetime...

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DATABASE: HISPANO BUCHÓN - IN SERVICE

From front-line fighter to famed film flyer...

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AEROPLANE MEETS... Lang Kidby

England-to-Australia flights in both Vickers Vimy replica and original Avro Avian...

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Airliner World November 2020

Welcome to Airliner World November 2020

BA reveals special send-off for final Heathrow 747s

The flag carrier has scheduled an exciting farewell for its final two London/Heathrow-based Boeing 747s as they leave the hub for the last time tomorrow

Germany cancels search for CH-53G replacement

On September 29, Germany announced that it had cancelled its search for a new heavy-lift transport helicopter to replace the air force’s ageing Sikorsky CH-53G Sea Stallion fleet

Philippines eye surplus South Korean helicopter purchase

The Philippines’ Department of National Defense (DND) announced on October 2 that it intends to acquire surplus Bell UH-1H Iroquois and MD Helicopters (MDHI) MD500 helicopters from South Korea

A-10C II Tank Killer has Arrived

Eagle Dynamics has announced the Open Beta version of DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer is now airborne.

Bangladesh takes delivery of third ex-RAF C-130J

Delivery of the third ex-Royal Air Force (RAF) Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules C5 to the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) was completed on September 17, when it arrived at Bangabandhu air base in Bangladesh

Airlines to burn through $300,000 per minute in 2020, says IATA

The global industry body warned that the airline sector will burn through billions in cash in the second half of this year, despite a restart in operations

The world’s oldest airline turns 101

As KLM continues its journey into its second century of operations, Key Aero takes a decade by decade look at the Dutch flag carrier's key milestones

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Panavia Tornado: The Final Operators

Following its high-profile retirement from Royal Air Force service in March 2019, the number of Panavia Tornado operators has dropped to three nations. Key.Aero explores the remaining users of the type

A2A Simulations Touches Down at OrbxDirect

Orbx and A2A Simulations have entered into a partnership agreement, enabling customers to purchase A2A products via OrbxDirect.

UJS Fairchild PT-19 Released

Uncle Jack Simulations and X-Aviation have announced the Fairchild PT-19 for X-Plane 11 is out.

Eastern Airways reveals new codeshare partner

The UK regional carrier announces an agreement that focuses on its base at Southampton Airport

 

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