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Before any new airliner can begin flying passengers, manufacturers are required to put them through their paces to ensure that they’re up to regulatory standards. Speaking to Key.Aero, Airbus experimental test pilot Frank Chapman reveals the riskier manoeuvres in the flight test programme
L3Harris Technologies and Bye Aerospace have signed an agreement to develop an all-electric, multi-mission aircraft, which will provide ISR capabilities for domestic and international operators
Airbus has successfully concluded a flight test campaign featuring a new capability for the C295 FITS mission system (COMMOMISS), which enables it to be remotely operated by ground-based crews
The Royal Navy’s new flagship aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, departed from HMNB Portsmouth, Hampshire, on May 1 for a final test of its Carrier Strike Group, before continuing with the commencement of its historic maiden deployment
With museums set to reopen on May 17, the aircraft on display need to look their best. But how do you dust a plane that’s suspended from the ceiling? Watch this video to find out…
Aerosoft has announced Airport Ørsta-Volda for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale of four Boeing CH-47F Chinooks and related equipment to the Australian government for an estimated cost of US$259m
The Avro Canada C102 Jetliner could well have been the world’s first jet-powered airliner but it was beaten to the skies by the Comet. Key Aero presents a selection of incredible pictures showing this rare aircraft
This week's Commercial Aviation quiz tests your knowledge of airline identifiers. Whether it's a callsign or IATA code, let's see how well you really know them. Let us know what score you get!
It’s not very often that an airline launches, especially during a pandemic. But the US has gained its first new mainline carrier in 15 years and Key.Aero was onboard to experience its very first flight
Swedish defence company Saab has presented its best and final offer for Finland’s HX fighter programme, the last of the five industrial participants to do so, outlining a package of 66 aircraft across two types
Ten USMC-operated Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning IIs have arrived in the UK prior to joining the Royal Navy’s new flagship aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08), for its 28-week maiden deployment, which will begin in May
For the first time, a Luftwaffe-operated Eurofighter EF-2000 multi-role fighter has been integrated with new PE2b software – an innovative package which includes a number of capability upgrades
Founded as a Brexit contingency plan, in just three years Wizz Air UK has grown into its own fully-fledged airline. Thomas Haynes caught up with Owain Jones, the carrier’s managing director, to find out how it has handled the pandemic and what its plans are for future expansion
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