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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
While few areas of the economy have been left untouched by the pandemic, aviators have perhaps had it tougher than most. Tom Batchelor learns more about a pioneering charity that is helping those with clipped wings
It is possibly the world’s most famous aircraft, but relatively little is known about it. A new documentary with rare access to Air Force One changes all that. Tom Batchelor spoke to professional pilot and documentary producer Scott Bateman to learn more...
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
As more aircraft are retired from passenger service, the abundance of airframes available for conversion is seen as a cost-effective alternative to new-build examples. Nigel Pittaway explores some of the passenger-to-freighter options on the market from both the manufacturer and third-party providers
Fly-by-wire technology on commercial airliners was a revolution. However, such radical changes prompted some to consider the merits of automation over human control, as we discover in this exclusive extract from a new book
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