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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 plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

Flight Sim 2019

For many flight simulator enthusiasts, the Flight Sim show at RAF Cosford in the UK is a staple in their annual simulator diets.

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Back to Basics - Series 2 Lesson 9

Using real world techniques to navigate in Flight Simulator

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Jamming Kings Sembach’s Compass Call EC-130Hs

From 1987 to 1991 the 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron operated from Sembach Air Base in Germany...

Orbx Simulation Systems Interview

The past year and the road ahead ...

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Dornier’s multi-role Do 217

Even before the outbreak of war, Dornier began planning a replacement for the Do 17...

Archer TX/LX for X-Plane Takes Flight

Just Flight, in partnership with Thranda Design have released the PA-28-181 Archer TX/LX for X-Plane 11.

Boeing Temporarily Suspends MAX Production

NINE MONTHS after the loss of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302, Boeing confirmed it would “prioritise the delivery of stored aircraft” and “temporarily suspend production” of the 737 MAX from January 1.

Embraer E-Jet Family Version 3 Released

FeelThere has announced the Embraer E-Jet family V3 for Prepar3D is officially released.

Alderney for Prepar3D Out Now

The latest UK destination from Orbx is EGJA Alderney Airport for FSX and Prepar3D.

Grand Caravan for X-Plane Ready for Take-Off

Carenado has released the C208B Grand Caravan EX G1000 version for X-Plane 11.

Thunder in the Air

The DCS: JF-17 Thunder by Deka Ironworks is now available for download on the DCS World e-Shop and Steam.

Gothenburg Landvetter Released

Orbx has announced ESGG Gothenburg Landvetter Airport for Prepar3D v4 is now available.

Historic Aviation Video Quiz

Test your knowledge of historic aviation with Key.Aero's special video quiz!

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Aeroplane news from 1940

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

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Aeroplane Database: Kawanishi N1K

The floatplane fighter that became a landplane

Aeroplane reviews

The latest books and products for the discerning aviation enthusiast...

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Aeroplane meets Mikael Carlson

The legendary Swedish restorer, builder and pilot of early aircraft...

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Christmas delivery

While many thought at the end of 1944 that World War Two would soon be over...

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Briefing File: Geodetics

The construction technique best-known for its use on the Wellington

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Flight Line

Recollections and
refl ections — a seasoned
reporter’s view of
aviation history

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'The finest acrobatic pilot I have ever seen'

That description is one of many to have lauded the prowess of Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force
pilot Capt D. V. Armstrong

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Eagle soars

For the Hangar 10 collection in Germany, the long-awaited return to
flight of its FW 190 project is a major milestone

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Six Appeal

Many might have considered it outmoded, but for Air Atlantique the Douglas DC-6 was a more-than-viable freighter well into the 21st century — and its crews loved it

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HangarTalk

Comment on historic
aviation by the chief
executive of the UK’s
Light Aircraft Association

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Target for today

Born on the Scottish island of Islay, the late John Edgar McKechnie spent most of his early years in Edinburgh...

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