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Lancaster week

This week on Key.Aero we present a fascinating selection of articles on the legendary Avro Lancaster, including personal insights from missions during World War Two to some unusual roles that the aircraft was adapted for.

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Historic

Huey removed from building

A former Austrian Army helicopter has been relocated

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Supersonic salute at Edwards AFB

A high altitude ‘supersonic corridor’ has been officially renamed in a salute to the pioneering Bell X-1

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Spain’s Super Skymaster display team

A new airshow display team has been formed in Spain

IWM Duxford announces Hurricane exhibition

Seven examples of Hawker fighter to be showcased in AirSpace building

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War Surplus: Belly Tank Racers

Frank Mormillo reports on the War Surplus on Wheels – World War II’s Influence on Hot Rodding exhibition at California's Lyon Air Museum

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Military

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 119

Welcome to the 119th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

UK marks operational debut for AH-64E

The British Army Air Corps' newly acquired Boeing AH-64E (Version 6) Apache Guardian attack helicopter has marked its operational debut after the type participated in Exercise Talon Guardian

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How Russia is using Iran's secretive Shahed 'kamikaze' drones against Ukraine

Putin has turned to Iranian Shahed-131/136 drones to target Ukraine’s population, including its civilians. AirForces Monthly unveils more on the secretive aircraft

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Commercial

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Inside the cockpit flying 747 Hajj flights from Baghdad – part 2

In the April 2011 issue of Airliner World Captain Alan Carter concluded recounting his day’s task of flying pilgrims from Baghdad to Madinah and back.

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The remarkable story of Iran Air and its Boeing 747s

In the March 2014 issue of Airliner World, Babak Taghvaee chronicled the illustrious but often turbulent history of Iran Air’s Boeing 747s. 

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Inside all-Boeing 747 airline Cargolux

James Ronayne visited Cargolux to learn about the carrier’s operations and his article appeared in the November 2015 issue of Aviation News.

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Flight Simulation

DCS Dynamic Weather coming soon

After extensive testing of new moving clouds and effects, Eagle Dynamics is ready to update DCS World weather in the upcoming 2.8 version.

Aerosoft releases new destination for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Scenery developer, Aviation-Sim-Design has released Airfield Kyritz for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Kodiak 100 for Microsoft Flight Simulator out now

The latest aircraft from SimWorks Studios is the Amphibian Kodiak 100 Series III for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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