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BORNHOLM OR BUST

Kathleen Hanser describes Franciszek Jarecki’s bid for freedom...

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Enduring Survivor

Close to extinction several times, the last intact Beverley again faces an uncertain future...

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Glory Days: Golden Age Speedsters

Rob Glover opens the photo albums of his late father...

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The World’s Most Unsecretive Secret Airline

If you’ve heard of Janet Airlines, the US Government probably won’t be very pleased. Thomas Haynes lifts the lid on a ‘mysterious’ carrier that is about as under-the-radar as Donald Trump

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Sky Art: When Pilots Paint Using Their Aircraft as The Brush

Pilots have been painting in the sky ever since someone put smoke behind an aircraft, but with the advent of flight tracking technology, the painting has now become even more impressive…

US to stay at Mildenhall, proposes Spangdahlem Air Base withdrawal

The US Defense Secretary, Dr Mark Esper, announced plans to reduce the US military’s presence in Germany on July 29 – a move which cancels previous plans to relocate RAF Mildenhall-based aircraft and personnel to the country.

System of systems could bankrupt Tempest

The UK’s Tempest programme which aims to have a next generation fighter and supporting assets in service from 2035 could see spiralling costs if it takes a narrow system of systems approach.

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What's it like to fly a B-2 Spirit?

Key.Aero speaks to Captain John Wisocky, who recently flew the B-2 Spirit on a mission from the US to the Arctic Circle

Spain Loses 60 Flights from UK in 24 Hours

Addition of the country onto UK Government's quarantine list has immediate impact on aviation sector

Malmo Airport Trailer

Orbx has released a new trailer for ESMS Malmö Airport.

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How Long Are All the UK’s Runways Combined?

Have you ever wondered what the combined length of all the UK’s commercial airports runways is? We have. That’s why we dug out the calculator and did the maths. And the answer is: very long…

Boeing Confirms End to 747 Production and Delays 777X to 2022

American aerospace giant Boeing will end the production of the iconic 747 – as part of a series of changes its making as losses continue to mount due, in part to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aircraft Report: Eurofighter Typhoon

Its development began in 1983 and it now has a supply chain employing over 100,000 people: Key.Aero analyses the Eurofighter Typhoon, an ultra-sophisticated, multirole fighter

Boeing partner with MHI on Japanese F-15J upgrades

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Boeing recently signed a direct commercial sale agreement to support upgrades to Japan’s F-15J multi-role fighter fleet.

NATO receives fourth Phoenix

The fourth RQ-4D Phoenix unmanned aerial system (UAS) was delivered to NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) Force at Sigonella air base, Italy, on July 26.

The future of commercial flight (at an altitude of 317,000ft)

Watch incredible footage inside the cabin of Virgin Galactic, where passengers can literally watch the world go by... at 2,485mph

Announcing the F-16C Viper User Poll

Eagle Dynamics (ED) has published a Future Features Survey for the DCS: F-16 Viper for 2020 and beyond.

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Here’s Where Your Money Goes When You Book a Flight

Fuel, crew, airport charges and even aircraft maintenance: here’s the breakdown of your airline ticket.

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The Five Greatest RAF Squadrons

Some are famous for their heroic exploits in World War 2, others have histories dating back well into the 19th Century – and some are still operating today…

First Rafales reach India

Five Indian Air Force (IAF) Dassault Rafales took off from the company’s Mérignac Airport facility on July 27 to ferry the fighters to Ambala Air Force Station (AFS) in northern India.

The world’s top attack helicopters

With air-to-air missiles, the latest stealth technology and even an ‘electronic warfare system’, these military helicopters are the most advanced on earth.

Historic Aviation Quiz - test your knowledge!

This week's quiz will test you even more on your historic aviation knowledge!

Airports That Don’t Exist Anymore

From housing developments to business parks, many airports all over the world have been closed and repurposed as something entirely different. Here’s eight examples you might not have heard of.

Munich Prepar3D

Aerosoft has announced Munich Airport is now available.

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz

Welcome to the Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How good of a military spotter do you consider yourself to be? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!

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