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Bulgarian MiG-29 crashes into the Black Sea

A Bulgarian Air Force-operated Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 'Fulcrum' crashed into the Black Sea off the nation’s Shabla peninsula in the early hours of June 9

Loganair goes carbon neutral

While it continues to work on projects to reduce its emissions, the Scottish carrier has pledged to fully offset in the interim period

Ecuador receives final three H145Ms

Airbus Helicopters has completed the delivery of six H145M utility helicopters to the Ecuadorian Air Force

Croatia opts for second-hand Rafales

Croatia has decided to purchase 12 second-hand Dassault Rafale F3-Rs from France to replace the nation's matured Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis-D/UMD fleet, which currently comprises just eight airframes

Quiz: How well do you know your airline ATC callsigns?

Back by popular demand, this week's Commercial Aviation quiz will test your knowledge of airline identifiers. Both IATA code and ATC callsigns are included so make sure to let us know what score you get!

F-35 at Falcon Strike News Premium

Lessons to learn in Falcon Strike, states IAF

The Israeli Air Force is marking a milestone with the first overseas deployment of its F-35 aircraft since entering service

Ryanair Boeing 737-800 Feature Premium

Six more creative ways airlines save money

In the second part of our money-saving series, Key.Aero details a half dozen more clever tricks carriers deploy to cut costs

Landmarks Cape Town City Pack Out Now

Orbx has announced Landmarks Cape Town for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

VP-40 conducts first Poseidon deployment

The US Navy’s VP-40 ‘Fighting Marlins’ started its first deployment with the Boeing P-8A Poseidon on April 28, when the initial maritime patrol aircraft arrived at NAS Sigonella in Sicily, Italy

Pupil pilots of N. 5F.T.S., Oakington, undergo dual instruction in formation flying in three Vampire T.11s. Most solo exercises are flown in single-seat Vampire F.B.5s. Feature Premium

Pioneering Jet Training in the RAF

A fascinating report from the January 7, 1955 issue of The Aeroplane on how the RAF adapted to training jet fighter pilots.

FlyPast Podcast Episode 25

This week, we chat with that.spifire.bird AKA Jo Rogers, part of the volunteer groundcrew at Aero Legends...

MQ-25 refuels F/A-18F in historic first

Boeing’s MQ-25A Stingray test asset marked a historic milestone on June 4, when the platform conducted the first-ever aerial refuelling operation between an unmanned tanker and a manned receiver aircraft

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The incredible story of BA Flight 5390

When 81 passengers and six crew boarded a British Airways BAC One-Eleven 31 years ago today, none of them could have anticipated the dramatic events that were about to unfold. Key.Aero details the remarkable story of Flight 5390

Contract issued for Philippine Hercules refurbishment

Tyonek Services Overhaul Facility has been contracted to perform Excess Defense Article regeneration work on a number of Philippine Air Force C-130 Hercules tactical transports under the US Foreign Military Sales programme

Wizz Air launches two UK domestic routes

Services are set to depart next month from a pair of British airports

WATCH: Inside 1951’s biggest air show!

Aeroplane Editor Ben Dunnell talks you through the amazing show programme from the 70-year-old Hendon event.

VIDEO: RAF discusses new 'Union Jack' livery for Typhoon display

The RAF rolled out a new ‘Union Jack’ inspired paint scheme for the display jet of the Typhoon Display Team last month. At the unveiling, we spoke with Wg Cdr Jim Calvert, the officer commanding No 29 Squadron, about the role of his unit and the fighter’s colourful new livery

IAI to provide Heron services to unnamed Asian nation

Israel Aerospace Industries has recently signed a US$200m contract with an undisclosed Asian nation, under which the firm will provide services relating to its Heron family of UAVs

DCS AH-64D Apache Development Update

Eagle Dynamics is currently preparing the AH-64D for pre-order access for later this summer.

Airbus delivers 100th A400M

Airbus Defence and Space has recently completed the 100th delivery of its A400M Atlas heavy-lift tactical transport, with this example being handed over to the Spanish Air Force

Istanbul for X-Plane Released

Aerosoft has announced Airport Istanbul XP for X-Plane 11 is now available for X-Plane 11.

Stearman Ready for Take-Off

DC Designs and Just Flight have announced the PT-17 Stearman for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

Airbus A340 Feature Premium

The $40,000 olive? Six ingenious ways airlines save money

In every business, strict cost management is one of the ways profit can be made or maximised. There are few industries that know this better than the airline sector. Key.Aero reveals some of the clever ways that carriers watch the pennies – you won’t believe number one!

More S-70is delivered to the Philippines

An additional five Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk battlefield utility helicopters have been delivered to the Philippine Air Force, after being rolled off the Polish production line

First F-35B lands aboard HMS Prince of Wales

For the first time, a Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II has landed on the Royal Navy’s second and latest aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales (R09), as the vessel conducts sea trials off England’s south coast

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