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Airbus A380

The double-decker Airbus A380 caught the world’s imagination when it first flew in 2005 and still manages to turn heads. This week on Key.Aero, we’re featuring a fascinating collection of articles exploring a wide range of Super Jumbo topics from its origins, to hearing from the people who work with it to find out what makes it tick, and examining why ultimately the A380 wasn’t the commercial success Airbus had hoped for.

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Silver Period Stunner

The Hawker Fury was a classic RAF biplane fighter of the 1930s. Malcolm V Lowe tells the story of this notable pre-war design and its operational service...

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Reflecting on the life of the great Connie Edwards

Sture Friedner describes his meeting with decorated American aviator the late Connie Edwards...

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AIR International November 2020

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