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To celebrate the release of the long-awaited film Top Gun: Maverick, Key.Aero is marking the occasion with special coverage of the real TOPGUN fighter weapons school and the movies with material on the original and the sequel.

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Special markings on last operational Hill F-16

The tail of USAF F-16CM 87-0354 in the paint barn at Hill AFB...

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Australia retires Heron 1 UAV

THE RAAF has retired the four Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)...

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PC-21s Arrive at RAAF Flying School

The first six of a planned fleet of 49 PC-21 trainers for the...

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Hustler to Castle Air Museum

Convair YB-58A Hustler 55-0 666 is being moved to a new home...

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Iranian UAV ‘interferes’ with F/A-18E in Gulf

AN F/A-18E from the US Navy’s Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA)...

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Last USAF C-5As retired

The penultimate C-5A Galaxy remaining in USAF service, 70-0451,...

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Ukraine to begin Ka-27 overhauls

THE ‘AVIAKON’ plant at Konotop, Ukraine, is to conduct repairs...

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EVA’s Jumbo Farewell

The last passenger jumbo in service with Taiwanese airline EVA...

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AIR BASE MOVEMENTS

A selection of the most interesting aircraft to visit air bases...

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MacRobert markings for No 6 Squadron

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Argentine Navy evaluates Orions

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Il-22PP special mission aircraft unveiled

THE RUSSIAN Aerospace Forces’ (VKS) Il-22PP Porubshchik (wood...

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Libyan RJs at Cranfield

Air Libya Avro RJ100 5A-FLA (c/n E3232) flies into Cranfield...

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CATHAY PACIFIC AN ASIAN STAR

Stephen Skinner charts the development of one of the world’s...

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Romania paves way for AH-1Z

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Hawk Mk166 in Oman

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First Pakistan AH-1Zs completed

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El Al’s First Dreamliner Arrives

El Al’s first Boeing Dreamliner. Noam Menashe El Al has...

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WestJet rolls out the MAX

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet is to introduce its Boeing...

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SEEK AND DESTROY

Tom Spencer describes how in the closing months of World War...

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Additional Swiss Hornet upgrades approved

THE US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military...

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First two Jordanian PC-21s delivered

RJAF PC-21 1170/HB-HXA (c/n 283) taxies out for departure from...

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Indian Air Force Jaguar flies with AESA radar

HINDUSTAN AERONAUTICS (HAL) conducted a first test flight of...

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Rare Poseidon Spotted

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Canadian Lancaster Repainted

Avro Lancaster B.X FM213 flying in new colours from Hamilton....

 

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The 5th British-Irish Airports Expo is the trade show for all stakeholders on the airport campus. Typically, an expo of up to 150 exhibitors, and six conferences, attended by 2,300++ visitors, the 2022 British-Irish Airports EXPO moves from Olympia to take place at ExCeL London on 22-23 June 2022.

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