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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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The Big Show

Pierre Clostermann was one of the most high-profile...

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The greatest victory

The battle in the Southwest Pacific was arguably one of the most significant of World War Two. Prompted by a discovery in his parents’ attic, John E Happ examines the campaign, brought to life by his pilot father's words...

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Commercial

How old are the fleets of the largest airlines?

The ten leading airlines in the world, when measured by the size of their rosters, operate a combined total of nearly 7,000 aircraft, but what is the average age of each airline’s fleet?

Which airlines have the best and worst legroom?

Every inch counts when it comes to legroom, Key Aero investigates which carriers offer the most and which fall short in this crucial department and some are quite surprising

You can buy a real airport terminal!

An airport in Poland is selling a disassembled airport terminal building and you can buy it!

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AEROSOFT GENOA X

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