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Lancaster week

This week on Key.Aero we present a fascinating selection of articles on the legendary Avro Lancaster, including personal insights from missions during World War Two to some unusual roles that the aircraft was adapted for.

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Sierra Nevada wins KC-130J Harvest HAWK Plus contract

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It’s been 48 years since a man commandeered a Boeing 727 only to jump out of it mid-flight after his ransom demands were met… and he still hasn’t been identified. Key.Aero recounts the puzzling events of Thanksgiving, 1971

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