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CAPT. M. R. ALDERSON, who was in charge of B.O.A.C.’s Comet unit, spoke to H. A. TAYLOR for the January 11, 1952 issue of ‘The Aeroplane’ and gave an outline of some of the more interesting features in jet transport operation after six months of preliminary route-proving trials
The man who designed the revolutionary Comet jetliner, R E Bishop, wrote this exclusive article for ‘The Aeroplane’ which was published the same day as the aircraft’s first commercial service on May 2, 1952
A Middle Eastern-based carrier has launched a new direct, 3,000-mile service today (May 1) to Manchester using Airbus A320neos! Who is it? Find out here!
Forty-four years after the fuselage arrived at London Colney from the Netherlands, Mosquito FBVI TA122 was rolled out at the de Havilland Aircraft Museum on Easter Sunday, April 17, as its epic restoration enters its closing stages.
The revolutionary F-111 had a disastrous operational debut in Vietnam. Warren E Thompson describes the baptism that nearly became a requiem
Flights from the United Kingdom to Iceland aren’t all that unusual – in fact there are at least eight direct scheduled city pairings from the UK to the Nordic nation. These range from low-cost options with the likes of easyJet, Wizz and PLAY; leisure-focused links with Jet2 and TUI and flag carrier connections with British Airways and Icelandair.
For the first time in three years, Virgin Atlantic has started a new search for the next generation of engineering and maintenance talent. The UK airline is offering ten spaces within its prestigious apprenticeship programme and a further four roles within its graduate scheme.
The latest company to attempt to make ‘low-cost low-haul’ viable has revealed its launch strategy. Norse Atlantic Airways – not to be confused with Norwegian – has today (April 29) started selling tickets for its first quartet of transatlantic routes.
We have 3 copies of the book ‘TOPGUN – The Legacy’ signed by the author to give away, in this exclusive Key Aero competition. At 688 pages long with 95 colour and black and white photos, this book normally priced at £45.99, is the ultimate guide to TOPGUN
David Axe reports on the USAF's new air-to-air missile, the AIM-260 Joint Advanced Tactical Missile (JATM)
Did you know you can fly in a Bell UH-1 Huey right here in the UK? James Peene was fortunate enough to experience this Vietnam combat veteran up close and personal
On April 23 at Ottawa-Gatineau Executive Airport, Ontario, Dave Hadfield took Vintage Wings of Canada’s Hawker Hurricane XII RCAF 5447/CF-TPM up for a first test flight, 15 years after work to put the Canadian Car and Foundry-built fighter back into the air began.
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