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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

Saudi Arabian National Guard orders additional UH-60Ms

Sikorsky has been awarded a US$99.89m contract modification to produce and deliver 25 additional modified UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters to the Saudi Arabian National Guard

Berlin Brandenburg Open for Business

The latest German destination to be released by Aerosoft is Airport Berlin Brandenburg for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Ilyushin’s Il-112V transport resumes flight testing

Russia’s Ilyushin Il-112V light military transport has resumed flight testing after the first prototype took to the air again from the VASO Aviation Plant airfield in Voronezh on March 30

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The only remaining division of the original Pan Am still operating today

Since its bankruptcy in 1991, the iconic American carrier has been missed by many. But there is one last remaining division that survived and is still operating to this day, as Key.Aero details

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Airliner World May 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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Aeroplane May 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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A SPECIAL CHIPMUNK

DATAFILE Number 11 was initially test-flown at Downsview...

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IN FROM THE COLD

WORKSHOPOne of the most remarkable vintage aeroplane restorations...

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AUSTIN’S MAESTROS: FILLING THE PRODUCTION GAP

Workers at the Marston Green factory pose in front of the final...

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DE HAVILLAND CANADA CHIPMUNK

DATABASEDEVELOPMENT“A trainer in a great tradition”, said...

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The SANDS of TIME

The decision on London’s third airport occupied the minds of...

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NZ Warbirds gets Canberra

English Electric Canberra B(I)8 WT346 arrived at the New Zealand Warbirds Association hangar at Ardmore, just south of Auckland, on 20 February following a 750-mile road trip north from Christchurch.

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What was the RAF’s Exercise ‘Northern Venture’?

In 1997 the RAF’s Exercise ‘Northern Venture’ recognised the 50th anniversary of the first flight of the DHC-1 with a round-the world tour. An attempt to complete the exercise in 1996, the actual year of the 50th anniversary, had been obliged to turn back for reasons beyond its control...

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Lockheed 12A UK-bound

Lockheed 12A Electra Junior NC25628, seen at Oshkosh in 2016,...

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Slingsby SE5a to fly soon

PROJECT UPDATE At Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire,...

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How the end came for the Junkers Ju 52

The Junkers Ju 52/3m had formed the backbone of the Deutsche Lufthansa fleet since 1932. When war broke out, the German flag-carrier had to put itself at the disposal of the Reich, but despite the loss of many aircraft it still operated a reduced network with the tri-motors at its core — until, in 1945, the end became inevitable...

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The Marvellous Moynet Jupiter

Fighter and test pilot, member of parliament, government minister, racing driver… André Moynet was a man of many talents. No wonder that when he came up with a light executive aircraft, it was decidedly out-of-the ordinary. Thanks to an outstanding restoration effort, one of the two flying examples is now back in the air...

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TECHNICAL DETAILS

Delving under the skin of Wsiewołod Jakimiuk’s masterpiece...

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AEROPLANE meets LEON EVANS

The chief pilot of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is among...

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GATOW’S INTELLIGENCE-GATHERERS

DATAFILE stensibly, the Chipmunks assigned to the RAF...

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SPINNING: THE UNWARRANTED SHADOW

DATAFILE Spinning continues to be, to this day, a subject...

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FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN

 Looking back 70 years to the original ‘South Bank Show’,...

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Q&A

THIS MONTH’S ANSWERS WRITE TO: Aeroplane, Key Publishing...

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A DROP IN THE OCEAN

That was how one pilot described the contribution made by the...

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GEORGE NEAL: THE ‘CHIPPIE’ MASTER

DATAFILE Born in 1918, George Arthur Neal got himself...

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