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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.

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Life Begins at 40

Retrospective 40 YEARS OF FLYPASTAs FlyPast chalks up 40 years...

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New colours for NZ Canberra

English Electric Canberra B(I)8 WT346 arrived at the New Zealand...

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Yorkshire’s Lions

Inside StoriesNo 76 Squadron had a lengthy association with northern...

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‘The Big Fella’

Inside Stories MICHAEL COLLINS’ AIRCRAFTOne hundred years...

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Polished Globetrotter

Living History RYAN STM-S2A stunning Ryan STM-S2 made its UK...

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Dauntless return to flight project begins in US

Restoration Scene“News and narrative on the latest heritage...

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ACCESSIBLE ARCHAEOLOGY

Getting Closer FENLAND & WEST NORFOLK AVIATION MUSEUMPaul E Eden reports...

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Wild Horse Salute

Living History AUSTRALIAN MUSTANG AND SABREWarbird virtuoso,...

Caravelle destined for Finland display

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III SE-DAF at its current home,...

US Navy T-45Cs involved in mid-air collision

Two US Navy-operated McDonnell Douglas T-45C Goshawk land-/carrier-based jet trainers were involved in a mid-air collision over Texas on May 17

New Icelandic low-cost airline ‘PLAY’ launches

As international travel resumes for Brits, a new airline has arrived on the scene with flights between the UK and Iceland

Airbus test pilot reveals what it’s like to stall an airliner

It’s something that airline crews avoid at all costs, but for flight test pilots, stalling is just another part of the job. Key.Aero speaks to Airbus’ Frank Chapman about how big jets handle outside the flight envelope

Microsoft Flight Simulator Touches Down in Venice

The latest destination to be released Aerosoft is Airfield Lido di Venezia for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

US completes second live fire AIM-120D-3 missile test

The AMRAAM joint program office has completed the second live fire test of the new AIM-120D-3 variant of the missile family, which incorporated upgraded hardware in its guidance section

IDF air strike in Gaza News Premium

Air campaign continues as Gaza conflict enters second week

As the conflict between Israeli security forces and combatants of the Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) continues through a second week, the intensity of operations on both sides is maintained with reports of new strikes in Gaza City, rocket strikes and unmanned threats to Israeli airspace

USAF reveals latest KC-46A base candidates

Candidate locations for the next active-duty and Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) main operating bases to host Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft have been selected by the USAF

Australian Army receives first leased AW139

Deliveries of Leonardo AW139 rotorcraft to the Australian Army Air Corps have recently commenced under the Army Interim Commercial Helicopter Capability (AICH) programme

Air Warrior Podcast: Episode 1

With HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) underway on its landmark CSG21 deployment, the Modern Military Aviation team at Key.Aero discuss the Exercise Strike Warrior work-up and examine the capabilities that make up the aircraft carrier's air wing

WIN A Spitfire Flight, courtesy of Aero Legends

To help mark FlyPast’s 40th birthday, we’ve teamed up with warbird operator Aero Legends to offer the experience of a lifetime...

Brits flock to Portugal on first day of international travel

Faro looks to be one of the most popular destinations for travellers as 54% of its arrivals today are set to originate from UK airports

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 43

Welcome to the 43rd Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

VIDEO: F-4 Phantom pilot insights

Before moving to the SR-71 Blackbird, Colonel Richard Graham (ret’d) flew another famous aircraft type – the F-4.

Boeing 777 for Microsoft Flight Simulator Out Now

Captain Sim has announced the 777-200 Base Pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator is released.

RAF names sixth Poseidon MRA1

Although it has yet to be delivered, the RAF’s sixth Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft has been named ‘Guernsey’s Reply’ to honour the close bond between No 201 Squadron, the island of Guernsey and Flt Lt Herbert Machon OBE

Ryanair reports record €815m full year loss

The budget operator saw its traffic numbers and revenue drop by more than 80% last year

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San Diego, United States

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DUBAI AIRSHOW SITE, United Kingdom

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