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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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DATABASE

BRITISH SWEPT-WING RESEARCH JETS 15 IN-DEPTH PAGESWhen...

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Jindivik for Newark

Following a collection review by Aerospace Bristol, a GAF Jindivik...

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Hangar Talk

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s...

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NIGHTLIFE

RAF IN THE COLD WAR Meteor NF pilotBy the late 1950s, even the...

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AEROPLANE

A magnificent stack of RAF Buccaneer S2Bs, mounted in March 1994...

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AEROPLANE meets MATT JONES

The managing director of the Boultbee Flight Academy took an...

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OBLIVION AWAITS ANOTHER HISTORIC AIRLINER

Although externally this ex-VIP Douglas DC-8 looks to be in good...

Reviews

REVIEWS R ATING★★★★★Outstanding ★★★★☆Excellent★★★☆☆ Good ★★☆☆☆Flawed★☆☆☆☆ Mediocre Enough...

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WORKSHOP RISING AGAIN

One of the most famous Dutch fighters of all time, the Fokker...

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How Asia-Pacific airlines can bounce back from COVID-19

Gordon Smith joined a roundtable discussion with Subhas Menon, director general of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) to learn how the region’s carriers can bounce back from the challenges of 2020

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Scotland the brave: Loganair CEO interview

Since Flybe’s collapse, Loganair is now officially the UK’s largest regional carrier. Thomas Haynes spoke to Jonathan Hinkles, the airline’s chief executive, to find out how the firm hopes to buck the trends created by those that have come before

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Air safety: Captain ‘ignored landing gear warnings’

A Kalitta Charters II Boeing 727-200(F) landed at Tuscaloosa National Airport with its nose gear retracted after its captain continued with his approach despite automated alerts, the US National Transportation Safety Bureau (NTSB) has found.

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Rex joins the jet age

Chris Frame caught up with John Sharp, Rex’s deputy chairman, to learn more about the Australian regional carrier’s jet-setting plans

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Xian MA60: Modern Ark, classic design

Improving on the tried, tested and trusted doesn’t come without trials and tribulations, as many well-known brands have discovered (New Coke, anyone?). With that in mind, Daniel Johnston travels to Laos to sample Xian’s take on a Soviet stalwart

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Airliner World April 2021: Preservation news

Germany’s last two Boeing 707s – the only 707-400s still in existence – are facing an uncertain future as their resident airports have either closed or are unwilling to continue funding maintenance of the jets.

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Outback and out of service: Alice Springs from the air

Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage in Alice Springs is enjoying its moment in the sun. Opened in 2011, it was the region's first purpose-built airliner parking and recycling facility and aims to offer a more cost-effective storage solution than far-away alternatives. Seth Jaworski viewed the fascinating facility from the air...

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How Flightradar24 works

Once a niche tool used by aviation enthusiasts, Flightradar24 has brought planespotting to the masses. Tom Batchelor details how the world now looks down at its mobile phone to look up at the skies

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Madame Airbus

With a career spanning more than 35 years, Barbara Kracht – Airbus’ former VP of media relations – experienced first-hand the impressive growth of the pan-European airframer. Here, she tells Thomas Haynes about her time working for what is now one of the biggest names in the business

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Direct to the Falklands

AIRLINER WOULD'S COMPREHENSIVE OF WOULDWIDE NEWS LUFTHANSA...

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Letters to the editor

 Information for the traveller. A fantastic history of the...

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Dash 8-400 build suspended

DE HAVILLAND Aircraft of Canada has confirmed it will temporarily...

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Eastern Bloc Party: Part one

More than 30 years on from the collapse of the USSR, Keith Otto peers over Berlin Walls and through Iron Curtains for a look back at the airlines of the Eastern Bloc in this two-part feature

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What the Brexit deal means for the aviation industry

Keith Nuthall wades through the 1,200-page Brexit deal to help establish what the divorce papers mean for the aviation industry

VIDEO: A chat with Spitfire legend Peter Arnold

He was regularly on the set of the Battle of Britain film in 1968, and has travelled to 130 countries seeing Spitfires. Key.Aero talks to an historic aviation legend

US Army to receive four additional UH-60Ms

The US Army has awarded Sikorsky a US$53.8m contract modification, which covers the production and delivery of four more UH-60M Black Hawk medium-lift utility helicopters for the service

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