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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.

What’s it like to fly in a Spitfire?

As Key.Aero’s Assistant Editor, Tara Leggett has an aviation-themed bucket list. Right at the top of it? Flying in a Spitfire. She went to Biggin Hill and strapped herself in…

The Spitfire’s elliptical wing explained

Spitfire aficionados Tony Hoskins and Hugh Hunt discuss the design of the most famous aircraft wing ever made.

Design secrets of the Spitfire

Revolutionary flush riveting that increased top speed, and seats made out of the last material you’d expect: watch this video to uncover some of the Spitfire’s hidden but ingenious engineering.

BAE Systems to design Skyborg drone for USAF

The US Air Force has contracted BAE Systems to develop an attritable air vehicle system for the air arm’s Skyborg programme, the company announced on October 22

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 14

Welcome to the 14th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!

You won't believe what the Dreamliner could’ve been called

The Boeing 787 has been in commercial service for nearly a decade now, but where did its name come from and what else could it have been called?

Sweden to retain Gripen C/D for at least another decade

On October 23, Saab outlined the Swedish Air Force’s plan to upgrade and retain two squadrons of Gripen C/D multi-role fighters for at least another decade

Airliner World: MRO Transatlantic 2020 – Special Supplement

This year has proved to be a turbulent one for many in the aviation sector. Amid the uncertainty, we are delighted to be able to present to you a special supplement for a very special event.

CONFIRMED: Negus BA 747 to be preserved at Kemble

A second jumbo operated by the Heathrow-based carrier is saved from the scrapheap

Inside the wartime Spitfire factory

Jonathan Garraway examines the vast Castle Bromwich Spitfire factory and its prodigious output.

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