VIDEO: Former airline pilot Scott Birrell's incredible first flying job
Former airline pilot and author, Scott Birrell details his unbelievable endeavours while assisting in the recovery of five Douglas DC-3 aircraft from Entebbe Airport in Africa
VIDEO: ‘One of my scariest flights as a captain’
In the first of several video chats with former pilot Scott Birrell, he tells Key.Aero about the time he’d just reached 35,000ft… and then the cabin crew reported smoke coming from the back of the aircraft
FlyPast Podcast Episode 1
In Episode 1, FlyPast Editor Chris, Key.Aero editor Hans and Assistant Editor Tara discuss their aviation heroes, favourite historic aeroplanes, and what it's like to fly in a Spitfire...
Mobile screening pods pave the way for efficient Covid-19 testing at airports
Portable pods could provide airports with the ability to rapidly setup COVID-19 testing centres
Accessibility progress highlighted at UK airports
To commemorate International Disability Day, the CAA highlight developments made to UK airports
“There was a 500ft drop at the end of the runway…”
As a private jet pilot in the 1980s flying between Miami and South America, Greg Madonna saw it all. But as you’ll see from this video, corrupt officials and drug barons were the least of his problems…
How on earth did this pilot survive?
Flying drug barons, hairy landings in South America… by his own admission, Greg Madonna is lucky to be alive. This is one aviator’s incredible story
What’s it like flying during COVID-19?
From getting through security to boarding the aircraft, we got on a flight from London Luton to Palermo to see how Coronavirus has affected the aviation experience
USAF bases cover more area than Scotland and Wales combined
Eglin AFB in Florida alone is bigger than Greater London: these are the incredible stats that illustrate the military aviation might of America
Ultimate historic aviation accommodation!
A former RAF tower overlooking a bombing range that the Dambusters used has become a luxury getaway. We went to have a look…