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Tupolev Tu-114 Feature Premium

The turboprop that could keep up with jets

Featuring four engines with 15,000bhp each, the Tupolev Tu-114 has held the title of fastest propeller-powered aircraft since 1960. Key.Aero details the unique story of a speedy and reliable Soviet airliner

Butch O’Hare Feature Premium

The mobster’s son who became an American hero

When one man made a vow to restore his family name, he would succeed at any cost. Even if it meant being outnumbered by eight Japanese bombers…

IATA: 8,000 747s Needed to Move COVID-19 Vaccines

Global airline trade body urges governments to begin planning for vaccine distribution as it warns of potentially severe capacity constraints in transporting by air

UK funds next-gen AESA radar for RAF Typhoons

On September 3, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced it had awarded BAE Systems and Leonardo a £317m contract to develop a next-generation radar for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon fleet.

X-Plane 11.50 Officially Released

Laminar Research has officially released X-Plane 11.50, introducing the Vulkan and Metal rendering engine to the platform.

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Global Airline Report 2020: Dilemmas in Dubai and Durban

Welcome to Global Airline Report 2020: Africa/Middle East...

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de Havilland 100: Hornets in Malaya

The initial conception of the de Havilland Hornet as a Pacific theatre fighter seemed distant...

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THE FUTURE OF FUELS

It has been a turbulent year for the commercial aviation sector...

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Aeroplane meets... Ted Inman

IWM Duxford’s instrumental, influential former director...

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DENTIST’S CHAIR OR RIGHT-HAND SEAT?

When considering his career options, Joe Diebolder opted against dentistry...