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Onboard a B-52 during NATO fighter interceptions

Aviation journalist Malcolm English recalls the privilege of flying with a Stratofortress crew during NATO fighter interceptions in November 1980.

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EXCLUSIVE: The truth about Biden’s “two additional” UK F-35 squadrons

Key.Aero can reveal the reality of the US President's recent much-publicised announcement of additional F-35 squadrons for the UK

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"A pilot's aeroplane": BEA captain on flying the VC10

Captain R E Gillman, a senior BEA captain and senior flight training captain on its Vanguard fleet provides his assessment of flying the Vickers VC10 during its airworthiness handling trials in an article originally published in 1964

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CONFIRMED: Queen's Jubilee flypast aircraft list

After much speculation, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed the line-up for today’s (June 2) flypast to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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BREAKING: British Airways owner seals deal for up to 150 MAXs

The parent company behind some of the biggest names in European aviation has inked a blockbuster deal to buy dozens of Boeing narrowbodies

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BREAKING: Wizz Air to form new airline

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has revealed its intention to form a new airline subsidiary.

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Croydon: London’s ‘first’ hub airport you’ve never heard of

It wasn’t Britain’s first aerial gateway, but Croydon Airport rapidly became the nation’s hub and one of the world’s most important airports. We  chart the history of London’s first true hub airport in this six-part opener – featuring rare archive images.

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Onboard world's longest scheduled A220 flight with airBaltic

The Airbus A220 is a hugely versatile regional aircraft that’s also well suited to longer sectors. Andreas Spaeth discusses its quirks with airBaltic’s chief pilot as they fly from Riga to Tenerife

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Why a Malaysia 737 suffered uncommanded pitch up

A preliminary report issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) has determined why a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 unexpectedly pitched up during flight

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Bristol Beauforts: the unsung heroes of World War Two?

Considered by many to be among the RAF’s more unsung heroes during World War Two, Bristol Beauforts also served with other nations around the world. Andrew Thomas reflects on these little-known deployments