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Lo último de Key.Aero

Explore las últimas noticias y artículos de nuestros periodistas de aviación de talla mundial. Manténgase al día de las últimas novedades de la aviación militar, las noticias de las aerolíneas comerciales, los proyectos de restauración de aviones históricos, los lanzamientos de simulación de vuelo y mucho más.

Luz verde al rescate de Brussels Airlines

Los reguladores europeos han aprobado un paquete de rescate de 290 millones de euros (261 millones de libras esterlinas) para la compañía aérea de bandera belga Brussels Airlines, en un intento de estabilizar sus finanzas mientras afronta el impacto de la pandemia de coronavirus.

Las pruebas en túnel de viento revelan el diseño digital de Tempest

El 24 de agosto, BAE Systems publicó imágenes de modelos impresos en 3D diseñados digitalmente del sistema aéreo de combate de nueva generación del Reino Unido, Tempest, sometido a pruebas de túnel de viento en sus instalaciones de Warton (Lancashire).

Lanzamiento del aeropuerto de Barcelona para X-Plane

Aerosoft ha anunciado que Airport Barcelona XP para X-Plane 11 ya está disponible.

Se anuncian nuevas bases de la Guardia Nacional Aérea para el F-35A y el F-15EX

El 14 de agosto, la Fuerza Aérea de Estados Unidos (USAF) anunció sus planes de equipar las bases de la Guardia Nacional Aérea (ANG) de Florida y Oregón -que operan cazas F-15C/D Eagle- con F-35A y F-15EX a partir de 2022.

Air Legend 2020 airshow: Cancelled

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the local authorities have prohibited the Paris Villaroche AIR LEGEND 2020 airshow to take place

El A400M realiza la primera prueba de reabastecimiento en húmedo con el H225M

La Dirección General de Armamento (DGA) de Francia anunció que un avión cisterna/transporte táctico Airbus A400M había completado el primer contacto de reabastecimiento aire-aire (AAR) "húmedo" con un helicóptero H225M Caracal el 19 de agosto.

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Back to Basics - Series 2, Lesson 13

In the previous lesson, we realised that we were not where we should be. The visual fixes we were expecting to mark our location simply didn’t appear. We wrap up Stage 2 of Back to Basics by learning how we might get ourselves out of this very fine mess.

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Aeroplane Heaven’s Douglas DC-3 Dakota & C-47 Skytrain

There hasn’t been a flight sim platform where pilots haven’t pleaded for a mighty DC-3 to fly. Australian developer Aeroplane Heaven has met the challenge with the Prepar3D release of not only its updated ‘Dakota’ but also its military incarnation, the C-47 Skytrain.

The Mighty Eighth - El regreso de un clásico

Hemos invitado a MicroProse a hablar de su esperada simulación del B-17 y de sus planes para "The Mighty Eighth".

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Baron’s Combat Corner: The art of aerial gunnery

Aerial gunnery is one of the most difficult aspects of air combat to master. We discuss how attaining any level of gunnery efficiency not only requires constant and regular practice, but also an appreciation of the factors which determine whether you hit your target or not.

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Eagle Dynamics’ DCS: Supercarrier

Naval aviation fans rejoice – the Digital Combat Simulator (DCS) Supercarrier is here – and it is awesome! Let’s skip the flowy introduction and get right down to business.

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Challenging Airports - Reggio di Calabria, Italy (LICR)

This Challenging Airport episode takes us to the seaside airport of Reggio Calabria. Squeezed between the Strait of Messina and the mountains of the Aspromonte massif, the airport presents somewhat unorthodox approaches.

When the X-15 smashed 350,000ft

It was an aircraft capable of Mach 6.7, and would expand humankind’s reach of the universe by proving that we could fly at unthinkable altitudes. On August 22, 1963, the X-15 reached the unthinkable – and then kept going… 

Cuestionario: ¿Qué tan bien conoce a sus aerolíneas?

El cuestionario de aviación comercial de esta semana trata sobre las compañías aéreas. Dinos qué puntuación has obtenido y compártelo con tus amigos para ver quién es el que más sabe.

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UBSoft’s Condor 2 - Discover the quiet beauty of flying like a hawk.

We review the soaring simulator, Condor 2 from Slovenian developer UBSoft.

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Lionheart Creations Bellanca Super Viking

Every so often you find a product that perhaps doesn’t quite fit the usual mould. Even less often, it turns out to be a really pleasant surprise and you wonder where it has been hiding. Here we review the Bellanca Super Viking 17 SV-300A from Lionheart Creations.

Celebrando el C-5 Galaxy: Primera parte

En la primera de las dos partes de la entrevista, Key.Aero habla con el Coronel Brian Trumble, comandante de la 22ª AS 'Mulies', sobre las operaciones actuales de la fuerza C-5 Galaxy de la USAF, 50 años después de que la plataforma entrara en servicio operativo por primera vez.

The evolution of autopilot

In 1914, autopilot was demonstrated for the first time. This year, Airbus achieved the first ever automatic take-off. One of historic aviation’s greatest inventions has come a long way in the last century…

Microsoft Flight Simulator Partnership Series - Welcome Bing

In the latest update to the Partnership Series, Jessie Levine, Program Manager of Bing Maps discusses some of the technologies Bing Maps brings to the new Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Revelado el próximo regulador que probará el 737 MAX

Tras la cadena de pruebas de vuelo de la FAA en junio, se ha revelado el siguiente regulador que pondrá a prueba el avión inmovilizado

The world’s 'other' aircraft manufacturers

Boeing and Airbus have become so of powerful in the commercial aircraft industry that it’s easy to forget that other options exist. Here’s a selection that you may have forgotten about…

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Just Flight’s Fokker F28 Fellowship

As part of our special focus on Just Flight for this issue, we invited the company to talk about a project the team currently has in development - the Fokker F28 Fellowship.

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Twin Comanche PA-30 Flight Adventure

This issue Peter Stark explores a GA gem, that, if not for the vagaries of nature, might have had an even more pronounced impact on the sector - the Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche.

Entrevista con el Tornado F3 de Just Flight

Tras su Tornado GR1, Just Flight está desarrollando ahora el Tornado F3 - Air Defence Variant (ADV). Para saber más sobre este producto, nos pusimos en contacto con Martyn Northall, Director de Desarrollo de Just Flight.

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Taxi2Gate’s Hong Kong International Airport v2

Hong Kong International Airport v2 reviewed here is a major update to Taxi2Gate’s original version released in 2014. It includes new HD textures, lots of new buildings, animations, hand-placed autogen tiles and much more.

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Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80


Cambridge, Reino Unido

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

McConnell AFB - Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow


Wichita, Estados Unidos

US Air Force airshow

Danish Air Show


Aalborg, Dinamarca

The air show website says: "The audience will experience a packed programme, where Danish transport aircraft, helicopters and fighters will perform a tactical demonstration and both Danish and foreign military aircraft will be on show on the ground and in the air."

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show


Biggleswade, Reino Unido

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."

Shuttleworth Flying Proms


Biggleswade, Reino Unido

The event webpage says: "We are thrilled to announce that the spectacular Flying Proms will return for another exciting evening of entertainment, both in the air and on ground. Enjoy a full symphony orchestra, accompanied by a gracefully choreographed air display and the unique climax of a firework display and airborne pyrotechnics to music."

Dover AFB - First State Airshow


Dover AFB, Estados Unidos

US Air Force airshow