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A complete timeline of Pan Am's fleet

On this day 93 years ago, Pan American Airways commenced operations with a flight from Key West, Florida to Havana, Cuba.

How old are the fleets of the largest airlines?

The ten leading airlines in the world, when measured by the size of their rosters, operate a combined total of nearly 7,000 aircraft, but what is the average age of each airline’s fleet?

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Challenging Airports Donegal, Ireland (EIDL)

The coastal airstrip in Donegal in Ireland features prominently in the Landing Challenges activities section in the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. Don a windproof rain jacket and join Chris Frishmuth in battling the often harsh conditions at Donegal Airport.

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Airbus A320 Family Flight Adventure

Even in these times of restricted air travel, chances are that if you glance skyward, you will see a member of the Airbus A320 family flying overhead. With this ubiquitous airliner now holding the crown as the world’s most popular aircraft, we take a closer look at its rise as we fly some typical routes.

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Back to Basics - Series 3 Lesson 1

In this new series, Peter Stark turns to the next phase of flying that may attract GA pilots – visual night flying. During this series, he explores the challenges of flying at night and demonstrates how to use flight simulators to practice the skills you may need.

Which airlines have the best and worst legroom?

Every inch counts when it comes to legroom, Key Aero investigates which carriers offer the most and which fall short in this crucial department and some are quite surprising

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Interview - DC Designs’ Concorde

DC Designs, in partnership with Just Flight, recently announced that it was developing the Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde as an add-on aircraft. Thomas Haynes spoke to Dean Crawford, founder of DC Designs, to find out more.

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Just Flight's A300B4-200 Interview

In Part 1 of our interview with Just Flight, published in the previous issue, we discussed the work that the team had done on their 146 Professional. In this, the second part of the interview, Just Flight’s head of development, Martyn Northall talks about the upcoming A300B4-200.

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Baron's Combat Corner: Flying and fighting in the P-51 Mustang

We discuss the attributes of the North American P-51 Mustang and why it has earned a reputation as the best all-round US fighter to have served in World War Two.

First flight of the Bristol Beaufort Torpedo Bomber

October 15 marks the anniversary of the Bristol Beaufort’s inaugural flight. Key.Aero takes a brief look into the history of the aircraft…