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Brace Positions Feature Premium

There are 28 "Brace for Impact" Positions

The safety cards on board most aircraft only usually depict a couple of brace positions, but did you know there are actually 28 variants?

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50 Years of the Britten-Norman Trislander

Exactly 50 years ago today, the Britten-Norman Trislander took to the skies for the first time. Key.Aero charts the history of this three-engine rugged and reliable island hopper.

Combat Aircraft Reader Survey - September 2020

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How many countries operate the F-35 Lightning II?

Key.Aero outlines who currently operates the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II and explores how many examples of the fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighter have been delivered so far

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…

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The Single-Aisle Space Race

As airlines tighten their belts, the need for an efficient fleet...

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Aviation’s COVID-19 Paradigm Shift

Standard operating procedures (SOPs) are the foundations on which flying is built...

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PERSONAL ALBUM: THIRTIES’ CROYDON

Many years ago, reader John Evans was loaned a large collection of black and white negatives...

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The Aeroplane News from October 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered the momentous events of 1940...