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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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Global Airline Report 2020: Going Nowhere Fast

Welcome to Global Airline Report 2020: Asia/Pacific...

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Aeroplane meets... Ted Inman

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

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The Last Operators of the F-4 Phantom

The sun is setting on the mighty McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II as operator numbers continue to decrease. Key.Aero takes a look at which nations still operate this military aviation icon

Which airlines still fly the Boeing 747?

With numbers of the iconic jumbo reducing, it’s hard to keep track of who still operates them. Key.Aero analyses the figures to find out which carriers will still take you on a 747…

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The man who made dogfighting look easy

On July 5, 1944, Francis ‘Gabby’ Gabreski shot down his 28th German plane. It would make him the top American flying ace over Europe – and the country’s newest celebrity

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How hot drinks caused two A350 engine shutdowns

On two separate occasions, a spilt hot drink caused uncommanded mid-flight engine shutdowns and diversions on Airbus’ next-generation widebody

The world’s shortest airline flight

Lasting just 90 seconds, a journey between two airports in the Orkney Islands is officially the briskest scheduled air connection on earth. Key Aero examines the details of this record-breaking Scottish service

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The world’s bravest B-17 crewman?

When a doomed B-17 ran into four Luftwaffe Bf 109s, one bombardier saved his wounded friend by giving up his parachute… and his life

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In-Depth: Saab’s Finnish Gripen E bid

Key.Aero details Saab's bid to replace the Finnish Air Force's ageing F/A-18C/D Hornet fleet with the Gripen E/F multi-role fighter under the HX programme.