Historic

Key.Aero leads the way in the field of aviation history and heritage. Enjoy an outstanding mix of restoration and warbird features, fascinating articles on aviation history produced by some of the best writers in the business and in-depth and entertaining reports on all historic aircraft. Broad coverage spans the earliest years of flight through to the Cold War, encompassing countless aircraft types and their aerial achievements, plus Key.Aero offers the very latest historical aviation news.

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Armed and Deadly

MALCOLM V LOWE

Comparatively small and underpowered, Henschel’s Hs 129 was still an effective ground attack and anti-armour aircraft...

MALCOLM V LOWE
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Turning the tables - Warton's Lightnings

In its twilight years the Lightning turned from hunter to hunted...

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HERDING BRONCOS AT CHINO

FRANK B MORMILLO

A restored Bronco recently returned to the air in California...

FRANK B MORMILLO
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SYWELL’S SPANISH Invasion

DARREN HARBAR

Darren Harbar explores the UK’s blossoming Hispano Aviación Buchón population, while Gary Brown uncovers the history of the fleet

DARREN HARBAR

What’s New?

FlyPast reviews our pick of the things to spend your money on...

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Aeroplane news from 1940

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

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Aeroplane Database: Kawanishi N1K

Tony Holmes

The floatplane fighter that became a landplane

Tony Holmes

Aeroplane reviews

The latest books and products for the discerning aviation enthusiast...

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Aeroplane meets Mikael Carlson

BEN DUNNELL

The legendary Swedish restorer, builder and pilot of early aircraft...

BEN DUNNELL
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Christmas delivery

JOOP WENSTEDT

While many thought at the end of 1944 that World War Two would soon be over...

JOOP WENSTEDT