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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We cover many subjects on historic aviation. Discover our dedicated pages on the Spitfire fighter plane, Warbird aircraft news and antique aircraft restoration projects.

Calgary Hurricane coming together

Four years after it arrived at the workshops of Historic Aviation...

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Made in Austria

Images Darren Harbar

The Flying Bulls display team is a regular sight at UK airshows....

Images Darren Harbar
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Good Times over the Gulf Coast

LUIGINO CALIARO

‘Promoted’ to its current status four years ago, the Commemorative...

LUIGINO CALIARO
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Wartime Arado restoration in Germany

The substantial remains of Arado Ar 196 A-5 623183 in Nordholz...

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Open WIDE

GLORY DAYS PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES The prototype Bristol 170...

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AEROPLANE MEETS ROLF MEUM

BEN DUNNELL

As the son of a flying father, it was no surprise that this amiable...

BEN DUNNELL
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Mirage on display at Argentine flying club

Dassault Mirage 5 Mara C-633 shortly before its recent move to...

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HIGH FLYERS

ANDREW THOMAS

ANDREW THOMAS ASSESSES THE SPITFIRE VI AND VII, INTERCEPTORS...

ANDREW THOMAS
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In Service

Though it never went to war, the Horsley saw varied service at...

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Briefings

Two of the Argentine Army’s Cessna T-41D Mescaleros have been...