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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Briefing File: Geodetics

JAMES KIGHTLY

The construction technique best-known for its use on the Wellington

JAMES KIGHTLY
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Flight Line

Recollections and
refl ections — a seasoned
reporter’s view of
aviation history

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'The finest acrobatic pilot I have ever seen'

ANNETTE CARSON

That description is one of many to have lauded the prowess of Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force
pilot Capt D. V. Armstrong

ANNETTE CARSON
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Eagle soars

RICHARD PAVER

For the Hangar 10 collection in Germany, the long-awaited return to
flight of its FW 190 project is a major milestone

RICHARD PAVER
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Six Appeal

BEN DUNNELL

Many might have considered it outmoded, but for Air Atlantique the Douglas DC-6 was a more-than-viable freighter well into the 21st century — and its crews loved it

BEN DUNNELL
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HangarTalk

Comment on historic
aviation by the chief
executive of the UK’s
Light Aircraft Association

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Target for today

JOHN E. M. HORNE

Born on the Scottish island of Islay, the late John Edgar McKechnie spent most of his early years in Edinburgh...

JOHN E. M. HORNE
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Joining Forces

Babak Taghvaee

Iran’s involvement with the international community was very different in 1963...

Babak Taghvaee
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Weekend Windycats: Part Two

Richard Knight

Richard Knight concludes his study of life
with the Meteor pilots of Wymeswold’s
504 Squadron...

Richard Knight
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Jack Talliss

Former RAF navigator Jack Talliss describes how his
crew delivered the RAF’s first complete Blue Steel
nuclear missile to Australia.

Jack Talliss