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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Rumble in the Jungle

Waging a hard-fought guerrilla war in its African colonies, Portugal faced a gap in combat aircraft capability ...

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AEROPLANE DATABASE: Martinsyde Elephant

PETE LONDON

Emerging in 1915, Martinsyde’s new biplane was a useful multi-purpose machine

PETE LONDON

NEWS IN BRIEF

Former Belgian Air Force Stampe SV-4B V-27/D-EIHD arrives home

Lady of the Lake

In a workshop in western Sweden, one of the country’s most ambitious aircraft restoration projects, a Heinkel He 111H-3, is gradually taking shape

Reviews

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

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AEROPLANE meets ROB MILLINSHIP

BEN DUNNELL

From early days as aeromodeller, private pilot and Pitts homebuilder, this vintage aircraft aficionado has become one of Shuttleworth’s most versatile flyers

BEN DUNNELL

DH9B replica completed at Aviodrome

The centenary of Dutch flag-carrier KLM was celebrated at the Aviodrome, Lelystad

Corrigan’s Robin emerges at Planes of Fame

The totally original fuselage of ‘Wrong Way’ Corrigan’s...

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Flight Line

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

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LIFE WITH A LEGEND

Recollections of Mosquito RR299 may fade, but are never totally forgotten.