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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AVRO 720

DATAFILE The first Avro 720 to be ordered was allocated serial...

HELICOPTER MUSEUM EXPANSION GATHERS PACE

The nearly complete, smart new entrance building at The Helicopter...

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TUPOLEV Tu-134

Given the NATO reporting name ‘Crusty’, the twin-jet Tu-134...

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P163: MACH 2 RESEARCH AIRCRAFT

DATAFILE Saunders-Roe produced several further mixed-power proposals...

‘Lanc’ and ‘Mossie’ taxi together

BEN DUNNELL

The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre’s annual East Kirkby...

BEN DUNNELL
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Events 2019

Clive Denney brings in the majestic DH9 at the close of its Old...

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P187: MACH 2 LONG-RANGE INTERCEPTOR

DATAFILE In January 1955, specification F155T was issued for...

MISS MONTANA MARKS ANOTHER ANNIVERSARY

The Missoula-based Museum of Mountain Flying Douglas C-47 N24320...

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“I DECIDED IMMEDIATELY TO STRIKE”

PETE LONDON

Winston Churchill, then First Lord of the Admiralty, was unequivocal:...

PETE LONDON
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TECHNICAL DETAILS

The SR53 was like no other aircraft ever built in the UK ...