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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INSIGHTS

Saro test pilot Peter Lamb remembered “an exceedingly pleasant...

Last instructional Spitfire moves on

The last Supermarine Spitfire to be used as an instructional...

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Q&A

THIS MONTH’S ANSWERS A very British answer to the task of...

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MAPPING THE ENEMY

DAVID HALFORD

“With our paint brushes”, said WAAF map-maker Kathlyn Hudson,...

DAVID HALFORD
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WHEELS WITHIN

COERT MUNK

It was the result of a bet: could an Austin A40 travel around...

COERT MUNK

LIGHTER LUFTHANSA CLASSICS GO TO QUAX-FLIEGER

On 31 July it was officially announced that Messerschmitt Bf...

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SAUNDERS-ROE ROCKET FIGHTERS

A period model of the cancelled Saunders-Roe SR177 interceptor...

Peruvian NA-50 to fly for bicentennial

At Las Palmas Air Base, just south of Lima, Peru, the world’s...

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FLIGHT TESTING

The SR53 test effort exploited the type’s flight envelope fully...

First Hawk arrives at Old Sarum

Forty years after its first flight, Hawk XX154 settles into its...