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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STEVE SLATER

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s...

STEVE SLATER
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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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DOWN IN THE WEEDS

The received wisdom is that the world’s air forces went to...

He 219 restoration gets wings

Pictured at the Udvar-Hazy Center soon after its wings had been...

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AEROPLANE meets KEITH SKILLING

BEN DUNNELL

Flying DC-3s and Bristol Freighters gave this New Zealander an...

BEN DUNNELL

‘Lanc’ and ‘Mossie’ taxi together

BEN DUNNELL

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

BEN DUNNELL
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P187: MACH 2 LONG-RANGE INTERCEPTOR

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

CRASH MEMORIAL UNVEILED AT TANGMERE

A memorial to the seven crew of a Handley Page Halifax that crashed...

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TECH SUPPORT

A 1947 visit to rural Buckinghamshire, and the engineering specialists...

Corsair affair in Michigan

What is thought to have been the largest Vought Corsair formation...