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USAF plots withdrawal of F-15s from Kadena

According to a report released on October 27, the USAF is planning to remove all of its Boeing F-15C/D Eagle fighters from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, in 2023

Japan receives more E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes

A further two Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes have been delivered by sea to Japan

ANA reveals crazy new Demon Slayer 777 livery

Key Aero has a sneak peak of the latest All Nippon Airways (ANA) special livery. The design is the third in a series of unusual artworks featuring imagery and characters from the Demon Slayer anime programmes.

ATR in major Japanese boost

ATR looks set for a major boost in the Japanese market after a Letter of Intent (LoI) for a large number of aircraft was inked at the Farnborough Airshow. Read on Key.Aero to find out more!

ANA cements MAX order, selects 777-8F

There was cause for double celebration at Boeing on day 1 of the Farnborough Airshow after Japanese-based ANA HOLDINGS confirmed its order for the 737 MAX, as well as selecting the 777-8F.

Japan’s first Global Hawk arrives at Misawa Air Base

Northrop Grumman announced on March 14 that it had successfully ferried the first of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s three RQ-4B Global Hawk HALE UAVs to Misawa Air Base in Japan

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Absolutely everything you need to know about AirJapan

More changes are afoot within the increasingly dynamic Japanese aviation industry. ANA Holdings – the parent company behind All Nippon Airways and Peach – has just revealed its plan for a new airline brand named AirJapan. Key Aero has answers to all the big questions – and a few of the smaller ones too!

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Planespotting time at Tokyo's Haneda Airport!

Benoît Denet heads to the Land of the Rising Sun to share images from Haneda, the Japanese capital’s downtown airport at the heart of Tokyo Bay.

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eVTOL: Big in Japan

Long known as a lover of all things technical, Japan is the latest country to catch the attention of ambitious eV TOL developers, reports Tom Batchelor

UK announce plans to develop joint future fighter engine demonstrator with Japan

The UK and Japan have announced plans to develop a future fighter aircraft engine demonstrator, and sign a memorandum of cooperation to enable future development between the two nations