The Queens Platinum Jubilee

To celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Key.Aero is marking the occasion with special coverage dedicated to Her Majesty’s 70-year reign and her connection with aviation over the decades.

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British aviation 2012-2022: mastering cutting-edge tech

Concluding a seven-part series, we examine what the picture is like for Britain’s aeronautical sector 70 years into the ‘new Elizabethan’ age

The ultimate Queen's Jubilee aviation quiz!

It's time for a right royal test of your aviation knowledge. From Her Majesty's first transatlantic flight to famous airport terminals, we're celebrating the Platinum Jubilee with this rather regal quiz!

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British aviation 2002-2012: government cuts begin to bite

The penultimate part of our series looking at the British aviation industry during Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign places a spotlight on activities between 2002 and 2012, when government cuts begin to bite

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British aviation 1982-1992: entering the digital era

In part four of our series examining the British aviation industry during Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign, we take a look at the decade between 1982 and 1992

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British aviation 1992-2002: days of going it alone end

The fifth part of our series examining the British aviation industry during Elizabeth II’s reign focuses on the period between 1992 and 2002, when the days of going it alone ended

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CONFIRMED: Queen's Jubilee flypast aircraft list

After much speculation, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed the line-up for today’s (June 2) flypast to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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British aviation 1972-1982: UK looks to Europe

In the third part of our look at the British aviation industry during Elizabeth II’s reign, we focus on the decade between 1972 and 1982, when the UK looked to Europe as a way of sustaining its aerospace sector 

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British aviation 1962-1972: consolidation and cancellation

In the second part of our series looking at the British aerospace industry during Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign, we examine the decade between 1962 and 1972

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British aviation 1952-1962: a golden era and dashed hopes

Our salute to Queen Elizabeth II’s platinum jubilee begins with a unique seven-part series, tracing the story of Britain’s aeronautical industry over the seven decades of her reign — decade-by-decade, warts and all, beginning with 1952-1962

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New monarch old aircraft: the Queen's Flight during its first two years

When Elizabeth II took the throne in 1952, the Queen’s Flight was a haven for outmoded equipment —a situation not destined to change in the new monarch’s first two years.

Celebrate the Jubilee

To mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, we're offering you 20% off selected products. Visit Key Shop before the offer ends at 10am 06/06/22.

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