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Shuttleworth hosts revolutionary drive-in airshow

Historic aviation events are back, social distance style! But don’t worry if you missed it – we went along and videoed it

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Amazing warbird display marks VJ Day

Watch our 8-minute video with incredible footage of historic aircraft honouring the landmark 75th anniversary of the war’s end

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How the de Havilland story began

As we begin our week-long celebration of de Havilland’s 100th anniversary, we look back at where it all began…

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Made of wood, held together with four bolts: de Havilland’s WW2 game-changer

From being turned down by the Ministry of Defence to becoming de Havilland’s greatest wartime aircraft, the story behind the Mosquito – and the incredible engineering behind it – showed aviation ingenuity at its very best.

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The ground-attack Mosquito that used cigarette technology

Used for daring, low-flying raids, the Mosquito FB MkVI packed huge firepower – partly thanks to some ingenious thinking from an unlikely source.

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Inside the de Havilland Mosquito B35 bomber

Watch our video of the Mosquito’s interior – these are the conditions that pilots and navigators faced…

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How de Havilland moved into air-to-air missiles

With propellers on the way out, de Havilland upped the stakes and started producing some serious weaponry…

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The pub where Spitfire pilots drank

Key.Aero meets two Spitfire experts at The Eagle in Cambridge, a place with a poignant tribute to the pilots who gave their lives.

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The Spitfire’s elliptical wing explained

Spitfire aficionados Tony Hoskins and Hugh Hunt discuss the design of the most famous aircraft wing ever made.

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The world’s greatest Spitfire collection?

The Heritage Hangar at Biggin Hill is home to an incredible group of Spitfires. With tours currently closed due to Covid, Key.Aero gives you a video tour of one of historic aviation’s most impressive places.

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Watch behind the scenes at the Midlands Air Festival

We talk to Trevor Graham, the organiser of Midlands Air Festival, as he reveals the key to putting on a great show around the Covid roadmap

The show’s opening Thursday brought a surprise airborne appearance from the new Blackburn Universal Freighter prototype, later better known as the Beverley. Article

WATCH: Inside 1951’s biggest air show!

Aeroplane Editor Ben Dunnell talks you through the amazing show programme from the 70-year-old Hendon event...

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What makes the Vulcan so special?

Ben Dunnell, Editor of Aeroplane, and Jamie Ewan, Editor of Aviation News, discuss the Vulcan’s impact on aviation engineering…

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The Vulcan and the V-Force

Vulcan to the Sky Trust’s Chief Engineer, Taff Stone, talks about XH558 and its role in Britain’s Cold War-era nuclear deterrent

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Inside the Vulcan’s bomb bay

Watch as Taff Stone, Chief Engineer at the Vulcan to the Sky Trust, discusses the deadly weaponry that XH558 could be equipped with...