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How I became a pilot in the Battle of Britain film Article

WATCH: “How I became a pilot in the Battle of Britain film”

John Preece spent the summer of 1968 filming in one of the most iconic historic aviation movies ever made. Here’s how he got into it…

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El titular más joven de la PPL británica le muestra un Piper L4 Cub

Ellie Carter se ha convertido en la piloto más joven de Gran Bretaña a pocas horas de cumplir 17 años. Aquí, nos da un paseo por la aeronave que vuela - una Piper L-4 Cub

Battle of Britain scenes filmed inside a Spitfire Article

“How I filmed Battle of Britain scenes from inside a Spitfire”

John Preece got more than he bargained for when he was chosen to be a pilot in the most iconic historic aviation film ever made

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WATCH: The man with the half-built Spitfire

You may not have seen him at the Battle of Britain airshow, but Stuart had a fascinating story to tell about the project that’s been 17 years and counting…

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The Avro York: an Unsung Hero 

Its design was derived from the much-loved Lancaster bomber and it became the hero of the Berlin airlift, even serving as Winston Churchill’s personal transport. The Avro York first flew on July 5, 1942 

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The 18-year-old who flies a D-Day aircraft

Ellie Carter became Britain’s youngest Private Pilot’s License holder just hours into her 17th birthday. We went down to Devon to take a flight with one of Britain’s youngest historic aviation fans…

Concorde Article

Concorde captain recalls his first flight

Speaking exclusively to Key.Aero, retired British Airways Concorde captain John Hutchinson recounts his experience training to fly the supersonic airliner for the first time

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Watch this USAF F-35A drop a mock B61-12 nuclear bomb for the first time

The Sandia National Laboratories released previously-classified footage of a USAF Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighter dropping an inert B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb on November 23

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Chuck Yeager, 1923 – 2020

The pioneering US test pilot, the first person to break the sound barrier, has died aged 97.

Peter Arnold writes about Spitfires for Flypast Article

El hombre que lleva escribiendo sobre Spitfires para FlyPast desde 1981

Con motivo de la celebración del 40º aniversario de la revista, hablamos con Peter Arnold sobre cómo llegó a ser su experto en Spitfire, el reportaje sobre la restauración de su Seafire F.46 de 1982... y su portada favorita.

Blackbird memorable mission Article

VIDEO: Blackbird pilot recalls most memorable mission

Colonel Richard Graham (ret’d) was an SR-71 Blackbird pilot, Squadron Commander and Wing Commander. Watch as he recalls one particular flight out of RAF Mildenhall…

Boeing 720 Article

What happened when NASA deliberately crashed an airliner?

Nearly 40 years ago, a full-size jetliner was intentionally crashed into the desert by a team of scientists. Key.Aero reveals how and why it was done, and what lessons were learnt

RAF Cosford Museum 1280x960 Article

How rock climbers help to keep museum aeroplanes clean

With museums set to reopen on May 17, the aircraft on display need to look their best. But how do you dust a plane that’s suspended from the ceiling? Watch this video to find out…

RAF Cosford Museum 1280x960 Article

Cómo los escaladores ayudan a mantener limpios los aviones del museo

Con la reapertura de los museos el 17 de mayo, las aeronaves expuestas deben lucir lo mejor posible. Pero, ¿cómo se desempolva un avión que está suspendido del techo? Vea este vídeo para descubrirlo...