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Aviation Image Network/Bailey Article

Frequent flyers key to aviation recovery

Huge survey reveals three-quarters of frequent travellers are ready to fly again and that demand for airport lounges will increase, but clarity is needed on quarantines and border controls

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EXCLUSIVE: The X-59's eXternal Vision System - Part One

In the third of a series of exclusive videos, Key.Aero provides an overview of NASA’s innovative eXternal Vision System (XVS), which will replace the forward cockpit window in the X-59 QueSST low-boom flight demonstrator.

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The X-59 - Challenges of making an X-plane

In the sixth of a series of exclusive videos, Key.Aero explores the challenges associated with making an X-plane and NASA/Lockheed Martin Skunk Works' X-59 QueSST low-boom flight demonstrator.

Drone Pilots Article

Why airline pilots make good drone operators

Recognising the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic could present to its graduates, a UK airline pilot flight school now offers a path to a career as a drone operator. Key Aero speaks to the academy’s CEO

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EXCLUSIVE: The X-59 - A Supersonic Return

In the seventh and final exclusive video, Key.Aero explores how the X-59 QueSST and NASA's Low-Boom Flight Demonstration could be the key to civil supersonic air travel making a viable comeback in the future.

Learjet 24 Article

How on earth did this pilot survive?

Flying drug barons, hairy landings in South America… by his own admission, Greg Madonna is lucky to be alive. This is one aviator’s incredible story

Learjet 35 Article

“There was a 500ft drop at the end of the runway…”

As a private jet pilot in the 1980s flying between Miami and South America, Greg Madonna saw it all. But as you’ll see from this video, corrupt officials and drug barons were the least of his problems…

Virgin Galactic Article

The future of commercial flight (at an altitude of 317,000ft)

Watch incredible footage inside the cabin of Virgin Galactic, where passengers can literally watch the world go by... at 2,485mph

Pilot Training Article

Why now could be the perfect time to train to be a pilot

The suggestion that now is a good time to train to be a pilot may seem to be a little counter-intuitive. But even though the airline industry is going through its biggest ever crisis, it actually makes more sense than you might think

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EXCLUSIVE: The X-59's eXternal Vision System - Part Two

In the fourth of a series of exclusive videos, Key.Aero continue to explore NASA’s innovative eXternal Vision System (XVS), which will replace the forward cockpit window in the X-59 QueSST low-boom flight demonstrator.

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EXCLUSIVE: The X-59 - Designing for Low-Boom

In the fifth of a series of exclusive videos, Key.Aero details the X-59 QueSST's unique low-boom design and what it takes to build a supersonic X-plane.

ATC Article

How Air Traffic Control Works

It's an incredibly important cog in the aviation machine, but how does air traffic control work?

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EXCLUSIVE: What is the X-59 QueSST?

In the first of a series of exclusive videos, Key.Aero speaks with the joint team from Lockheed Martin Skunk Works and NASA Aeronautics behind the X-59 QueSST, an X-plane with a very unique and exciting mission to prove low-boom technologies.

Comet Article

The airliner that changed aviation forever

On Sir Geoffrey de Havilland’s 67th birthday in 1949, the aircraft that propelled the world into the jet age took to the skies for the first time. Key Aero examines the history of the revolutionary DH.106 Comet

Boeing Article

Why did a 787 fly above 1,000 microphones 88 times?

Over an eight-day period, Boeing flew a Dreamliner with more than 200 acoustic sensors attached to it over a set of ground-based microphones 88 times. Here’s why…