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777 Head on Article

Commercial Aviation General Knowledge Quiz - Part 3

For the third week in a row, here's part three of Key.Aero's Commercial Aviation General Knowledge Quiz!

Arpingstone Article

Fifty facts about Concorde

It did 250mph at take-off, 17 miles to the gallon per passenger – and once had to fly a haggis to Bahrain…

A380 Article

The 5 Reasons Why The Airbus A380 Is On The Way Out 

It was technical masterpiece that both pilot and passenger loved, but it didn’t do what any commercial venture needs to: make money. Thomas Haynes details why one of Airbus’ largest gambles hasn’t paid off.

Heathrow Airports Limited Article

Quiz: Can you identify these commercial aircraft?

This week's commercial aviation quiz focuses on identifying aircraft based on small cropped segments. Have a go and let us know what score you got!

Gatwick Airport Article

Quiz: Can you identify these airlines - Part 2

Back by popular demand - can you identify this selection of airlines using small cropped segments? Let us know what score you got and share this with your friends to see who really is the biggest avgeek!

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EXCLUSIVE: Flying the X-59 QueSST

In the second of a series of exclusive videos, Key.Aero speaks with Lockheed Martin's resident test pilot, Dan "Dog" Canin, who will be one of the few pilots to fly the X-59 QueSST low-boom demonstrator.

Airbus A300 Article

How Airbus struggled to sell its first aircraft

Half a century on from Airbus Industrie’s founding, Key.Aero recounts the airframer’s first steps on its road to the top and speaks with Barbara Kracht, a 35-year Airbus veteran to find out how the venture nearly failed at the first hurdle

Airbus Article

Quiz: How much do you know about Airbus?

To mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of Airbus, this week's Commercial Aviation quiz focuses entirely on the pan-European airframer.

JetBlue A220 Article

VIDEO: Exclusive guided tour of JetBlue’s new A220 cabin

Ahead of beginning services with the new jet in the spring, Key.Aero meets Mariya Stoyanova, the airline’s director of product development who provides a tour of the aircraft’s brand-new cabin

Aviation Image Network/Bailey Article

Quiz: How well do you know your airlines?

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz is all about airlines! Let us know what score you got and share this with your friends to see who really knows the most!

777 in-flight Article

VIDEO: Flight schools fight back against gloomy pilot jobs outlook

Last month, the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) effectively told prospective pilots not to bother training because of COVID-19’s impact on the aviation industry. Key.Aero spoke to four flight schools to find out why they feel very differently…

Qantas Article

Quiz: How well do you know your flag carriers?

This week's quiz focuses on the world's flag carriers. Instead of naming the airline, this time you need to name the country!

Scott Article

VIDEO: Former airline pilot Scott Birrell's incredible first flying job

Former airline pilot and author, Scott Birrell details his unbelievable endeavours while assisting in the recovery of five Douglas DC-3 aircraft from Entebbe Airport in Africa

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…

Heathrow Airports Limited Article

What’s it like flying during COVID-19?

From getting through security to boarding the aircraft, we got on a flight from London Luton to Palermo to see how Coronavirus has affected the aviation experience