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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

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

Airbus A350-1000 Article

Airbus test pilot explains high-risk flight manoeuvres

Before any new airliner can begin flying passengers, manufacturers are required to put them through their paces to ensure that they’re up to regulatory standards. Speaking to Key.Aero, Airbus experimental test pilot Frank Chapman reveals the riskier manoeuvres in the flight test programme

Aviation Image network Article

"Sabía que si metía la pata cambiando las baterías... moriría"

El piloto de un transbordador comercial, Kerry McCauley, ha vivido una buena cantidad de emergencias a lo largo de sus 30 años de carrera, pero su viaje a través de África transportando un avión a Tanzania es particularmente memorable para él por todas las razones equivocadas...

Teaser Article

Boeing 757 flight deck turnaround tour

Minutes after landing in Sydney, Captain James McBride spoke with Key.Aero’s Thomas Haynes over Zoom from the cockpit of his Boeing 757. The veteran airline pilot provided an exclusive insight into the turnaround process while showing off features of the narrowbody

New scheme for Czech Mi-35 Hind Article

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: New scheme for Czech Mi-35 Hind

Mi-35 3369 has never been seen in public in these marks – until now. Watch it captured on video for the first time ever.

Boeing 737 MAX 10 Article

Which airlines have ordered the Boeing 737 MAX 10?

After the type’s maiden flight last weekend, Key.Aero looks at some of its major customers

Boeing 737 MAX 10 Article

¿Qué compañías aéreas han encargado el Boeing 737 MAX 10?

Tras el vuelo inaugural del tipo el pasado fin de semana, Key.Aero analiza algunos de sus principales clientes

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Five years of USMC F-35B ops

On July 31, 2015, the USMC officially declared that its F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter fleet had achieved its initial operational capability.

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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.

Simon Gregory Article

Easyjet lands first ever annual loss of £1.27bn

Amid positive news of potential vaccines, easyJet reminds us what a difficult year the aviation industry has been through

Concorde profit Article

The inside story of how BA made more than £500m profit from Concorde

After six years of losses on the aircraft, Jock Lowe - the former director of operations at British Airways - explains to Key.Aero how he turned around the supersonic airliner’s financial fortunes

Wikimedia Commons/Fsll2 Article

VIDEO: Former BA captain Jock Lowe talks Concorde

On the 45th anniversary of Concorde’s first scheduled flight, Key.Aero caught up with Jock Lowe, the longest-serving pilot of the supersonic airliner and British Airways’ former director of flight operations

Isaac Alexander Article

Inside Mitsubishi’s $9 billion Spacejet problem

The first domestically designed and produced airliner since the 1960s, the Spacejet was supposed to put Japan on the aviation map. Instead, it has been plagued by delays and has cost Mitsubishi billions. Key.Aero speaks to Isaac Alexander – who has followed its journey closely for more than a decade – to get the real story…