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Secrets of the A-12: the SR-71 Blackbird's predecessor

For close on eight years, from selection to the programme’s termination, Ken Collins lived and breathed the CIA’s Project ‘Oxcart’ — testing the Mach 3-plus Lockheed A-12 reconnaissance aircraft from Area 51 and operating it over North Vietnam on the ‘Black Shield’ deployment, all in conditions of the utmost secrecy

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Archive MAKING of the MASTER

Miles’ Kestrel-powered advanced trainer prototype was not just...

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Starliner Restoration Halted

Restoration of a Lockheed L-1649A Super Constellation, also known...

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Biggin Hill leads RAF centenary celebration flights


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Historian and TV presenter Dan Snow has been confirmed as the...

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The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 31

Welcome to the 31st Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

No 77 Squadron RAAF: Legacy Hornet Walkaround and Pilot Interview

Key.Aero speaks with Flt Lt Em, a junior legacy Hornet pilot with No 77 Squadron RAAF, who gives us an exclusive tour of an F/A-18A and discusses what its like to fly the matured fighter and how it continues to impress the aviators who fly it

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A look back at USAFE's C-23A Sherpa operations

From the mid-1980s, C-23A Sherpas could regularly be seen shuttling between USAFE air bases. We spoke to former members of the 10th Military Airlift Squadron to hear how this unit functioned and its importance should tensions with the Eastern Bloc have spilled over into conflict during the Cold War

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United Confirms 787-10 Debut

Americas UNITED AIRLINES has announced six cities...

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More A321s for Vietjet Air

VIETNAMESE CARRIER Vietjet Air has converted a memorandum of...

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EasyJet’s Electric Ambitions

THE CEO of easyJet, Johan Lundgren, says it’s made significant...

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Flying to the Eighth Wonder of the World

Tony Merton Jones heads to New Zealand to sample an excursion...

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FedEx Aviation Scholarships

FedEx Express is providing $2.5m to create scholarships dedicated...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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