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120 Years of Powered Flight

To mark the 120th anniversary of the first powered flight by the Wright brothers on December 17, 1903, this week we bring you content featuring ground-breaking aircraft that have been at the forefront of aeronautical innovation

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Tornado pair to go on display in Cornwall

Tornado GR.4 ZA398 is one of two jets destined for the Cornwall...

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Hometown honour for World War One hero

A life size statue of Great War VC recipient Sgt Thomas Mottershead...

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Restoration programme begins for Cumbria Phantom

Volunteers at Cumbria’s Solway Aviation Museum are restoring...

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Rare Bird

The Focke-Wulf Stieglitz is an example of Teutonic thoroughness....

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How the de Havilland Comet 1 revolutionsed air travel

Bruce Hales-Dutton explains how the early Comet 1 revolutionised air travel and why de Havilland paid a heavy price for pioneering

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Artificial Intelligence: Flying is the Robot's Job

Key.Aero explores the US military's growing focus on using artificial intelligence to cover the role of flying combat aircraft, while pilots become mission managers

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Looking ahead at RAF Mildenhall's now-secure future

Following the USAF's decision to remain at RAF Mildenhall for the foreseeable future, we examine what lies in store for the British base going forward

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A-7 Corsair II: The Swashbuckling SLUF

What it lacked in speed, the subsonic A-7 Corsair II made up for in payload and persistence. It also ushered in a new era of strike accuracy, as Key.Aero reports.

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Small island, big jets

COMMERCIAL AIR MAURITIUS Air Mauritius operates its first...

Australia’s Flying Doctor receives first PC-24A

Pilatus THE ROYAL Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Western Operations...

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New Lounge at Changi

QANTAS HAS launched a multi-million-dollar investment programme...

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Mexicans Reject New Airport

MEXICANS HAVE voted to scrap the partially built $13bn new airport...

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Cobalt Lifeline?

GREEK IMPORT/EXPORT company Diversa is pursuing its interest...

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