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Shattered propellers puncture fuselage after Metro snowbank collision

A crew’s failure to complete a checklist led to their Swearingen SA-227 Metro colliding with a snowbank, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB Canada) has found

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Shims: The thin end of Boeing’s wedge

Boeing turned to the 787 Dreamliner for stability while its 737 MAX and 777X programmes weathered high-profile storms amid the global pandemic. But the 787 has since found itself on shaky ground, says Richard Schuurman

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Snapshot: Going spare

Qantas may have been the last airline to transport a spare engine using an underwing pod, but the Australian flag carrier and its Boeing 747s were by no means the first to employ the turbojet or turbofan transportation tactic

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Airliner World July 2021

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USAF orders six more BACN Global 6000s

Six additional Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN)-configured Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft have been ordered by the USAF

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Revealing Herald Service Entry Report from 1961

A fascinating article on the then-new Handley Page Herald joining Jersey Airlines from The Aeroplane and Astronautics, 60 years ago.

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Why 1971 was a terrible year for airliner manufacturing

The year that saw the opening of Florida’s Disney World also happened to be one of the worst for two airframers, as Key.Aero details

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Aeroplane July 2021

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UNARMED AND UNSURPASSED

MOSQUITO SALUTE PRI histories Eighty years ago this summer,...

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FIRST AMONG EQUALS

PIONEERS Harriet QuimbyJournalist, screenwriter, photographer:...

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SIR CHARLES MASEFIELD

meetsThe son of one of British aviation’s great men, this pioneer...

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THE POLITICS OF C. G. GREY

DATAFILE C. G. Grey remains a towering figure in UK...

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50 YEARS OF FLYING

A DAY SHOWYears after its RAF Display heyday, Hendon had one...

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LAST CALL TO ARMS

MOSQUITO SALUTE Last Israeli opsHaving acquired more than 90...

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SOLDIER OF MISFORTUNE

WW2 HISTORY Piaggio P108The only strategic bomber to see service...

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THE AEROPLANE

DATABASE Development In Print The SpotterDEVELOPMENTThe...

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SOVIET SCOOP

DATAFILE Tu-104 SSSR-L5400 on the Heathrow tarmac in...

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OUT IN FRONT

MOSQUITO SALUTE No 627 SquadronIn some measure forgotten by comparison...

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SEACAT

FLIGHT TEST Jaguar MWith just one example ever built, the carrier-borne...

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THE OFFICE RUNABOUT

DATAFILE DevelopmentIn PrintThe SpotterAuster Autocrat...

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Based on The Aeroplane’s period listing of all participants...

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CACTUS MAKES PERFECT

INSIGHTS ‘Cactus-Staffel’ F-104sIt was the outfit established...

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P108 VARIANTS

P108Ts in Luftwaffe markings on an eastern European airfield.Beside...

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IN PRINT

How The Aeroplane became the world’s best-known aviation magazine...

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‘FOR THE ALERT’

DATAFILE Pavements ice-clad, roads overtaken by deep,...

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