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Quiz: Low-cost airline recognition

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz will test your low-cost airline recognition skills! Let us know what score you get!

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The supersonic age?

Do the various supersonic commercial aircraft projects mean there is a new race in aviation? But how likely are the developers to succeed? Mark Broadbent explores the topic of truly high-speed flight and beyond

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Going nowhere fast

Work on one of the most promising civil supersonic projects – Aerion’s AS2 – recently came to a premature end. David Willis explains where it all went wrong

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9/11 remembered: How the four flights unfolded

The September 11 attacks of 2001 were an event that changed aviation forever. On the 20th anniversary, Key.Aero looks back at those fateful flights

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Mach-maker extraordinaire

Concorde courses through Katie John’s mind in words, images and memories in her six-decade history of the ”beautiful white bird” of supersonic flight

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AIR International October 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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RAF prepares to receive the Protector RG1

Throughout August and September, a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9B SkyGuardian has been performing demonstration operations from RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, as part of the SkyGuardian to the UK 2021 programme

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Nuclear Defenders: An overview of the French Strategic Air Forces

The French Strategic Air Forces and Nuclear Naval Air Force have served as the backbone of the nation’s nuclear deterrence for more than half a century. We explore the evolution of France’s steadfast atomic protectors and how the capability will be advanced in the coming years.

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Fleet Air Arm Sea Venom insights from 1954

An interesting report on the Royal Navy’s first Sea Venom squadron during its work-up at RNAS Yeovilton, as featured in the July 23, 1954 issue of ‘The Aeroplane’

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SIA A350 took off without clearance causing conflict at Barcelona

The widebody came within 2.8nm of an A320 which was landing on a crossing runway