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Return of the MAX - onboard a special 737 MAX flight

It has taken 20 challenging months for the 737 MAX to be recertificated, but it will take Boeing far longer to repair its broken trust. Chris Sloan steps on board a special 737 MAX flight – the first in the US since March 2019 – to examine whether the manufacturer has turned a corner

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Vaccines: A shot in the arm for airlines?

Vaccines are like buses; you wait twelve months then three come along all at once. However, with a potential 7.6bn people queuing up for a jab, commercial aviation is facing the single biggest logistical undertaking in its history as Tom Batchelor discovers in the first of a special two-part insight

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Hangar Talk - Aeroplane February 2021

To fly or not to fly? Is it better for an historic aircraft to be displayed at an airshow as a going concern, or should it be consigned to the relative security of a museum?

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Flight Testing The Prone Meteor

It was a unique opportunity for the unit test pilot on No. 33 Maintenance Unit — to sample the one-off prone pilot Gloster Meteor...

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Aeroplane meets Reg Urschler

He’s best-known for his association with P-51D Mustang Gunfighter, but this legendary warbird pilot had an outstanding US Air Force career, too...

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Quashing the myths of air travel in the COVID-19 era

With coronavirus still prevalent around the world, many former fliers are anxious about returning to airline travel, fearful they could catch the killer bug. Tom Batchelor quashes the myths and explores what innovations are out there to help restore confidence to passengers

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No call leads to close call for departing 737

A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 737-800 rotated 400ft from the end of Gatwick’s runway after the automatic call for V1 did not occur, the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has learned.

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Airliner World February 2021

Welcome to Airliner World February 2021

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Leading From The Front - Britains Highest Scoring Ace

James Edgar ‘Johnnie’ Johnson was Britain’s highest-scoring ace of the Second World War, and its finest wing leader of all time. What were the particular qualities that made him so successful in combat — and as a leader of men? 

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Harrier for Latin America

There is a counterfactual history in which, during the Falklands War, RAF Harriers and Royal Navy Sea Harriers found themselves in combat against…