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Talking point: RIAT 2011 – how was it for you?

Tell us what you thought of this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo, held at RAF Fairford over the weekend of July 16/17. Another … Read More

It was always less bovver in the hover…

Mick Britton mourns the passing of the Harrier from RAF service. Although former Defence Secretary Dennis Healey is generally considered … Read More

From FIMA to A400M

AIR International reviews the history of Europe’s new transport aircraft, the Airbus Military A400M one year on from its first flight. … Read More

Lightning shock

AIR International’s Editor Mark Ayton and key.aero’s Editor Gary Parsons report on the F-35’s flight test programme. When Lockheed … Read More

Talking point – SDSR: Harrier axed

This week’s UK Strategic Defence & Security Review (SDSR) has announced the end of the Harrier in RAF and RN service. Tell … Read More

The legend of ‘Bravo November’

With the award of a Distinguished Flying Cross to Flt Lt Ian Fortune of the Royal Air Force, it also marks the fourth time a pilot … Read More

Harriers and Auriga

Sqn Ldr Paula Willmot, MCO RAF Cottesmore, reports on Joint Force Harrier’s biggest deployment since Afghanistan. After a long … Read More

Apache reservation

key.aero takes a brief look at 16 Air Assault Brigade at Wattisham Airfield, home to the Army Air Corps’ fleet of Apache helicopters. … Read More

Maritime times

key.aero talks to Harrier pilots from the Royal Navy’s Naval Strike Wing at RAF Cottesmore about life aboard an aircraft carrier. … Read More

Whither the F3?

key.aero looks at the Royal Air Force’s fighter force, now a mere shadow of its former self. A couple of years ago, UK Ministry of … Read More

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