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Saab to further support Swedish Sk 60 fleet

Saab has signed a multi-year maintenance agreement with the Swedish Armed Forces to provide further support to the air force’s Sk 60 jet trainer fleet.

UK Government Confirms Quarantine Measures

At today’s Downing Street press briefing, Priti Patel, the UK’s home secretary announced quarantine measures set to be introduced at the country’s border to protect against a second wave of COVID-19.

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Lightning Demo!

Combat Aircraft Journal meets Capt Kristin ‘BEO’ Wolfe, the 2020 US Air Force F-35A demonstration team pilot.

Additional Super Tucano for USAF

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security will deliver an additional A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to the US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).

ZIPAIR Tokyo to Launch Cargo-Only Flights

The low-cost start-up airline ZIPAIR Tokyo, has revealed plans to launch cargo-only flights between Tokyo/Narita and Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi from June 3. The Japan Airlines subsidiary – which was unveiled last year – originally planned to begin passenger services from the Japanese capital to Bangkok and Seoul this summer.

French, Finnish and Swedish fighters conduct combat training

Armeé de l’Air (French Air Force) Dassault Mirage 2000-5Fs – current deployed to Estonia – have conducted combat training with Finnish and Swedish multi-role fighter aircraft.

TrueEarth US Washington Released

Orbx has announced TrueEarth US Washington for Prepar3D v4+ is out now.

PIA A320 Crashes in Karachi

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 has reportedly crashed into a residential area near Karachi.

New Croatian Destination for Prepar3D Incoming

Orbx has announced Rijeka International Airport in Croatia is in development.

Air France Axes A380s

Air France has revealed plans to accelerate the retirement of its Airbus A380s announcing the “definitive end” to the type’s operation with the flag carrier.

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