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Boeing’s F-15QA completes first flight

Boeing has successfully completed the first flight of the F-15QA (Qatar Advanced) – the most advanced variant of the Eagle family to be manufactured so far.

Lockheed Martin receives Bulgarian F-16V production contract

The US Department of Defense has contracted Lockheed Martin to produce eight F-16V (Block 70) Fighting Falcons for Bulgaria.

COVID-19 halts planned FA-50 exports to Argentina

Korea Aerospace Industries’ (KAI’s) plan to export light fighters to Argentina has been put on hold indefinitely due to the outbreak of COVID-19, according to local media sources.

Coronavirus: Airline Brand Values Tumble

The ongoing crisis surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic could result in the top 50 most valuable airline brands losing up to 20% of their brand value. According to a report by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation consultancy, the total drop in value could equate to more than $20bn.

Turkish Atlas Delivers PPE to UK

Crucial supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical staff have been delivered into a Royal Air Force base for distribution around the country.

Coronavirus: European Air Traffic Plummets 80%

According to the latest traffic figures released by EUROCONTROL, the number of flights within Europe is down by more than 80%. On the day chosen for analysis (April 8) there was an 87% reduction equating to just over 4,000 flights, which is 27,000 fewer than the same day in 2019.

Boulder City Airport for Prepar3D Released

Orbx has announced 61B Boulder City Municipal Airport for Prepar3D version 4 is out.

Turkish A400M delivers vital PPE to UK

A Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) Airbus A400M Atlas has delivered 250,000 crucial items of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the UK.

Leonardo to supply electronics for Spanish PC-21s

Pilatus has contracted Leonardo to provide electronic components for the Ejército del Aire’s (Spanish Air Force’s) future PC-21 single-engine turboprop trainer fleet.

Spitfire pilot admitted to the ranks of the Few

A logbook entry has led to another Spitfire pilot being added to the ranks of the Few.

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