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C-130J surpasses two million flight hours

A major milestone has been passed for Lockheed Martin's C-130J Super Hercules as the type recently surpassed two million flight hours.

New UK Destination for X-Plane

Orbx has announced EG20 Clench Common is available as freeware for X-Plane 11.

Airbus A300-200 in Development

Just Flight has released additional details on the A300B4-200 for Prepar3D version 4 currently in development.

Microsoft Launches Feature Discovery Series

The Microsoft Flight Simulator development team has announced the first episode of the Feature Discovery Series is out.

Italy's Guardia di Finanza orders more ATR 72MPs

Italy's Guardia di Finanza has ordered a further three ATR 72MP maritime patrol aircraft for dedicated surveillance duties.

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Alaskan War Games

The biennial Northern Edge exercise took place in the wilds of Alaska this summer. Hans Antonissen and Patrick Roegies joined around 10,000 military personnel and 200 aircraft from the US Air Force, navy and marines as the latest technologies were put to the test.

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OPERATION Black Shield

This summer, Gian Carlo Vecchi had the chance to visit the Italian Typhoon air policing detachment on Romania’s Black Sea coast and interview Colonel Andrea Fazi, commander of the Task Force Air 4° Stormo.

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Tucano Farewell Part II - Last days of the Tucano

For the Royal Air Force, 2019 has seen the retirement of the Tornado GR4 in March and now the Tucano T1 – a stalwart of pilot training – is bowing out.

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BAP’s hot summer

INTEL REPORT: Having no dedicated fighters of their own, the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have been protected by NATO air policing assets since 2004. Alan Warnes spoke to those involved in a busy few months for the latest fighter rotations.

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End of the Epsilon

An official ceremony on September 24 marked the end of the Aérospatiale TB30 Epsilon’s tenure with the flying school of the Armée de l’Air.

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