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A2A Announces Move to X-Plane

A2A Simulations announces move to X-Plane.

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Back to Basics - Series 2, Lesson 8

The effect of winds on our aircraft

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REVIEW: Mad Flight Studio’s Spectr-Aero SP-30

It has been a good year for us fans of bush and utility aircraft with many releases for both Prepar3D and X-Plane. Earlier in the year, new X-Plane developer Mad Flight Studio released its unique Spectr-Aero SP-30.

London City Airport for Prepar3D simulator released

Orbx has announced EGLC London City Airport for Prepar3D simulation platform version 4 is out now. 

DCS: World War II Asset pack update

​​Eagle Dynamics has added two new vehicles to its DCS: WWII Asset Pack.

KATL Atlanta 2019 released

Imaginesim has released the 2019 version of KATL Atlanta for Prepar3D version 4.

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Bold Ambition

Virgin Atlantic has revealed some exciting initiatives. While British Airways has been busy wrapping itself in the Union flag for its 100th anniversary, the Gatwick-based carrier has unveiled a daring vision of expansion which will see the old rivals go head to head.

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Rovos Air Convair Metropolitan Crash

The South African Civil Aviation Authority’s findings following crash in Pretoria.

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A New World Standard

The versatile and economical Vickers Vanguard was tailor-made for BEA (British European Airways) and served the airline well for almost 20 years. David Ransted recalls its fascinating history with the airline.

Branson’s Baby at 35

Virgin Atlantic was originally formed in 1984 as British Atlantic Airways by co-founders Randolph Fields and Alan Hillary to fly services between London and the Falkland Islands.

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The Wings of Morocco

Now part-way through a comprehensive fleet renewal programme, holder of a prestigious four-star rating from Skytrax and soon to become Africa’s first full member of oneworld, Royal Air Maroc is very much on the up.

Aeroscopia’s Expanding Fleet

Toulouse aviation museum Aeroscopia has inducted five commercial airliners into its expanding collection.

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The World's LARGEST Flying Restaurant

Serving up hundreds of thousands of meals each day is a daunting task, never mind at 40,000ft and across six continents. Gordon Smith speaks with Darren Bott, Emirates’ vice president catering (global food and beverage) to learn more about the logistics involved.

Lukla Extreme Prepar3D

The latest airport from Aerosoft is Lukla - Mount Everest Extreme for Prepar3D version 4.

Airbus A400M reaches new paratrooper deployment milestones

The Airbus A400M heavy-lift tactical transport has reached a new milestone in its development, completing a certification flight test for the deployment of paratroopers using both of the aircraft's side doors during a single pass.

SFD Global now Available

SFD Global is an all-in-one solution for a more immersive X-Plane world, combining new high-definition ground textures, forests and custom global autogen with....

Ultimate 787 Service Pack 2 Out Now

QualityWings has released a major update for the Ultimate 787 Collection.

Brasilia Takes Flight in Prepar3D and FSX

Chilean developer Carenado has announced the B120 for FSX and Prepar3D is out.

Major Update to Navigraph Charts

Navigraph has released a significant update to Navigraph Chart for iPad.

Microsoft Flight Simulator development update

In the latest development update, the Microsoft Flight Simulator team announced the launch of the Tech Alpha recruitment.

Cityscape Honolulu for Prepar3D version 4

Orbx has released Cityscape Honolulu for Prepar3D version 4.

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MilViz’s PC-6 Porter

The flying Swiss Army knife.

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Big Tire Productions’ Carbon Cub EX

Cub on steroids.

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Czech Success

As Czech Airlines Technics continues to expand its product and service portfolio, Airliner World speaks with Pavel Haleš, the company’s chairman and CEO to learn about its future ambitions.

X-Plane 11.40 Public Beta released

NEWS Laminar Research (LR) has announced that X-Plane...

 

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