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The theories behind one of aviation’s strangest tales

On November 23, 1944 a B-17 Flying Fortress crash landed in Belgium. While normally a non-event, this one left many across the world perplexed. Although nobody knows the true story of the ‘Phantom Fortress’, the theories behind it come in abundance…

Ukrainian Su-27s used as chase planes for missiles

Incredible pictures show pair of Flankers following new R-360 anti-ship missiles at high subsonic speeds during recent tests.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Partnership Update

The latest Partnership Series Update introduced Blackshark.ai and details how it uses artificial intelligence to populate the world in Microsoft Flight Simulator with 3D objects.

IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings – Tobruk is Out Now

IC Entertainment and Team Fusion have announced the IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings – Tobruk expansion for IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover - Blitz Desert War is now available.

Reality Expansion Pack for Just Flight's Piper Arrow III Released

SimCoders have released new Reality Expansion Pack for the X-Plane version of Just Flight's Piper Arrow III.

Russia’s 737 MAX Rival to Fly Before Year-end with Locally Built Engines

The Irkut MC-21-300, Russia’s answer to the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo, is set to make its maiden flight before the end of the year with domestically produced engines, the company’s CEO confirmed.

Shanghai Released

SamScene has announced Shanghai City Times for FSX and Prepar3D is out now.

Big Beasts: The World’s Four Largest Military Transports

Key.Aero explores and analyses four of the world’s largest operational military transport aircraft

German Islands 1: East Frisia now Available

Aerosoft has released German Islands 1: East Frisia XP for X-Plane 11.

Historic Aviation Quiz

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