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In the second instalment of our Human Element series, PC Pilot meets Dino Cattaneo, the mastermind behind military aircraft add-on company IndiaFoxtEcho. In this interview, we find out how he became involved in aviation and what his flight simulation interests are, as well as his thoughts on developing add-ons for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Last time, we explained how to set up the Software Development Kit (SDK), prepare the folder structures and add a single building to a small airport in South Wales. In this instalment, we continue to make improvements to our little airport.
We look at the recently refurbished and upgraded Su-25 attack aircraft that are earmarked to continue in Bulgarian service through to at least 2028
After 15 years of operation, Poland’s 48-strong Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 52+ Fighting Falcon fleet has surpassed 100,000 flight hours – marking a key historic milestone for the multi-role fighter in Polish service
It's only a few days until Aero Legends host their annual Battle of Britain air show and we've got the low down of this year's line up! Are you as excited as we are?
The USAF is moving to quickly arm its cargo aircraft with long-range cruise missiles. The motivation is fairly clear: in a war with China, the air arm will need all the firepower it can get
The Tupolev Tu-104 was the USSR’s first jet-powered airliner. But how did it stack up against its western competition? Key.Aero reviews the history of the type and compares its capabilities to the Comet
Having thoroughly explored the spatial and visual illusions that night pilots are subjected to, we can turn to more practical skills using flight simulators and start to learn some flying techniques that the professionals use when they venture out after dark.
In late March, the developers of Digital Combat Simulator opened up preorders for their next exciting release: the iconic Mi-24P Hind attack helicopter. Alex Podvoisky, lead developer on this project, was kind enough to take time out of his hectic schedule (as the Mi-24 nears Early Access release), to answer some of our questions.
Can you identify these Russian and Soviet-built airliners? Let us know what score you get!
Images of the damaged Dreamliner began surfacing online earlier today
We examine the logistics required for the success of Joe Biden's first visit to the UK as the US President for the G7 Summit, which - as expected - required a lot of airlift support
Picking up from where we left off in our previous issue, the second leg of our United Kingdom discovery tour starts at Shoreham on England’s south coast and zig-zags up the home counties, through the capital of London to the River Humber in the northeast, before cutting across the Peak District to the city of Manchester.
Royal Australian Air Force-operated Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning IIs have been deployed to RAAF Base Darwin, Northern Territory, to participate in Exercise Arnhem Thunder for the first time
The virtual world in Microsoft’s Flight Simulator latest major update focuses on Europe’s Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
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