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We review Black Box Simulations' second general aviation aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator, the Britten- Norman BN-2 Islander.
Since our last status report on Microsoft Flight Simulator, Asobo Studio has released five major updates along with several ‘hot fixes’ as the team continues to work with aircraft manufacturers, the flight sim community and real-world pilots to improve all aspects of the simulator.
With the onset of COVID-19 across worldwide markets during the first half of last year, we analyse the trends of the global fleet before the pandemic (2019), its spread worldwide (2020) and what we hope is the road to recovery (2021).
An official investigation could be launched into the chaotic first hours of the Kabul airlift that saw a US Air Force C-17 taxiing through a crowd of Afghan civilians attempting to flee the country, before taking off with some people still clinging on
In the last few days, US Southern Command has deployed its forces to Haiti to support ongoing humanitarian assistance/disaster relief efforts after the Caribbean nation was hit by a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake on August 14
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As the Taliban entered Kabul to complete its rapid re-conquest of Afghanistan following the NATO withdrawal, order broke down at the city’s Hamid Karzai International Airport as thousands of civilians forced their way onto the tarmac in a bid to board one of the many military airlift flights evacuating US and other nationals
Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 finally leaves after five hours on the ground but all airlines have now suspended operations
A revealing account of RAF Comet operations from the May 17, 1957 issue of The Aeroplane
A truly immersive experience The developer of Wings over Flanders Fields, Old Brown Dog, has released a new version of this popular series called ‘Between Heaven & Hell II’. Derek Davis takes it for a test flight and highlights some of the new features that have been incorporated.
The stick shaker activated as the crew conducted a missed approach while trying to land in a storm
Some might think that releasing a new concept in flight simulation immediately after the fanfare of Microsoft Flight Simulator is a dubious decision but Aerosoft has successfully done so with World of Aircraft: Glider Simulator. We take a look at the concept and the initial product in the series…
All eight personnel on board were killed when a Russian Navy Beriev Be-200ChS multi-purpose amphibian crashed into a mountain in Turkey while engaged in fire-fighting operations on August 14
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