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Glory Days: Aerial Battering Rams

Dr Alfred Price was one of the foremost aviation historians...

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Restoration Scene: Why not fly it?

When the Royal Netherlands Air Force retired Lockheed’s legendary F-104...

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Battle of Britain at 80: Italian Misadventure

The Italian FIAT CR.42 biplane made brief combat appearances...

The Mighty Eighth Returns

Microprose has announced it is working on a brand new The Mighty Eighth title for Virtual Reality.

Introducing Fresno - the gateway to Yosemite’s national parks

Orbx has revealed KFAT Fresno Yosemite International Airport for X-Plane 11 is due to release imminently.

X-Plane Touches Down in Rhodes

Flight Sim Development Group (FSDG) has released Rhodes XP for X-Plane 11.

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Lightning Demo!

Combat Aircraft Journal meets Capt Kristin ‘BEO’ Wolfe, the 2020 US Air Force F-35A demonstration team pilot.

TrueEarth US Washington Released

Orbx has announced TrueEarth US Washington for Prepar3D v4+ is out now.

New Croatian Destination for Prepar3D Incoming

Orbx has announced Rijeka International Airport in Croatia is in development.

Nairobi for FSX and Prepar3D Released

Flight Sim Development Group as released the ‘LITE’ version of Nairobi for Prepar3D and FSX.

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Return of the Blackjack

The Tupolev Tu-160 is the world’s largest combat aircraft...

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Junkers Ju 252 and ‘352: Replacing Aunty Ju

The successor to the famous Ju 52/3m trimotor was the Ju 252...

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Reinforcing the UK: USAF Cold War Fighter Deployments

From the late 1970s, the USAF’s Tactical Air Command developed detailed deployment plans...

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Cessna’s ‘Push-Me Pull-You’ Skymasters

The Cessna 336 and 337 combined twin-engine performance with...

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AirForces Monthly June 2020

Welcome to AirForces Monthly June 2020

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Aviation News June 2020

Welcome to Aviation News June 2020

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Workhorses of the Rainforest: Douglas DC-3 Operations in Colombia

The DC-3 has long been a lifeline to communities in the Colombian interior...

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Air Malta: Small Airline, Big Ambitions

Air Malta has built up an extensive network and provides a lifeline to the island nation...

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De Havilland Canada Dash 7: STOL Airliner

Malcolm Ginsberg traces the development and career of the Dash 7 airliner...

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Dynamic Manta: Hunting Subs in the Med

NATO’s annual anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Mediterranean...

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CAL FIRE Aviation: The Golden State’s Flying Fire Department

Wildfire-prone California’s forestry and fire service has employed aircraft for firefighting since the 1950s...

Ultimate 787 Updated

QualityWings has released Service Pack 3 (Version 1.3.0) for the Ultimate 787 Collection.

Bristol for Prepar3D

Scenery developer, Pilot Plus has released EGGD Bristol International Airport for Prepar3D v4 and v5.

Dundee Airport for X-Plane 11

Orbx has announced EGPN Dundee Airport for X-Plane 11 is now available.

Fly the Maddog X for P3D v5 Out Now

Leonardo Software has released Fly the Maddog X for Prepar3D v5.

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