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Traffic Global Released

Just Flight has announced the Windows version of Traffic Global for X-Plane 11 is now available.

Kota Kinabalu for X-Plane Out Now

JustAsia has released its first Malaysian destination, WBKK – Kota Kinabalu Airport for X-Plane 11.

Malpensa Released

The latest Italian destination to be released by Aerosoft is Milano Malpensa for X-Plane 11.

Spokane for X-Plane Now Available

The latest release from scenery developer Vertical Simulations is KGEG – Spokane International Airport for X-Plane 11.

Dublin Out Now

MK Studios has announced Dublin Airport is now available for Prepar3D version 4.5.

Nimitz Aircraft Carrier Now Available

The Simworks Studios’ Nimitz Class Vol. 1 aircraft carrier pack for Prepar3D version 4 is now for sale on the Just Flight website.

Active Sky Upgraded

HiFi Technologies has released several updates to the Active Sky weather expansion for X-Plane, Prepar3D and FSX.

Fly the Maddog X New Version Released

Leonardo Software has officially released version 1.5b493 of Fly the Maddog X for Prepar3D version 4.4 and 4.5.

ICAO Codes

ICAO codes explained.

Tomahawk for Aerofly FS 2 in Development

Following on from the release of the PA-38 Tomahawk for FSX/Prepar3D and X-Plane, Just Flight has announced the aircraft is now in development for Aerofly FS 2.

Courchevel SP1 Due Imminently

Orbx has announced service pack 1 for Courchevel is incoming.

Initial Standard II NH90 for Spanish Army

THE FIRST series-produced Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra (FAMET, Spanish Army Airmobile Forces) NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter (TTH) in Standard II configuration at Albacete on September 17.

Test centre Aviojet

WEARING A special scheme to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Centro Logístico de Armamento y Experimentación (CLAEX, Spain’s armament and experimental logistics centre), C-101 E.25-35 ‘54- 20’ is one of a few Aviojets in service with the unit.

Rafale F3Rs deploy to Al Dhafra

A PAIR of Armée de l’Air (French Air Force) Rafale B fighters deployed to Base Aérienne 104 Al Dhafra, United Arab Emirates, for hot weather trials of the latest F3R capability standard this summer.

Major assembly of first Belgian A400M completed

AIRBUS DEFENCE and Security has completed major assembly of the first A400M for Belgium, c/n 106, on the Final Assembly Line (FAL) at Seville-San Pablo Airport, Spain.

First T-345A for Italian Air Force

THE FIRST M-345 for the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force) made its maiden flight from Venegono, home of the Leonardo Aircraft factory, on August 13.

Nine additional F-35As for Netherlands

THE KONINKLIJKE Luchtmacht (Royal Netherlands Air Force, RNLAF) is to receive a further nine F-35As in addition to the 37 already ordered.

First French Air Force KC-130J delivered

A FIRST KC-130J for the Armée de l’Air (French Air Force) was delivered to Base Aérienne 123 Orléans- Bricy on September 19.

First Typhoon for 51° Stormo

AMONG THE static display items at Istrana on September 13 was Aeronautica Militare F-2000A MM7316 ‘51-01’ – the first in the markings of the resident 51° Stormo.

Italian AMX hits 30

THE AERONAUTICA Militare (Italian Air Force) celebrated two important milestones – 30 years of the AMX A-11 in Italian service and the 80th anniversary of the 51° Stormo – during an event at Istrana air base in the northeast of the country on September 13.

ANALYSIS: Hypersonic missiles may save B-1B

WHILE SENIOR USAF officials consider divesting B-1Bs in favour of more B-21s, an experiment by the service’s 412th Test Wing (TW) may point to a reprieve for the bomber.

'Dragon Lady' back in the UK

USAF U-2 strategic intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing/99th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale Air Force Base, California, deployed to RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, recently.

ANALYSIS: More problems for Pegasus

THE USAF’s troubled KC-46A tanker has run into more difficulties, meaning it’s unlikely to make a first operational deployment for up to another four years.

ANALYSIS: MBDA reveals new missiles for Tempest

EUROPEAN MISSILE manufacturer MBDA showed a range of weapon concepts that could be further developed under the Tempest future fighter programme at the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) show in London in September.

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