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Seychelles Preview

Aerosoft has released new preview screenshots of Seychelles XP.

Quatam River Airport Available

Orbx has announced PS01 Quatam River Airport for X-Plane 11 is now available.

CRJ Professional Ready for Take-Off

Aerosoft has released the CRJ Professional for Prepar3D V4.5.

CT206H Stationair G1000 takes flight in X-Plane

Carenado has announced the G1000 version of the CT206H Stationair is now available for X-Plane 11.

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Boeing 727 Flight Adventure

Peter Stark explores three classic routes used by the 727

CityScene Charleston for FSX and Prepar3D

The latest CityScene product to be released by Orbx is Charleston in South Carolina.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Feature Discovery Series Episode 3 Out Now

The Microsoft development team has released the Episode 3 (AERODYNAMICS) in the Feature Discovery Series.

X-Plane Touches Down in Newcastle

Aerosoft has released Airport Newcastle XP for X-Plane 11.

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Wildcats play Baccarat

For the first time, the British Army Air Corps joined an exercise in France with both Wildcats and Apaches.

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Alpine fighter meet

This year, the Franco-Swiss Épervier air defence exercise was held at the Swiss base of Payerne. Remco Stalenhoef witnessed F/A-18s and Mirage 2000-5Fs do battle over the Alps.

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Attrition: Report into fatal Red Arrows crash released

A SERVICE Inquiry Panel report into the fatal crash of Royal Air Force Red Arrows Hawk at RAF Valley, Anglesey, is published.

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Bogeys, Red Eagles and Gun Dets: US Navy Topgun Instructor

It is 50 years since the founding of the worldfamous US Navy Fighter Weapons School (NFWS), better known as ‘Topgun’...

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Flight Simulator Guide

Jet Sim School in Peterborough gives you the chance to fly a...

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Pucará over the Pampas

The Argentine Air Force’s major exercise of 2019 saw all the lessons learned so far this year put to the test. And, as Santiago Rivas reports, it was a final opportunity to see the Pucará perform in its original attack role.

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Fifty-fifty over the Baltics

Hungarian Gripens took part in 50 live scrambles during the 50th rotation of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission.

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Sea Breeze: The ‘invisible’ air component

Those closely following the first and last stages of each iteration of Sea Breeze are familiar with the existence of an ‘invisible’ air component.

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Russia’s airborne renaissance

Russian Aerospace Forces and Airborne Forces have taken part in a series of exercises to test new ideas and concepts for rapid intervention missions.

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Airport Movements

A round-up of notable aircraft visiting UK airports.

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Gatow Museum: Berlin’s Treasure Trove

Stefan Schmoll reports on the developments taking place at the museum at the former RAF Gatow airfield in western Berlin.

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Belgium’s Multi-Role Mirages

Gen Michel Mandl (ret’d), former Chief of Staf of the Belgian Air Force and a Mirage 5 pilot, recounts the type’s service with the air arm during the Cold War.

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Operation Northern Lightning

In a first among Joi nt Strike Fighter partner nations, Italy deployed its F-35As to Iceland in October in support of NATO’s Icelandic air policing mission.

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European tankers gain momentum

Europe’s relative lack of air-to-air refuelling assets has often served to hinder NATO campaigns in the past. Now, as Alan Warnes explains, modernisation plans are starting to bear fruit.

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Commander’s Update Briefing: BVR Combat

Air Power Association President, Air Marshal (ret’d) Greg Bagwell CB CBE, examines what’s required to ‘reach out and touch’ an enemy aircraft.

Flight Bag

The latest products for the discerning aviation enthusiast ...

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UK Apache Force Fierce in the Fight

As the process of renewing the Army Air Corps’ attack helicopter fleet gathers pace, Tim Ripley looks at the distinguished career of the Apache AH1 in UK service.

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