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Slovak Success Story

Hidden in a small corner of eastern Slovakia, Košice International...

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The Tinman of Toronto Pearson

Wilbur Sargunaraj travels to the Toronto area control centre to meet PJ ‘Tinman’ Scholtz...

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UK visitors in pictures

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from UK airports...

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France's 'Big Stick'

As the Forces Aériennes Stratégiques begins its 56th year of continuous operations, Sébastien Buyck examines the capabilities of the air force’s arm of the French nuclear triad.

Super Hornet Takes Flight

Just Flight has announced the DC Designs F/A-18 E, F & G Super Hornet for FSX and Prepar3D is out now.

Full size Stuka model destined for Capel-le-Ferne

A full size stainless steel model depicting a crashed Stuka is set to go on show at the National Memorial to the Few.

Fundraising campaign for airfield tribute

The Friends of Lavenham Airfield is raising funds to build a memorial to the USAAF’s 487th Bomb Group.

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Japanese Sub-Hunter

Designed from the start as a dedicated maritime patrol aircraft, Kawasaki’s P-1 boasts longer range than the Boeing P-8, has more weapons hardpoints, more operators and features a tail-mounted magnetic anomaly detector. Marcin Przeworski investigates.

RAF Museum London art exhibition to open

A collection of work exploring artists’ responses to the Battle of Britain and the Blitz (July 1940 – May 1941) is set to go on display at the Royal Air Force Museum London next month.

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400,000 Hours for Hohn's Transalls

The C-160D Transall transports of Lufttransportgeschwader 63 have been stationed at Hohn air base, north of Hamburg, for more than 51 years. Alexander Golz visited them in their penultimate year of operations.

Chania for X-Plane Released

Aerosoft has announced Airport Chania - Ioannis Daskalogiannis XP is now available for the X-Plane 11 platform.

PC Pilot Issue 126 Out Now

The new March/April issue of PC Pilot has finally touched down, and as always it is loaded with exciting reviews, features and tutorials.

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Luton Airport’s expansion plans

London Luton Airport is the fifth-busiest airport in the UK....

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Room with a view: Paris

Michael Kelly reveals the photographic opportunities
from a hotel at one of the world’s busiest airports...

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Tu-154 Tupolev’s Trijet Airliner

The Tupolev Tu-154 trijet was a workhorse of Aeroflot in the 1970s and 1980s...

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Stratospheric Cold War warriors: Alconbury TR-1As

In 1983, the first Lockheed TR-1As arrived at RAF Alconbury...

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Japanese Phantoms approaching sunset

Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) Phantoms have been protecting the nation's airspace...

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Yak-40: The USSR’s regional jet

The Yak-40 brought jet travel to the remoter parts of the Soviet Union...

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Ilyushin Il-86: First Soviet widebody

Alexander Mladenov and Krassimir Grozev examine the Il-86’s development and servcice career...

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Dornier Do 26: Germany’s Elegant Flying Boat

Chris Goss tells the story of the Dornier Do 26 flying boats...

C90 GTX King Air Ready for Take-Off

Chilean developer, Carenado has unleashed the C90 GTX King Air for X-Plane 11.

Wycombe Air Park for X-Plane 11 Released

Orbx has revealed EGTB Wycombe Air Park for X-Plane 11 is out.

EPKK Kraków X V3 Out Now

Drzewiecki Design has released EPKK Kraków X V3 for FSX and Prepar3D.

Luton 2020 HD Upgraded

UK2000 has announced Luton 2020 HD version 1.01 is now available.

National Memorial to the Few launches new talks series

A fascinating story of bravery during World War Two will launch a new series of Sunday afternoon talks at the Battle of Britain Memorial.

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