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The arrival of Microsoft Flight Simulator changed the flight sim world and with it has come innovation. There’s a huge swell of new developers who supply content for the new sim and these new guys bring fresh eyes and new ideas. I’m looking at just such an idea in this article, Simworks Studios’ Okavango Delta.
We sat down with MicroProse’s CEO, David Lagettie, to discuss two projects in development in their popular B-17 bomber franchise: The Mighty Eighth and B-17 Flying Fortress 3: The Bloody 100th.
When the Boeing E-3D Sentry entered British service in 1991, it was the end of a long saga, and the start of an even longer career. Here, Dr Kevin Wright takes a closer look at the recently retired aircraft
In the 1950s, the UK collaborated with US intelligence to conduct U-2 missions over the Soviet Union. Until recently, the details have remained secret. In this edited extract from his latest book, We Were Never There, Dr Kevin Wright investigates the cover story that enabled it to happen
Pitched as a fresh start for the country, Alitalia’s replacement began operations today. Key.Aero explains the context surrounding the new airline and details what the future has in store for the fledgeling carrier
Amid ever-growing tensions with China, Taiwan's Republic of China Air Force has validated the utility of all five of its highway airstrips in its latest annual drill, as we report
Aviation enthusiasts flocked to RAF Coningsby this week to see two Italian Air Force Tornados that were operating from the Lincolnshire base on trials using the RAF Donna Nook air weapons range
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A Qatar Airways Airbus A350 came close to colliding with a Caspian Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 over Iranian airspace earlier this year.
The Argentine Air Force participated in a wide-ranging exercise from September 20 to October 6 to improve strategic airlift operations, utilising its newly acquired 737-700 transport aircraft, which was delivered in March this year, among other assets
We look at the platforms that have served the French Air and Space Force’s secretive Airborne Electronic Squadron 1/54 ‘Dunkirk’ and detail the new intelligence-gathering assets that are set to enter service in the coming years
A team of four aircraft technician instructors of No. 238 Squadron, RAF Cosford, have set themselves the challenge of pulling a Jaguar aircraft 238 metres along the airfield’s main runway on Wednesday, October 27...
After a more than 18-month hiatus, Singapore Airlines has announced the return of the Airbus A380 to its London services.
The Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) member nations will participate in a mixed force flypast and naval display over and in the waters off Marina South, Singapore, on October 18 to celebrate 50 years of the defence pact
Welcome to the fourth and final leg of our United Kingdom discovery tour, departing from Inverness to explore Scotland’s rugged highlands and remote island chains. On our journey, we’ll also visit two more bespoke airports from Asobo: first the famous beach runway at Barra and the lesser-known small community airstrip of Out Skerries in the far-flung Shetland Islands.
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