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Russia accepts first Orion UAVs

The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has accepted its first three Orion long-range medium- to high-altitude unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAVs) from the Kronstadt Group.

767-300ER Enters Early Access

Captain Sim has released the Early Access version of the 767-300ER Base Pack for Prepar3D version 4.5.

Pentagon contracts Akima Logistics for C-21A support

The US Department of Defense has contracted Akima Logistics Services to provide logistics support for the US Air Force’s (USAF’s) Learjet C-21A VIP transport fleet.

Museums collaborate on VE Day 75 commemorations

Three national military service museums are to bring the nation together (at home) for virtual VE Day 75 commemorations.

Islander Touches Down in X-Plane

Aircraft developer, TorqueSim has released the BN-2 Islander for X-Plane 11.

Social distancing in the skies

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 evolves, Leonardo Helicopters (UK) has found unique ways to adapt social distancing methods to the cockpit ensuring crew safety.

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Boeing Breaks Off Embraer Tie-up

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer has accused Boeing of making “false claims” to justify terminating a $4bn deal to acquire the firm’s commercial aircraft business. The US airframer said it exercised its rights after Embraer “did not satisfy the necessary conditions”.

Hong Kong for Prepar3D Released

Taxi2Gate has announced VHHH V2 - Hong Kong International Airport is now available for Prepar3D version 4 and 5.

USMC performs first operational MQ-9A flight in Middle East

Pilots and sensor operators from the Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 (VMU-1) ‘Watchdogs' have conducted the first operational flight of an MQ-9A Reaper unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) in the Middle East.

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Gripen E on the Rise!

Saab is accelerating the test programme for its Gripen E fighter as it targets new customers around the world – Jamie Hunter reports.

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