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Santarém Airport Out Now

Richard Benedikz

Scenery developer, FSoares has released the Brazilian destination, Santarém Airport - SBSN for FSX and Prepar3D.

Richard Benedikz

Microsoft Flight Simulator January 9 Development Update

Richard Benedikz

In the latest update, the Microsoft Flight Simulator team revealed the second wave of invites for Tech Alpha 1 are due to be sent out next week.

Richard Benedikz

Finland kicks off HX Challenge at Pirkkala

Jamie Hunter and Khalem Chapman

Finland has commenced its HX Challenge, the latest phase in its search for a new fighter to replace its fleet of F/A-18C/D Hornets. The five candidates are being evaluated individually at Pirkkala AB near Tampere.

Jamie Hunter and Khalem Chapman

Malaysia grounds S-61 Nuri helicopters indefinitely

Khalem Chapman

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) has announced it has grounded its 12 remaining Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri heavy-lift transport helicopters indefinitely.

Khalem Chapman

PC Pilot Issue 125 Out Now

Richard Benedikz

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

Richard Benedikz
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The Aeroplane News from February 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered momentous events of 1940...

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A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY - Air Transport Auxiliary

LETTICE CURTIS

A world of opportunity was how the late Lettice Curtis described flying as a ferry pilot for the Air Transport Auxiliary.

LETTICE CURTIS
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PROVING A POINT - BAC 221

HENRY MATTHEWS

It was an aircraft that led a double life...

HENRY MATTHEWS
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PILOT-MAKER GERMAN-STYLE

RICHARD MENAGE PHOTOGRAPHY: DARREN HARBAR

Among some 50 surviving Focke-Wulf Fw 44 Stieglitz trainers, just five original Bremen-built airframes remain...

RICHARD MENAGE PHOTOGRAPHY: DARREN HARBAR
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DATABASE: CONVAIR F2Y SEA DART

MATTHEW WILLIS

If aircraft carriers were vulnerable to nuclear strike,
water-based fighters provided an alternative...

MATTHEW WILLIS

Upcoming Events

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology Conference

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Rome, Italy

SMi’s 5th annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology conference will return to Rome on February 5th and 6th 2020.

Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020

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Lucknow, India

Returning after a two-year absence is the biennial Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020. This year's event will be held at Vrindavan Yojna in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Buckeye Air Fair 2020

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Buckeye, United States

The Buckeye Air Fair returns this year, bringing an action-packed weekend for all to enjoy.

Singapore Airshow 2020

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, Singapore

The biennial Singapore Airshow is set to welcome manufacturers, start-ups and government/ military delegations through its gates again in February 2020.