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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

World's First Airbus A330 Retired

The first Airbus A330 to enter commercial service has been retired by Cathay Dragon following 24 years of operation.

Malmo for Prepar3D Out Now

Orbx has released ESMS Malmo Airport for Prepar3D v4 and v5.

Take Command!: SR22 Series Released

X-Aviation has announced Take Command! SR22 Series is released.

America has spent $18 Trillion on defence in the last 50 years

The US Defence Budget is actually bigger than the GDPs of 191 countries.

How well do you know for commercial aviation?

Back by popular demand, have a go at our latest commercial aviation general knowledge quiz!

F-22 vs F-35

We take a detailed look at the staggering capabilities of the USAF’s flagship fifth-generation stealth fighters, comparing the contrasting strengths of the air arm's Raptor and Lightning aircraft.

The German pilot who refused to shoot down a B-17

Franz Stigler could easily have killed Lt. Charlie Brown. Instead, a moment of compassion amidst the horrors of World War 2 spawned an incredible friendship – 44 years after the end of the conflict.

Fifty facts about Concorde

It did 250mph at take-off, 17 miles to the gallon per passenger – and once had to fly a haggis to Bahrain…

FlyJuly - 25% discount for Orbx TrueEarth regions for X-Plane 11

Orbx has announced a FlyJuly sale in OrbxDirect on TrueEarth regions for X-Plane 11 is now live.

What aircraft could you buy with the profits from Top Gun?

Top Gun Maverick is now being released in UK cinemas on July 2, 2021. The original made $356.8 million at the box office, which is enough to equip the US military with the following…

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