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Going Dutch: First RNLAF F-35A arrives at Leeuwarden

Stephan de Bruijn

The first operational F-35A Lightning II for the Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu, Royal Netherlands Air Force) has arrived at Leeuwarden AB (The Netherlands) on 31 October 2019.

Stephan de Bruijn

New Italian Destination for X-Plane

Richard Benedikz

JustAsia has announced its first European airport is now available for X-Plane 11.

Richard Benedikz

SSG 747-8 V2.0 Anniversary Edition Takes Flight

Richard Benedikz

Supercritical Simulations Group (SSG) has released the long-awaited follow-on to the 747-8 Series for X-Plane 11.

Richard Benedikz

RAF takes ownership of first Poseidon MRA1

Khalem Chapman

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has officially taken delivery of its first Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft, following a handover ceremony at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington.

Khalem Chapman

Carenado B120 Upgraded

Richard Benedikz

Chilean developer, Carenado has released version 1.3 of the B120 for FSX and Prepar3D.

Richard Benedikz
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Aerial Treasures

Potted histories of the aircraft currently flown by the RAF Battle...

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Cadet Classic

The venerable Slingsby T-31 glider is put through its paces by...

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With RAF Sculthorpe slowly being reclaimed by mother nature,...

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By the time of his death in 1944, Helmut Lent was credited with...

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Weekend Windycats

Growing up on the edge of Wymeswold, Richard Knight has always...

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Kuwait Aviation Show 2020


Kuwait City, Kuwait

Following on from its successful inaugural show in 2018, the biennial Kuwait Aviation Show returns in January 2020.

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Tauranga, New Zealand

The annual Classics of the Sky - Tauranga City Airshow is to return this year, held in association with Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) and Mount Truck Show.

Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020


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.

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Buckeye, United States

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