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COVID-19: View from the Middle East

Dominated by the ‘big three’ of Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad, the region’s aviation industry has not escaped the global COVID-19 crisis....

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Airliner World 250: Fourteen years at the helm

Airliner World’s first editor, Tony Dixon, recounts some of the more interesting trips...

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Flybe Fiasco: An undignified end

Even before the full scale of the coronavirus crisis became clear,...

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Workshop: Brisfit's’ new clothes

Re-covered and repainted in a smart new scheme, the Shuttleworth Collection's Bristol F2B...

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Four fighting Fairchilds

Even with more than 2,200 Fairchild F-24s built and extensive military service...

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Sabre unleashed

For French warbird pilot Frédéric Akary, the acquisition of a Canadair Sabre...

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COVID-19: UK Seeks United Approach

Like the rest of Europe, the UK is grapping with the effects of COVID-19...

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Against all odds

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Embraer ERJ145’s first flight...

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Aeroplane May 2020

Welcome to Aeroplane May 2020

Casablanca For X-Plane Released

Software studio, FSDG has announced Casablanca Airport is now available for X-Plane 11.

Santorini for Prepar3D

JustSim has released a new Greek island destination for Prepar3D version 4 - Santorini International Airport.

Battle of Britain commemoration to move online

Ambitious plans to replace Memorial Day with an online event are being discussed by the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust.

Heritage projects to receive funding boost

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is making £50m available in response to the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the UK’s heritage.

Prepar3D Version 5 On Final

Lockheed Martin has announced Prepar3D version 5 will release on April 14.

Orbx Releases Vienna

Orbx has announced Vienna International Airport is now available for X-Plane and Prepar3D version 4.

New York Stewart International Airport Out Now

SierraSim Simulation has announced KSWF New York Stewart International Airport is now available for FSX and Prepar3D.

Orbx Announces Boulder City - Gateway to the Grand Canyon

Jarrad Marshall from Orbx has revealed the next US destination in development is Boulder City for Prepar3D version 4.

Santa Barbara Channel Islands Upgraded

Orbx has announced version 1.2.0 of KSBA Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is now available.

Douglas DC-3 and C-47 Ready for Take-Off

Aeroplane Heaven has announced the DC-3 and C-47 for Prepar3D is out now.

X-Plane 11.50 Public Beta - Vulkan Out Now

Laminar Research has released the long-awaited public beta for X-Plane 11.50, adding support for the new Vulkan/Metal rendering engine to X-Plane 11.

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'Thud' Out!

Combat Aircraft Journal looks back at the final days of the US Air Force’s F-105 Thunderchief, and one very special farewell event at Hill AFB.

Nuremberg for X-Plane Released

Aerosoft has announced EDDN - Nuremberg XP for X-Plane 11 is now available.

RNLAF receives first upgraded CH-47F

Boeing has delivered the first CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift tactical transport helicopter with an upgraded cockpit to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF).

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Trapani Typhoons

AFM was invited to visit the Italian Air Force’s important base of Trapani-Birgi, which occupies a remote strategic position covering Europe’s southern flank. Peter ten Berg reports from Sicily.

Dortmund XP Upgraded

Aerosoft has released version 1.4.0 of Dortmund XP for X-Plane 11.

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