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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.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator - Interview with Asobo Studio and Microsoft

An exclusive interview with Microsoft and Asobo Studio.

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DC Designs' Concorde

Able to cruise at Mach 2, the Concorde crossed the Atlantic daily, cutting journey times from seven-plus hours to near three. It flew 20,000ft higher than regular jets and could fly so fast, the sun would rise in the west as it did so. The new DC Designs Concorde is now available for FSX and all versions of Prepar3D. So, fasten your seat belts as we take a look at the world of supersonic passenger flight.

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FSDreamTeam’s O’Hare International Airport

This latest offering from the FSDreamTeam depicts Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, located 14 miles northwest of Chicago and roughly 12 miles from the eastern shores of Lake Michigan.

Quiz: How much do you know about Airbus?

To mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of Airbus, this week's Commercial Aviation quiz focuses entirely on the pan-European airframer.

UK to base Wedgetail fleet at RAF Lossiemouth

The UK Ministry of Defence revealed on December 18 that the Royal Air Force’s future Boeing E-7A Wedgetail AEW1 fleet will be based at RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland

How Airbus struggled to sell its first aircraft

Half a century on from Airbus Industrie’s founding, Key.Aero recounts the airframer’s first steps on its road to the top and speaks with Barbara Kracht, a 35-year Airbus veteran to find out how the venture nearly failed at the first hurdle

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50 years of Airbus delivery milestones

As we mark the 50th year since the founding of pan-European aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus, Key.Aero presents a timeline highlighting the company’s impressive delivery statistics

The history of Airbus advertising in pictures

A picture might tell a thousand words, but an advert tells an entire story. On the 50th anniversary of its founding, Key.Aero presents a series of advertisements which reveal Airbus’ road to success

Airbus at 50: Exclusive interview with one of its first-ever employees

On the 50th anniversary of the founding of Airbus Industrie, Key.Aero speaks to Barbara Kracht, one of the company’s first employees, to find out what it was like to work for the pan-European giant

Finland celebrates 40 years of Hawk operations

To celebrate the 40th anniversary since it received its first BAE Systems Hawk Mk.51 advanced jet trainer, the Finnish Air Force unveiled a stunning special scheme for one of its aircraft on December 16

FLYPAST PODCAST EPISODE 2

In the second episode, the team discuss the legendary Chuck Yeager, their earliest historic aviation memories... and how this podcast nearly got a slightly unfortunate name...

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Aerofly FS 2’S A320

We recently learned that IPACS, maker of Aerofly FS 2 had significantly upgraded its default A320. We interviewed Dr Torsten Hans, co-founder and co-owner of IPACS to find out more.

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Virtual Fly Interview

Based in Barcelona, Virtual Fly has become a big name in the flight simulation industry over the last decade. PC Pilot sat down with Oscar Mateos, the firm’s sales and marketing manager, to find out more about the company.

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TorqueSim’s BN-2 Islander

Need a reliable X-Plane twin that can land and take-off on a postage stamp? TorqueSim has released their BN-2 Islander which offers a well-priced entry for anyone looking to expand their hangar…

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Microsoft’s Japan update

We take a look at the world update for MF that includes the whole island nation of Japan, now rendered at a level of detail we’ve never seen before.

Aerofly FS 2’s Eurocopter EC135

Following the release of the Eurocopter EC135 for Aerofly FS 2, we asked IPACS CEO Dr Torsten Hans to give us an insight into this exciting project.

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Baron's Combat Corner: Flying and fighting in the Messerschmitt Bf 109

In this edition, we take a look at the handling qualities and dogfighting abilities of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 and find out why it earned a reputation for being one of the deadliest fighters of World War Two.

AirBaltic bids farewell to the Boeing 737

The world’s first all-Airbus A220 operator has finally handed over its last remaining 737

U-2 spy plane flies with AI co-pilot for the first time

A Lockheed U-2S Dragon Lady – one of the oldest platforms in the USAF’s inventory – became the first US military aircraft to fly with an artificial intelligence (AI) co-pilot on December 15

Loganair launches 15-minute flight from Edinburgh to Glasgow

The Scottish carrier says the route isn’t just a novel way of cutting rush hour traffic on the M8, but that its origins have a more sensible justification

Win a Messerchmitt ME109 worth £319.00!

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US approves sale of G550 special mission equipment to Italy

The US State Department announced on December 15 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale of special mission equipment to Italy for integration on two new Gulfstream G550 aircraft

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Cirrus SR22 Flight Adventure

In this flight adventure, we take a look at one of the most popular general aviation aircraft of all time, the single piston-engined Cirrus SR22…

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Airports of the World Issue 93 - January-February 2021

Welcome to Airports of the World Issue 93 - January-February 2021

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