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Explore las últimas noticias y artículos de nuestros periodistas de aviación de talla mundial. Manténgase al día de las últimas novedades de la aviación militar, las noticias de las aerolíneas comerciales, los proyectos de restauración de aviones históricos, los lanzamientos de simulación de vuelo y mucho más.

¡ULTIMATE ANSETT AUSTRALIA QUIZ!

El 17 de febrero se celebra el aniversario de la creación de Ansett Australia en 1936. Con sede en Melbourne, la aerolínea sobrevivió 65 años antes de quebrar en 2001 (y de nuevo en 2002). Esta semana ponemos a prueba sus conocimientos sobre esta emblemática aerolínea. Buena suerte.

Concurso de aviación histórica: El Avro Arrow

El 20 de febrero de 2023 se cumplen 64 años de la cancelación del CF-105 Arrow de Avro Canada, un avión de ala delta todavía increíble, por lo que dedicamos el quiz de esta semana a un tipo del que se dice que es "el mejor avión de Canadá que nunca existió..."

Lockheed Martin rolls out first C-130J-30 for New Zealand

Lockheed Martin formally rolled out the first of five C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical transports for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) at its production facility in Marietta, Georgia, on February 15

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A beginner’s guide to flight simulation

Taking flight simulation up as a hobby can be a daunting experience. In this article, we tackle some of the challenges newcomers are likely to face by looking at the different flight simulator platforms, the hardware requirements and the controllers needed to get off the ground.

Dune expansion pack for MSFS released

The Microsoft Flight Simulator team has announced the Dune expansion pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available as a free download.

Australian Wedgetail touches down at RAF Lossiemouth

A Royal Australian Air Force Boeing E-7A Wedgetail, A30-002, touched down at RAF Lossiemouth today (February 16, 2024).

USAF’s 305th RQS welcomes first Jolly Green II

The USAF’s 305th Rescue Squadron (RQS) – a component of Air Force Reserve Command’s (AFRC’s) 943rd Rescue Group (RQG) – joined the HH-60W Jolly Green II family on February 1, when the first aircraft (21-14521) arrived at Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona

Save the Skymaster folds its wings

The team were attempting to return a Douglas C-54 Skymaster to flying status

Nice Cote D'azur Airport - NG Series for MSFS

JustSim has released a new product line dubbed the NG Series, offering highly realistic and detailed models of airports and the surrounding areas.

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Microsoft’s Famous Flyer 7: Mitsubishi MU-2 review

The Mitsubishi MU-2 has earned a reputation for its speed and versatility, as well as being one of Japan’s most successful post-war era aircraft. We take a closer look at iniBuilds rendition of this high-performance twin for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

USMC’s first East Coast F-35B unit declared operational

The USMC formally declared its first East Coast-based F-35B Lightning II squadron operational when Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 542 (VMFA-542) ‘Tigers’ – a component of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) – achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC) at MCAS Cherry Point in North Carolina on February 5

Chisinau Airport for MSFS

MXI Design has announced Chisinau International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Tuskegee Fairchild PT-19A returns to the sky

A trainer, once used by the famed Tuskegee Airmen, has flown again after two years of work by Commemorative Air Force Airbase Georgia

USAF to perform flypast over Sheffield to mark 80th anniversary of B-17 crash

The US Air Force is to conduct a flypast over Endcliffe Park in Sheffield to mark the 80th anniversary of the crash of B-17 “Mi Amigo”.

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SLH Sim Designs’ TXKF – L F Wade International review

In this review, we take a look at Bermuda Airport from SLH Sim Designs and see how it measures up using the following categories: imaging, enhancements and realism.

Salzburg Airport for MSFS out now

RDPresets has released Salzburg Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

MXI Design releases Kaunas Airport

Scenery developer MXI Design has announced EYKA Kaunas Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Smithsonian reveal plans for multiple new attractions

Twelve new galleries showcasing a wide range of exhibits are to be opened at the National Air and Space Museum

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Ethiopia acquires Su-30K fighters and Akinci drones

The Ethiopian Air Force (EAF) has taken delivery of two Russian-built Su-30K Flanker-F multi-role fighters and an unspecified number of Turkish-made Bayraktar Akinci unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAVs)

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Greece seeks stop-gap C-130Hs to bolster waning airlift capabilities

The US Department of Defense and the US State Department have recently given advance notice of a proposed transfer of two legacy C-130H Hercules tactical transports to Greece as part of the Excess Defense Articles programme, which will be used as a stop-gap to boost the Hellenic Air Force’s airlift capabilities until the air arm’s new C-130J Super Hercules fleet can enter operational service

Stunning Swiss Air Force Hornet photos

A selection of stunning photos of Swiss Air Force F/A-18 Hornets from Peter Lewis and Aldo Wicki.

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Bombardier bags Challenger 3500 order

Bombardier announced on December 22, 2023, that an undisclosed customer had placed a firm order for 12 of its Challenger 3500 super mid-size business jet, with the first deliveries expected in the second half of 2025.

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UK planespotting highlights for January 2024

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK. For the most part, they’re commercial jets, but almost all of them are unusual types, wearing new or unique liveries, or first visits by an airline or airliner to a particular airport.

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EasyJet reopens ‘Runway’

Low-cost airline easyJet reopened its ‘Runway’ university graduate training initiative in January.

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Red Wings Tupolev Tu-214 restoration

Moscow-based Red Wings Airlines has received a Tupolev Tu-214 as it looks to expand its fleet.

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Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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Cambridge, Reino Unido

The event webpage states: "Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, Reino Unido

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, Reino Unido

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, Reino Unido

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

Shuttleworth Military Air Show

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Biggleswade, Reino Unido

The event webpage says it will be: "showcasing outstanding and iconic military aircraft which have shaped the course of aviation history."

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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Cambridge, Reino Unido

The event webpage states: "A tale of two countries bound by duty, find out about the special relationship between America and Britain. Enjoy a few surprises in the sky and a great day out on the ground at Flying Days: The Americans. Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."