Finland

Kajaani Airport for MSFS released

Kajaani Airport serves the capital of the Kainuu region in Finland. It handles general aviation traffic along with daily scheduled ATR-42 flights to Helsinki and charter flights up to the size of a Boeing 757.

Finland becomes 31st nation to join NATO

Finland has become the 31st and latest nation to join NATO, after it deposited its instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty with the US government – represented by Secretary of State Antony Blinken – at the alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on April 4

Finnair swaps wings for wheels

The Helsinki-based flag carrier has unveiled bold changes for two key domestic routes

Turku Airport now available

Scenery developer, M'M Simulations has announced Turku Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

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Fearsome Finnish: When Hawker Hurricanes fought the USSR

In the October 2014 issue of FlyPast, Kari Stenman described Finland’s use of the Hawker Hurricane – and spoke to the owner of a then freshly restored example flying in Finnish colours

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Highway Hornets: How does Finland train its F/A-18 pilots for dispersed ops?

AirForces Monthly hit the road to join the Finnish Air Force as it practised its long tradition of flying its F/A-18s from the country’s main dual carriageways

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The USS Kearsarge amphibious group visits Northern Europe

As Finland settles into joining NATO, Combat Aircraft Journal reports on the USS Kearsarge amphibious group visit to the Northern European country, and other exercises that took place this summer

Finnish Air Force retires L-70 Vinka trainer fleet

After more than 40 years of service, the Finnish Air Force has retired its fleet of Valmet L-70 Vinka primary training aircraft

RAF Chinooks return from deployment to Estonia

Two RAF-operated Boeing Chinook HC5/HC6 heavy-lift tactical transport helicopters from No 27 Squadron at RAF Odiham, Hampshire, have returned home following a deployment to Ämari Air Base in Estonia

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SCOOP: Finland to build hundreds of F-35 forward fuselages

Finland will build hundreds of forward fuselages for Lockheed Martin’s global F-35 stealth fighter programme it has emerged, as the Finnish defence authorities inked deals on February 11 to confirm the acquisition of the fighter