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ATAC to provide ‘Red Air’ training at two USAF bases

On July 27, Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) announced that it had been awarded contracts to provide two USAF bases with live adversary air or ‘red air’ training.

Orbx Touches Down in San Jose

The latest airport from Orbx is KSJC San Jose International Airport for Prepar3D v4+.

Gripen, F/A-18, F-35 offered for Canada’s future fighter

Saab, Boeing and Lockheed Martin will do battle with each other as they seek to deliver 88 new fighters to Canada, which plans to begin replacing its ageing fleet of CF-188A/B Hornets by 2025.

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Brazil’s first E-99 AEW&C completes upgrade

Embraer announced that it had completed the upgrade process of the Brazilian Air Force’s first E-99 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft to E-99M-standard on July 24.

Battle of Britain event is back!

Aero Legends returns in Kent on September 25-27 with socially distanced show still allowing for 10,000 people per day.

US to stay at Mildenhall, proposes Spangdahlem Air Base withdrawal

The US Defense Secretary, Dr Mark Esper, announced plans to reduce the US military’s presence in Germany on July 29 – a move which cancels previous plans to relocate RAF Mildenhall-based aircraft and personnel to the country.

System of systems could bankrupt Tempest

The UK’s Tempest programme which aims to have a next generation fighter and supporting assets in service from 2035 could see spiralling costs if it takes a narrow system of systems approach.

Spain Loses 60 Flights from UK in 24 Hours

Addition of the country onto UK Government's quarantine list has immediate impact on aviation sector

Malmo Airport Trailer

Orbx has released a new trailer for ESMS Malmö Airport.

Boeing partner with MHI on Japanese F-15J upgrades

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Boeing recently signed a direct commercial sale agreement to support upgrades to Japan’s F-15J multi-role fighter fleet.