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X-Plane 11.50 Officially Released

Laminar Research has officially released X-Plane 11.50, introducing the Vulkan and Metal rendering engine to the platform.

USMC F-35Bs arrive at RAF Marham

Ten USMC-operated Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning IIs from VMFA-211 ‘Wake Island Avengers’ arrived at RAF Marham in Norfolk, UK, on September 3.

Willie Walsh retires from IAG

IAG chief takes his delayed retirement, as former Iberia boss takes over amid shareholder revolt over Walsh’s pay

Sweden offers Gripen C/D to Croatia

Representatives from the Swedish government formally offered 12 new Saab JAS 39 Gripen C/D multi-role fighters to Croatia on September 9.

Tecnam P2010 Touches Down in Prepar3D

Aeroplane Heaven has announced the Tecnam P2010 for Prepar3D version 4 and 5 is now available.

Boom to explore supersonic VIP transports for USAF

Boom Supersonic was awarded a contract by the US Air Force (USAF) on September 8 to explore options for a supersonic executive transport aircraft, which could be employed by the service.

Three more A330 MRTTs for France

France's Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, announced on September 3 that three additional Airbus A330s have been ordered for conversion into Phénix Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft.

EasyJet cuts capacity – and blames government

In light of recent changes to the government’s quarantine rules, the low-cost carrier expects to operate less than 40% of planned capacity in the fourth quarter

KAI’s KF-X prototype enters final assembly

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) launched final assembly of its first Korea Fighter eXperiment (KF-X) multi-role fighter prototype at its Sacheon facility in the South Gyeongsang province on September 1.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Celebrates Maiden Aircraft Milestone

New UAE subsidiary of the European low-cost carrier takes delivery of its first aircraft, marking a major step ahead of its October launch