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Airbus A400M drops 20 tonnes of water in firefighting tests

Airbus Defence & Space announced on July 26 the success of test flight campaign in Spain with a removable firefighting kit onboard the A400M.

CONFIRMED: JetBlue wins battle to buy Spirit with $3.8bn deal

JetBlue Airways has reached a deal to acquire Spirit Airlines, hours after an alternative bid by Frontier Airlines was scrapped.

Pembroke Dock museum wins heritage award

The Pembroke Dock Heritage Trust has become the first Welsh recipient of the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Heritage Award.

Grand Caravan Steam Gauge Overhaul

Black Square has released a steam gauge overhaul pack for the default Microsoft Flight Simulator Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX, with a new interior, analogue instrumentation and swappable avionics.

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Scotland’s Strutter due to make debut flight 

The Aviation Preservation Society of Scotland has completed its potentially airworthy reproduction of a Sopwith 1½ Strutter. 

Corfu for Microsoft Flight Simulator Released

FlyTampa’s latest DLC for Microsoft Flight Simulator features Corfu Island and the airport, enhanced with photorealistic PBR effects.

F-22 Raptors arrive at RAF Lakenheath for more Eastern Europe action

On July 26, six F-22A Raptors from the 90th Fighter Squadron (FS), 3rd Wing, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, touched down at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk.

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Final 737 to become RAF E-7 Wedgetail arrives in the UK

The last of three Boeing 737s destined to become the next generation of RAF E-7 Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACS) touched down on UK Soil on July 14.

AT-6E Wolverine achieves USAF Military Type Certification

Textron Aviation Defense’s Beechcraft AT-6E Wolverine has achieved Military Type Certification from the US Air Force.

F-22A Ready for Take-Off

Developed by Top Mach Studios and published by Just Flight, the F-22A Raptor tactical fighter for Microsoft Flight Simulator sports a detailed 3D model with optional drop tanks, three paint schemes and custom animations.