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Interview - DC Designs’ Concorde

DC Designs, in partnership with Just Flight, recently announced that it was developing the Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde as an add-on aircraft. Thomas Haynes spoke to Dean Crawford, founder of DC Designs, to find out more.

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Orbx’s Landmarks: London City Pack

Although Microsoft Flight Simulator depicts the world as never before, the base photogrammetry has its limitations. The extrapolation of the buildings and other elements can only be as good as the Azure detection algorithm. So while there will be a structure in the correct location, it’s unlikely that it will look exactly like the real thing.

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Just Flight's A300B4-200 Interview

In Part 1 of our interview with Just Flight, published in the previous issue, we discussed the work that the team had done on their 146 Professional. In this, the second part of the interview, Just Flight’s head of development, Martyn Northall talks about the upcoming A300B4-200.

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Baron's Combat Corner: Flying and fighting in the P-51 Mustang

We discuss the attributes of the North American P-51 Mustang and why it has earned a reputation as the best all-round US fighter to have served in World War Two.

Snapped aileron cable caused Flybe diversion

Flight carrying 59 passengers between Newquay and Heathrow made a precautionary landing at Exeter last November because of control issues relating to the ailerons

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oliXsim’s Lockheed Lodestar Model 18

In this review, we take a nostalgic look at a classic of the 1940s as we explore oliXsim’s Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar for X-Plane 11.

USAF clears F-15E to use StormBreaker smart weapon

Raytheon Missiles & Defense announced on October 13 that the US Air Force (USAF) has cleared the firm’s GBU-53/B StormBreaker smart weapon for use on its Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle fleet

First flight of the Bristol Beaufort Torpedo Bomber

October 15 marks the anniversary of the Bristol Beaufort’s inaugural flight. Key.Aero takes a brief look into the history of the aircraft…

Honeycomb announces new products, plus Xbox support

Honeycomb Aeronautical has announced major product updates including the launch of a new joystick and throttle, and Xbox support for its entire range of controllers.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Upgraded

Asobo Studio has released version 1.9.5.0 for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Brünner Electronik’s CLS-E Force Feedback joystick

Brünner's A320 force feedback sidestick.

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PC Pilot Issue 130

Welcome to PC Pilot Issue 130

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TRISTAR 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Pan Am TriStars

Lockheed’s TriStar flew for the first time on November 16, 1970...

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Pilot Report: North American NA-64 Yale

The NA-64 Yale is a close relative of the more famous Harvard...

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Twin Otter Part 2 – The Viking Years

Malcolm Ginsberg concludes the story of the Twin Otter...

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Room with a View: Heathrow

Richard Vandervord visits a hotel at London’s Heathrow Airport...

The world’s first regional jet

France’s first foray into manufacturing jetliners, the Sud Aviation Caravelle also happened to be pioneering in a completely different way, as Key.Aero reveals

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Aviation News November 2020

Welcome to Aviation News November 2020

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TRISTAR 50TH ANNIVERSARY: RAF TriStars

In 2014 the RAF retired its fleet of Lockheed TriStar tanker-transports...

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AirForces Monthly November 2020

Welcome to AirForces Monthly November 2020...

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Greece’s Last Phantoms

Greece is one of the few remaining operators of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II...

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B-58 Hustler: Convair’s Dazzling Delta

The record-breaking B-58 Hustler bomber certainly looked the part...

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Yak-42: Soviet Trijet Tribulations

The Soviet-era Yak-42 had a troubled beginning...

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Air Power in the Last Decade of the Cold War

The unimaginable prospect of nuclear annihilation came close...

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TRISTAR 50TH ANNIVERSARY: LTU’s TriStars

German charter operator LTU expanded rapidly in the 1970s...

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