Month: May 2016

Frankfurt Gains New Lease of Life

Aerosoft has released Mega Airport Frankfurt V2.0 for FSX and Prepar3D. The new airport has been realistically scaled with all airport buildings modelled including the new Terminal B. It features high-resolution textures, taxiway signs, taxiways as well as a 140km²

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First Superjet for CityJet

Irish carrier CityJet is the first European operator of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) after taking delivery of its maiden example.  The 98-seat aircraft, EI-FWA (c/n 95102), was handed over by SuperJet International in Venice on May 24 and is

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Delays for St Helena

Concerns over windshear have led St Helena Airport to delay to delay its official opening.  The newly built facility was due to open on May 21 after Air Safety Support International (ASSI) had certified the airfield on May 10, following

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Twin Star Updated

The Diamond DA42 version 2.0 from Carenado is now available for FSX and Prepar3D. Version 2.0 of the aircraft comes with six HD liveries features custom Diamond DA42 sounds. A blank texture is also included for creating custom designs. The

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Qatar Increases IAG Investment

Qatar Airways has upped its stake in International Airlines Group (IAG) from just under 12% to 15.01%.  The Doha-based carrier announced the investment at a press conference in Atlanta, Georgia, celebrating its new services to the US city. IAG is

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E-Jet Makes TAP Debut

TAP Express is the first Portuguese operator of the Embraer E-Jet after introducing the type into revenue service.  The Brazilian-built E190-100LR, CS-TPW (c/n 19000550), flew its maiden rotation from Lisbon to Nice on May 24.  It is the first of

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Gateway to Azerbaijan

Baku X by Drzewiecki Design is now available for FSX and Prepar3D. The package is the first commercial scenery of Azerbaijan, featuring a detailed representation of Heydar Aliyev International Airport (UBBB) as well as lite models of other Azeri airports.

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Unleash the Pilot Within

Dovetail Games has officially released Flight School on the Steam. Flight School puts you into the pilot’s seat with interactive missions, lessons and challenges that will get you flying like a veteran in no time. The package comes with two

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VietJetAir Expansion

LOW-COST CARRIER VietJetAir has finalised an $11.3bn deal for 100 Boeing 737 MAX 200s, the largest single commercial aircraft purchase in Vietnam’s aviation history.  In an interesting change in strategy, departing from the typical one-type model associated with LCC operations,

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Tiger now Available

Belsimtek with The Fighter Collection and Eagle Dynamics have released the DCS: F-5E Tiger II for pre-purchase. The DCS: F-5E Tiger II will be available for a 20% discount ($47.99) until July when the price will increase to $59.99. In

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