Month: September 2016

One-Eleven Rolls Out of Just Flight’s Hangar

The British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) One-Eleven is now available for FSX, FSX: Steam Edition and Prepar3D. The package comes with 10 airline liveries and includes the 300, 400 and 500 variants with hush kit options. A standard paint kit for

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India Finally Signs Contract to Buy 36 Rafales from France

INDIA HAS finally signed a firm contract for the purchase of 36 Dassault Rafales from France. An official ceremony took place in New Delhi today, September 23, during which French Minister of Defence Jean-Yves le Drian and his Indian counterpart,

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Small African Regional Aircraft

South African state-owned aerospace and defence technology conglomerate Denel has completed a full-size mock-up of its Small African Regional Aircraft (SARA) concept.  Launched in 2014 to help retain and develop South African aerospace design capabilities, it was originally a paper

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First Sharklet Retrofit for ACJ319

Comlux has become the first operator to retrofit an Airbus ACJ319 with Sharklets.  The work was carried out by TAP Maintenance and Engineering and is the first retrofit of the performance enhancing devices on any variant of the A319. “Comlux

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A321neos for Air Arabia

Low-cost carrier Air Arabia has finalised long term agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) for six Airbus A321neos.  The new jets come from ALC’s existing order book and are scheduled for delivery to the Sharjah-based airline between January and October

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Monarch Flies On…

Monarch Airlines has dismissed “negative speculation” concerning its financial health.  In a statement issued on September 26, the Luton-based carrier said its flights were “operating as normal.”  The airline added it was “trading well” and is expecting to make more

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A330neo Takes Shape

Final assembly of the first Airbus A330neo has begun at the manufacturer’s facility in Toulouse, France.  The wings of the jet, an A330-900, have been mated to the centre fuselage at the station 40 position of the assembly line. “We

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Thrustmaster Announces New Throttles

The TWCS Throttle from Thrustmaster is now available. The TWCS features smooth S.M.A.R.T (Sliding Motion Advanced Rail Tracks) technology with five axes, 14 buttons and an 8-way Point of View HAT switch. It also features a mini-stick, which can be

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New GNS 530/430 Available

Flight One Software has released the GNS 430 and GNS 530 avionics packages for FSX and Prepar3D. Based on the GTN Series, Flight1 has produced the GNS avionics with such detail, that they are nearly identical to their real-world counterparts.

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New team joins Worldflight 2016

A team from Jet Sim School Boeing 737-800 is taking part in World Flight, a sponsored flight around the world. The team will raise money for Magpas Air Ambulance, an emergency medical charity which provides frontline services by land and

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