Month: April 2016

Delta Boost for C Series

Delta Air Lines has delivered a major boost to Canadian manufacturer Bombardier after signing a firm order for 75 CS100s.  The deal, valued at $5.6 billion at list prices, also includes a further 50 purchase options and is the largest

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Chieftain Takes to the Sky

Alabeo has released the Piper PA-31 Chieftain 350 for FSX and Prepar3D. The package includes two high-quality 3D models: a regular and a commuter version with winglets. It also comes with six high-definition liveries and a blank paint scheme for

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A Taste of Finland

Finnair has embarked on a bold new strategy aimed at strengthening its position in the European and Asian air travel markets.  The multi-faceted approach, which includes a new aircraft cabin design and a signature menu, is intended to give passengers

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Accelerated Airline Placement Opportunities

CTC Aviation has announced a brand new initiative to attract more qualified pilots on to its Airline Training Partnership (CTC ATP), its managed ‘fast track’ to airline career opportunities.  A dramatic increase in demand for newly-qualified, and experienced pilots, has

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MAX Developments

Boeing is preparing to roll-out the first production 737 MAX despite having only just started its flight testing programme.  The aircraft is scheduled to emerge from Boeing’s Renton final assembly facility before the end of April as is part of

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Swiss Plans for C Series Arrival

Swiss International Air Lines has released the entry-into-service programme for its incoming Bombardier C Series.  The first CS100 is due to join the Zürich-based carrier in late June and will make its commercial debut on July 15, operating flight LX

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Southwest Accelerates Classic Retirement

Southwest Airlines has brought forward plans to retire its Boeing 737-300s from 2018 to the third quarter of next year.  The Texas-based carrier said the “removal of the type” would simplify its operations and resolve uncertainty surrounding Federal Aviation Administration

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DTG Flight School – Approach & Landing Lesson

Dovetail Games releases new video tutorial Dovetail Games has released a new video which shows one of the lessons that comes with the title. Accompanied by a voice-over, the instructor guides you through the different phases of the approach and

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Picturesque Narvik Airport

Orbx working on ENNK Narvik Airport Narvik Airport (ICAO ENNK) is a regional airport situated in Framnes, Narvik in Norway. Its single runway is 3,166ft in length and is aligned in a roughly north–south orientation. Set in a picturesque region,

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IXEG 737 Classic has landed!

X-Aviation announce the release of this highly anticipated airliner add-on for X-Plane Following on from our previous news item posted last Friday, announcing the imminent release of the IXEG 737 Classic, this highly anticipated simulation landed at the weekend. X-Aviation

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