Month: November 2016

Freighter Joint Venture Ends

Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Antonov Airlines have announced that their An-124 freighter joint venture, Ruslan International, will end on December 31. The two companies created the offshoot in 2006 to jointly market their combined An-124-100 fleets, with the aim of improving

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X-Plane 11 to ship with Navigraph Dataset

According to a statement from Navigraph, X-Plane 11 will be using one single navigational database from Navigraph as the default dataset for scenery, maps, ATC, AI and the GPS/FMS.  If you would like to know more about the structure of

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Genoa X Out Now

Aerosoft has released Genoa X for FSX and Prepar3D.  The package is a high end scenery of the famous Italian city of Genoa and Sestri Cristoforo Colombo Airport is a build on an artificial peninsula next the large harbour. This

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DCS: Spitfire LF Mk. IX Out Now

Eagle Dynamics has announced that DCS: Spitfire LF Mk IX is available for pre-purchase. The Vickers Supermarine Spitfire is arguably the most iconic fighter aircraft of World War II. Famous for its role in the Battle of Britain, the Spitfire

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New Twin Ready to Roll

The C441 CONQUEST II from Carenado is now available. The aircraft is compatible with FSX, FSX: Steam Edition and Prepar3D v2.5/v3.0 and includes HD quality textures (4096 x 4096) along with five high-definition liveries and a blank paint scheme for

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Avianca Argentina Opts for ATRs

Synergy Aerospace has ordered 12 ATR 72-600s for operation by its new Argentinean subsidiary Avian Líneas Aéreas.  The airline will be branded Avianca Argentina under a license agreement.  Synergy has opted to configure the turboprops with 72 seats and expects

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Amsterdam Debut for airBaltic CS300

Launch carrier airBaltic will debut the new Bombardier CS300 on its Riga to Amsterdam connection on December 14. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic said: “CS300 is a great aircraft, and a great improvement for our customers this Christmas.  We are

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Aer Lingus is MIA Bound

Aer Lingus will launch its first ever service between Dublin and Miami International Airport (MIA) on September 1.  The three-times weekly flights will be served by the Irish airline’s 266-seat Airbus A330-200s. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A Gimenez welcomed the

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FlightSimCon 2017 Announced

FlightSimCon 2017, the annual aviation and flight simulation conference, will be held on the weekend of June 10-11, 2017 at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport. Now in its fifth year, FlightSimCon has become the biggest flight simulation and

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Additional ATRs for Aeromar

Mexican regional carrier Aeromar has signed a firm purchase order for eight ATR turboprops. The deal consists of six ATR 72-600s and a pair of ATR 42-600s, with the former configured with 72 seats and the latter capable of carrying 48

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