Month: February 2017

SSG E-170 Evo Updated

Supercritical Simulation Group has updated the Embraer E-170 Evolution to version 1.05. The X-Plane 10 and 11 versions are separate files and it is high recommended it update. X-Plane 10 changes: Tuned fuel consumption Fixed bug issue in the synoptic

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American Battles CAAC

American Airlines has applied to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for an extension to the start date of flights between Los Angeles and Beijing because it hasn’t yet been allocated any slots by the Civil Aviation Administration of China

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Penzance Heliport Approved

Cornwall Council has granted planning permission for a new heliport in Penzance.  The £2m project, launched by a group of private investors known as Penzance Heliport Ltd, includes construction of a new terminal, apron and hangar near the site of

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New Hunter Unleashed

The Hunter F.6/FGA.9 from Just Flight is out now. This FSX/Prepar3D collection features the F.6 and FGA.9 ground attack fighter variant, each with their own virtual cockpit representative of the type as operated by the RAF. Features include 13 paint

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Normandy 1944 Map Update

Eagle Dynamics has revealed details of the upcoming DCS World War II. Normandy 1944 is the first map in development for DCS World War II series.  Although originally scoped to just include the immediate area around the Normandy landing areas,

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Chieftain ready for immediate departure

The PA31-350 Chieftain by Carenado is now available for X-Plane 10.4 and above. Features include a detailed 3D model, six HD liveries, two different colours for the instrument panels and a blank texture for custom paint schemes. Inside, the cabin

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Air India Receives First Neo

Flag carrier Air India has taken delivery of the first of 14 Airbus A320-251neos it is leasing from Kuwaiti-based Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO).  The aircraft, VT-EXF (c/n 7459), was flown to New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on

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FSiPanel Update

The developer of FSiPanel have announced support for the newly released 747-400 Queen of the Skies II from PMDG.  The software positions the aircraft on final, downwind, base, or on vectors/take-0ff.  It will also set the systems up, spool up

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Orbx confirms no upgrade fee for next version of Prepar3D

John Venema, CEO of Orbx has said the company will not be charging for their products for the next version of Prepa3D. “[Our products] will be 100% free to use on the new platform. Better still, through the magic of

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A330neos for Air Mauritius

Air Mauritius has agreed long-term leases for two Airbus A330-900neos with Air Lease Corporation.  The two aircraft will join the carrier in September and October 2018, replacing two A340-300Es whose leases expires in November and December 2018.  Air Mauritius will

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