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PMDG 747-400 Queen of the Skies II Screenshots

Here are a few screenshots of the PMDG 747-400 Queen of the Skies II, including a YouTube video demonstrating ground services.  

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Thrustmaster – 25 Years at Full Throttle

In this special PC Pilot report, Richard Benedikz travelled to the Big Apple to attend Thrustmaster’s 25th anniversary celebration event. Thrustmaster marked its 25th anniversary milestone in New York with an event on board the USS Intrepid Sea, Air and

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Vamos Volotea!

VOLOTEA HAS taken the first step in its fleet renewal programme after introducing its maiden Airbus A319 into service.  The arrival of the former Air Malta example, EI-FMT (c/n 2113) Han Volo, marks a major change for the Barcelona-based low-cost

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Looking Ahead

Richard Benedikz visited the ‘frozen north’ to find out how Oslo/Gardermoen Airport in Norway has integrated biofuel into its fuel delivery infrastructure. Norway has often led the way with initiatives to reduce carbon emissions. Its latest incentive – to make

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First Turkish C-130 with Upgraded Avionics Delivered

The first Turk Hava Kuvvetleri (THK – Turkish Air Force) Hercules to be modernised with new avionics under the Erciyes programme, C-130E 13188, seen during its hand-over ceremony at TAI’s facilities in Ankara on August 8. TURKISH AEROSPACE Industries (TAI)

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Saving Lives and Seizing Drugs

The Coast Guard Air Station in Los Angeles covers a wide and very busy area in Southern California. Alan Kenny found out more. Southern California is well known for its beaches, ocean and sailing. It is also known for sharks,

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Hosting the Testers

Naval Base Ventura County has the sound of afterburners again while they play host to two squadrons from NAWS China Lake. All images copyright of the author. NAS Point Mugu used to be home to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron

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Military Master!

AFM’s Alan Kenny had the opportunity to briefly chat with the BBC’s history expert, Dan Snow, about aviation AFM: You have an impressive knowledge of military history. What era would you like to visit and why? Dan: My first love

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48th Fighter Wing in action

USAFE aircraft based at RAF Lakenheath train all year round in all weathers. Alan Kenny was there on December 3rd. RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk is a busy base. It is home to the 48th Fighter Wing which consists of four

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Shayne Meder has been painting military aircraft for 14 years. Alan Kenny travelled to March Air Reserve Base in Southern California to see her latest work Flygirlpainter/Shayne Meder has been painting art on to active duty aircraft for 14 years.

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