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Flight Control Replay v4 Released

A major update to Flight Control Replay Professional is now available for FSX and Prepar3D.

XPForce Updated

A new version of XPForce for X-Plane is now available.

Iran UFO reports revealed

AFM has obtained copies of an Iranian report into alleged UFO overflights that occurred some ten years ago.

Navigraph Adds Support for the QW 787

Following the release of the latest AIRAC 1711 cycle, Navigraph has announced it now supports the QualityWings Ultimate 787 Collection

TFFJ – St Barts for X-Plane

Saint Barthélemy Airport (TFFJ) in the Caribbean is famous for its steep descent over a hilltop and short landing strip. Consequently, the largest aircraft allowed to operate to the airport is the Canadian-built de Havilland Dash 7 Twin Otter.

How did a 30 year-old Su-22 defeat a modern AIM-9X?

At approximately 18.43hrs local time on June 18, a US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet operating over Syria shot down a Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) Su-22M4 ‘Fitter’ fighter-bomber near Tabqah, Syria.

RAF’s Newest Helicopter

The RAF’s 32 (The Royal) Sqn took delivery of a new Agusta Westland AW109SP GrandNew helicopter in early February.

Boeing completes second T-X aircraft

Boeing has completed production of its second BTX-1 aircraft (serial N382TX). The aircraft is pictured here alongside the first aircraft N381TX.

New aircraft for Red Arrows – what are the options?

While disbandment of the Red Arrows — the Royal Air Force’s self-styled ‘ambassadors for the United Kingdom’, and probably the best-known face of the air arm — never seemed a realistic proposition, any uncertainty surrounding the future of the RAF Aerobatic Team was put to rest yesterday, November 1.