News

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.

China’s answer to the Growler

A dedicated electronic warfare (EW) version of the Shenyang J-16 fighter completed its maiden flight on December 18 last year.

Hellenic Phantoms – THE LEGEND CONTINUES

Over 40 years after its service entry with the Hellenic Air Force, and thoroughly rejuvenated by a wide-ranging upgrade program, the F-4 Phantom II remains an essential component of Greece’s Tactical Air Force planning.

iFly Service Pack 3.2.1 for FSX/FS9/P3D

The developers over at iFly have released a new service pack for iFly 737NG FSX, FS9 and P3D v2.2 versions.