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Empora Air Completes Quick Acquisition of Swift Air

In a surprise move, New York based Empora Air recently announce it has acquired the competing Swift Air, a boutique airline with operations similiar to that of Empora. Swift Air’s two Boeing 767s will be absorbed into Empora Air’s technologically advanced fleet consisting of the latest A330, B737, B767, and B777 aircraft. The A320 aircraft previously flown under Empora Air colours are now available for lease and/or sale and all interested parties should contact the Empora Air C.E.O. for more information.

Empora Air is also celebrating their one-year anniversary with a membership drive envisioned to boost membership numbers and create buzz around the Empora Air brand name. They have continued work on their website, but more information can be found at: Continue reading


‘Flying Dutchmen:’ Wings Over Holland, launch FSX-based Flight School

It is clear that the English-speaking community makes up the largest percentage of FSX multiplayer users and entering English-speaking sessions can be very intimidating for non-native speakers (and native speakers too). In an effort to help combat this situation, Wings Over Holland, a Dutch organization most recently affiliated with Birmingham Virtual Airport, has started a flight school utilizing FSX to allow their pilots the extended opportunity not only to learn flight skills, but the English language as well. The Wings Over Holland Flight School trains their Dutch pilots using English aviation terminology while providing the necessary flight skills training- all in a safe and friendly environment. Continue reading


German Flight Sim Conference Live Broadcast

Virtual Flyer's Magazine, the German FS and VA online magazine will deliver live broadcast streams from Germany's biggest flight sim conference in Paderborn which will be held October 21st.
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Flight One Releases Free 727 Repaints

Flight One Software, in partnership with DreamFleet, has officially released
today the free Livery Pack 1 for the Greatest Airliners 727 product (designed by
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BirdsEyeView Volume 3 Released

BirdsEyeView is pleased to announce the release of VOL3 USA/Canada
Winter textures. VOL3 represents part 1 of the two part winter texture sets
representing the cold, wet season with VOL4 USA/Canada HardWinter representing
the 2nd part and the cold, cold, snow season!
VOL4 is scheduled for release
January 27th.

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Mega Airport Frankfurt

The new Mega Airport Frankfurt is now for sale in Aerosofts online shop. The publisher writes in a press release:
"This represents the future of flight simulation. Sure that is a big claim but we
believe it is true. Not only is this scenery superbly detailed and extremely
detailed but it actually expands what used to be possible in FS2004."

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Ultimate Traffic Fall/Winter 2005 Schedule Released

Flight One Software has released the Fall/Winter 2005 Schedule update
for Ultimate Traffic. The data includes over 420,000+ scheduled flights
for over 900 of the world’s airlines that are based on real timetables.

These schedules include International, National, Regional, Commuter,
and even Air Cargo operators. The data was compiled based on the week
of December 5th-11th, 2005. Continue reading


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