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    Review: VMAX Challenger 300 For X-Plane

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    Review: TJIC Fernando L. R. Dominicci Airport

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    Review: Just Flight - Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer

    Thanks to Just Flight flight simulator fans get to fly the Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer. This highly detailed simulation of the BAe Hawk T1 for FSX, FSX: Steam Edition and Prepar3D has been developed by Just Flight's in-house development team after hands-on research with a real-life ex-RAF and ETPS Hawk T1. Reviewer Ray Andersen is quite pleased with the results.

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    Review: vFlyteAir - Cherokee 140 G With Aspen E1000

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    Review: Zinertek - Natural Tree Environment X

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    Review: BFDG Embraer Tucano EMB-312

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    Where in the World Feature 93

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    Realworld Scenery 3D - Riyadh

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    Turboprop Flight Simulator - Airbus A400M Atlas

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    Flight1's Cessna SkyCatcher Now Available For Free

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    War Wings Ace Pilots League Results

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    Azurafiles - Almaty Airport v1 for P3D

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