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May 07, 2013

"Un hommage sous FS X"

The latest issue of french magazine Micro Simulateur brings us an overview of the new Just Flight's L-1011 TriStar 500 for Microsoft Flight Simulator FS X.

The article is written in french and it seems to be pretty interesting for those who enjoy flight simulation.

May 06, 2013

Las Vegas Sands' L-1011 to be repaired?

L-1011-500 N388LS is in AOG condition at Don Muang Airport since November of 2011, when severe flooding occurred in Bangkok.

According to the information posted in this Facebook Group "Lockheed L-1011 TriStar", repair works have now started to put this aircraft back in the air.

Las Vegas Sands - an american casino and resort operating company - tried to ferry N388LS out of Bangkok last year but the special flight permit was denied according to this document which also describes the tasks that have to be carried out before that flight permit can be issued.

It would be awesome to see this bird with such a stunning livery flying again.