Singapore requests future F-35 training location also host its F-16 jets

By: Mike Yeo and Valerie Insinna Updated on 7/23/20 at 10:50 a.m. EST with a statement from Singapore’s defense ministry. MELBOURNE, Australia — Singapore has told the U.S. Air Force it wants to co-locate its Arizona-based F-16 training detachment with its future F-35 training unit, with five locations in the U.S. shortlisted as potential sites for training international F-35 operators. In a statement to Defense News, U.S. Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek said the service “plans to establish an F-35 Foreign Military Sales training Center in the Continental United States which could accommodate up to 36 F-35 aircraft.” “Based on negotiations with our foreign military sales customers as well

Covid-19: SIA and SilkAir transit flights through Singapore (Update)

With effect from Wednesday 15 July 2020, Singapore Airlines and SilkAir customers can transit through Singapore Changi Airport from additional points in Europe to any destination in the SIA Group network currently operated by SIA, SilkAir or Scoot. For the latest cities approved for transit flights through Singapore, please refer to the table here. Please note that the transit flights are only for outbound journeys from the cities in the list below. Passengers will not be able to transit from other points in the SIA Group network through Singapore into these cities. For the latest Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flight schedules, please refer here. Please refer here for Scoot flight schedul

The DiSTI Corporation Appoints New CEO

The DiSTI Corporation’s Board of Directors has appointed John Hayward as Chief Executive Officer. Hayward, an experienced leader in the realm of training and simulation, will bring his unique experience and strong leadership to further DiSTI's growth. "The Board is unanimous in our confidence that John Hayward is the right person to build upon DiSTI's current momentum," said Chairman of the Board John Regazzi. "Throughout his career, John has demonstrated the type of seasoned leadership and experience required to grow DiSTI's market presence, while continuing to deliver the exceptional value our clients have come to expect." Before joining The DiSTI Corporation, Hayward held several senior l

Trian3DBuilder Release 7.1

Already available for download. Check out our new PBR Library! Contact us to download @ This release completes the development of our new PBR (Physical Based Rendering) material library and is therefore of particular interest to customers who are using modern game engines like Unreal or Unity. Important improvements have been implemented for Unreal Datasmith export, as well as for CDB format. New Material Library. Compose and previsualize PBR materials by combining layers of PBR maps Multiple texture layers (metallic, normal, roughness, occlusion, displacement, emission, …) Basic operations per layer (import texture, set color, channel selection, transpar

Pinnacle’s UH-60 VMT Now Available via GSA Catalog

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. (Pinnacle) is now offering the UH-60 Virtual Maintenance Trainer (UH-60 VMT) on GSA Advantage!, the online shopping and ordering system available to federal, state, and local government entities. With an easy search for UH-60 VMT, this Pinnacle-developed product is available under GSA’s Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) - Professional Services Category titled Off-the-Shelf Training Devices and Training Materials (333318TDTM). Utilizing the Virtual X Training (VXT) products, Pinnacle has developed and deployed high-fidelity VMTs in support of the UH-60M, UH-60A, and UH-60L Aircraft Mission, Type, Design, and Series (MTDS) that provide immersive 3D environments and deliver

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