• Review: Earth Simulations Scotland Scenery

    Earth Simulations is a small team of designers who specialize is ultra high quality scenery for the UK region, for use with Prepar3D. The file size of the product is offputting, but the results are worth it for those who make the effort, so reports reviewer Simon Waters.

    October 22, 2014, 11:11 am

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    Review: Drzewiecki Design - UUEE Moscow Sheremetyevo X

    UUEE Moscow Sheremetyevo X is a highly detailed scenery of UUEE Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow, Russia from Drzewiecki Design. It is compatible with FSX and Prepar3D and includes the highest level of accuracy. Reviewer Bill Stack investigates and finds that it really does live up to it claims, offering great scenery as well as good frame rates.

    October 18, 2014, 8:01 am

    Where In The World #67

    Ron Blehm returns with another Where In The World geography challenge for flightsimmers. Number 66 was an interesting geological feature that many people managed to find. For #67 you may need to know some aviation history. Give it a try and see if you can figure out the location.

    October 15, 2014, 11:01 am

    Review: X-Hangar GA8 Airvan

    The GippsAero GA8 Airvan makes for a fine utility aircraft, capable of carrying up to seven passengers or a good load of cargo anywhere you need to go. X-Plane users now have a good model of this plane created by X-Hangar. Reviewer Mark A. Stevenson tried all the variants and found it a pleasure to fly.

    October 12, 2014, 8:44 am

    Review: Flysimware - Mosquito XE3

    The Mosquito is one of the world's lightest manned helicopters. It has been designed to deliver performance, reliability and ease of flight. The Flysimware model is designed to mimic a real Mosquito XE. It includes all standard gauges and features with a few upgrades. Reviewer Bill Stack gives it a try and finds it meets expectations.

    October 10, 2014, 2:21 pm

    Interview With Earth Simulations

    Earth Simulations is a husband and wife design team who have created some extraordinarily detailed FSX and Prepar3D scenery for various regions of the UK. They like to specialize in islands since the results are so appealing whether to tourists or sim pilots. Learn more about them in our interview.

    October 8, 2014, 8:03 am

    Review: QualityWings - The Ultimate 757 Collection

    The Ultimate 757 Collection from QualityWings is the most extensive 757 package ever created for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Every 757 ever to come off the line from Boeing has been reproduced for your enjoyment. It was updated to version 1.3 earlier this year and reviewer Bill Otten now takes a look at this latest version.

    October 5, 2014, 2:12 pm

    Interview With Andrew Thomsen

    Andrew Thomsen came to scenery design the way many others have--by being disappointed with the stock scenery of a region and wanting to improve on it. He actually started with Fly! and more recently is known for his Airports of Norway collection but in the future will be concentrating on Prepar3D. Learn more about his work in our interview.

    October 3, 2014, 6:04 pm

    Review: Opencockpits IOcards

    Life is made much easier for the home cockpit builder with the availability of I/O cards from Opencockpits. In this review, Ray Andersen examines their Master Card, USB Expansion Card, Input Connection Card and Output Connection Card. These can be combined in various ways to suit any builder's needs.

    October 1, 2014, 4:04 pm

    Interview With Paul Mort

    Paul Mort has created considerable scenery for X-Plane, as well as scenery objects that he shares with other designers. He prefers designing smaller UK airports and has done quite a few of them. Learn more about how he got into scenery design and his other aviation interests in our interview.

    September 28, 2014, 9:01 am

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  • Jons Aircraft Sounds - A321-200 IAE-V2533-A5 Sounds

    Jons Aircraft Sounds - A321-200 IAE-V2533-A5 Sounds features the best quality HQ stereo sounds available, recorded with pure digital sound recorders. This package is for the Airbus A320 family running the IAE V2533 engine. It's designed for FS2004 but will work in FSX as well.

    October 24, 2014, 7:10 am

    Taburet - Night 3D Florida, Georgia, Miss. & Alabama

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    October 23, 2014, 6:11 pm

    Jons Aircraft Sounds - C-133 Pratt & Whitney T-34 Sounds

    Jons Aircraft Sounds - C-133 Pratt & Whitney T-34 Sounds features the best quality HQ stereo sounds available, recorded with pure digital sound recorders. These are Pratt & Whitney sounds suitable for the T34 and C-133 Cargomaster and are designed for FS2004 but will work in FSX as well.

    October 23, 2014, 1:58 pm

    Boston Virtual ATC 60 Hours Of ATC Event

    In November Boston Virtual ATC will host "60 Hours of ATC" to benefit the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. A uniquely BVA event, it features a non-stop 60 hour period of ATC availability in the U.S. Northeast. Each flight plan filed generates a minimum of $1, and the total raised is split between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and funding BVA's server expenses.

    October 23, 2014, 10:40 am

    TopSkills Releases New Weather Video

    The new video from TopSkills enables control over the weather in FSX and FS2004. Using Weather in Microsoft Flight Simulator shows you how to make realistic weather that's easier than the sim itself. It shows how to use all the weather options with ease - from themes, real-world weather, custom weather, and advanced weather.

    October 22, 2014, 5:20 pm

    Announcing SimLauncherX

    SimLauncherX (or SLX for short) can be used as a launcher application for both FSX and Prepar3D (v1 and v2). Flights can be loaded before launching the sim or when the sim is already running. New flight files can be created by selecting one of the installed aircraft, the start location the type of weather and the time of day.

    October 22, 2014, 4:58 pm

    Aerosoft - Tromso X Now Available

    Aerosoft presents another fine Norwegian Airport by Jo Erlend Sund. This time it's Tromso Airport on the island of Tromsoya. The scenery includes a highly detailed recreation of the airport and its surroundings and is fully compatible with FSX and Prepar3D.

    October 21, 2014, 5:23 pm

    Taburet - Night 3D Oceania Now Available

    Taburet - Night 3D Oceania is a nocturnal scenery for for those who like to live life at night; more for those simmers who like to fly at night! Covers Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand. Specifically designed 3D light bulbs for 3D effects placed on top of every type of road to provide a night blooming display of lights all over Oceania.

    October 21, 2014, 1:06 pm

    Drzewiecki Design - EETN Tallinn XP

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    October 21, 2014, 10:39 am

    50% Off Sale on FS Genesis Mesh

    Now for a limited time all products from FS Genesis are on sale at the FS Pilot Shop for 50% off. FSGenesis provides high-resolution, more detailed and accurate terrain mesh, far above the default terrain that ships with Flight Simulator.

    October 20, 2014, 5:52 pm

    iFly 747-400 Announced

    This past weekend at the PC Pilot's of Ireland event in Dublin, iFly's Steve Masson announced the upcoming release of iFly's 747-400 for FS2004, FSX and Prepar3D. Working close with well known 747 captains and engineers, iFly claims to have captured the "Queen of The Skies" like never before.

    October 20, 2014, 11:48 am

    Wilco Guess&Win! Contest

    Wilco Publishing announces their "Guess&Win" contest where you can win a free license to their next project, which is still a secret. Figure out what that project is and win a copy for yourself.

    October 20, 2014, 11:30 am

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