• X-Plane

    Review: FSEconomy

    For those who need a reason for their sim flying, FSEconomy may be just the thing. It simulates the economics of operating an airline and adds passenger and cargo jobs that give virtual pay. It works with FS2004, FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane. Learn more by reading the review by Dr. Warren Lieuallen.

    October 21, 2016, 11:16 am

    Thrustmaster - HOTAS Warthog Joystick & Throttle

    Now available from the FS Pilot Shop is the Thrustmaster - HOTAS Warthog Joystick & Throttle. This USB dual-throttle joystick is the result of an intense collaboration between Thrustmaster's development teams and members of the "simmer" community. Exchanges and studies were carried out constantly throughout the product's development in order to create a joystick which meets the most specific and precise requirements of the experts.

    October 18, 2016, 9:51 am

    Aerosoft - Airport Frankfurt-Egelsbach XP

    New from Aerosoft for X-Plane is Airport Frankfurt-Egelsbach XP. In this add-on the 17 km south-east of Frankfurt am Main (Germany) located airport has been recreated in high detail including all its facilities.

    October 14, 2016, 8:47 am

    vFlyteAir - Cherokee 140 For X-Plane V2

    Now available from vFlyteAir for X-Plane is Cherokee 140 v2. There are two versions available, first being the original Cherokee 140 as a basic trainer aircraft with a simple panel. The other "classic" Cherokee 140 is an IFR version of the plane with a more advanced panel plus autopilot. Version 2 is compatible with X-Plane 10.50+ only and includes improvements to the instrument panel, situation-aware warnings, improved custom sounds and more.

    October 12, 2016, 1:37 pm

    Reality XP Releases Most Advanced GPS Simulation

    Reality XP has released the 64 bits RXP GTN 750 Touch and RXP GTN 650 Touch with TCAD. The GTN 750 Touch and GTN 650 Touch simulations now come in 64 bits and 32 bits versions for X-Plane 10.

    October 11, 2016, 10:07 am

    Thrustmaster - HOTAS Warthog Joystick

    The Thrustmaster HOTAS Warthog Flight Stick is a joystick replica of the U.S. Air Force A-10C attack aircraft flight stick. This stand-alone HOTAS Warthog joystick comes from the creator of the original HOTAS concept and the worldwide benchmark flight sim controllers.

    October 10, 2016, 3:28 pm

    X-Plane 11 Official Announcement

    Laminar Research, creator of the X-Plane flight simulator franchise, announces the next version of its flagship desktop simulation product, X-Plane 11. X-Plane 11 continues the evolution of the desktop version of X-Plane. Over the years it has always been the policy of Laminar Research to continually improve X-Plane.

    October 10, 2016, 11:43 am

    FSXFollow Major Update Released

    The award winning app FSXFollow has received a major update. FSXFollow turns your iDevice into a moving map for your flight simulator, whether FS2004, FSX, Prepar3D or X-Plane. You can easily follow your flight’s route from anywhere at any time, even capture incoming screen shots. The app is simple to use, yet provides a full host of exciting features.

    October 9, 2016, 5:20 pm

    X-Plane 11 is Coming in November

    Today at the Flight Sim conference in Cosford, England, Laminar Research announced the next version of X-Plane for laptops and desktops X-Plane 11 is the detailed, realistic and modern simulator you've been waiting for. Everything was designed with you, the sim pilot, in mind.

    October 8, 2016, 4:53 pm

    Nils Lips X-Plane Scenery Developer Interview

    Starting many years ago with FS2002, Nils Lips has been creating scenery to enhance his own flying enjoyment. Now dedicated to X-Plane scenery development, he has created quite a large range of scenery, mostly of smaller airports and mainly in the Netherlands where he lives. Learn more about him and his designs in our interview.

    October 8, 2016, 4:21 pm

    Saitek - Madcatz FLY 5 Joystick

    Newly upgraded from the previous generation, the former Cyborg X Stick is now the F.L.Y. 5 Flight Stick. The Cyborg F.L.Y. 5 gives you unrivaled adjustability, comfort and performance. It builds on years of innovation, combining precision engineering, cutting edge design and unique features to offer the ultimate control solution for flight and space sims.

    October 7, 2016, 3:16 pm

    Taburet - Night XP for Germany & Denmark for X-Plane

    NightXP is a nocturnal scenery for X-Plane pilots who like to live life and night, and flight at night in scenery that looks like the real night world. It takes full advantage of the X-Plane scenery system while being gentle on frame rates. This latest edition includes Germany and Denmark.

    October 6, 2016, 1:35 pm

    Review: Alabeo - PA23 Aztec F 250 For X-Plane

    X-Plane 10 pilots can now fly the classic light twin Piper PA23 Aztec F250 thanks to Alabeo. It features custom sounds, high quality 3D model and textures, accurate flight model, six liveries, two panels, reference PDFs and more. Reviewer Stuart McGregor describes it as a gem that any pilot would be pleased to have in his hangar.

    October 6, 2016, 7:31 am

    Computer Pilot Wings Pin

    You've earned your wings! Now show it off to the world! This pin represents the time and commitment you have made to being a computer pilot and a proud member of the flight simulation community, so wear it with pride on your shirt, hat, coat or where ever you like!

    October 4, 2016, 7:46 am

    Thrustmaster - T-Flight HOTAS X Flight Stick

    The T-Flight HOTAS X Flight Stick from Thrustmaster is now available from the FS Pilot Shop. It features 12 programmable buttons and five axes which are entirely programmable, with a wide hand rest for optimal comfort.

    October 3, 2016, 1:03 pm