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These recommendations are taken from the FS2002 "ATC Handbook", page 10 and apply equally well to FS2004.
With the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaching, the FS Pilot Shop announces its big sale, extending to over 50 publishers and hundreds of products. Now is the time to stock up on some great flight simulator products for 2017.
FlightSimCom flight simulator convention for 2017 is only a few weeks away. Today they are proud to announce an impressive speaker lineup for the event. There will be a plethora of educational, entertaining, and informative seminars throughout the weekend. Flight-simulation focused seminars will occur on Saturday, and presentations with a real-world focus will occur on Sunday.
TDS - Tenkuu Developers Studio has produced several Boeing jetliners as freeware that are of good quality and are quite popular. In this review/tribute, Michael Hayward looks at their 727, 737 and 787 aircraft in their many variations and offers his comments on each one.
Historic Jetliners Group (HJG) announces their second update for 2017. This update is composed of both new release and upgraded texture files, featuring the liveries (including some nostalgic and rare hybrids) of major and lesser known B717-200, B727, BAe 146, CV-880 and -990A, DC-8, DC-10, and MD-80 operators.
Turbine Sound Studios presents the Boeing 757 PW2037 Pilot Edition sound package for FS2004, FSX and P3D, recorded in HD high definition. This Pilot Edition is as heard from the cockpit.
Finally perfect cumulus, stratus and cirrus clouds with beautiful water! AFS Design now offers Cumulus and Cirrus for FS2004. It contains a comprehensive package of new water textures with sky mirror effects, as well as cloud and sky textures.
The Gladiator MKII Joystick is the most precise and durable joystick you will ever put your hands on. It features sturdy feel and construction, hyper precise control thanks to contact-less and a strong non-slippery base.
Cockpit PHD now offers cockpit builders a DIY Plug and Play USB Interface Circuit IO Card Set. One of the key components of any panel is the I/O circuit board. Unlike those I/O circuit in the market, this is a complete set - everything you will need to get started making your own switch and knob panels, except the switches and knobs themselves.
GoFlight has updated the software driver for their series of control devices to support FSX:SE (Steam Edition). GF-Config 2.27.0 can now be downloaded from the GoFlight web site.
New from Skysong Soundworks for FS2004 and FSX is Beechcraft T-34 Mentor HD Audio. The Beechcraft T-34 Mentor is an American propeller-driven, single-engine, military trainer aircraft derived from the Beechcraft Model 35 Bonanza.
Now available from AFS Design for FS2004 is their MiG-29 v2. The Mikoyan MiG-29 is a 3rd generation jet fighter aircraft designed for an air superiority role in the Soviet Union. It features hi-res textures, extensive light effects, realistic flight dynamics, completely functioning autopilot and much more.
If you don't want to invest in the latest and greatest flight simulation payware options, there are still older freeware choices that are quite usable. In this review, Ron Blehm revisits the classic SGA Douglas DC-9-30 for FS2004 which despite showing its age can still be fun to fly.
Understanding how to navigate is an important part of being a skilled pilot. In this tutorial you will learn how to navigate from point to point using VOR navigation aids and the equipment found in a typical aircraft. The tutorial includes a complete realistic flight that demonstrates the navigation techniques involved.
Turbine Sound Studios (TSS) announces the C-130 Hercules Allison T-56 Pilot Edition sound package for FS2004 and FSX recorded in HD high definition. This Pilot Edition is as heard from the cockpit. It has been developed for the CaptainSim C-130 model. Other models will also work.
FlightSimCon 2017, the largest annual aviation and flight simulation conference, is proud to announce an updated list of sponsors and exhibitors for the 2017 event. The conference, which is now in its fifth year, takes place on Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11. New sponsors include Aer Lingus, Embry-Riddle and new exhibitors Dovetail Games, Laminar Research, Noble Flight Simulation and more.