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These recommendations are taken from the FS2002 "ATC Handbook", page 10 and apply equally well to FS2004.
In this three part series, JanKee Blom offers his techniques for repainting aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator. He's done hundreds of repaints over the years and found it very rewarding. You too will likely enjoy flying an airplane with your own unique paint scheme on it.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, the FS Pilot Shop offers up a large sale from many of your favorite flightsim developers. Please check the list here for those developers participating.
FlightSimCon 2017, the largest annual aviation and flight simulation conference, is proud to announce the first round 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.
Turbine Sound Studios has released two sound packs for the Boeing 757 for use with FS2004. They cover the RB211 535C engine and the RB211 535E4 engine. These are "Pilot Edition" packages, recorded high definition as heard from the cockpit.
Now available at the FS Pilot Shop from GoFlight is a new base for use with their TQ-6 throttle quadrant. The TQ-6 Tilt Base makes the angle of the throttle controls more realistic and also provides a place to mount one other module, such as the ATC module or engine start module.
Jet Simming Tutorial Video by TopSkills has been improved based on suggestions from viewers. The expanded video now includes startup procedures expounded and clarified, new information about non-precision approaches and various other clarifications and additions.
The new Skysong Soundworks FS2004/FSX Beechcraft Bonanza F33A HD Audio features real world sounds recorded from their respective positions and is Engineered to compliment Carenado aircraft.
Available now from the FS Pilot Shop is RUDDO Rudder Pedals from Virtual Fly. Virtual-Fly produces RUDDO Pedals with a superior commitment on durability. Its metal case with aluminum and solid steel parts as well as all mobile components are designed for a long lasting performance.
The TQ3 Throttle Quadrant is now available at the FS Pilot Shop from Virtual Fly. Have you ever used a throttle quadrant with your simulator that just doesn't feel right? Those days are gone!. Now you can set the required strength to match your desired performance.
Now available from the FS Pilot Shop is Yoko The Yoke from Virtual Fly. This high quality yoke connects via USB to all popular flight simulators. Due to is nearly 6 inch traveling shaft and overall quality components it offers more precision and realism to your flight experience.
Registration is now open for FlightSimCon 2017, the annual aviation and flight simulation conference, which will be held on the weekend of June 10-11, 2017 at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport. Now in its fifth year, FlightSimCon has quickly become the biggest flight simulation and aviation conference in North America, drawing attendees from around the world.
FenceBuilder PRO, introduced a few years ago, allows FS2004 and FSX users to "build" ground-hugging fences, walls, hedges, etc. and to place entire rows of objects in one operation. Registered users of FenceBuilder PRO may now request a free upgrade that extends its capabilities to all versions of P3D and FSX-SE.
AFS Design announces version 5 of their Eurofighter Typhoon Professional for FS2004 and FSX. The Eurofighter is a single-seat, twin-engine, agile combat aircraft which will be used in the air-to-air, air-to-ground and tactical reconnaissance roles.
Now available from Luis Gordo is Instruction Station v3.46. This utility is meant to assist aviation professionals, flight simulation enthusiasts and home cockpit builders using FS2004, FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane. The 'Instructor Station' allows you to set the aircraft on an approach to a runway of choice under any weather conditions with full control of simulator settings.
During December the FS Pilot Shop is hosting sales by many popular flight simulator publishers. Additional sales have now started. Some sales are in effect now, others will start later. Duration of sale varies by publisher so if you see something you want it's best to act right away!