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      Gift Guide: FSFX Packages - PrecipitFX

      For those, like reviewer Michael Hayward, not satisfied with the contrails and other effects in FSX or P3D FSFX Packages brings a new way to simulate effects with PrecipitFX. It includes a set of visually accurate textures and effects such as completely revamped contrails, rain and snow textures as well as overhauled effects such as wheels effects and engine jet wash effects that will change the overall look of your flight simulator.

      December 17, 2017, 3:00 pm

      Gift Guide: Zinertek - Natural Tree Environment X

      Natural Tree Environment X from Zinertek is the most realistic and complete flight simulator vegetation texture package ever. FSX and Prepar3D users will observe improvements throughout the world. Reviewer Michael Hayward was pleasantly surprised with just how much this add-on improved the flightsim world.

      December 15, 2017, 6:41 pm

      Aerosoft - Antonov An-2 for P3D v4.1

      New from Aerosoft for Prepar3D v4.1 is the Antonov An-2. The "Colt" or "Anushka" is a 1950's era utility biplane that served in a variety of roles and was so useful it was built up to 2001. The Aerosoft version features complex modelling with many animations, fully functional systems, hi def cockpit, realistic flight model and much more.

      December 14, 2017, 6:01 pm

      Gift Guide: Virtualcol - CRJ Series Pack

      Virtualcol's first new flight simulator product for 2017 is the CRJ Series Pack for FSX and P3D. It includes all variants -- the 200, 700, 900 and 1000 Series and over 100 liveries to choose from. Reviewer Michael Hayward found that he definitely enjoyed his time with the CRJ Pack, and describes his reactions in both words and in a video.

      December 14, 2017, 4:08 pm

      ORBX - KSNC Chester Airport Released

      ORBX announces KSNC Chester Airport released for FSX and Prepar3D. This is the second scenery created by Matteo Veneziani (after KSAN) and features the small airport in Chester, Connecticut, USA with 2566 foot paved runway. The runway is sloped and the apron is below runway level, resulting in sloped taxiways. The scenery features seasons, realistic lighting, ObjectFlow and NatureFlow, custom mesh and more.

      December 14, 2017, 10:24 am

      FSX-P3D Scenery - KBIS Bismarck Airport

      Now at the FS Pilot Shop is FSX-P3D Scenery - KBIS Bismarck Airport. This flight simulator scenery is based on Google data accurate as of March 2017. It offers photoreal terrain, custom buildings, custom lights, seasonal textures and more.

      December 14, 2017, 9:57 am

      SimWorks Studios - Midway Battle Group

      New from SimWorks Studios is Midway Battle Group This feature-packed flight simulator rendition of the USS Midway and USS Coral Sea allow you to see how life and war is on these vessels, in their Vietnam-era configuration. Two carriers along with a fleet of escort ships will allow you to operate off any place in the FSX/P3D world.

      December 13, 2017, 5:16 pm

      FlightSim.Com Member Focus: Mario Donick

      Mario Donick uses X-Plane as his main simulator, and sometimes P3D and Flight Sim World. As well as flying both simulated and real aircraft, Mario also writes reviews, tutorials and manuals for FS MAGAZIN (German bi-monthly print magazine) and aids add-on developers, such as vFlyteAir, and on occasion, Aerobask). Mario also provides X-Plane customer support for Aerosoft and works for a (non-flight simulation related) communications service provider.

      December 13, 2017, 4:51 pm

      Gift Guide: A2A Simulations - Cherokee 180 + Accu-Sim

      A2A Simulations has done their usual highly detailed job on their Cherokee 180 + Accu-Sim for FSX and Prepar3D. As expected from A2A, this goes well beyond a simple simulation in recreating real aircraft systems and performance in a way that no one else does. Though not a new release, it still holds up well, reports reviewer Ray Andersen.

      December 12, 2017, 4:14 pm

      Drzewiecki Design - Seattle Airports X

      Seattle Airports X is a highly detailed scenery of airports in the Seattle area, Washington state, USA. The legendary "country of Boeing" is now fully opened for you to visit. This product is compatible with FSX-based platforms including Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) and Lockheed Martin Prepar3D (P3D). Please note that this product does not include the city of Seattle but is fully compatible and designed to work together with Seattle City X by Drzewiecki Design.

      December 12, 2017, 8:16 am

      Drzewiecki Design - Seattle City X

      Drzewiecki Design announces their next milestone in a flight simulator city scenery development: Seattle City X, featuring a highly detailed model of Seattle, Washington. A vast scenery coverage, uncountable amount of custom-made objects and surprisingly good performance gives you a true feeling of immersion into the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. It does not include airports, which are offered separately. It supports FSX, P3D and FSW.

      December 12, 2017, 8:13 am

      Gift Guide: Just Flight - Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer

      Thanks to Just Flight flight simulator fans get to fly the Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer. This highly detailed simulation of the BAe Hawk T1 for FSX, FSX: Steam Edition and Prepar3D has been developed by Just Flight's in-house development team after hands-on research with a real-life ex-RAF and ETPS Hawk T1. Reviewer Ray Andersen is quite pleased with the results.

      December 11, 2017, 4:35 pm

      Gift Guide: Milviz - F-100D Super Sabre

      The F-100D Super Sabre was the first American fighter aircraft capable of supersonic flight. Milviz has created a realistic and challenging flight model for FSX/P3D with extensive systems modeling, high quality external and internal visual models and much more. Reviewer Ray Andersen provides the details.

      December 9, 2017, 4:11 pm

      FSX-P3D Scenery - KEWN Craven County Reg Apt

      Now at the FS Pilot Shop is FSX-P3D Scenery - KEWN Craven County Reg Apt. This flight simulator scenery package features photoreal terrain of the airfield, custom buildings and lights and more. It is based on Google data from March 2017.

      December 9, 2017, 10:35 am

      Gift Guide: Sky Simulations - McDonnell Douglas DC-9

      Sky Simulations offers an accurate recreation of the famous McDonnell Dougas DC-9 jetliner for FSX and Prepar3D, featuring flight dynamics tested by real pilots. Reviewer Michael Hayward finds that it looks good and feels fantastic to fly and that it's nice to have all the different variants of the plane to try.

      December 8, 2017, 6:49 pm

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