• 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

    Review: Richer Simulations - Grenada X

    Richer Simulations is a new developer whose first product in the Pilot Shop is Grenada X, FSX scenery of Grenada, the Spice Island, and its main port of entry, Maurice Bishop International Airport. This is a complete photorealistic representation of the island, with custom vegetation, reefs, buildings, vehicles and a highly detailed airport. Reviewer Bill Stack takes a Caribbean vacation and offers his report.

    September 25, 2014, 6:38 pm

    Interview With Ariane Design

    Ariane Design has been creating add-on aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator for many years. They recreate what they call the high end productions of MSFS, not including every cosmetic detail but concentrating on systems. Learn more about the team and their work in our interview.

    September 23, 2014, 5:42 pm

    Review: Alabeo - C195 Businessliner

    "Classy" is the word reviewer Shawn Weigelt uses to describe the C195 Businessliner, both the real plane and the X-Plane 10 version from Alabeo. Introduced in the late 1940's, this was the executive aircraft of the time and was roomy and comfortable though hardly as fast as a bizjet of today.

    September 22, 2014, 7:51 am

    Interview With Peter Dowson

    Recently we had the opportunity to interview Peter Dowson who has long been well known for his flight simulator utilities, especially FSUIPC and WideFS. Peter has a long background in programming and a long interest in flying as well. Learn more about him, his creations and his other interests.

    September 19, 2014, 1:44 pm

    Aviation Puzzle #6

    Ray Andersen has come up with several aviation themed puzzles now and this month his puzzle is based on your knowledge of aircraft manufacturers and models. Test your knowledge and solve the puzzle. Also revealed is the answer for the previous puzzle #5.

    September 17, 2014, 7:49 am

    Review: Just Flight - DHC-1 Chipmunk

    Just Flight offers the de Havilland Chipmunk for FSX and Prepar3D in two packs: DHC-1 Chipmunk and the DHC-1B-2 Chipmunk Bubble Canopy Expansion. The Chipmunk was the RAF's primary trainer during the 1950s. The design has been the subject of continual upgrades, including turboprops, bubble canopies and other aerodynamic improvements. Reviewer Bill Stack gives it a close look and offers his report.

    September 14, 2014, 7:35 am

    Interview With Stuart McGregor X-Plane Developer

    X-Plane scenery designer Stuart McGregor is a good example of how quickly a newcomer can make a major contribution to the flightsim community. In only a short time he's learned to created custom scenery objects as well as layout scenery using a variety of available tools. Learn more about him in our interview.

    September 12, 2014, 8:23 am

    Review: Carenado Piper Seneca V HD

    Carenado continues to expand its line of general aviation aircraft with the inclusion of the Piper Seneca V HD model. This is the latest version of the model and includes a nice modern glass cockpit. Reviewer Justin Cogo takes it for a spin and offers his thoughts.

    September 11, 2014, 11:15 am

    Interview With Glenn Johnson FSX Scenery Developer

    Glenn Johnson has created many very popular scenery add-ons for FSX over the years. Inspired by a close childhood encounter with a Blue Angels A-4 Skyhawk, he developed a lifelong interest in aviation that lead him to flight simulation and ultimately scenery design. Learn more in our interview.

    September 9, 2014, 8:23 am

    Ocean Crossing with Sun & Star Navigation

    In modern times cross ocean flights are simple and actually quite boring. Not so in the early days of aviation. In this article, Eric van der Veen explains how navigation was done in the days of Amelia Earhart and how you can fly such trips with FSX. His sample trip shows how it works...and how things can go wrong!

    September 6, 2014, 4:52 pm

    See more Features
  • Canadian Xpress October Fly-In - Aurora Borealis

    Canadian Xpress invites all pilots to join them for their October 2014 fly-in, traveling from Vancouver (CYVR) and heading north on an charter flight to Yellowknife (CYZF) with people heading to Aurora Village to spend a night sleeping under the stars, taking in the spectacle of Canada's Aurora Borealis.

    September 29, 2014, 1:05 pm

    Announcing HeadShake From SimCoders.com

    HeadShake from SimCoders.com is an X-Plane 10 plug-in which adds some nice camera effects while flying in virtual cockpit view. It is free and available for Windows, Linux and Mac in both 64 and 32 bit versions.

    September 29, 2014, 10:07 am

    FS2Crew Updates Airbus Edition

    Aerosoft Airbus drivers, please note that FS2Crew has released v2.0 of its Voice and Button controlled airline crew expansion pack. The update includes some bug fixes but most importantly adds full support (including steep approaches) for the newly released A318/A319 models from Aerosoft.

    September 28, 2014, 12:17 pm

    MegaScenery Earth - Germany Now Available

    Fly the entire country - border to border - of Germany in photoreal detail with MegaScenery Earth - Germany. The fourth largest country in the European Union, Germany gives you over 135,000 square miles of photoscenery for the entire country and has 480 airports. Because this area is so big it can be purchased complete or in three smaller parts.

    September 26, 2014, 6:12 pm

    Aerosoft - Airbus A318/A319

    The Aerosoft A318/A319 contains their latest developments and ideas in FSX/P3D aircraft design. All the systems that are used in day to day flights are simulated with great attention to detail. This includes a weather radar that is a unique Aerosoft development. Owners of Airbus X Extended can also get a discount on this product.

    September 26, 2014, 1:53 pm

    Abacus Downloads Now 50% Off

    Hello autumn... kick off the season by saving 50% on all Abacus downloads now at the FS Pilot Shop. Included are products such as Flight Deck 6, F-14D Super Tomcat, FS Repaint, FS Design Studio, CoPilot Pro, Fly The Airbus Fleet, and many more.

    September 25, 2014, 1:55 pm

    Abacus - Ultimate Military Bundle

    New at the FS Pilot Shop is Ultimate Military Bundle. Abacus has bundled three of their most popular military aircraft add-ons into one package at a special price. Included are Fighter Pilot 2, International Fighters and Flight Deck 6.

    September 25, 2014, 7:21 am

    Aerosoft - Night Environment Sweden

    Night Environment is a series of add-ons for FSX and P3D that revolutionizes the way the world looks at night. Using a series of databases it will add lights to roads and other areas. Hundreds of thousands of lights clearly show how highways connect cities and how smaller roads meander into neighborhoods. The latest addition covers Sweden.

    September 24, 2014, 11:11 pm

    Drzewiecki Designs - Sheremetyevo 2015

    UUEE Moscow Sheremetyevo 2015 is a highly detailed scenery of UUEE Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, Russia for FS2004 from Drzewiecki Designs. It features a performance friendly design yet offers the highest level of accuracy in positioning, modeling and texturing.

    September 24, 2014, 1:24 pm

    Dovetail Games Releases Train Simulator 2015

    Dovetail Games announces the release of Train Simulator 2015. Ever dreamed of driving trains? Now you can! Train Simulator brings to life the thrill of driving high speed trains on real world routes in incredible detail.

    September 24, 2014, 10:47 am

    Drzewiecki Design - UUEE Moscow Sheremetyevo X Updated

    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. An updated v1.1 has now been released with a variety of fixes and updates.

    September 21, 2014, 8:43 am

    MegaScenery Earth - Ultra Res Cities Las Vegas

    Ultra-Res Cities take MegaSceneryEarth realism to a whole new level with unprecedented native 50 cm resolution scenery for larger cities and Terminal Control Areas. This title gives you the Terminal Area for Las Vegas, Nevada, around 6500 square miles, all displayed at 50 cm per pixel.

    September 20, 2014, 10:46 am

    See more News
  • FlightSim.Com Newsletter Signup

    Get the Latest News, Reviews, Special Offers & More. We Never Share Your Email Address.
  • Recent Forum Activity

    Hena330

    Wow!... This is Freeware?

    Thread Starter: Hena330

    Hey all, Well, some of you may know ADX, and if you don't I suggest you take a look. I was looking through their news column, and found this great...

    Last Post By: Bennzo Today, 05:13 AM Go to last post
    Finnharrier

    Using Add-on scenery

    Thread Starter: Finnharrier

    Hi! I've problem to use add-on scenery, Using it isn't familiar to me. So, I opened FSX Acceleration, Free Flight, Current location, Change, add...

    Last Post By: nuitkati Today, 05:11 AM Go to last post
    Driver170

    Nvidia shader error help!

    Thread Starter: Driver170

    I just exited fsx and had this message waiting for me on the main screen it was in a box saying - Invalid hardware or driver detected this...

    Last Post By: Driver170 Today, 04:44 AM Go to last post
    Captain Andy Poppens

    what happened to bill lyons

    Thread Starter: Captain Andy Poppens

    i like bill lyons packages for fs2004 but what happened to him

    Last Post By: shanwick Today, 04:03 AM Go to last post
    mujx

    What is ORBX and how to get it installed ?

    Thread Starter: mujx

    Hi , I am new to this "ORBX" thing and so I don't understand it. Can you please tell me that how can I use it for example I downloaded a airport FTX...

    Last Post By: mujx Today, 03:50 AM Go to last post
    Hazzer111

    Best freeware planes

    Thread Starter: Hazzer111

    Hi i could you post your favorite and best freeware planes. Thanks

    Last Post By: Bennzo Today, 03:35 AM Go to last post
    Ken Thompson

    Observation and question re: Airbus X ATC and cabin briefings.

    Thread Starter: Ken Thompson

    I love how Aerosoft Airbus X has included ATC chatter and the cabin crew announcements into their package. It makes the flight much more immersive...

    Last Post By: nuitkati Today, 03:08 AM Go to last post
  • Latest Gallery Images

    User:  Hena330
Name:  2014-9-30_15-25-15-282.jpg
Title: 2014-9-30_15-25-15-282.jpg
Views: 13
Size:   B
    User:  Hena330
Name:  2014-9-30_15-24-26-559.jpg
Title: 2014-9-30_15-24-26-559.jpg
Views: 14
Size:   B
    User:  Hena330
Name:  2014-9-30_15-24-4-836.jpg
Title: 2014-9-30_15-24-4-836.jpg
Views: 14
Size:   B


  • Your Link Here... Click for More Info