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    Review: Soul Made Simulations Beaver

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    Converting CFS2/FS2002 Aircraft To FSX

    Do you have a favorite older aircraft you'd like to use in FSX? There's a good chance that it can be converted, and in this tutorial Erwin Welker shows you how. A little work with a hex editor and some modifications to the aircraft.cfg and other files make it all possible and it's not as hard as you might imagine.

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    Interview With Christopher Leipelt

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    Review: IRIS - Grob G 115E / Tutor T.1

    The Grob G 115E / Tutor T.1 from IRIS is one of Europe's most popular primary flight training aircraft. It features custom sounds and displays, realistic flight models, HD textures, custom paint kit, authentic documentation and more. Reviewer Bill Stack found it to fly well for a training plane and offered good looks both inside and out.

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    Interview With Roger Wensley

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    Interview With Dan Gould

    Dan Gould is an X-Plane enthusiast who enjoys repainting aircraft. With a life-long interest in aviation and being a professional graphic designer, this is pretty natural. He's painted a variety of planes and enjoys getting the highest level of realism possible. Learn more about him in our interview.

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    Review: A2A Simulations Comanche 250

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    September 5, 2015, 6:18 pm

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  • Announcing Release Of FSCaptain 1.7

    Systems Unlimited announces the release of a major update to FSCaptain, release 1.7 for FSX (boxed and Steam), Prepar3D versions 2 and 3, and FS2004. The highlights of FSCaptain 1.7 are major upgrades which bring many real-world Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) policies to the simulator for the first time.

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    Rolling Cumulus - Bhutan Bush Pilots Kit

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    October 10, 2015, 8:23 am

    vaBase Live 3.0 Now Available

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    October 9, 2015, 5:57 pm

    Nuvecta October Sale

    Immerse yourself in flights of realism across the whole continent with the Treeline North America series from Nuvecta, now on sale at the FS Pilot Shop. Treeline North America adds accurately placed autogen trees to every state in the USA, plus Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

    October 9, 2015, 7:35 am

    Alabeo October Sale

    Take off in style with Alabeo. Alabeo is well known for their wide variety of general aviation aircraft and most of their fleet for FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane are now on sale during part of the month of October for 40% off.

    October 8, 2015, 6:02 pm

    FS In Focus Show Welcomes VATSIM

    Sky Blue Radio presents a new and exciting edition of FS InFocus, when host DJ RotoMoto and co-host Captain Crunch welcomes Mark Richards and Roger Curtiss from Virtual Air Traffic Simulation Network (VATSIM) on October 10th. They will also be featuring a special guest from World Flight Group.

    October 6, 2015, 9:22 am

    VIFC Begins A New Season

    It is a new season and it promises to be a great one. Why don't you join VIFC (Virtual International Flying Club) to keep you warm all fall and winter? The group offers friendship, fun flights, adventures in multiplayer flights, cool ATC sessions, friends always ready to help, great aircraft liveries, lot of flight suggestions, cross country flights, etc.

    October 5, 2015, 7:55 am

    Airwego Completes First Year

    One year ago Airwego reopened its doors to the virtual world. Twelve months later over fifteen hundred flights have been completed, pilots from ten countries recruited and a Management Team with over four decades of experience in place Airwego is in a fantastic position to offer a virtual home to pilots of all skill levels.

    October 4, 2015, 4:46 pm

    Canadian Xpress October Challenge - Dangerous Airports IV

    Canadian Xpress announces their October Challenge - Dangerous Airports IV. This month the mission is to depart from Stornoway and fly to Barra Airport which is a short-runway airport (or STOLport) situated in the wide shallow bay of Traigh Mhor at the north tip of the island of Barra in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

    October 4, 2015, 11:24 am

    AFSC Short Film "Mayday"

    The Aruba Flight Simulator Club short film "Mayday" is a film produced by Studio26 for promotional and entertainment purposes and to bring awareness of the club. Celebrating its ninth year, AFSC aims to promote flight simulator as an educational hobby as well as a training tool for future pilots and controllers.

    October 4, 2015, 9:30 am

    JSG Panels - Boeing 787 Panel v6

    Now available from JSP Panels for FSX Steam and Prepar3D is their Boeing 787 Panel v6. Some features include a new landing windows, easier use of CDU, moving yoke, taxi speed control and complete TCAS with sounds.

    October 3, 2015, 1:43 pm

    Aerosoft - Professional Flight Planner X v1.23

    PFPX (Professional Flight Planner X) from Aerosoft is an innovative flight planning tool developed by real-world pilots and dispatchers. It works with FS2004, FSX and Prepar3D. It has just been updated to v1.23.

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