The team at *X-Plane.at*, lead by Gerhard Scholz, plan to recreate large parts of Austria as X-Plane scenery. There are currently nine people working on the project, where they are also known as AXDG. Gerhard and his team took the time to answer some questions for us, so learn more about them in this interview.
Ray Andersen decides to tackle a significant hardware project -- not one but four add-on control modules for his flight sim. He describes the design process and much of how he built things, which might prove inspirational for those who have similar ambitions.
Thessaloniki X from Aerosoft offers some beautiful scenery that FSX and Prepar3D pilots are sure to enjoy. Reviewer Stuart Outram uses it to test out his new computer system and offers his report.
Ray Andersen offers up another idea for an aviation related puzzle that we hope you will enjoy. It's a fairly simple word puzzle resulting in a single answer. Take a look and give it a try.
You probably recognize Ray Andersen as one of our regular authors here. Ray came up with the idea of a quiz to challenge your knowledge and we thought it sounded like fun. We've tried a few of these now but with only limited participation. Here are the results for the final one.
Robin Tannahill has been around flight simulation for many years, enjoying the many Microsoft sims up through FS2004 when he switched to X-Plane and almost immediately discovered the joys of scenery design. Robin encourages others to give it a try, suggesting that it's really rather easy and quite enjoyable. Learn more in our interview.
CZST - Stewart from beti-X is one of the most intensely detailed scenery packages yet released for X-Plane 10. It covers a highly scenic region in British Columbia, Canada that is a joy to fly through. Reviewer Dominic Smith offers his report.
The Beechcraft B1900D HD Series for FSX and Prepar3D from Carenado features the developer's usual attention to detail. It offers things like HD textures, original FMS, GNS530, EFIS, Avidyne Multifunction Display, full documentation and more. Reviewer Bill Stack takes flight and offers his report.
Recently we had the chance to interview Pedro van Leeuwen, an active X-Plane aircraft designer. Pedro enjoys creating models for just for his own pleasure but also to share them with others. Learn more about Pedro and his aviation interests in our interview.
Are you interested in adding AI aircraft to FSX? Chris Peschke offers this guide to installing third party AI aircraft into FSX which will help you. Though the process is somewhat complicated the results are well worth the effort.
NGXN Simulations has created FSX/P3D scenery of Faa'a International Airport in Tahiti. It features accurate terminals, photoreal map, night lighting and more including scenery away from the airport. Reviewer Bill Stack pays a visit to this island paradise and offers his report.
Ron Blehm returns with another Where In The World geography challenge for flightsimmers. The last one was a cold spot with unusual runway numbering that drew a good group of guessers. This month the location has some unusual geographical features. Can you figure it out?
New from Team SDB is WWII era scenery of RAF Driffield. It features seasonal and day/night textures, custom hangars and other buildings, static and AI RAAF aircraft and much more.
Cubana Virtual is now open for business. They strive to be the busiest VA of South America with world-wide routes, nine aircraft and flights from two airlines, Cubana de Aviacion and Aerocaribbean Airlines.
Enjoy photorealism like never before - fly over the beautiful world of Vero FS photorealistic scenery featuring color corrected high-resolution ground textures and autogen. This is the second part of the Washington - Oregon Photoreal scenery, including some 10,000+ square miles of terrain.
Announcing Landmark Aviation, a new virtual organization that will duplicate one of the nation's largest FBO and air charter services.
DHL Virtual Cargo announces a wide variety of changes to their hub strategy. Changes have already been made to hubs in Africa, US, Caribbean and Asia.
To guide the learning process, vUSAF has designed Principles of Learning and applied them to all areas of their program. This applies to the vUSAF for today and tomorrow.
Canadian Xpress invites flightsim pilots to join them for their March 2014 fly-in, celebrating spring break with a trip to the ski areas in Canada, flying real world routes of Porter Airlines.
Malaysia Virtual Airlines is hosting a memorial flight on both VATSIM and IVAO for flight MH370. It is to honor all passengers and crew on board that flight.
New for FSX is OFX South America Evolution with new, realistic 10m precision mesh and a full landclass for South America and Central America.
Now on sale for a limited time at the FS Pilot Shop is the Lockheed Constellation Platinum from Abacus. The "Connie" is the ultimate in propliners and has been accurately recreated for flightsim use including three colorful variations and custom Cyclone engine sounds.
Ultra-Res Cities take MegaScenery Earth realism to a whole new level with unprecedented native 50 cm resolution scenery for larger cities and Terminal Control Areas. Boston is the first title in this series.