Florence X for FSX from Venez Scenery gives sim pilots a scenery destination to fly to near the mountains of Italy. The airport is rendered in great details and blends in well with the surrounding area, which is quite nice even with just default scenery. Reviewer Justin Cogo was quite pleased and offers his report here.
Hamish Hall-Smith is a young X-Plane aircraft developer who has created some unusual and innovative craft. He's done things from watercraft to spacecraft. Learn more about his inspiration and design techniques in our interview.
In this tutorial, Paul Mort gives us an introduction to SketchUp, one of the easiest to use 3D design tools. With SketchUp you can create 3D objects for use in scenery. In this fifth part he explains the basics of using the texture file and applying textures to objects.
Gerardo Godoy combines his love for pulp fiction magazines and flying and offers an adventure story that you can read and then fly yourself, using your flight simulator and appropriate aircraft. The tale is set in the 1930's and has heroes, villains, exotic locations and all the details that make for a pulp story.
The Avro Anson Collection from FSAddon truly is a collection. It features Simon Smeiman's rendition of the many Avro Anson models used during WWII and in post war civilian capacity, and the many models truly are different both inside and out. It supports FSX and Prepar3D. Learn more from Bill Stack's complete review.
You probably know of the name Ron Blehm from the many articles and quizzes he has published over the past decade or so. Now through our interview learn more about Ron himself, how he got started in flight simulation and what he does when not writing for us.
In this tutorial, Paul Mort gives us an introduction to SketchUp, one of the easiest to use 3D design tools. With SketchUp you can create 3D objects for use in scenery. In this fourth part he explains how textures are applied to the surfaces of objects.
The C177 Cardinal II for FSX and Prepar3D from Alabeo features two Cardinal models (fixed and retractable gear), eight HD liveries, quality 3D model and textures, GNS530, realistic behavior and more. Reviewer Bill Otten has spent many hours flying it in recent months and is pleased to find it lives up to its description.
Antoni Wroblewski is the creator of a one of a kind project for X-Plane, World2Xplane, which converts OpenStreetMap data into scenery. His original project has grown with the help of contributors who help with mapping, photos and 3D models. Learn more about him and this project in our interview.
In this tutorial, Paul Mort gives us an introduction to SketchUp, one of the easiest to use 3D design tools. With SketchUp you can create 3D objects for use in scenery. In this third part we combine the tools learned previously and actually create a first simple object.
The Lionheart Creations LearJet 24B for FSX/Prepar3D is packed full of neat features. From its rare fuel system with transfer controls, to its riveted airframe skins, to its elaborate instrument panel crammed full with period instrumentation and switches. Reviewer Bill Stack found it a pleasure to fly and offers his full report here.
For a limited time only, all products from Flight Replicas are on sale at the FS Pilot Shop. Flight Replicas offers a wide variety of aircraft, many from the WWII era as well as some newer. Both FS2004 and FSX pilots will surely find something they will want to fly.
Inspired by the well known SPAD-Project (Saitek Panels Advanced Driver), whose development was stopped in 2012, the idea has been picked up by Ulrich Strauss to create a new and improved SPAD.neXT version. Currently a survey is taken, to decide about the development priorities.
Taburet expands the Night 3D series with the release of Night 3D Malaysia, Singapore And Brunei. Specifically designed 3D light bulbs for 3D night light effects placed on top of every type of road to provide a night blooming display of lights all over.
Now available at the FS Pilot Shop from Alabeo is the PA32 Saratoga II TC for FSX and Prepar3D. It features modern avionics, custom sounds, superb material shines and reflections, high quality 3D model and more.
Today begins the big Thanksgiving holiday sale at the FS Pilot Shop. Nearly forty publishers have put their entire product line on sale, with savings up to 50% on many items. Other individual items are on sale too.
Coming soon to the Apple App Store is X-Plane 10 Mobile. This holiday season, the world's most advanced flight simulator will make its way to iPhones and iPads. A revolutionary upgrade over Version 9, X-Plane 10 Mobile will make our desktop users jealous.
As a special offer during the holidays, when you sign up for a FlightSim.Com First Class Membership for yourself you'll also receive an additional First Class Membership that you can give to a friend -- at no extra charge! Introduce others to the advantages of the FlightSim.Com First Class Membership while supporting your favorite flightsim web site.
All Area51 Simulations products are now on sale at 50% off their regular prices at the FS Pilot Shop. This sale will last only a short time so don't delay in taking advantage of these bargains.
Danish Airfields X - Sindal from Vidan Design is a realistic and highly detailed FSX rendition of Sindal Airport (EKSN), the northernmost airport in Denmark, situated on the top of the Jutland peninsula between Frederikshavn at the Kattegat Sea and Hirtshals at the North Sea coast.
Danish Airfields X - Saeby is a highly detailed and accurate rendition of the small charming airfield Saeby Ottestrup (EKSA), situated southwest of Frederikshavn in northern Jutland. The FSX add-on from Vidan Design is now available at the FS Pilot Shop.
Now available from the FS Pilot Shop is the A2A Simulations - C182 Skylane. This comes in five versions/bundles for FSX and Prepar3D. As is usual with A2A products, the Skylane is recreated in great detail with systems just like those found on the real plane.
Now at the FS Pilot Shop is Taburet - Night 3D Washington & Oregon, featuring FSX night scenery of the two western US states. Designed to work with other scenery, Night 3D adds light effects on top of every type of road.