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These recommendations are taken from the FS2002 "ATC Handbook", page 10 and apply equally well to FS2004.
New from Skysong Soundworks is PA-44 Piper Seminole HD Audio for FS2004 and FSX. The Piper PA-44 Seminole is an American twin-engine light aircraft manufactured by Piper Aircraft. The sound pack is developed to compliment Alabeo aircraft and features sound cones, cockpit ambiance, start-up/shut-down and many other features.
Now available at the FS Pilot Shop from Thrustmaster are Flight Rudder Pedals. These support all popular flightsims. Their ergonomic design lets you put your entire foot on the pedal, thanks to the heel rests. They also feature S.M.A.R.T. slide rails system for smooth control.
Ken Wigginton has greatly added to the collection of fine panels available to FS2004, FSX and now Prepar3D users. More recently he's expanded to creating complete airliner packages. In this interview we learn more about him, as well as his design techniques and motivations.
The latest sound package from Skysong Soundworks is the Fairchild 24 Radial HD Audio for FS2004 and FSX. It is engineered to compliment the Lionheart Creations plane. It offers high quality sound of the seven cylinder radial Warner Super Scarab engine as well as cockpit, ambiance, wind sounds, start up/shut down, etc.
Flight One Software, in conjuction with the iFly development team, have released SP 3.2.2 for their iFly 737NG customers. SP 3.2.2 is the final update for the iFly 737NG aircraft range, and is for users of FS2004, FSX and P3Dv2.5. Customers who own P3D version 2 will be able to use their existing iFly 737NG key to install version 3.2.2 for P3Dv3.
David Molyneaux got his start many years ago with a virtual airline, designing scenery, but has since gone on to be a prolific creator of classic aircraft for FS2004, with most also working in FSX. A lifelong aviation fan, he has also enjoyed model building and airshow photography. Learn more in our interview.
Join FS Pilot Shop in celebrating American Independence Day with savings on aircraft, scenery, utilities, missions and much more! Save on FSPS. Lionheart Creations, Virtualcol, Flysimware, Area 51, First Class Simulations, Golden Age Simulations and dozens more, all waiting for you in the sales hangar.
The World & Mosaic for FS2004 from AFS Design contains an all included package of new global textures with a new mosaic technique. The normal resolution is 4.7 m per pixel. With the application of pixel-perfect mosaic series, the resolution is doubled. For example all roads, paths and buildings are calculated and set exactly to the width of 4.7 m. The result is a dense photo texture with a very high sharpness.
GMapHD for Windows from FSWidgets gives you a great moving map for your desktop flight simulator. This is a versatile app, designed to run on Microsoft Windows (Vista or later) and supports the three most popular desktop simulators on the market today (FSX, FS2004 and X-Plane).
Cockpit-Fest USA 2016 has been announced for this September and will be held in conjunction with the Dallas/Fort Worth Commemorative Air Force "Warbirds on Parade" air show and car show. Future events will be held every other year instead of annually as in the past.
FlightSimCon 2016 was held this past weekend at the New England Air Museum and Bradley Airport in Connecticut. This year the event grew significantly, with more booths and some 520 people in attendance. Lots of prominent members of the community were on hand to meet and both days were filled with interesting talks. FlightSim.Com was there, and a personal view of the event is offered.
The latest sound pack from Skysong Soundworks is the Fairchild Ranger 24 HD Audio. It features real world sounds recorded from their respective positions and is engineered to compliment the Lionheart Creations aircraft.
Baku 2017 from Drzewiecki Design features a detailed representation of UBBB Heydar Aliyev airport, Baku city with hundreds of landmarks, all Azeri airports enhanced and the whole-country optional photoreal ground. This product is compatible with FS2004.
Bornholm Island 2011 from Drzewiecki Design has now been reduced in price to just $9.00. Versions are available for both FSX and FS2004. Bornholm Island 2011 features detailed scenery of the Danish island and its Ronne Airport.
Twenty years ago on this very day FlightSim.Com first opened to the public. Given the short lifespan of many online sites it feels pretty amazing to have lasted this long. Please join us in celebrating this event. In this op-ed, FlightSim.Com founder Nels Anderson gives some thoughts about the past and the future.