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These recommendations are taken from the FS2002 "ATC Handbook", page 10 and apply equally well to FSX.
VATSIM (Virtual Air Traffic Simulation Network) is celebrating its 15th anniversary of operation. Since opening in 2001, the network has connected thousands of flightsim pilots and air traffic controllers and now includes over 74,000 active members.
Now available from Virtavia is the B-66 Destroyer for FSX and FSX: Steam Edition. Based on the U.S. Navy's A3D Skywarrior, the B-66 Destroyer was SAC's light bomber, and was to replace the piston-powered B-26 Invader. Available are three models in three USAF liveries.
Kings Sceneries presents San Antonio International Airport (KSAT). This scenery features exact mesh and newly designed airport as well as photoreal ground images covering the surrounding area in a breathtaking resolution. Airport has been modeled with numerous objects, hangars, static aircraft and more.
World & Mosaic V3 features new ultra-sharp mosaic textures of towns, villages and fields with the new AME System (Anti Mosaic Effect) which targets the modification of MipMaps with new photorealistic, aerial, horizon textures for town, village, forest and field textures. Late night and winter textures also with AME and photorealistic MipMaps.
Now available from Aerosoft is 29Palms Samos Island, featuring the airport with the most notorious approach in Greece, requiring hand flying between mountains in turbulence. Included is a highly detailed airport, hi res satellite imagery of the area, all important landmarks and much more.
Twentynine Palms Airport for FSX and Prepar3D is the third internal project of Aerosoft's scenery development company 29Palms Scenery Design. It is based on many references from the real airport and includes many new 3D objects, animated people and new configuration software. It has now been updated to v1.13.
Now available from Flysimware for FSX and Prepar3D is the updated v2.6 Learjet 35A business jet. The model has animation for almost every function in the cabin and cockpit, a custom sound set from Turbine Sound Studios, Shockwave lights, FC-530 autopilot system and many more features.
A long series of events has brought about iFMS. In this interview, author Michael De Feyter tells us how this tablet based cockpit instrument app came about and some of his own history in software and as a pilot.
Dovetail Games announces that it has entered into a licensing agreement with leading aviation and aerospace company Boeing to bring officially licensed add-ons to Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition (FSX: Steam Edition).
Jan Visser announced today that an upgraded version of Manfred Jahn's popular freeware Douglas C-47 for Flight Simulator X and Lockheed Martin Prepar3D is now available with an authentic vintage virtual cockpit and other improvements. A version that drops paratroopers is included.
FS2Crew now offers an updated PMDG 737 NGX Reboot Captains Set. This is an overhaul that brings the package up to the latest standards; by far the most sophisticated and advanced FS2Crew pack ever. This package also includes RAAS Professional (Runway Awareness and Advisory System).
FS2Crew announces PMDG 737 NGX Reboot Voice & Button Control. the PMDG 737 NGX is probably the most popular add-on aircraft add-on in FS history. To celebrate this, FS2Crew decided to completely overhaul its old FS2Crew NGX product to bring it up to latest standards, and to make it a whole lot better. This is by far the most sophisticated and advanced FS2Crew ever.
New from Final Approach Sim for FSX and Prepar3D is KEWR Newark Liberty International Airport. The scenery features custom airport buildings and ground vehicles, HD ground polygons, custom runway textures, night lighting and more. Also includes Kearny Heliport.
Announcing the launch of new flight sim web site, SimBuddy.com. SimBuddy connects users of Microsoft Flight Simulator Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D and Laminar Research's X-Plane to a single, live, moving map.
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.