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These recommendations are taken from the FS2002 "ATC Handbook", page 10 and apply equally well to FSX.
REX Simulations and MILVIZ (Military Visualizations) announce the release of Service Pack 1 to the WX Advantage Radar. SP1 includes major updates and fixes such as support for P3D v3.4.14, improved panel configuration process, added terrain masking and mapping, improved beam geometry and more.
Flight Replicas announcess the releasea of the Canadair North Star for FSX and Prepar3D. Discover the challenges of flying one of the lesser-known yet successful airliners of the 1950's and 1960's, a Canadian-designed derivative of the Douglas DC-4, powered by four of the famous Merlin engines.
Lear35 Immersion Package from FSFX Packages is an effect package tailored with the utmost attention to details. It works with the Flysimware Learjet 35A for FSX and Prepar3D which must be purchased first. It adds things like enhanced volumetric rain, volumetric lights, contrails, engine jet wash and more.
With the new PMDG 747 V3 probably somewhere close to short final FS2Crew has decided to deprecate the old PMDG 747 products to avoid any possible product confusion. FS2Crew for the current PMDG 747 (Voice and Button Control) versions will no longer be available for sale after December 5th.
SIMstarter NG from Aerosoft has a "Flight Control Center" to create profiles and configuration sets customized by aircraft and location. Another benefit is that you stay in control of your configuration because SIMstarter NG handles your configuration (a copy of it). With every simulator start you will have a nice and clean simulator configuration. An updated v220.127.116.11 is now available.
New from Rolling Cumulus is WWII Northwest Staging Route, a package of missions for FSX. Included are two missions with a total of eleven flights as you ferry a brand new P-39 that is part of the Lend-Lease program frothe U.S. to the U.S.S.R.
New from Mex High Flight is FSX/P3D scenery of Muha La Havana Jose Marti International Airport near Havana, Cuba. This is Cuba's main airport for domestic and international flights. The scenery includes detailed buildings and objects, realist ground markings, photoreal background, updated landclass and more.
Flight1 announces a free plug-in that allows users to connect ForeFlight Mobile with either FSX or Prepar3D instead of directly to a GPS. ForeFlight then works with the simulators exactly as it would work with real world data in an aircraft cockpit.
RealAir Simulations announces that after sixteen years of providing flightsim add-ons they will be closing down due to personal circumstances as described in this announcement. Email support for customers will continue for some time after the web site closes to new business.
Sonic Solutions is pleased to present the Agusta Westland EH-101 / CH-149 Cormorant Sound Pack for FSX and Prepar3D. 48k/16bit audio resolution ensures great quality sound without sacrificing dynamic range.
The Ikarus C42, manufactured in Germany by Comco Ikarus, has 45 years of experience designed into it to make it one of the most successful production aircraft in the air. Reviewer Michael Hayward gives the FSX version from Sim720 a go and finds it a most pleasant aircraft to fly, with generally nice features all around.
The big Thanksgiving / Black Friday sale at the FS Pilot Shop continues, with more publishers joining the sale today. During the sale some 70+ publishers will be offering big discounts on many popular flightsim products, so stock up now!
REX has just released Hotfix 1c which fixes a number of issues. REX Worldwide Airports HD is the most realistic global airport texture & 3D vehicle model enhancement available on the market today. Now you will be able to experience your airports in FSX, FSX: Steam and Prepar3D in TRUE high definition!
New from Aerosoft for FSX/P3D is Dutch AirportsBundle. The sceneries Lelystad, Maastricht-Aachen and Rotterdam which were only available as single sceneries can now be purchased in one box. This complete package allows you to do some Dutch hopping and sightseeing.
Now available from AFS Design is the MiG-21 Mikojan-Gurewitsch v2 for FSX. The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (NATO: "Fishbed") was developed in the Soviet Union as an interceptor and put into service in 1959. The AFS version features hi-res textures, detailed models with animated virtual cockpit, extensive light effects, formation flight model and much more.