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These recommendations are taken from the FS2002 "ATC Handbook", page 10 and apply equally well to FSX.
New from Emerald Scenery Design is FSX/P3D scenery of Kaghau Airport, in the Choiseul Province of the Solomon Islands. The airport is compatible with the FTX Global series and other add-ons. It features photoreal imagery, 38 m/px terrain mesh, custom buildings and plants, ocean sounds and more.
Here's something to be thankful for: over 40 great flightsim publishers offering their best products on sale this week, some with savings of as much as 70%! Visit the FS Pilot Shop today for Black Friday sales and fill up your hangar with great products.
The Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander is a popular twin engine airliner. The version from Flight1 for FSX is not exactly new, but it is a favorite of reviewer Steve Franklin. Here he offers a quick look at this plane which you may also enjoy adding to your hangar.
Now at the FS Pilot Shop from Rolling Cumulus for FSX is India Forever Expedition 1932. How would you like to go back in time, to 1932 to be exact, and fly over India when it was part of the British Empire? With this mission pack you will!
External EasyFMC from Eric Marciano is a simple and universal Flight Management Computer. It offers exactly the same features as EasyFMC. It requires no navigation database, it can be used with any aircraft and it is provided with two FMC look-and-feel: Airbus and Boeing.
Now available at the FS Pilot Shop for FSX is the complete representation of the Bombardier Learjet 60 midsize business jet from Perfect Flight. Strong dependability and exceptional cabin comfort with a 2510 nm range. The Bombardier Learjet 60 is widely recognized as one of the quietest midsize jets currently in service, offering virtually unrestricted access to noise sensitive airports.
You can spend hours at the cockpit and you want to improve your in-home cockpit to make it the most appealing and realistic set up possible. The wait is over for one of the most requested keyboards of all time, the Flight Simulator X Keyboard from Editors Keys, now available from the FS Pilot Shop.
Aerosoft now presents Calvi X for FSX and P3D, featuring the Aeroport Calvi - Sainte Catherine on the island of Corsica. The airport is faithfully recreated with hi-res aerial images and custom 3D objects. The surrounding areas are also included including the business park and citadel of Calvi.
Dovetail Games announces the launch of Skychaser, a new aerobatic expansion pack for FSX: Steam Edition. The Skychaser expansion pack will include an Extra 330SC created by IRIS Flight Simulation Software, accurately modelled down to the finest details including a fully functional cockpit with authentic audio captured from a real-life engine.
New from Majestic Software is their MJC8 Q400 PRO Edition. This is an upgrade over their previous "PILOT" edition with many additional features including smoother controls, heads-up guidance system, shareable cockpit feature and much more. Additional features include an advanced weather radar, FMS Navigation with fuel management, passenger announcements and the ability to save and load the system state.
Taburet expands their scenery offerings with Denmark 10m Mesh Terrain for FSX and Prepar3D. This is a complete new build using the latest and best data available for flight simulation.
Starting with version 3.0, Prepar3D introduced "avatar mode" This allows users to explore the virtual world in first or third person perspective. By default P3D v3.0 features only a generic figure. This package expands the selection of avatar figures to include a variety of military figures.
Most of our reviews cover commercial products but today we highlight the work of one of the many talented freeware teams. Reviewer Ron Blehm discovered the FSX scenery of Rafael Hernandez Airport and the surrounding area in Puerto Rico created by Ron Rosado. Although he ran into a few issues the scenery made for a great excuse to fly into this island.
Now available from Flysimware for FSX and Prepar3D is the 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.
New from Rolling Cumulus is Enhanced Six Central America Cities. The Central America cities in FSX/SE are not realistic at all. Here they are enhanced based on the latest satellite photos. The airports have been touched up too, and a mission is provided to fly to some of them.