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    Virtavia - XB-46

    For the 1944 jet bomber competition Consolidate Vultee (which became Convair) offered their model 109, which featured four Allison J-35-A-3 jet engines slung under the long straight wings in two large pods. Designated the XB-46, flight simulator pilots can now try their hands at this plane in FSX, FSX: Steam or Prepar3D thanks to Virtavia.

    March 29, 2017, 5:48 pm

    Review: FSFX Packages - PrecipitFX

    For those, like reviewer Michael Hayward, not satisfied with the contrails and other effects in FSX or P3D FSFX Packages brings a new way to simulate effects with PrecipitFX. It includes a set of visually accurate textures and effects such as completely revamped contrails, rain and snow textures as well as overhauled effects such as wheels effects and engine jet wash effects that will change the overall look of your flight simulator.

    March 29, 2017, 3:58 pm

    Skysong Soundworks - Beechcraft T-34 Mentor HD Audio

    New from Skysong Soundworks for FS2004 and FSX is Beechcraft T-34 Mentor HD Audio. The Beechcraft T-34 Mentor is an American propeller-driven, single-engine, military trainer aircraft derived from the Beechcraft Model 35 Bonanza.

    March 29, 2017, 1:15 pm

    MegaScenery Earth - v3 Wyoming Complete State

    The new MegaScenery Earth Wyoming V3 flight simulator scenery features unsurpassed image sharpness, scenery color and clarity, improved scenery features with accurate additional water bodies and topographical data and the latest aerial imagery available taken in 2015. It is now available for FSX and Prepar3D.

    March 25, 2017, 7:50 pm

    FSDP - Approaching Jersey Standard Edition

    Announcing Approaching Jersey Standard Edition. Jersey is the heart of the Channel Islands and this flight simulator scenery from FSDP Simulations really brings it to life! The whole island is covered with up to date photoscenery meaning you can fly VFR no problem! The island sees over 1.5 million tourists arrive per year and most of them will have flown over the island on their flights - now it's your turn!

    March 25, 2017, 10:33 am

    Review: Just Flight - Meteor F.8/FR.9

    The Gloster Meteor was the UK's first operational jet fighter. Just Flight offers a flight simulator package that includes the F.8 fighter and FR.9 fighter-recon variants, with a total of twelve liveries. Reviewer Michael Hayward found flying this early jet an interesting experience.

    March 23, 2017, 3:56 pm

    Flysimware - Cessna 441 Conquest II v2.1

    The Cessna 441 Conquest ll was the first turboprop powered by Cessna and filled the gap between their jets and piston engine aircraft. Flysimware now offers a version for FSX that is the first to simulate a real world Garrett turboprop system. Version 2.1 includes updated flight dynamics, new features, bug fixes and more.

    March 21, 2017, 5:49 pm

    Flysimware - Cessna 402C Businessliner v2.2

    Flysimware has released v2.2 of their Cessna 402C Utiliner / Businessliner, a six to ten passenger light twin with turbocharged piston engines. The plane is recreated to real world specs and runs in FSX and Prepar3D. The update includes mostly new features for the panels plus bug fixes and updates.

    March 21, 2017, 5:39 pm

    Golden Age Sim - Ryan B-5 Brougham

    New from Golden Age Sim is the Ryan B-5 Brougham for FSX/P3D. The Ryan Brougham was a series of single-engine five- or six-seat airliner developed by the US-American manufacturer Ryan Aeronautical Company. Included is a high quality, fully animated model with land, float and ski plane options.

    March 21, 2017, 8:24 am

    SamScene 3D - Luxembourg RealCity 3D Complete

    Luxembourg is a landlocked country in western Europe. This add-on scenery Luxembourg RealCity 3D from SamScene 3D covers its capital Luxembourg City with very high resolution. More than that, it is built with over one thousand Luxembourg-style custom buildings and houses, which gives you a fantastic view when flying over the city.

    March 18, 2017, 8:06 am

    Tutorial: VOR Navigation

    Understanding how to navigate is an important part of being a skilled pilot. In this tutorial you will learn how to navigate from point to point using VOR navigation aids and the equipment found in a typical aircraft. The tutorial includes a complete realistic flight that demonstrates the navigation techniques involved.

    March 17, 2017, 6:52 pm

    Multi Crew Experience Now Supports PMDG 747 QOTS II

    FS++ Simulations announces that Multi Crew Experience (a.k.a MCE) voice based crew simulation has just been updated to support the PMDG Boeing 747 QOTS II. You can finally fly this aircraft in a simulated crew environment, including a virtual co-pilot and flight engineer.

    March 17, 2017, 2:44 pm

    TSS - C-130 Hercules HD Sound Pack

    Turbine Sound Studios (TSS) announces the C-130 Hercules Allison T-56 Pilot Edition sound package for FS2004 and FSX recorded in HD high definition. This Pilot Edition is as heard from the cockpit. It has been developed for the CaptainSim C-130 model. Other models will also work.

    March 17, 2017, 1:52 pm

    Rolling Cumulus - The Last Landing Missions

    Welcome Pilot. You are about to embark of a flight of discovery, looking for an alien landing site deep in the outback of Boliva. The Last Landing Missions for FSX from Rolling Cumulus offers an adventure into danger with their exclusive expeditions -- a unique way to fly.

    March 17, 2017, 10:10 am

    Build Your Own VFR Scenery With FSEarthTiles

    FSEarthTiles is a utility that make it easy to create your own photoreal FSX or Prepar3D ground scenery using publicly available sources. In this tutorial, Michael Hayward shows you just how easy it is, walking you through all the necessary steps and providing the links to everything you'll need.

    March 14, 2017, 2:02 pm

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