FlightSimCon 2015 Just Weeks Away

    There are only a couple of weeks until FlightSimCon 2015 in Connecticut! With the recent additions of Dovetail Games, PMDG, and Saitek, more than 20 flightsim organizations are now attending. Others include AirDailyX, Aerosoft, A2A Simulations, FSFX Packages, GoFlight, Jetline Systems, LiveATC, PC Pilot. All of the largest online aviation communities, including Boston Virtual ATC, IVAO, and VATSIM, will also be in attendance.

    May 24, 2015, 9:41 am

    Team SDB - Barksdale AFB B-52 Era FSX Steam Edition

    Barksdale AFB B-52 Era FSX Steam Edition is now available from Team SDB. Barksdale is home to the 2nd Bomb Wing (BW), the oldest Bomb Wing in the USAF. The scenery includes enhanced textures, night lighting, full complement of hangars and buildings, static B-52 bombers and KC-135 tankers and more.

    May 23, 2015, 10:16 am

    Review: Alabeo - DA42 Twin Star

    Alabeo recently released the Diamond DA42 Twin Star for FSX and Prepar3D and reviewer Bill Stack has now taken it out for a test. The features include the Alabeo G1000 GPS, a high quality 3D model, wingflex, volumetric prop effect and more. There aren't many truly modern light twins out there so this is a good chance for sim pilots to try something different.

    May 23, 2015, 10:15 am

    Team SDB - RAF Binbrook FSX Steam Edition

    Now available from Team SDB at the FS Pilot Shop is Lightning Strikes: RAF Binbrook FSX Steam Edition. RAF Binbrook was originally built just prior to WWII. It was rebuilt in the early 1960's and its last period, 1972-85, is the one modeled here. It hosted F6 Lightnings which are included as AI aircraft.

    May 22, 2015, 1:45 pm

    Skysong Soundworks - Regional Jets HD Audio

    New from Skysong Soundworks for FS2004 and FSX is Regional Jets HD Audio, compiled from real world recordings for a truly immersive sound experience inside and outside the aircraft. It includes both interior and exterior sounds recording from their actual positions. It is suitable for the ERJ-145/CRJ200 series aircraft.

    May 22, 2015, 7:31 am

    Memorial Day Sale At FS Pilot Shop

    The FS Pilot Shop announces their Memorial Day sale. Save up to 50% on many products now through Memorial Day, May 25. Included are many best selling software and hardware products from companies like GoFlight, REX, Milviz, RAZBAM, MegaScenery and more.

    May 21, 2015, 10:53 am

    Team SDB - Bien Hoa AFB FSX Steam Edition

    Now available from Team SDB is Bien Hoa AFB FSX Steam Edition, South Vietnam, circa 1967. It features an accurate recreation of the airport and facilities as well as static and AI aircraft. Two bonus air bases in North Vietnam are included as well.

    May 21, 2015, 8:07 am

    Realworld Scenery - UAE HD Photoreal Scenery

    New from Realworld Scenery for FSX and Prepar3D is United Arab Emirates Super HD Vol. 1, ultra high definition photoreal scenery for the northeastern portion of the UAE. Major cities include Dubai, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, Ajman, Khor Fakkan, Fujairah and Jebel Ali.

    May 20, 2015, 6:02 pm

    Cockpit PHD - Cockpit USB Interface Circuit

    Now available at the FS Pilot Shop is the USB Interface Circuit For DIY Cockpit made by Cockpit PHD. No engineering knowledge is required, just connect to your PC by the included USB cable and add up to twenty switches, buttons and a POV to your FSX setup.

    May 19, 2015, 1:20 pm

    Aerosoft - US Cities X New Orleans

    US Cities X is a series of city scenery for FSX that covers US cities created by LimeSim. Based on an extensive aerial image it will have all the major buildings and landmarks plus all the heliports that are inside the covered areas. The third in this range is New Orleans.

    May 19, 2015, 8:17 am

    Taburet - Night3D Hungary, Czech Rep & Slovakia

    Now available from Taburet is another FSX night scenery enhancement, Night3D Hungary, Czech Rep & Slovakia. Specifically designed 3D light bulbs for 3D night light effects are placed on top of every type of road to provide a night blooming display of lights all over Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia.

    May 18, 2015, 1:15 pm

    SXAirportDesign - Block Island

    The SXAD Block Island for FSX and Prepar3D is a stunningly detailed recreation of the entire island and is a perfect getaway destination for you and your favorite GA aircraft. It features seasonal photoscenery of the entire island, accurate airport, custom buildings around the island and more.

    May 17, 2015, 1:08 pm

    FS2Crew PMDG 777 Edition Updated

    Hard core PMDG 777 pilots please note that FS2Crew has just released version 1.5 of its 777 airline crew flight simulation program. Version 1.5 includes bug fixes and other enhancements, and most notably a new French flight crew and the ability to speak in French for select commands and phrases.

    May 17, 2015, 10:09 am

    Interview With 98Aerospace

    98Aerospace is a group of young developers who specialise in creating custom X-Plane designs. By using X-Plane's included Plane Maker, plus the unique flight model that X-Plane offers, their designs truly are one of a kind. Nick Kuiper (lead developer) explains more about their designs in this interview.

    May 17, 2015, 9:40 am

    Aeroplane Heaven - Grumman F3F-2 Updated

    The Grumman F3F-2 is the re-incarnation of the first product from Aeroplane Heaven some 14 years ago, with a modern twist. All the bells and whistles of today's generation of simulation technology, combined with the classic style of the "Flying Barrel" bring a fresh, new look to classic warbird flying in FSX, SE and P3DV2. It has now been updated to v1.1.

    May 17, 2015, 8:15 am

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    Hello: Order went thru to PayPal. No DL link.. Did I miss the memo.....

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    Several weeks ago, I posted a thread asking for help getting ATC and "my" pilot voices to say "Saint Barts" instead of "Tango Foxtrot Foxtrot Juliet"...

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    I am running FSX on an ASUS M51AD with a NVIDIA GTX 760 (192-bit) graphics card. I have been running FSX with a lot of addon aircraft and max scenery...

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    Hello everyone! I've been having a lot of crashes lately in FSX (on VATSIM), actually I have not been able to complete ONE flight yet (Just built a...

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