• X-Plane

    Aerosoft - Airport Zurich v2 for X-Plane

    Airport Zurich (previously Zurich-Kloten) is the largest airport of Switzerland, now in a brand new version for X-Plane 10 from Aerosoft. This completely new scenery is full of details, including every building and the entire airport environment, de-icing and all features you would expect from a modern scenery for X-Plane.

    May 27, 2016, 3:31 pm

    FS Pilot Shop Memorial Day Sale

    Celebrate Memorial Day with big savings at the FS Pilot Shop. Over 40 publishers are offering discounts on their popular flightsim products for a limited time during this sale. Stock up now while you can.

    May 25, 2016, 1:03 pm

    20th Anniversary Membership Drive

    It's our 20th birthday but we're giving you the gifts. Support us by getting a First Class Membership during May or June and get entered in a drawing from some great prizes from our sponsors: Aerosoft, Alabeo, Carenado, Flight1 and Just Flight. We need your support to continue for another 20 years and now is a great time to do it.

    May 21, 2016, 3:37 pm

    Op-Ed: B739 Versus A320

    Do you prefer flying in one airliner type over another? Based on some recent experiences, Ron Blehm compares the Boeing 737-900 "cattlecar" versus the Airbus A320 "scarybus" and offers up his experiences and a conclusion of sorts...

    May 18, 2016, 5:23 pm

    vFlyteAir - Cherokee 140 For X-Plane

    Now available from vFlyteAir for X-Plane is the Cherokee 140. There are two versions available, first being the original Cherokee 140 as a basic trainer aircraft with a simple panel. The other "classic" Cherokee 140 is an IFR version of the plane with a more advanced panel plus autopilot.

    May 18, 2016, 4:09 pm

    Reality Expansion Pack for Carenado V35B

    SimCoders presents the Reality Expansion Pack for Carenado Beechcraft Bonanza V35B, version 2.4.0. Developed by real pilots, this pack adds a multitude of features such as ultra realistic flight dynamics, complex systems damage, realistic engine simulation, in-flight tips, stunning sound and much more.

    May 16, 2016, 9:48 am

    VMAX - Boeing 767-300 ER Professional

    Now available from the FS Pilot Shop is Boeing 767-300 ER Professional for X-Plane by VMAX. The Boeing 767 is part of the Professional Series, the most in-depth airliner for X-Plane, period! Systems depth, the most important aspect of flight simulation - are taken to a whole new level.

    May 15, 2016, 8:00 am

    FAsimulations - Helsinki Metropolitan VFR Scenery

    FAsimulations announces a new scenery for X-Plane: Helsinki Metropolitan VFR Scenery. This is an extremely detailed scenery of the larger Helsinki metropolitan area covering over 4000 sq km. It includes two custom airfields plus much diverse scenery of cities, towns, lakes, parks, forests and more.

    May 11, 2016, 1:27 pm

    Review: SimCoders Centurion Reality Expansion Pack

    If you find your X-Plane aircraft lacking in system realism, SimCoders can help. In this review Shawn Weigelt examines their Reality Expansion Pack for use with the Carenado Cessna T210M Centurion. He finds that it makes the plane fly more realistically, sound better and include most of the systems that were missing from the original.

    May 8, 2016, 9:23 am

    FlightSimCon 2016 Ready For Departure

    FlightSimCon 2016 is just one month away! Register now for the best rates. The flight simulation world is gathering at the New England Air Museum on June 11 and 12. The conference has confirmed 46 sponsors and exhibitors. The speaker list features some of the biggest names in the flight simulation world. Join FlightSim.Com in attending the biggest flightsim convention in North America.

    May 8, 2016, 9:11 am

    Carenado - TBM 850 HD Series for X-Plane

    New from Carenado for X-Plane 10 is the TBM 850 HD Series. This aircraft includes a large number of features such as Carenado G1000 PFD and MFD, advanced menus, original autopilot, all-new sound structure, volumetric prop effect and much more.

    May 6, 2016, 9:19 am

    Aerosoft - Twentynine Palms KTNP Airport for X-Plane

    New for X-Plane from Aerosoft is Twentynine Palms KTNP Airport. This is the first project of their scenery development company 29Palms Scenery Design and JaraNet for X-Plane 10. It offers a whole new level of detail and realism, based on many references from the real airport.

    May 1, 2016, 11:27 am

    Roger Dodger Aviation - DIY Flight Sim Pod

    Now available at the FS Pilot Shop is Roger Dodger Aviation - DIY Flight Sim Pod. These DIY videos and instruction manuals show you how to build a large enclosed flight simulator. Climb inside your new home flight simulator, no more sitting at an ordinary desk. Experience total immersion in your flight simulator experience!

    April 25, 2016, 8:08 am

    Importing And Using Orthophotos In WED

    X-Plane scenery designers wanting to import images into WED will find it complicating and this puts a lot of people off. In this article, Richard Elliott offers some techniques that will help. It's still not easy and some of the tools are not so user friendly but the end results can be worth it.

    April 18, 2016, 10:53 am

    iFMS 2.0 Released

    Announcing the release of iFMS 2.0. Apart from the original functionality, which consisted of a "Boeing style" Flight Management System, a Navigation Display and an LNAV/VNAV engine, iFMS now also incorporates a Primary Flight Display, various EICAS displays accommodating both twin and four engine aircraft and a fully functional MCP module.

    April 8, 2016, 10:35 am