• Review: FlyMex - Mexico City VFR Landmarks

    Mexico City is one of the top ten most populated cities in the world and deserves a good look in MSFS 2020. Thanks to developer FlyMex Simulations and their scenery package Mexico City VFR Landmarks flying over this area now gives Microsoft Flight Simulator users lots of interesting and realistic buildings to see, even including things like the pyramids at Teotihucan. Reviewer Diego Vega explores the city with words and a video and shows you what he found.

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    Where in the World Feature 129

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    CJ4 Working Title Mod - VNAV and ILS Approach

    In this video, video team member thecorporatepilotdad takes a look at the Working Title CJ4 Mod for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This mod takes the default MSFS 2020 CJ4 bizjet and makes it much more realistic. The video is part review and part tutorial, showing how to do a VNAV and ILS approach. The author flies a plane using the same avionics in real life and was impressed with the realism found here.

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    Review: Aerosoft - German Islands 1 East Frisia XP

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    Review: TCA Officers Pack Airbus Edition

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    Complete TBM 930 Tutorial For MSFS 2020

    Today we welcome a new member to the FlightSim.Com Video Team. Known as thecorporatepilotdad, he has over twenty years experience as a flightsimmer and over 7000 real world flying hours in planes ranging from the C152 to bizjets. The first video tutorial we have to present is his complete TBM 930 tutorial for that default plane in MSFS 2020, covering everything about flying the aircraft.

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  • Just Flight Has New Preview Images of PA-28R Arrow

    Just to show a bit more of what's possible in MSFS 2020, Just Flight has released some new shots of the PA-28R Arrow III following the reveal last week. These are taken at max resolution and demonstrate the pin-sharp quality. The interior shows a lot of wear and some old avionics, as would be typical of a plane of this vintage.

    January 18, 2021, 5:07 pm

    Historic Airlines Group Has 747 Cargo

    Two announcements from Historic Airlines Group. The first is that they now have 747 freighters carrying cargo as part of their fleet, from a variety of carriers. Second is that they have added USPS cargo operations, using Ryan International's fleet of 727-100F's. If you are looking to do some classic cargo flying, HAG knows cargo.

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    Just Flight - Traffic Global for FSX/P3D

    Now available at the FlightSim.Com Store from Just Flight is their latest AI package for FSX/P3D, Traffic Global. The first version of the "Traffic" series came out 20 years ago and now the latest has been brought to FSX/Prepar3D users. It features thousands of individual commercial airline AI aircraft flying realistic commercial flight plans on real-world schedules.

    January 18, 2021, 4:23 pm

    Perfect Flight - Flying Hawaii for MSFS

    Perfect Flight announces a new set of adventures. Flying Hawaii For MSFS lets you explore the famous islands in every hidden corner and admire the natural beauty while enjoying an exciting flight experience. Included are 24 landing challenges and a complete island tour in the form of a bush trip. Also included are new liveries for the XCub Crafter, Airbus A320 and TBM 930.

    January 18, 2021, 2:41 pm

    Just Flight - Final F15 Screen Shots

    Just Flight has issued what is expected to be their last set of screen shots before the release next week of their F-15 C, D, E & I Eagle for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Included in the pictures are all aspects of the included model variants that will be included in the final pack.

    January 18, 2021, 12:58 pm

    UK2000 Updates Luton Airport For MSFS

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    January 18, 2021, 11:48 am

    Orbx Releases EG41 Fishburn As Freeware For X-Plane 11

    Orbx has announced that scenery of EG41 Fishburn Airfield is now available for X-Plane 11 as freeware. This is a small grass strip in County Durham, opened in 1995, and named "airfield of the year" by Flyer magazine in 2004. Created by Stefan Schroen and Sandro De Sarro who developed EG20 Clench Common.

    January 18, 2021, 11:21 am

    Announcing aviaFlightMonitor

    aviaFlightMonitor for FSX/P3D will monitor and analyze many of the flight parameters that airlines use in their Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) and Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) programs. These programs are used to gain operational insight into how well flight crews are performing and flying approaches. It's a key element of safe airline operations.

    January 18, 2021, 10:50 am

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    Welcome oliXsim To The FlightSim.Com Store

    Today we would like to welcome a new developer to the FlightSim.Com Store. oliXsim creates classic aircraft for X-Plane 11 and we now have two of them on offer at the store, the Lockheed Lodestar Model 18 and the Junker Ju52/3m. Those who like round engines will surely enjoy these aircraft.

    January 17, 2021, 6:02 pm

    Canadian Xpress January Monthly Fly-in: Over the Rockies

    Virtual airline Canadian Xpress announces their planes for their January 2021 monthly fly-in. This month participants will be flying over the Rockies, from Edmonton, the capital city of Alberta, to Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia.

    January 17, 2021, 5:43 pm

    Skyline Simulations - LGSM - Samos Airport for X-Plane 11

    Now available at the FlightSim.Com Store from Skyline Simulations is LGSM - Samos Airport for X-Plane 11. Also known as Aristarchos Airport, it's a challenging destination with a short runway often affected by strong winds. The airport features UHD custom textures, custom mesh, PBR materials on every building, custom grass and trees and much more.

    January 17, 2021, 5:31 pm

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