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    Where in the World Feature 129

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    CJ4 Working Title Mod - VNAV and ILS Approach

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    Now available at the FlightSim.Com Store from Rafael Santos is a collection of utilities for Microsoft Flight Simulator called Ingamepanels Pack 3in1 for MSFS. Included are IVAO VATSIM Map v1.2 to view IVAO and VATSIM traffic within the sim, METAR Viewer v1.3 and VFRMap Enhanced v1.3 which lets you use OpenStreetMap right in your cockpit.

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    VSKYLABS - 2021 Development News Flash

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    January 25, 2021, 10:06 am

    Pilot's Releases B314 For Prepar3D

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    January 25, 2021, 9:36 am

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    FlyingD Scenery Announces Frankfurt-Egelsbach For MSFS

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    January 24, 2021, 1:43 pm

    Perfect Flight - FSX Missions - United CRJ-700

    Now available from Perfect Flight is FSX Missions - United CRJ-700. The pack includes a collection of flying missions that offer flight briefings, cabin preparation, step-by-step checklists, etc. Also included are United liveries for the default Bombardier CRJ-700. Missions also features the exclusive PES (Passengers Entertainment System), wit five new and unreleased soundtrack.

    January 24, 2021, 1:15 pm

    Taburet - Lauriston Airport For MSFS 2020

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    DCS Adds New Landable Ship

    As well as the substantial push to complete the Hornet's new features, the DCS team would like to mention a notable addition: handy wind bulk carrier. This is a new civilian ship equipped with a functioning helipad UH-1H Huey, SA342 Gazelle and Ka-50 Black Shark 2.

    January 22, 2021, 5:54 pm

    Welcome aviaworx To The FlightSim.Com Store

    We would like to welcome a new developer to the FlightSim.Com Store. aviaworx makes apps for flight simulation, that allow you to remotely monitor and control FSX and Prepar3D using a server on your PC and a handheld device. Features include CDU, EFB, overhead and flight monitor.

    January 22, 2021, 4:42 pm

    DCS Explains Ground Moving Target Mode On F/A-18C

    DCS offers a new training video on how to use Ground Moving Target (GMT) Radar Mode on their F/A-18C Hornet. When enabled, this mode detects moving ground units and allows you to designate them for tracking.

    January 22, 2021, 1:19 pm

    Burning Blue Design Previews Farnborough For MSFS

    Hot on the heels of their releases for Lydd (EGMD) and Headcorn (EGLF) for Microsoft Flight Simulator, Burning Blue Design is now focusing all their efforts on Farnborough Airport (EGLF). Release will be some time in the coming months, though the screen shots already show a well developed airport.

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