• Review: Aerosoft - Mega Airport Zurich Professional v2

    Our reviewer MrYorkiesWorld has wanted to visit Zurich and has now been able to do so virtually using Mega Airport Zurich Professional v2 published by Aerosoft for P3D v4 and v5. He offers his opinions here, finding himself extremely impressed with the scenery, as it looks good and performs well.

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    Flight Simulator 2020 First Impressions

    We all know you're eager to get a look at the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. Michael Hayward is one of the FlightSim.Com team members with early access to the new simulator and has been putting in many hours of flying. With a brief text introduction, here he offers a video of his first impressions.

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    Neil's Great Scottish Tour For X-Plane 11 Vol. 3

    Come along with Neil Birch as he continues Neil's Great Scottish Tour for X-Plane with Volume 3. Neil loves to show off his home territory in the UK, acting as a tour guide for some low and slow fight among the area's historic and natural features. The trip continues through Scotland from Castle Kennedy to Arran.

    July 30, 2020, 11:59 am

    Where in the World Feature 126

    The Where In The World series challenge from Ron Blehm continues. Last month's "sky harbor" proved an interesting challenge, with many being successful. This month is something different, a former military base that's not even normally open, except for a special fly-in event. Can you figure out where it is?

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    Review: Orbx Caernarfon Airport for X-Plane 11

    it's always nice to have a reviewer who knows the airfield under review, and reviewer Paul Mort fits the bill in examining Caernarfon Airport in Wales published by Orbx. He was very pleased with the stunning scenery and now considers it one of his favorite airports.

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    Review: Orbx - Fresno Yosemite International Airport

    Reviewer Andrew Parish was pleased to follow on his previous Orbx scenery review with another scenery in the same area, Fresno Yosemite International Airport in California. Having done his research he was pleased to find that the scenery lived up to his expectations and thought this was a must have scenery.

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    Ratty's Ramblings - Getting Around

    Author Ian Radcliffe has been flightsimming for a long time -- since 1984 and FS2 on a Commodore 64. In an effort to give something back after all these years of enjoyment, Ian has offered a series of articles that will offer hints, insights and suggestions to enrich the flight simulator experience. Here he shares the most basic of VFR navigation skills, presents a bad case of distraction and as usual presents an interesting flight to share.

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    Review: Just Flight - Mosquito FB Mk VI

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    Review: Aerosoft - Airport Ibiza XP

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    Review: Orbx 2W3 Swanson Airport for X-Plane 11

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    Aeroplane Heaven - New Z-50 Pics

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    Pilot Plus - Wycombe Air Park V1.2 Now Available

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    August 6, 2020, 5:31 pm

    DC Designs Previews F-14 Tomcat For MSFS

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    August 6, 2020, 2:37 pm

    FSDreamTeam Previews Chicago O'Hare For MSFS

    Scenery designer FSDreamTeam (FSDT) announces another project they have in the works, O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, one of the world's busiest airports. No details yet, just a set of work in progress screen shots.

    August 6, 2020, 1:59 pm

    Flightbeam Studios Announces Denver Int'l For MSFS

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    Flyt Simulations Announces MSFS Plans

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    SamScene3D Releases Shanghai City Times For FSX/P3D

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    Aerosoft Explains MSFS Development Plans

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    August 6, 2020, 11:20 am

    Milviz Previews Their 737 Running In MSFS

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    Drzewiecki Design Previews First MSFS Scenery

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