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    Carenado Big Sale Starts Today

    For 11 days only Carenado runs their Big Sale, with 40% off the normal prices of all their FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane products. Carenado makes a wide variety of aircraft, all available now at the FlightSim.Com Store, including the 690B Turbo Commands, E50P Phenom 100, B350i King Air, A72-500 and many other light planes, business jets and airliners.

    November 12, 2020, 10:57 am

    Sky Blue Radio Interviews Dominic Smith

    Tune into The Haggis and Poutine Show this Sunday, November 15th at 1400z on Sky Blue Radio as host Willy Canuck and Dominic Smith from FlightSim.Com discuss the last 20 years of flight simulation. Dominic shares his thoughts about the evolution of sims, the flightsim community and FlightSim.Com.

    November 12, 2020, 10:10 am

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    Scenery designer FSDG brings their skill to the country of Namibia with the release of Walvis Bay. Two versions are available, one for MSFS 2020 and the other for FSX/P3D. The scenery features an accurate rendition of Walvis Bay International Airport, Namibia (FYWB) with surroundings.

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