• FS2004

    Tutorial: Winds Aloft Forecasts

    Understanding weather is an important part of flying. thecorporatepilotdad, a real world corporate pilot, offers a tutorial on winds aloft forecasts, where they can be found, and how to read each type of chart. Even though this is made with the use of official sources, it is meant for use with Microsoft Flight Simulator, X-Plane, or any flight simulator.

    April 29, 2021, 11:48 am

    HJG 21st Anniversary Web Site Update

    Historic Jetliners Group (HJG) is celebrating its 21st anniversary and has announced its biggest ever update. Included are 163 new textures for its virtual B707, B717-200, B727, B737, C-135, DC-9, DC-10, L-1011 Tristar, MD-80, and MD-90 flight line for FS2004 and FSX, featuring liveries from around the globe.

    April 7, 2021, 9:48 am

    St. Patricks Day Sale At The FlightSim.Com Store

    Happy Saint Patrick's Day! In honor of the holiday a few of the authors who sell through the FlightSim.Com Store are offering sales on their add-ons. Today through this weekend fill up your virtual hangar and save on aircraft, scenery and more.

    March 17, 2021, 10:24 am

    TopSkills - Using Instrument Approach Charts Video v2.1

    TopSkills announces an updated version of their video Using Instrument Approach Charts, which is suitable for users of all common flight simulators. Version 2.1 will teach you to use instrument charts just like real pilots do to navigate in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC). This is a basic skill you need to be an IFR pilot.

    March 10, 2021, 3:44 pm

    Freeware Focus: Coromandel New Zealand

    For those still using FS2004 there is some great scenery waiting to be tried. In this article Joshua Moore showcases some freeware that he recently tried, Coromandel, New Zealand. This proves to be a beautiful part of the world and a great flying experience.

    March 8, 2021, 3:42 pm

    TDS 737 MAX7 V3 Released

    Well known freeware development group Tenkuu Developers Studio (TDS) announces the release of the Boeing 737 MAX 7 v3 for FS2004 and Prepar3D v4. Because of the problem of unpermitted MSFS 2020 migration of FSX aircraft designs, they have chosen not to release an FSX version. The new base model is now available in the FlightSim.Com file library.

    March 6, 2021, 10:40 am

    OnCourse Software - PF3 - ATC At Its Best!

    If you are not satisfied with the ATC system in your flight simulator, here is an alternative OnCourse Software - PF3 fully supports IFR and VFR flight while providing realistic ATC services. With 26 geographic regions and 119 voice sets you'll really feel like you are in the corresponding part of the world. It works with voice recognition systems and with MCE. Supports the latest MSFS 2020 plus FSX, FS2004 and all versions of Prepar3D.

    February 24, 2021, 3:25 pm

    Announcing The Great Australian Air Rally

    Bluegrass and WestWind Airlines are running the 20th Annual Great Australian Air Rally in March. The rally consists of ten daily legs. Flight information will be made available for FS2004, FSX, P3D and X-Plane. Details of the flights and weather are provided so that anyone with a different simulator can make up their own flight plans.

    February 19, 2021, 4:29 pm

    FlightSimExpo 2021 Schedule and Registration Launch

    FlightSimExpo has announced its 2021 event schedule will feature presentations from airline pilots, dispatchers, accident investigators, air traffic controllers, flight simulation developers, content creators, and an F-35 test pilot! Complete with two panel discussions, the three-day schedule of seminars will be available for attendees in-person in San Diego and livestreamed for registered online attendees.

    February 11, 2021, 11:00 am

    FlightSim Community 2020 Survey Results

    Last fall we asked you to take part in the FlightSim Community 202 Survey. Organized by Navigraph and co-sponsored by a long list of flightsim businesses and organizations, this comprehensive survey dug deep into the interests of the flightsim community. After some delay, the final survey results are now published, showing the answers provided by some 23,500 respondents.

    January 13, 2021, 2:50 pm

    Perfect Flight Christmas Sale

    Christmas may have passed, but some of the holiday sales are not over yet. The Perfect Flight Christmas sale continues for a few more days. For a limited time save 40% on all of their flight simulator products. Perfect Flight offers a wide variety of aircraft and missions for FS2004, FSX and Prepar3D. Fly around the world to dangerous fields or into major airports.

    December 27, 2020, 4:46 pm

    Virtualcol Christmas Sale 2020

    It's almost Christmas and Virtualcol products are now on sale. For a short time save 40% off the regular price of their flight simulator aircraft. Try you hand flying airline passengers in their best selling A220, or their ATR Series, CRJ Series or Dash 8 Series. Or try some amphibious flying in their DHC3 Otter. If you like regional jets fly the Dornier 328 or Embraer series. Also on offer are planes from Jetstream, Saab and Short.

    December 24, 2020, 8:24 am

    OnCourse Software Updates PF3 ATC

    OnCourse Software announces the release of the latest update v3.10 for their flight simulator ATC program PF3 ATC. The program works with FS2004, FSX and P3D, and now also with MSFS 2020.

    December 15, 2020, 5:46 pm

    Skysong Soundworks - Douglas Dakota Real World Audio

    Skysong Soundworks announces a new sound package for FSX and Prepar3D. Douglas Dakota Real World Audio brings the famous twin engine transport to life. Interior and exterior audio samples were recorded from their respective positions and fine tuned so each stage of the RPM power band is accurately represented. It also includes start up and sounds of pumps, gear up/down, etc.

    December 6, 2020, 4:36 pm

    FlightSim.Com Store Thanksgiving Sale Starts Today

    The Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. is this week and so today the FlightSim.Com Store starts its annual Thanksgiving Sale, with discounts on hundreds of flight simulator add-ons at up to 50%. We've listed those companies currently on sale, and more will be added as the week goes on.

    November 23, 2020, 4:16 pm

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  • FS2004 Recent Forum Activity

    pilotposer

    Calclassic DC7F Shutdown Issue

    Thread Starter: pilotposer

    Hello, when I shutdown the CalClassic DC 7F engines I still hear the engines cranking from inside of the cockpit. Outside the plane all is quiet and...

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    BobSeaman

    Italian Carrier Ops by Enzo Calcagni.

    Thread Starter: BobSeaman

    I've installed the three carriers around southern Italy from ico_v1.zip by Enzo Calcagni and noticed the FS2004 restart-after-shutdown problem. I...

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    PristoMiky

    Flight Simulator 2004 Start-up

    Thread Starter: PristoMiky

    So I finally want to play FS2004 again after not playing in several years, so I ordered myself a new copy. I installed it onto my laptop with no...

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    defaid

    Round the world in eighty years

    Thread Starter: defaid

    I thought you might like a bit of a laugh. I started this round-the-world flight in November 2009. I got side-tracked. So far I've clocked up...

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    beroun

    Landing Lights shine

    Thread Starter: beroun

    Hi, Have IL96 with landing light switches but no landing lights effect. So have installed and positioned the simple landing lights effects to the ...

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