• FS2004

    TopSkills Updates Power Video

    TopSkills, publisher of self-learning videos for home flight simmers, has updated its popular tutorial video: Managing Your Power. This video shows how to simulate flight like a real pilot by properly using propellers, fuel mixture, cowl flaps, and carburetor heat.

    August 5, 2020, 1:42 pm

    TopSkills – Managing Your Power Video v2 Released

    TopSkills has released an updated tutorial video from flightsim expert Bill Stack about managing engine power. This professionally produced video explains step-by-step how to maximize engine power in home flight simulators by controlling fuel-to-air mixture, propeller pitch, carburetor heat, cowl flaps, and condition levers.

    July 21, 2020, 8:15 am

    TopSkills Updates Jet Simming Video

    TopSkills, publisher of self-learning videos for home flight simmers, has updated its popular tutorial video Jet Simming. In the video, majro procedures are explained for all flight phases from preparation through shutdown. Thorough instructions are step-by-step with clear narrations and callouts.

    July 13, 2020, 1:34 pm

    HJG 2020 Mid Year Mega Release

    Historic Jetliners Group (HJG) announces their latest update, their fifth so far in 2020. Includes are new files for its civil B707, B727, B737, BAe 146/ARJ, DC-8, DC-9, DC-10, L-1011 and more...

    July 13, 2020, 11:57 am

    TopSkills Summer Sale

    With July 4th now a full week in the past, the associated sales are winding down. But still through this weekend TopSkills is offering all their training videos and e-books on sale for 15% off their usual prices. These are a bargain even at their normal prices, but here is a good chance to improve your flying skills and save too.

    July 11, 2020, 9:40 am

    Top Skills - Jet Simming Tutorial Video v4

    Training expert Top Skills announces a new, upgraded version of their Jet Simming Tutorial Video. The video is designed to teach flightsimmers how to fly all types of civilian jet aircraft. Version 4 is upgraded with more detailed information, additional steps, new screen captures and more.

    July 7, 2020, 8:29 am

    FlightSim.Com Store 4th Of July Sale Expands

    The FlightSim.Com Store would like to announce its annual 4th of July Sale, now with many more participating publishers added. In celebration of American independence day we have hundreds of items on sale with savings up to 50%. Summer may be a slow time for flightsim activity but this is a great time to fill up your hangar with some accessories!

    July 4, 2020, 9:30 am

    PTTBuddy Sound Utility Released

    PTTBuddy is a sound utility that aims to assist in better automatic volume control of windows applications. It manages your applications volume levels while you focus on what really matters. PTTBuddy works with all flight simulators.

    June 29, 2020, 5:55 pm

    Aerosoft Gibraltar X - 10 Years On

    Those who have stuck with FS2004 and FSX benefit from the many years that developers have had to make add-ons from these sims. But how well do the older ones hold up? In this review, Michael Hayward looks at Gibraltar X, created by Sim-Wings about ten years ago. Currently published by Aerosoft, he finds that it still holds up well and is well worth a visit.

    June 17, 2020, 5:23 pm

    FAA From The Flight Deck Video Series

    Flightsimmers can often take advantage of resources supplied to real pilots. Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) sent out an announcement about their From The Flight Deck video series. Intended to brief pilots on features of destination airports, these high quality Youtube videos can be used by flightsimmers in the same manner. The collection is fairly small so far but it looks like they have plans to regularly expand.

    June 11, 2020, 12:01 pm

    Lionheart Creations Memorial Day Sale

    Lionheart Creations products do not often go on sale, but for this Memorial Day they are now offered at 50% off the regular price at the FlightSim.Com Store. Lionheart offers a wide variety of add-on aircraft for FS2004, FSX and Prepar3D.

    May 26, 2020, 1:14 pm

    Virtualcol Memorial Day Sale

    Today is Memorial Day and so it's time to fill your flight simulator hangar with some new airplanes. For just a few days, Virtualcol is holding their Memorial Day Sale, offering all of their aircraft at 35% off the usual price. Virtualcol makes some of the most popular planes for FS2004, FSX and Prepar3D and at reasonable prices too.

    May 25, 2020, 1:18 pm

    TopSkills Updates Charts Video

    TopSkills announces an updated version of their flight simulator training video Using Instrument Approach Charts. The video explains the use of approach charts commonly used by instrument-rated pilots, including the popular ILS charts and modern GPS charts.

    May 6, 2020, 2:03 pm

    Just Flight Cancels Cosford Flight Sim 2020

    Though not surprising, we're sorry to report that Just Flight has announced the cancellation of Flight Sim Show 2020, planned for October at the RAF Museum Cosford in the UK.

    May 6, 2020, 12:08 pm

    Sky Blue Radio Lucky 13th!

    This week Sky Blue Radio, the online streaming radio station for flightsimmers, celebrates its 13th year of operation. To show their appreciation, they are giving away thousands of dollars worth of flightsim prizes from some of the big name flightsim companies. Tune in May 7th to the 14th to participate.

    May 3, 2020, 10:41 am

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