• FS2004

    HJG September Web Site Update

    Historic Jetliners Group (HJG) announces its third update for 2021. Included are new textures for its virtual ARJ/BAe 146, B707, B727, B737, C-135, DC-8, DC-9, DC-10, L-1011 and MD-80 flight line for FS2004/FSX. HJG is now also hosting the entire David Maltby flightsim inventory.

    September 16, 2021, 10:32 am

    FlightSim.Com Store Labor Day Sale Continues

    The FlightSim.Com Store Labor Day Sale continues through this weekend. For the week of the Labor Day holiday we have hundreds of great flightsim add-ons on sale from a long list of authors and publishers. With the start of fall this a great time to stock up you hangar with a new plane to fly or scenery of a new destination to fly to.

    September 11, 2021, 7:11 am

    FSExpo Announces New Partners

    FlightSimExpo 2021 will be held in person in San Diego later this month, as well as online for those who cannot attend in person. Today they announce several additional companies that will be attending the event as well as the addition of new event sponsors.

    September 3, 2021, 3:00 pm

    Tutorial Video: Learn To Fly Here #2

    thecorporatepilotdad continues his series of basic pilot training video tutorials with lesson #2, covering engine starting and propeller safety. This video follows the Airman Certification Standards (ACS) as a guide. While Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is used, the techniques shown are suitable for users of any computer flight simulator.

    August 26, 2021, 1:30 pm

    RonTom: The $1000 Hamburger

    What Is RonTom? The authors are two "Old Timers" with a passion for aviation and a penchant for telling stories. The result is some aviation / flightsim storytelling based on some real world locations that they think are fun and interesting. This edition takes you to the oldest airfield and a major city airport with an interesting history.

    June 30, 2021, 3:01 pm

    Tutorial: Ignition System and Magnetos - Aircraft Basics

    In this short video, real world pilot thecorporatepilotdad uses MSFS 2020 to explain how the magnetos and ignition system works in common internal combustion aircraft engines. Does turning off the master switch stop the engine? Learn the answers to this and more in this tutorial. While Microsoft Flight Simulator is used, this information applies to any sim as well as to real aircraft.

    June 10, 2021, 10:03 am

    A Quarter Century Of FlightSim.Com

    While today is the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S., the date is also memorable as the day that FlightSim.Com first went online, 25 years ago today. It's been quite a ride since those early days but here we are today still going strong. Founder Nels Anderson takes a look at the past and future.

    May 31, 2021, 2:32 pm

    Next Generation MTL Released On IVAO

    IVAO announces that a new MTL system (Multiplayer Traffic Library) has been released. With this new system comes a new platform for you to consult their immense catalog as well as submit partner and real world liveries. A new installer is also being released so that you can install only the liveries and models you want.

    May 31, 2021, 10:34 am

    Lionheart Creations Memorial Day Sale 2021

    Lionheart Creations products do not often go on sale, but for this Memorial Day weekend most 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 30, 2021, 1:04 pm

    Review: OnCourse Software - PF3 ATC

    Having air traffic control is an important part of the sim experience, but for most popular flight simulators the built-in ATC is lacking in many ways. Fortunately, it's possible to build an external ATC system that is far more realistic and that is exactly what OnCourse Software has done with their PF3 ATC which works with MSFS 2020, P3D, FSX and FS2004. Reviewer Michael Hayward found the improvement like night and day and says you won't find a better ATC option than PF3.

    May 29, 2021, 11:51 am

    Abdullah Radwan - Charts Finder 3 Now Available

    Charts Finder 3 is an app by Abdullah Radwan to get IFR charts for your flights. Instead of searching for each airport chart manually, it downloads the charts and names them appropriately from each country's official AIP. As a stand-alone Windows 10 program it works with any flight simulator.

    May 27, 2021, 10:46 am

    OnCourse Software Updates PF3 ATC Program

    OnCourse Software announces the release of the latest update v3.10.50 for their flight simulator ATC program PF3 ATC. The program works with FS2004, FSX and P3D, and now also with MSFS 2020. The update fixes some reported issues as well as adding new features.

    May 20, 2021, 10:29 am

    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

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