• FS2004

    A Small Beginners Guide to Flight Simulation

    Flight simulation and aviation are filled with specialized language and abbreviations that are confusing to the beginner and hard to keep up with even for the more advanced sim pilot. In this article Paul Mort helps to clear up the confusion by offering definitions of a wide range of sim and flight lingo. Take a look and see how much you know. Confused by a term that's not included? Leave a comment with your questions.

    November 4, 2019, 1:28 pm

    FSweekend Netherlands This Weekend

    Announcing FSWeekend 2019, coming this weekend. Since 1998 flight simulator enthusiasts and cockpit builders have been coming to the Aviodrome at Lelystad Airport to show visitors and each other what is possible with flightsim programs. Dozens of exhibitors will enhance participants into the fascinating world of flying behind your computer. There will be a wide variety of cockpits available for people to fly.

    October 30, 2019, 10:47 am

    Virtavia Halloween Sale - Save 50%

    Virtavia offers over 190 different aircraft add-on packages, mostly for FSX, FSX: Steam Edition and Prepar3D but even some for FS2004 and X-Plane. If you like military aircraft old or new or helicopters the Virtavia range likely includes something for you. You'll also find other planes including GA.

    October 27, 2019, 10:25 am

    FlightSim.Com Store Halloween Sale

    Announcing the Halloween Sale on now at the FlightSim.Com Store. During the week of Halloween many publishers are offering special prices of up to 50% off. This is a great chance to fill up your flight simulator hangar as over 400 products are now on sale.

    October 26, 2019, 10:02 am

    Flight Sim Show 2019 Report And Interviews

    Once again this year, Michael Hayward was our reporter on the scene at Flight Sim Show 2019, held last weekend at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford. This year the show was expanded to two full days and had great attendance including 35 companies with stands and many presentations.

    October 9, 2019, 12:51 pm

    Vielcon Designs - Airport Enviroment

    Airport Enviroment from Vielcon Designs is an improvement package that replaces textures, sounds and default effects. It can completely modernize default airports around the world. Small, medium and large airports come alive in FS2004, FSX and P3D (all versions). Optimization and quality of textures, sounds and effects guarantee a more realistic level of immersion.

    October 3, 2019, 4:55 pm

    Flight Simulator Show Schedule Announced

    For the seventh year Just Flight will be sponsoring a show for flightsimmers at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford in October. Flight Sim 2019 this year has been expanded to two days, giving visitors more time to meet the exhibitors, enjoy presentations and tour the museum. The presentation schedule for the show has just been revealed, with two days packed with interesting topics.

    September 4, 2019, 10:18 am

    Interview - VirtualCol - Jose J. Gonzalez

    Virtualcol makes some of the most popular flight simulator planes by choosing to offer airplanes with friendly frame rates at a low cost. In this interview Jose J. Gonzalez tells the story of Virtualcol, from its founding in 2003 making scenery, to the changes in ownership and change to aircraft creation. Learn more in our interview about this popular group and the airplanes they make for us.

    August 29, 2019, 10:12 am

    Out Now! UltimateDefrag Version 6

    New at the FlightSim.Com Store is version 6 of UltimateDefrag. UltimateDefrag6 is the only defragmentation and hard drive optimizer designed to give high end simulations, games and applications the performance you are looking for. Disk load time can affect your sim frame rates, so having a properly defragged disk is important for performance.

    August 20, 2019, 4:37 pm

    Flight Sim Show 2019 Announced

    For the seventh year Just Flight will be sponsoring a show for flghtsimmers at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford in October. Flight Sim 2019 this year has been expanded to two days, giving visitors more time to meet the exhibitors, enjoy presentations and tour the museum.

    August 14, 2019, 10:00 am

    VIELCON DESIGNS - Realistic Environment for FS2004

    Enhanced textures, sounds and effects now come to FS2004 from VIELCON DESIGNS with the release of REALISTIC ENVIRONMENT. Exclusively designed for FS2004, the package offers realistic sky textures, realist sun texture with brightness that varies through the day, realistic moon, realistic sea and ocean water, realistic high resolution grass plus effects like rain, thunder, contrails, smoke and more.

    August 7, 2019, 11:33 am

    FSExpo 2020 Venue and Date Announcement

    FSExpo 2020 dates and location have been announced. The annual flight simulation conference will be returning to Las Vegas for its third event and will be held from June 12 to 14, 2020 at the Tropicana Las Vegas. The show will run both days of the weekend and in addition on Friday there will be a series of seminars called Captains' Corner.

    August 5, 2019, 12:00 pm

    John B. Loney Jr Passes

    We regret to report the passing of well known scenery designer John B. Loney Jr.. While his favorite role was "grandpa", he rewarded us with hundreds of freeware scenery add-ons for FS2004 and FSX, favoring small airports that need the most dressing up.

    July 22, 2019, 1:09 pm

    FsXPand 8.1 Released

    Announcing FxSPand 8.1 offering networked panels for FSX, FS2004, Prepar3D and X-Plane. With FsXpand you can build your own panels for your sim. FsXPand runs on your simulator PC with FSUIPC. It connects to FsClient running on one or more PC's.

    July 17, 2019, 2:20 pm

    VIELCON DESIGNS Now Available At FlightSim.Com Store

    The FlightSim.Com Store would like to welcome our latest new developer, VIELCON DESIGNS, who make advanced sounds for FS2004, FSX and Prepar3D (all versions). Two products are available, plus a sound pack that combines both at a reduced price. The products enhance the sounds of rain and thunder, giving a more natural environment for rainy and stormy days.

    July 15, 2019, 6:11 pm

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