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      Gift Guide: Virtualcol - CRJ Series Pack

      Virtualcol's first new flight simulator product for 2017 is the CRJ Series Pack for FSX and P3D. It includes all variants -- the 200, 700, 900 and 1000 Series and over 100 liveries to choose from. Reviewer Michael Hayward found that he definitely enjoyed his time with the CRJ Pack, and describes his reactions in both words and in a video.

      December 18, 2018, 5:21 pm

      NL2000 v5.01 Released

      The NL2000 Team has surprised its users at Christmas with the first packages of the announced version 5. NL2000 is photo scenery of the entire Netherlands, which has always been very popular. It now supports FSX and Prepar3D including the latest version P3D v4. The new release is available in two resolutions to allow people with different computer specs to get the version best for them.

      December 18, 2018, 5:05 pm

      FlightSimExpo 2019 Launches Discounted Advance Registration

      FlightSimExpo 2019 is coming to Orlando in June 2019. Today advanced ticket sales have opened, and the first 200 people can purchase tickets at a reduced price. Registration includes full, two-day event access, entrance to all seminars and panels, morning refreshments on Saturday and Sunday, and free appetizers and drinks during a social event on Saturday afternoon.

      December 17, 2018, 4:00 pm

      Flysimware Now In FlightSim.Com Store

      Today we would like to welcome Flysimware as the latest company to allow us to sell their products through our new FlightSim.Com Store. They have years of experience creating aircraft for our sims. From Flysimware you can fly anything from a 1917 Nieuport 24 to a modern Falcon 50 jet, or a vintage helicopter like the Bell 47G for FSX/P3D.

      December 16, 2018, 1:16 pm

      PPL Training Course Using A2A Cessna 172

      Are you a beginning flightsimmer who would like to learn how to fly like real pilots do? Most real world pilots begin by training for their PPL (private pilot license) and one of the most popular training aircraft is the Cessna 172. Peter Matthess has created a series of PPL training video on Youtube that will teach you to flying use the A2A Simulations C172.

      December 16, 2018, 10:49 am

      Gift Guide: Just Flight - Stinson L-5

      The Stinson L-5 is typical of the type of aircraft developed during WWII for duties such as liaison, artillery spotting, photo-reconnaissance and casualty evacuation. The Aeroplane Heaven Stinson L5 for FSX and Prepar3D, published by Just Flight, comes in seven liveries. Reviewer Nigel Porter found it to be nicely presented and both fun and challenging to fly.

      December 15, 2018, 3:14 pm

      The Vertx Diamond DA62 is Now Available

      Vertx Flight Simulation announces the release of their first aircraft - the Diamond DA62 for Prepar3D v4. The Diamond DA62 is one of the newest and most advanced GA aircraft you can buy today. Powered by two turbo-charged 180hp jet-fuel diesel engines, the DA62 features a sleek carbon-composite airframe, advanced avionics, TKS anti-icing, redundant engine control computers, and many more advanced systems.

      December 15, 2018, 9:56 am

      New France VFR - Nord-Pas de Calais VFR 3DA

      New from France VFR is Nord-Pas de Calais VFR 3DA scenery for Prepar3D. The new VFR Regional Extension Pack series was designed and developed to provide VFR flight an environment as realistic as possible. It is the result of years of experience and practice in flight simulation and 3D modeling.

      December 15, 2018, 9:38 am

      Gift Guide: Drzewiecki Design - Seattle Airports X

      Seattle Airports X is the most complete, up-to-date, affordable and performance-friendly scenery package of five airports in the Seattle metropolitan area, Washington state, USA. This product is compatible with FSX, P3D and FSW. Reviewer Augusto Ferreira liked the five included airports enough that he considers the scenery a must-have for anyone flying the Pacific Northwest. (Also see our review of the X-Plane version)

      December 10, 2018, 5:48 pm

      Gift Guide: Flight1 / JSS Simulations - Transall C-160

      As we do each year around this time, we look back at some of our favorite reviews and repost them as "gift guides" to give you ideas for your favorite flightsimmer, or for yourself! The Transall C-160 from Flight1 and JSS Simulations comes with fully working systems including pressurization, highly detailed static elements including wheel chocks and pitot covers, 3D pilots and even a simulated discharge procedure. Reviewer Bill Stack puts the plane through its paces.

      December 9, 2018, 1:13 pm

      MPDesignStudio Releases SA316 Helicopter

      MPDesignStudio announces the release of their new Aerospatiale SA316 Alouette III helicopter for FSX and Prepar3D. Their seventh helicopter add-on, this one has features like twelve liveries, cockpit vibrations, fully simulated electronic equipment and more.

      December 9, 2018, 8:04 am

      Leonardo Previews New PBR Effects

      Just a few days after the release of Prepar3D v4.4, Leonardo Software House is already making good use of the new PBR feature on their aircraft. In comparison pictures, they demonstrate this gamechanging technology that allows for realistic reflections on metal.

      December 5, 2018, 11:19 am

      Review: Orbx CityScene Barcelona

      In this review Michael Hayward takes a look at the second release from Orbx in their CityScene range of products, CityScene Barcelona for FSX and Prepar3D. Created by Allen Kriesman, the scenery is incredibly detailed and brings the city to life with accurate and detailed buildings (thousands of them), vegetation, roads, important landmarks and so on.

      December 4, 2018, 2:12 pm

      Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams 2018

      The Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams or VFAT is a big international airshow like RIAT or MAKS. The pilots mostly simulate the displays of real aerobatic teams like the Patrouille Suisse, Thunderbirds, Blue Angels, Russian Knights and Blue Impulse, however, many teams also create their own spectacular displays instead of simulating real life counterparts. Held annually since 2007, the event is live streamed for anyone to watch.

      December 4, 2018, 1:02 pm

      FlightSim.Com Christmas Logo Competition

      To celebrate the festive period, FlightSim.Com is inviting members to redesign the existing FlightSim.Com logo, into a Christmas themed version. Bill Womack from Orbx has kindly agreed to be the judge, with the top three designs all receiving a First Class Membership for a year. The winning entry will be used for the duration of the Christmas period.

      December 3, 2018, 11:03 am

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      DCA996

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