• Prepar3D

      DC Designs Concorde Ready For Release

      DC Designs has announced that their Concorde for FSX and Prepar3D is ready for release, and have provided a last set of screen shots of the jetliner. Work will now continue onto the Super Hornet package and then the F-15 Eagle package, with bug fixes and PBR on both. After that conversion will begin to MSFS 2020 versions.

      September 19, 2020, 10:13 am

      ATSimulations Releases Piaggio P.149

      ATSimulations announces the release of the Piaggio P.149 for FSX and Prepar3D. The Piaggio P.149 is a 1950s Italian utility and liaison aircraft designed and built by Piaggio. The aircraft was built under license by Focke-Wulf in West Germany as the FWP.149D. An MSFS 2020 version is already in the works.

      September 18, 2020, 1:18 pm

      MK-Studios Dublin Coming For MSFS

      MK-Studios reports that their Dublin scenery for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is getting close to release, and have provided some new screen shots. But they have a bunch of other projects in the works including Keflavik for MSFS 2020, plus Helsinki, Fuerteventura and Rome for both P3D/MSFS.

      September 17, 2020, 10:11 am

      Rikoooo Boeing 787 VC/Merge Released

      After five months of production Erik Bender (aka Rikoooo) presents a new FSX/P3D virtual cockpit for the Boeing 787. This cockpit is the most advanced of all (in the freeware category) and is based on MagKnight's 3D assets. But it's also a complete package, merging the 3D models of the Boeing 787-8 / -9 / -10 GEnx from TDS hence the name "Family".

      September 17, 2020, 9:52 am

      HiFi Simulation Technologies Projects Update

      HiFi Simulation Technologies has been providing popular weather add-ons for flight simulators for many years. In today's announcement, they are looking into bringing Active Sky technology to the new Microsoft Flight Simulator but currently see MSFS 2020 as a "future potential platform". Their announcement also includes news on their X-Plane 11 and Prepar3D products currently in the works.

      September 16, 2020, 11:10 am

      Final Approach Simulations Releases Caribbean Airports

      Final Approach Simulations announces the release of Caribbean Airports: Trinidad, Tobago, and Grenada. The scenery includes three major airports, Piarco International Airport (POS/TTPP), A.N.R. Robinson International Airport (TAB/TTCP) and Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND/TGPY) with versions for both FSX and Prepar3D.

      September 12, 2020, 12:04 pm

      Simworks Studios Labor Day Sale

      Simworks Studios Labor Day Sale continues through this weekend, with all of their products now 30% off at the FlightSimCom Store. SimWorks Studios is a developer of high quality flight simulation add-ons, aimed at creating not just a simulation, but the experience! Their specialty is military aircraft and aircraft carriers to fly them from.

      September 11, 2020, 6:58 pm

      DigitalThemePark Turns 18

      Flightsimmers and flightsim groups tend to stick with the hobby for the long term, and one such group is DigitalThemePark who this week celebrates their 18th year of operation. They provide organization and congregation of simmers through the use of voice over IP (TeamSpeak 3) while promoting the interests of gaming, software, and hardware.

      September 11, 2020, 5:45 pm

      Just Flight Previews A300B4-200 In P3D

      Just Flight has provided some new cockpit screen shots of their upcoming Airbus A300B4-200 for Prepar3D. They were taken this week during system testing. Still no word on release.

      September 11, 2020, 5:21 pm

      Taburet Labor Day Week Sale

      The actual Labor Day may have past, but the holiday sales continue for a few days. Scenery designer Taburet offers his scenery now at 35% off the regular price. He offers a variety of scenery and mesh designed specifically for P3D v5, X-Plane 11 and Aerofly FS 2.

      September 11, 2020, 4:29 pm

      Aeroplane Heaven Releases Tecnam P2010 For P3D

      Aeroplane Heaven has released a new GA aircraft for Prepar3D. The Tecnam P2010 is a four seat general aviation plane that usually comes with a Lycoming 180 HP engine, but Aeroplane Heaven has fitted theirs with the optional IO-390 215 HP engine instead. The model features the latest PBR materials for a realistic look.

      September 11, 2020, 3:43 pm

      Just Flight 146 Professional Development Update

      Just Flight has provided us with a steady steam of updates as they continue to work on the 146 Professional jetliner for Prepar3D. The latest update is a set of screen shots taken during testing of some new liveries, warning systems and the new custom-coded FMS, all in P3D v5.

      September 11, 2020, 11:16 am

      FlightSim.Com Store Labor Day Sale Continues

      The FlightSim.Com Store announces its annual Labor Day Sale. 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 10, 2020, 2:25 pm

      Just Flight Progressing On Fokker F28

      It has been a while but today Just Flight brings us an update on one of their in-house aircraft development projects. The Fokker F28 Fellowship is coming along and today we get to see the first textured cockpit shots of the aircraft in Prepar3D.

      September 10, 2020, 11:16 am

      Airwego Virtual Airline Group Supports Latest Flight Simulators

      Airwego Virtual Airline Group was established twenty years ago but is keeping up with the latest changes in the flight simulator community, with support recently added for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 and Prepar3D v5 while maintaining support for earlier sims. Being part of a virtual airlines adds a new dimension to your flightsiming and Airwego would be glad to help you get started.

      September 10, 2020, 11:00 am

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