• Flight Sim World

    6th Annual FlightSimCon Prepares For Take Off

    The 6th annual FlightSimCon convention announces initial sponsors, speakers, highlights and exhibitors for the 2018 event to be held in June in Dallas. For the first time, FlightSimCon is being joined by Cockpit-Fest USA, an annual event for cockpit enthusiasts with roots dating back to 1999. Top tier sponsor has been announced to be Gleim Aviation, well known for their pilot training materials.

    February 23, 2018, 5:24 pm

    Taburet - Night 3D France v3 for P3Dv4 and FSW

    Taburet has released another in their series of night enhancement sceneries. Night 3D France v3 for Prepar3D v4 and Flight Sim World (FSW) places specifically designed 3D light bulbs for 3D night light effects on top of roads to provide a night blooming display of lights all over France. It can be used on its own or on top of other scenery.

    February 18, 2018, 1:08 pm

    FSW Last Frontier Mission Pack Available Now

    Load up your Piper PA-18 Super Cub and prepare to tackle the last frontier! The Last Frontier Mission Pack is available now for Flight Sim World In these missions, you take the role of a skilled and dedicated pilot whose job it is to ferry cargo and passengers across the diverse terrain of Alaska. No job is too small or too difficult to ensure this sparsely populated region stays connected and supplied.

    February 15, 2018, 4:07 pm

    Drzewiecki Design - NY Airports v2 X Updated

    New from Drzewiecki Design is an update to one of their New York City area scenery packages. The KJFK/KLGA/KTEB package has been updated to version 2.3 which includes improved light textures at all airports and a number of fixes aty KJFK. It also now includes experimental compatibility with Flight Sim World (FSW).

    February 8, 2018, 5:25 pm

    Dynamic Weather Now Available In Flight Sim World

    Today marks the release of an exciting new feature in Flight Sim World. Dynamic Weather v1 is a new weather setting that reads data from weather stations across the world and determines the conditions from METAR strings.

    February 1, 2018, 1:59 pm

    Taburet - Night 3D v3 - Brazil for P3Dv4 and FSW

    Taburet has released another in their Night 3D line for P3D v4 and FSW. Night 3D v3 - Brazil adds specially designed 3D light bulbs and 3D night effects all through the country. This package can be used by itself or on top of other scenery for the area.

    January 31, 2018, 10:30 am

    Flight Sim World Enters Next Phase of Development

    Dovetail Games has announced the next stage of development for Flight Sim World. This second phase will see the sim released from Steam's Early Access program as the development team moves towards making bigger, less frequent updates. Scheduled improvements include more aircraft including airliners, IFR and ATC updates, dynamic and live weather and more.

    January 22, 2018, 4:35 pm

    Taburet - Nepal and Bhutan 10m Mesh

    The latest terrain mesh from Taburet for flight simulator is Nepal and Bhutan 10m Mesh. The scenery enhances one of the most mountainous regions of the world with much more accurate elevation data. It is compatible with most other scenery add-ons and works with FSX, FSX Steam, P3D and FSW.

    January 1, 2018, 11:22 am

    Announcing Cockpit-Fest USA 2018

    During 2018 there will actually be two Cockpit-Fest USA events. "Warbirds On Parade 2018" will be held at the Cold War Air Museum in September. Cockpit-Fest USA will also team up with FlightSimCon which is holding their sixth annual flight simulator conference in Dallas during June.

    December 24, 2017, 11:12 am

    Review: Turbulent Designs Big Bear Airport

    Turbulent Design has created the first add-on scenery for Dovetail Games' Flight Sim World, showcasing Big Bear Airport in California. The airport and surrounding area include a huge amount of detail and show what can be done in FSW. It does lack some things, like seasonal textures, notes reviewer Michael Hayward but he finds it a place he enjoys flying to and from.

    December 19, 2017, 5:08 pm

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  • Flight Sim World Forum Activity

    timhomer2015

    Does FSW have better standard scenery than FSX or X-Plane?

    Thread Starter: timhomer2015

    Which has the best scenery pre-installed (no addons)? Are there any flight simulators with real-world photoscenery pre-installed?

    Last Post By: JSkorna 01-01-2018, 07:48 PM Go to last post
    Nels_Anderson

    Piper Cherokee 180

    Thread Starter: Nels_Anderson

    So, what planes have you been flying? I did some of the lessons with the Super Cub but found it unstable and difficult to fly. So the Cherokee 180...

    Last Post By: azzaro 01-16-2018, 10:32 PM Go to last post
    boxcar

    ~ FSW enters Phase 2 ~

    Thread Starter: boxcar

    Lots of welcome news from the FSW team, and being very well received thus far... ...

    Last Post By: boxcar 01-27-2018, 08:10 PM Go to last post
    Throttle_Up

    Can you drag the airplane icon on the map?

    Thread Starter: Throttle_Up

    Hallo :) I dont know if Im missing something or doing something wrong but I cant drag the airplane icon on the map to relocate to another airport....

    Last Post By: bdf369 01-24-2018, 01:54 AM Go to last post
    azzaro

    Amphibious Super Cub addition.

    Thread Starter: azzaro

    An improvement I didn't realize I had until I read Boxcar's announcement. (Thanks David) It looks great and flies beautifully. I'm looking forward...

    Last Post By: azzaro 01-23-2018, 11:30 AM Go to last post
    azzaro

    FSW Lighting and depth

    Thread Starter: azzaro

    A quick flight in far north British Columbia shows a real sense of atmospheric depth. FSW has a broader range of tones (in every sense) living up to...

    Last Post By: johnost 02-15-2018, 03:14 AM Go to last post