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    Tutorial: Flight Recorder Freeware For MSFS

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    IFR Training Part 2

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    Review: TDM Scenery Design A Coruña For MSFS 2020

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    Building the Hawker Hunter Virtual Model

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    FlyingIron Simulations Releases Spitfire L.F Mk IXc MSFS

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    Verticalsim Releases Peter O. Knight Airport MSFS

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    MSFS March 4th, 2021 Development Update

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    Taburet - Night3D New Zealand For MSFS 2020

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    Milviz Previews F4U Corsair For MSFS 2020

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    Windsock Simulations Previews Madrid Airport For X-Plane

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    Wels Airfield LOLW Freeware For X-Plane 11

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    March 3, 2021, 1:26 pm

    VATSIM Announces Cross The Pond Westbound 2021

    VATSIM announces the date for one of their major flying events of the year. Cross The Pond Westbound 2021 is coming April 24. The event features division on both sides of the Atlantic providing complete ATC service from departure to destination.

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    Canadian Xpress March 2021 Monthly Challenge

    Virtual airline Canadian Xpress visits the south Pacific for their March 2021 Monthly Challenge flight. Your mission is to fly from Tahiti (NTAA) to Bora Bora (NTTB) with any Canadian Xpress freeware or payware Twin Engine Prop or Turbo Prop aircraft you have the rank to fly.

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    VSKYLABS Rutan Model-158 Near To Release

    The VSKYLABS Test Pilot Rutan Model-158 ("Pond-Racer") for X-Plane by Laminar Research is now reported to be coming "really soon", i.e. in about a week or so. This model that is truly an "x-plane" will be ready for your hangar shortly.

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