• The Blackburn Firebrand

    The Blackburn Firebrand is not one of the more famous planes of WWII, but it does have an interesting history and some interesting flight characteristics as well. Martin La Grange tells the story of how the Firebrand came to be and developed during use, and also introduces the Alphasim version that you can use in your flight simulator.

    October 16, 2017, 5:48 pm

    Flight Sim Show 2017

    The flight simulator show Flight Sim 2017 returned to the RAF Museum Cosford UK for the fifth consecutive year. Hosted by Just Flight and PC Pilot, this was the largest one yet with 1800 attendees and over 35 exhibitors. Michael Hayward was there and offers his report.

    October 13, 2017, 11:26 am

    Going Places - Back North

    Continuing from the previous "Going Places" installment where he arrived in Montevideo, Rodolfo Astrada turns around and heads back north. As before, he weaves in stories of the regions being traveled, including Uruguay and Madeira, and aircraft history, including the Boeing 727.

    October 10, 2017, 3:33 pm

    Wings Of Freedom Tour

    The Collings Foundation is one of the premier restorers and operators of historic aircraft, and through their "Wings Of Freedom Tour" bring a variety of WWII era aircraft all around the U.S. for people to experience. Earlier this week, Nels Anderson had the opportunity to visit one of their stops and fly in their B-25 Mitchell "Tondelayo", and shares his experience here in words and photos.

    October 6, 2017, 11:07 am

    Interview With Frederick Zealor

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    October 3, 2017, 1:11 pm

    Review: Milviz - DHC-2 Beaver

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    Where in the World Feature 99

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    September 27, 2017, 2:57 pm

    Review: Fire Flight

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    September 24, 2017, 2:33 pm

    Member Focus: Michael Hayward

    In this new series we introduce you to Michael Hayward, one of our very active members who has written a number of articles for FlightSim.Com and also runs a Youtube channel. Michael got started with FS2004 at age six and hasn't stopped yet. In our interview he tells us about some of his favorite add-ons, interesting flightsim experiences, offers some FSX tweaking tips and tells us about his other interests.

    September 21, 2017, 5:26 pm

    Lockheed F-35 Simulator

    While flying at home has its rewards, there are opportunities available to fly in much more sophisticated simulators. We've reported on airliner-type sims before, but this time Ray Andersen tries an F-35 simulator, created by YouFly in Denmark. Ray had a great experience and also enjoyed their F-16 simulator.

    September 18, 2017, 1:57 pm

    Review: Just Flight - One-Eleven 300, 400, 500

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    September 15, 2017, 10:11 am

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    The Sim Skunk Works F-84F 'Thunderstreak' provides highly detailed and frame-rate-friendly models with fully animated virtual cockpits in both single player and multiplayer versions. Both are fully compatible with TacPack and vACMI. Versions are available for FSX and P3D v3/v4.

    October 18, 2017, 6:39 pm

    FSX-P3D Scenery - KHPN Westchester County Apt

    Now available at the FS Pilot Shop is FSX-P3D Scenery - KHPN Westchester County Apt. This new flight simulator scenery is based on Google data accurate to March 2017. It features seasonal textures, photoreal terrain of the airfield, custom buildings and lights and more.

    October 18, 2017, 5:06 pm

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    FSDreamTeam - KSDF Louisville Int'l Airport

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    October 18, 2017, 9:26 am

    Announcing FSX SpacePort

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    October 17, 2017, 2:02 pm

    Rolling Cumulus Releases Four Adventure Bundles

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    October 15, 2017, 4:12 pm

    Aerosoft - Mega Airport Barcelona Evolution

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    October 15, 2017, 1:32 pm

    Orbx's LDPL Pula Airport Is Here

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    October 15, 2017, 9:07 am

    SamScene 3D - Tokyo WOW City Pro Scenery

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