• Review: Orbx 2W3 Swanson Airport for X-Plane 11

    2W3 Swanson Airport is a quaint and unique airfield with residents living in their houses on both sides of the runway, some of them with private hangars and aircraft. This is the sort of airport scenery that Orbx is known for. Reviewer Shawn Weigelt was extremely impressed with it, and found it ran smoothly on his mid-grade system.

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    Review: SimWorks Studios - T-37B Tweet

    The T-37B Tweet had a long career as the U.S. military's primary jet trainer. SimWorks Studios brings this classic to Prepar3D and reviewer Ray Andersen takes a look. He finds it to be an absolutely awesome simulator, with a perfect focus on details and a comprehensive and detailed flight model.

    July 2, 2020, 10:27 am

    Neil's Great Scottish Tour For X-Plane 11 Vol. 2

    Come along with Neil Birch as he continues Neil's Great Scottish Tour for X-Plane with Volume 2. Neil loves to show off his home territory in the UK, acting as a tour guide for some low and slow fight among the area's historic and natural features. The trip continues from Kirkcudbright to Castle Kennedy.

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    Review: Just Flight - Hawker Hunter F.6/FGA.9

    The Hawker Hunter was an early British jet fighter aircraft and one-time world air speed record holder. Just Flight has created a nice version for FSX/P3D with a number of variants and liveries. Reviewer Dale Ashcroft found himself very pleased with the results, finding it to be well detailed, fun to fly and a smooth experience throughout.

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    Prepar3D v5 vs X-Plane 11 Vulkan

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    Where in the World Feature 125

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    Aerosoft Gibraltar X - 10 Years On

    Those who have stuck with FS2004 and FSX benefit from the many years that developers have had to make add-ons from these sims. But how well do the older ones hold up? In this review, Michael Hayward looks at Gibraltar X, created by Sim-Wings about ten years ago. Currently published by Aerosoft, he finds that it still holds up well and is well worth a visit.

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    Fly With That One Pilot Chick #4

    Author Ron Blehm knows a young woman pilot in Washington State who shares her flight training and flying adventures online and through videos. His idea was that it would be fun for flight simmers to join in on her adventures, flying the same routes and sharing their experiences. A number of people have submitted video responses from flight 3 and we now offer a new flight to try. This time, the challenge is night flying.

    June 13, 2020, 9:56 am

    Review: Just Flight - Avro Vulcan B Mk.2

    One of the most noteworthy British aircraft of the cold war era was the graceful delta-winged Avro Vulcan. X-Plane pilots can now fly this plane thanks to Just Flight and Thranda Design. Reviewer Andrew Parish had been very eager to get his hands on this plane, as was not disappointed. He enjoyed the exquisite detail and the absolute joy of flying it.

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    Neil's Great Scottish Tour For X-Plane 11 Vol. 1

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    PilotEdge is teaming with EAA and NATCA during EAA's Spirit of Aviation Week to deliver SimVenture. This unique event provides people with the opportunity to fly into Oshkosh on their home flight simulators using X-Plane, Prepar3D or FSX.

    July 7, 2020, 1:34 pm

    Aerosoft Previews Langeoog Airport

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    July 7, 2020, 10:25 am

    Top Skills - Jet Simming Tutorial Video v4

    Training expert Top Skills announces a new, upgraded version of their Jet Simming Tutorial Video. The video is designed to teach flightsimmers how to fly all types of civilian jet aircraft. Version 4 is upgraded with more detailed information, additional steps, new screen captures and more.

    July 7, 2020, 8:29 am

    Just Flight - Propair Falke SF-25 for P3D v4/v5

    Now available at the FlightSim.Com Store from publisher Just Flight and designer Propair Flight is the Falke SF-25 glider for Prepar3D v4 and v5. he Propair Falke SF-25 is a true virtual copy of the famous German touring motor glider Scheibe SF-25. It includes three variants.

    July 6, 2020, 2:36 pm

    Virtavia P2V-7 Neptune for FSX

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    July 6, 2020, 1:42 pm

    Windsock Simulations Shows Barcelona Screen Shots

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    July 6, 2020, 1:18 pm

    Liberator RAF Variants Expansion Set For FSX

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    Airfield Canada Previews Halifax Airport

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    July 6, 2020, 10:27 am

    New DC Designs Concorde In Development For P3D/FSX

    Publisher Just Flight has just tweeted about a new version of Concorde coming to FSX and Prepar3D from developer DC Designs. It will feature a highly detailed 3D model based on extensive research and visits to museum-exhibit aircraft.

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