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    Setting the altimeter correctly before and during flight is a basic pilot skill. In this video thecorporatepilotdad covers the basics of setting up the altimeter, showing different methods of setting it as well as covering sources for the information needed to make the setting.

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    Tutorial: Maneuvering During Slow Flight -- Common Mistakes

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    The H-4 Hercules "Spruce Goose" Story - Real vs Simulated

    Howard Hughes' famous "Spruce Goose" (H-4 Hercules) became part of MSFS 2020 with the release of the 40th anniversary edition recently. In this video, Laurie Doering looks at the history of the real aircraft and offers some comparison video of the real plane versus the flight simulator version.

    November 20, 2022, 2:02 pm

    Review: Pro Flight Trainer Puma X5 by FlightSim

    We at FlightSim are pleased to provide our thoughts on the Puma X5 by Pro Flight Trainer. We hope you find our feedback useful.

    November 17, 2022, 7:55 pm

    Tutorial: Practice Holding Pattern Entries Here - 10 Hold Entries

    There are a variety of different ways to enter an IFR holding pattern and the options can be confusing. This tutorial video presents ten scenarios based on the location the aircraft is coming from relative to the hold.

    November 14, 2022, 3:26 pm

    Remembrance Day Tribute

    Today being Remembrance Day or Veterans Day, Laurie Doering brings us an appropriate video tribute, remembering the WWII crews of the Avro Lancaster bomber. Over 7000 Lancasters were built and they and their crews played a major role in the war effort.

    November 11, 2022, 8:42 am

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    Rolling Cumulus Software is pleased to announce that New Format Adventure Trips for MSFS is coming soon to an airport near you. Our "REAL RCS TRIPS" have been designed following real Flight Plans giving routes with distances in NM and Compass Bearings.

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    OnCourse Software Announces PF3 ATC Now 40% Off

    OnCourse Software is pleased to announce that they are reducing the price of their ATC program, PF3 ATC, by 40% starting today. PF3 works with MSFS, P3D, FSX, FS9, and can even be used with XPlane (when using additional plugins).

    December 1, 2022, 4:34 pm

    Lockheed Martin Engages Unreal Engine For Aerospace Simulation R&D

    Lockheed Martin has announced that they are engaged in R&D efforts to create next-gen simulation solutions based on Unreal Engine. What this means for the future of their Prepar3D flight simulator is unclear, as there is no mention of that or any other specific product.

    December 1, 2022, 3:50 pm

    Coming Soon: ST Simulations EHBK Maastricht-Aachen Airport

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    December 1, 2022, 3:23 pm

    PMDG Plans To Develop Boeing 777X

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    November 30, 2022, 3:39 pm

    Just Flight Latest Update On FS Traffic MSFS

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    November 30, 2022, 3:19 pm

    SimWorks Studios PC-12 News

    SimWorks Studios has announced that the planned release date for their has slipped into 2023. They are making progress though, with 3D model for the exterior and interior are undergoing final review. Also announced that an update to their Kodiak is currently under testing with release planned for December.

    November 29, 2022, 3:29 pm

    Leonardo SH Fly The Maddog X 64 Bit Edition New Installers

    Aircraft developer Leonardo Softhouse announces new installers for their MSFS 2020 and Prepard3D versions of their Fly The Maddog jetliner. They also announce that they are bridging the gap in features between the MSFS and P3D versions and fixing bugs in both versions.

    November 29, 2022, 2:55 pm

    Aerosoft – Offshore Landmarks North Sea MSFS

    Now available from Aerosoft is another landmark for MSFS 2020: This project covers the North Sea, the Channel and the Irish Sea and attempts to include every man-made object.

    November 28, 2022, 4:29 pm

    VSKYLABS DC-3 Airliner Release Nears

    VSKYLABS announces that v1.0 of their 'Test-Pilot: DC-3 Airliner for X-Plane 12 is likely to be released within the next one to two weeks. In the meantime, they offer some new screen shots of the cockpit and passenger cabin.

    November 28, 2022, 3:44 pm

    Fenix Simulations A320 Development Update

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    November 28, 2022, 3:29 pm

    Drzewiecki Design Announces Plans For KEWR Scenery

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