• Microsoft Flight Simulator - Can I Run It?

    A lot of people have questions about the new Microsoft Flight Simulator, and few are more pressing than "Can I run it?" In this article and video, Michael Hayward attempts to answer this question by looking at his own system and showing the results.

    August 7, 2020, 1:10 pm

    Review: Aerosoft - Mega Airport Zurich Professional v2

    Our reviewer MrYorkiesWorld has wanted to visit Zurich and has now been able to do so virtually using Mega Airport Zurich Professional v2 published by Aerosoft for P3D v4 and v5. He offers his opinions here, finding himself extremely impressed with the scenery, as it looks good and performs well.

    August 5, 2020, 4:13 pm

    Flight Simulator 2020 First Impressions

    We all know you're eager to get a look at the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. Michael Hayward is one of the FlightSim.Com team members with early access to the new simulator and has been putting in many hours of flying. With a brief text introduction, here he offers a video of his first impressions.

    August 2, 2020, 10:55 am

    Neil's Great Scottish Tour For X-Plane 11 Vol. 3

    Come along with Neil Birch as he continues Neil's Great Scottish Tour for X-Plane with Volume 3. 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 through Scotland from Castle Kennedy to Arran.

    July 30, 2020, 11:59 am

    Where in the World Feature 126

    The Where In The World series challenge from Ron Blehm continues. Last month's "sky harbor" proved an interesting challenge, with many being successful. This month is something different, a former military base that's not even normally open, except for a special fly-in event. Can you figure out where it is?

    July 27, 2020, 4:48 pm

    Review: Orbx Caernarfon Airport for X-Plane 11

    it's always nice to have a reviewer who knows the airfield under review, and reviewer Paul Mort fits the bill in examining Caernarfon Airport in Wales published by Orbx. He was very pleased with the stunning scenery and now considers it one of his favorite airports.

    July 23, 2020, 9:35 am

    Review: Orbx - Fresno Yosemite International Airport

    Reviewer Andrew Parish was pleased to follow on his previous Orbx scenery review with another scenery in the same area, Fresno Yosemite International Airport in California. Having done his research he was pleased to find that the scenery lived up to his expectations and thought this was a must have scenery.

    July 19, 2020, 11:40 am

    Ratty's Ramblings - Getting Around

    Author Ian Radcliffe has been flightsimming for a long time -- since 1984 and FS2 on a Commodore 64. In an effort to give something back after all these years of enjoyment, Ian has offered a series of articles that will offer hints, insights and suggestions to enrich the flight simulator experience. Here he shares the most basic of VFR navigation skills, presents a bad case of distraction and as usual presents an interesting flight to share.

    July 16, 2020, 9:34 am

    Review: Just Flight - Mosquito FB Mk VI

    The De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was one of the great planes to come out of Great Britain during WWII. Originally thought of as a bomber, the "Mossie" ended up serving in a variety of roles. Reviewer Dale Ashcroft found the experience to be "sensational", being fun to fly and particularly immersive when used with VR.

    July 12, 2020, 11:16 am

    Review: Aerosoft - Airport Ibiza XP

    X-Plane pilots, head to the party capital of Europe with Airport Ibiza XP from Aerosoft. The scenery brings the island to life, as as reviewer Robin Tannahill describes it, you can "feel the heat". Whether heading in on a big jet or taking a GA tour around the island he found it to be a good value.

    July 9, 2020, 11:28 am

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  • Boundless EGBB Birmingham Continues In Development

    The newest scenery project from Boundless is Birmingham Airport (EGBB) for X-Plane. Today they report more progress and some new screen shots. With the completion of the main NCP multi-storey carpark most of the east side custom buildings are now done.

    August 9, 2020, 6:16 pm

    Digital Design Releases Tenerife-South V2

    Digital Design announces the release of their new Prepar3D v5 scenery for Tenerife South. A version for P3D v4 will come later. The scenery features the whole island of Tenerife using PBR materials. It has a sloped runway, new ground textures and markings, SODE windsocks and jetways, buildings with interior lighting and much more.

    August 9, 2020, 1:24 pm

    ToLiss Announces A319/A321 Updates

    Aircraft developer ToLiss announces updates for their Airbus A319 and A321 for X-Plane. Available near the end of the month, the update will include sound system fully transitioned to FMOD, joystick command support for TCA sidestick and thrust levers, TCAS now supports up to 63 other aircraft, and more.

    August 9, 2020, 12:13 pm

    Tailstrike Designs LICR MSFS Preview

    Scenery designer Tailstrike Designs offers some news and in-sim screen shots of their upcoming Reggio Calabria LICR scenery for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. The scenery is still under development but they promise it will be amazing. An official trailer video is also now available for viewing.

    August 9, 2020, 11:52 am

    Orbx - First Products Announced for Microsoft Flight Simulator

    A while back Orbx announced that they were working on scenery for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator and today they have more news on their plans. They will have several products available at or shortly after MSFS launches, and at quite reasonable prices. Eight packages are listed. Discounts will also be available to those who bought similar packages for previous sims.

    August 9, 2020, 11:27 am

    PMDG Announces 737NGXu Cargo Expansion Package

    PMDG will soon offer the option to add cargo to your fleet with the 737NGXu Cargo Expansion Package for Prepar3D. As an expansion it will require the 737 base pack but will offer an all new system simulation using the latest PMDG system simulation engine.

    August 8, 2020, 11:50 am

    Stairport Sceneries Announces CYQM For X-Plane

    Scenery designer Stairport CYQM Greater Moncton International Airport is coming to X-Plane. Located in New Brunswick, Canada, the provided screen shots indicate development is just getting started, showing only individual buildings with no textures.

    August 8, 2020, 11:23 am

    LatinVFR Releases Bradley Airport For P3D

    LatinVFR has news of a new scenery just released for Prepar3D v4 and v5: Bradley International Airport (KBDL), serving the Hartford area in Connecticut and Springfield in Massachusetts. The scenery includes all buildings and objects made from native PBR materials, animated jetways, SODE controlled lighting, script controlled seasons, animated vehicles and other features.

    August 8, 2020, 11:06 am

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    August 8, 2020, 9:57 am

    Fly The Maddog X Update

    Leonardo SH announces an update to their Fly the Maddog X 64 bit version for Prepar3D v4 and v5. It includes the much anticipated EFB (electronic flight bag) and its included apps, but the build also includes a bunch of fixes and enhancements.

    August 7, 2020, 5:23 pm

    WF Scenery Studio - Hong Kong International Airport VHHH

    WF Scenery Studio announces the release of Hong Kong International Airport VHHH for Prepar3D. The scenery features animated jetways, PBR textures, dynamic lights, animated vehicles, real ground markings and off airport features including the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge.

    August 7, 2020, 5:06 pm

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