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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

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    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.

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    Tutorial: Practice Holding Pattern Entries Here - 10 Hold Entries

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    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.

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    Just Flight Latest Update On FS Traffic MSFS

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    November 30, 2022, 3:19 pm

    SimWorks Studios PC-12 News

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    November 29, 2022, 3:29 pm

    Leonardo SH Fly The Maddog X 64 Bit Edition New Installers

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    Aerosoft – Offshore Landmarks North Sea MSFS

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    VSKYLABS DC-3 Airliner Release Nears

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    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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    November 27, 2022, 2:06 pm

    Navigraph Hits Snag With New Charts 8 Technology

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    November 25, 2022, 2:43 pm

    Flight Replicas Previews P-40 N Series

    Flight Replicas reports that their P-40 "N" Series aircraft is now about 98% complete, e MSFS SU11 update. Once final work is complete, then the aircraft be on to final testing and on to writing the manual, etc.

    November 25, 2022, 2:24 pm

    FlightSim Community Survey 2022

    Navigraph is conducting its annual FlightSim Community Survey together with major add-on developers and organizations within the flight simulation community. The survey, the largest of its kind, aims to gauge the prevailing flight simulation trends and users’ requests for future development. FlightSim.Com urges you to take the survey so we can better serve you in the coming year.

    November 24, 2022, 2:25 pm

    Tower Simulator 3 Near Release?

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