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    Ten years ago, author Chris Liddell made the leap from flightsimming to flying real aircraft, and shared his training adventures with us in a series of articles under the banner "Going Solo". He's still an active PPL and has increased his flying skills over the years and now shares his next big adventure: instrument training. Training continues here in Part 3.

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    Tutorial: How To Use VNAV

    This video tutorial from thecorporatepilotdad is a professional pilot's overview of how to use VNAV and how to set up departures (SIDS), arrivals (STARS), and how to use it in conjunction with an ILS approach. The basics of VNAV are discussed as well as questions and answers at the end of the video. The CJ4 Working Title Mod is used but the concepts apply to any aircraft.

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    Review: Aerosoft CRJ 550/700 For MSFS 2020

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    Tutorial: Localizer Back Course

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    May 7, 2021, 4:04 pm

    KerrSpectives--The Islander

    In a few days a new Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander will be released for MSFS 2020. In this "KerrSpective", author Kenneth James Kerr offers a preview of this plane which is popular world-wide. With lots of liveries and an appealing interior and cockpit he sees this as a promising addition to the Microsoft Flight Simulator collection of aircraft.

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    Review: LatinVFR Santiago Chile for MSFS 2020

    In this video review, FilbertFlies takes a look at Santiago Chile created by LatinVFR for Microsoft Flight Simulator. He finds the terminal buildings to be a real labor of love, however other areas of the airport could stand with some improvement.

    May 5, 2021, 3:46 pm

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  • Just Flight - 146 Professional For X-Plane 11

    Now available at the FlightSim.Com Store is 146 Professional for X-Plane 11 from Just Flight. Created in partnership with Thranda Design, this all-new and highly detailed 146 regional jet has been developed after comprehensive research with several real life aircraft. Included are eight variants and a wide variety of liveries.

    May 12, 2021, 5:05 pm

    Perfect Flight - Discovery Flights - Alaska for MSFS

    Take a geographic tour of the northern-most U.S. state and discover all the wonders of a country rich in varied territories. Discovery Flights - Alaska, now available for MSFS 2020 from Perfect Flight, will take you to over 100 points of interest across the state. Missions take advantage of the Microsoft TTS technology and you will receive instructions and information about the flight by voice.

    May 12, 2021, 4:04 pm

    Wings Over Flanders Fields - Between Heaven & Hell II Patch

    The team behind Wings Over Flanders Fields - Between Heaven & Hell II have released patch V1.09 which contains a few fixes and improvements. It includes an improvement to the new AI blipping feature added in V1.07. Worth installing too if you have not yet updated BH&H II as there are some other good features and revisions added along with the fixes.

    May 12, 2021, 3:29 pm

    Pearl Simulations - French Polynesia Trilogy for MSFS

    Now available at the FlightSim.Com store from Pearl Simulations are several scenery packages for MSFS 2020 for French Polynesia. Included are three airports: NTTM Moorea Tamae, NTTH Huahine Fare and NTTB Bora Bora. Each is available separately or they can be purchased as a bundle at a reduced price.

    May 12, 2021, 1:38 pm

    Canadian Xpress Canadian Rockies Tour

    Virtual airline Canadian Xpress announces their Canadian Rockies Tour, which consists of 40 legs that must be flown in order where you will explore the Canadian Rockies and visit many challenging Canadian airports.

    May 12, 2021, 10:28 am

    Just Flight Announces PA28-161 Warrior II For MSFS

    Just Flight has announced that they are bringing their PA28-161 Warrior II to MSFS 2020 and have shown the first early screenshots. Despite the "early" description, the plane looks almost completely developed, with a realistic exterior and a nicely detailed vintage cockpit.

    May 12, 2021, 9:59 am

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    FSFlyingSchool For MSFS 2020 Now Available

    Today we welcome to the FlightSim.Com Store FSInventions, maker of the long-popular FSFlyingSchool. For over fifteen years, they have helped FSX, X-Plane and Prepar3D pilots fly their best, and now they bring this same training to the new MSFS 2020. With FSFlyingSchool you never have to fly alone again!

    May 11, 2021, 3:51 pm

    SpaceX Starship Package Released For X-Plane

    You've probably seen the real SpaceX Starship in flight on the news recently. Now you can try you hand at piloting this incredible vehicle in X-Plane 11, thanks to the freeware release by Milan Lisner. Not only has Milan modelled Starship SN15, but he has also recreated the Boca Chica launch site in great detail.

    May 11, 2021, 11:42 am

    Orbx Announces New Zealand Mesh For MSFS

    Orbx announces New Zealand Mesh for MSFS 2020, their first product made with their new proprietary approach for custom terrain meshes for Microsoft Flight Simulator. NZ Mesh is a 100% self-contained product with no changes made to the default mesh or any other files.

    May 11, 2021, 11:10 am

    Gaya Simulations Previews Memmingen Airport

    Gaya Simulations has provided another single image as a preview of their upcoming Allgau Airport Memmingen. They report that it will be released soon and will be free.

    May 11, 2021, 10:43 am

    Verticalsim Releases Myrtle Beach Int'l XP

    Verticalsim announces the release of KMYR - Myrlte Beach International Airport for X-Plane 11. It features the current airport layout with surrounding autogen hand placed such as mall, warbird park, living communities, etc. The airport features 4K textures, PBR ground textures, animated car traffic, etc.

    May 11, 2021, 10:00 am

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