• 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.

    July 7, 2020, 10:31 am

    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.

    June 30, 2020, 1:05 pm

    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.

    June 27, 2020, 10:12 am

    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.

    June 17, 2020, 5:23 pm

    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.

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    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

    Come along with Neil Birch as he begins Neil's Great Scottish Tour for X-Plane. 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.

    June 7, 2020, 1:53 pm

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    July 9, 2020, 10:25 am

    Canadian Xpress July 2020 Monthly Challenge

    Virtual airline Canadian Xpress announces their July 2020 Monthly Challenge. The mission this month is to fly from Ascension Aux AB (FHAW) to Saint Helena (FHSH), and airport more than 1200 miles from the nearest major landmass.

    July 8, 2020, 3:37 pm

    Taburet 4th of July Sale

    The actual 4th of July may have past, but the holiday sales continue for a few days. Scenery designer Taburet offers all his scenery now at 20% off the regular price. He offers a variety of scenery and mesh designed specifically for P3D v5, X-Plane 11 and Aerofly FS 2.

    July 8, 2020, 2:25 pm

    CentralSim Previews Jorge Newbery Airfield

    CentralSim has released news on their progress with Jorge Newbery Airfield (SABE) in Argentina for Prepar3D v4 and v5. It will feature both photoreal and autogen, and updated terminal, PBR textures and more.

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    DCS: Introducing Syria Map - Golan Strike

    DCS World is expanding, with a new Syria map. They have just released the first video showcasing this are, showing F-16 operations over the Golan Heights. In coming weeks additional videos will show more locations and aspects of this new map.

    July 8, 2020, 11:58 am

    Just Flight Shows Tornado F3 Liveries

    As development continues on their Tornado F3 for FSX and Prepar3D, Just Flight has published some new livery screen shots on Facebook. These are just some of the liveries that will be in the final package.

    July 8, 2020, 11:25 am

    PilotEdge Announces SimVenture 2020

    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

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    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.

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    Virtavia P2V-7 Neptune for FSX

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