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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.

    November 29, 2022, 4:28 pm

    Tutorial: Maneuvering During Slow Flight -- Common Mistakes

    thecorporatepilotdad returns with another video tutorial on basic flying skills, this time covering slow flight. Learn the ins and outs of maneuvering during slow flight in this next video in my Learn To Fly Here series. Slow flight teaches airspeed control that must be learned in order to become a licensed pilot.

    November 26, 2022, 2:53 pm

    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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  • Neil's Tours Releases UK Farm Strips Vol. 19 For MSFS 2020

    Scenery designer Neil's Tours has found another set of little grass airfields to add to the UK countryside in MSFS 2020. Now available is UK Farm Strips Vol. 19 which includes 20 new airstrips for you to find and fly your light aircraft into.

    December 8, 2022, 3:06 pm

    VirtualUA Announces Home For The Holiday Event

    VirtualUA is thrilled to announce thei annual holiday event, "Home for the Holidays". The event will take place on December 10th. The route will take pilots from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Winnipeg, Canada (YWG), and finally, to the destination of Denver, Colorado (DEN).

    December 8, 2022, 2:07 pm

    Microsoft Flight Simulator Celebrates 10 Million Pilots

    Now 27 months after the initial release, the Microsoft Flight Simulator team announces that more than 10 million pilots are using the sim. Since release there have been 27 free updates and they've also celebrated the 40th Anniversary. Users have taken 500 million flights and flown 40 billions miles.

    December 7, 2022, 6:25 pm

    TDM Scenery Design Announces LEAM Almeria Airport MSFS

    Taking to their Facebook page, TDM Scenery Design has announced that LEAM Almeria Airport in south-eastern Spain will be their next project. The airport is close to the main tourist centers of the region such as Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, El Ejido, Mojácar, Roquetas de Mar or Vera.

    December 7, 2022, 4:52 pm

    Aerosoft Releases Airport Bratislava for MSFS

    Now available from Aerosoft is another airport scenery for MSFS 2020. Bratislava Airport, also called Letisko Bratislava, (IATA: BTS, ICAO: LZIB) is the biggest international airport in the Slovak Republic, located 9 km from the city center.

    December 6, 2022, 10:26 pm

    Just Flight - F28 Fellowship Preview Video MSFS

    Just Flight continues to provide previews of their upcoming Fokker F28 Fellowship for MSFS 2020. The latest is a video where they preview recent work on the exterior animations, ground equipment and aircraft systems coding.

    December 6, 2022, 3:39 pm

    Rolling Cumulus Releases 5 Flying Days In Maya Country for MSFS

    Rolling Cumulus Software is pleased to announce the release of 5 Flying Days In Maya Country for MSFS. Our "REAL RCS TRIPS" have been designed following real Flight Plans giving routes with distances in NM and Compass Bearings.

    December 6, 2022, 2:48 pm

    Neil's Tours - UK Farm Strips Vol. 18 Released For MSFS 2020

    Scenery designer Neil's Tours has found another set of little grass airfields to add to the UK countryside in MSFS 2020. Now available is UK Farm Strips Vol. 18 which includes 20 new airstrips for you to find and fly your light aircraft into.

    December 5, 2022, 6:19 pm

    NMG Simulations: Christmas And The Way Forward For 2023

    Scenery designer NMG Simulations announces their plans for the coming year. Most efforts will be on MSFS 2020 airport scenery, but Prepar3D v5 and X-Plane 11 and 12 will be supported as well. No further developer effort will be spent on FSX, P3D v4 or X-Plane 10.

    December 5, 2022, 3:46 pm

    Taburet Releases Switzerland Photorealistic X-Plane 11 and X-Plane 12

    Taburet releases Switzerland Photorealistic for X-Plane 11 and X-Plane 12. Complete coverage for Switzerland; photorealistic scenery using Swisstopo orthos; compiled at 2 m resolution. Include custom made forests to compliment the photorealistic coverage.

    December 4, 2022, 5:49 pm

    TopSkills - Glass Simming 2020 V2 with Garmin NXi

    TopSkills has released a new version of their Glass Simming 2020 e-book. The new v2 includes details on the Garmin NXi plus lots of info on how to use electronic flight decks and cockpits for truly realistic home flight simulations.

    December 4, 2022, 3:55 pm

    Alps UHD Released For X-Plane 12

    The team of Frank Dainese and Fabio Bellini are known for their highly detailed mountain scenery, and this is there biggest release yet. Alps UHD for X-Plane 12 covers over 8000 sq km (3000 sq mi) including parts of France, Italy and Switzerland.

    December 3, 2022, 3:35 pm

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