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    On An Older System - Aerofly FS 2

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    Review: vFlyteAir Cessna 150 Commuter

    One of the most popular training planes, the Cessna 150 Commuter gets brought to X-Plane thanks to vFlyteAir Simulations. Our reviewer Jennifer Kimball has flight time in real C150's and was impressed with the accuracy of this flight simulator version. She termed it a great buy and was pleased by the fun and functionality of the plane.

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    Review: Orbx Leeds Bradford Airport

    Orbx design efforts lately have produced a lot of scenery for Great Britain, and Leeds Bradford Airport for X-Plane is just one example. Reviewer Paul Mort had been eagerly awaiting this one, as it's not far from where he lives. He was not disappointed in Orbx's efforts and gave it his highest rating.

    January 14, 2020, 7:50 pm

    Ratty's Ramblings - Forced Landing

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    Review: Virtavia - C-17A Globemaster III

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    Where in the World Feature 122

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    The Float Flights Of DC3 Airways

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    January 28, 2020, 10:50 am

    CentralSim Previews Aguadilla Airport

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    Efisfly G1000 NXi Software for Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v4.2+

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    Aerosoft - Airport Newcastle For X-Plane 11 Update

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    Rolling Cumulus Software Announces Let's Fly The L-188 Electra

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    Flight Factor Previews C-32

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    Immersive Audio - 737NG CFM Immersion Soundpack V2 Released

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    Just Flight Releases PA-38 Tomahawk For FSX/P3D v1.2 Update

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