• Review: Just Flight - PA-38 Tomahawk For X-Plane 11

    A basic trainer is good for sightseeing or for...training! The PA-38 Tomahawk fits that role well, and has long been a favorite of reviewer Shawn Weigelt. He was pleased to find that Just Flight has created a highly realistic Tomahawk that perfectly fits the bill, with high definition visuals, realistic sound file and an accurately reproduced flight model.

    October 17, 2019, 10:27 am

    Dick Mohatt Interview

    Dick Mohatt enjoys flying FSX and finding airports that need improvement. Starting in the mid-West where he grew up, his range has expanded to include some larger airports as well as military bases. Though never a pilot, Dick was in the Air Force and now being retired gives him time to create and share his creations with the rest of us.

    October 13, 2019, 5:22 pm

    Flight Sim Show 2019 Report And Interviews

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    October 9, 2019, 12:51 pm

    Review: Orbx Washington Airports

    Orbx has a long history of creating highly detailed sceneries of rather obscure but scenic and colorful airports, and their recent additions for X-Plane 11 are no exception. Reviewer Shawn Weigelt enjoyed his visits to Darrington, Anacortes and Israel's Farm and finds having the set in a close area gives some nice places to fly between.

    October 7, 2019, 6:42 pm

    Where in the World Feature 120

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    October 3, 2019, 9:44 am

    Microsoft Flight Simulator Developer Interview

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    September 30, 2019, 7:50 am

    Review: Aerosoft - Berlin Tegel Professional

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    September 29, 2019, 10:10 am

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    September 19, 2019, 10:33 am

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    Sky Simulations proudly presents McDonnell Douglas MD-11 version 2.2. for FSX and Prepar3D. This upgrade includes features such as full PBR textures on exterior models, upgraded FMC, aircraft manager, upgraded MCP and more. The upgrade is free to existing customers.

    October 17, 2019, 4:46 pm

    Alex' Projects - Little Navmap 2.4.4 Released

    Little Navmap is a free open source flight planner, navigation tool, moving map, airport search and airport information system for Flight Simulator X, Prepar3D and X-Plane. A new version 2.4.4 has just been released with an extensive set of changes.

    October 17, 2019, 10:18 am

    Imaginesim Sad KLAX News

    Imaginesim has decided to put on hold the KLAX scenery they announced earlier this year. Their reason is the uncertainty brought on by the new Microsoft Flight Simulator which in preview videos has shown a very highly detailed KLAX. They now intend to move on to a different, but unspecified alternative project of a huge US airport mega-hub.

    October 17, 2019, 10:06 am

    Drzewiecki Design Update On Moscow Sheremetyevo X V2

    Drzewiecki Design has been hard at work on version 2 of their UUEE Moscow Sheremetyevo X scenery for FSX and Prepar3D. While still a work in progress, it has reached the final stage of construction and the latest screen shots show an airport with impressive details.

    October 17, 2019, 9:53 am

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    Microsoft Flight Simulator Tech Alpha 1 Registration Closed

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    October 16, 2019, 10:07 am

    GayaSimulation Vienna Development Update

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    October 16, 2019, 9:43 am

    Orbx - Free Clench Common Field Released

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    October 16, 2019, 9:19 am

    Zibo Mod Version 3.37 Full Released

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    October 15, 2019, 2:28 pm

    Aerosoft Announces CRJ Professional Series Upgrade

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    Ultimate Ground Crew X Updated To V1.3

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