• Member Focus: Michael Hayward

    In this new series we introduce you to Michael Hayward, one of our very active members who has written a number of articles for FlightSim.Com and also runs a Youtube channel. Michael got started with FS2004 at age six and hasn't stopped yet. In our interview he tells us about some of his favorite add-ons, interesting flightsim experiences, offers some FSX tweaking tips and tells us about his other interests.

    September 21, 2017, 5:26 pm

    Lockheed F-35 Simulator

    While flying at home has its rewards, there are opportunities available to fly in much more sophisticated simulators. We've reported on airliner-type sims before, but this time Ray Andersen tries an F-35 simulator, created by YouFly in Denmark. Ray had a great experience and also enjoyed their F-16 simulator.

    September 18, 2017, 1:57 pm

    Review: Just Flight - One-Eleven 300, 400, 500

    The Just Flight FSX/P3D version of the BAC One-Eleven includes the 300, 400 and 500 variants along with 12 high quality airline liveries and combines all the latest modelling and texturing techniques with accurate flight dynamics and realistic sounds. Michael Hayward offers a video review of the aircraft, and also a second video comparing it to David Maltby's freeware version.

    September 15, 2017, 10:11 am

    Interview with Ray Taburet

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    Review: A2A Simulations - Cherokee 180 + Accu-Sim

    A2A Simulations has done their usual highly detailed job on their Cherokee 180 + Accu-Sim for FSX and Prepar3D. As expected from A2A, this goes well beyond a simple simulation in recreating real aircraft systems and performance in a way that no one else does. Though not a new release, it still holds up well, reports reviewer Ray Andersen.

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    Review: Carenado - 390 Premier 1A

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    September 5, 2017, 10:12 am

    Member Focus: Bruno Esperanca

    Meet Bruno Esperanca, an enthusiastic flight simulator user since the FS98 days. In this interview, Bruno shares his passion for flightsimming, tells about some of his favorite scenery and utilities and offers suggestions for improving flying skills and enjoyment.

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    Where in the World Feature 98

    Time for another Where In The World challenge from Ron Blehm. Most people figured out last month's location and flight though on challenged the accuracy of the question. This month is is a different challenge. Test your geography and flying skills...

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    Review: Virtualcol - CRJ Series Pack

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    Review: Just Flight PA28R Arrow III

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    August 23, 2017, 11:20 am

    Interview With Bruce Erwin

    In the past few years Bruce Erwin has found himself inspired to upgrade the scenery of the X-Plane world. Starting with his home region in Kentucky he has since branched out and covered other areas such as the Caribbean. Learn more about his interests and scenery in our interview.

    August 20, 2017, 10:40 am

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    September 22, 2017, 10:40 am

    A1R Design - CP-80 Racer

    The CP-80 Racer is home-build version of classic, single-seat, single-engine, racing aircraft with fixed conventional landing gear, developed in France in 1972. Thanks to A1R Design a flight simulator version is now available for FSX and Prepar3D pilots. It comes with six liveries, high definition textures, custom sounds, custom animated cockpit and much more.

    September 21, 2017, 5:37 pm

    FSX-P3D Scenery - KLPR Lorain County Regional

    Now available at the FS Pilot Shop is FSX-P3D Scenery - KLPR Lorain County Regional. The scenery is accurate based on Google data as of March 2017. It features photoreal terrain at the field, seasonal textures, custom buildings and lights and more.

    September 21, 2017, 8:17 am

    Aerosoft - Airport Lugano For X-Plane 11

    X-Plane 11 pilots can now fly into Airport Lugano in Switzerland, thanks to the new scenery from Aerosoft. This scenic location offers a detailed airport, hi-res photo textures on 3-D models, ground vehicles with appropriate lanes, X-Life compatibility and much more.

    September 20, 2017, 6:00 pm

    Aerosoft - Mega Airport Zurich v2 Professional

    Aerosoft continues to expand their "Professional" series of scenery exclusively for Prepar3D v4 with the addition of Mega Airport Zurich v2 Professional. It offers a very accurate and realistic recreation of the airport with high-detailed models and textures. Optimized to guarantee an astonishing graphical appearance with an outstanding performance, the airport makes for a superb flight destination.

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    Editor Keys - Flight Simulator Keyboard v2

    New at the FS Pilot Shop is Editor Keys - Flight Simulator Keyboard v2, the world's first backlit editing keyboard. This brand new keyboard contains over 100 shortcuts for Flight Sim X and has been designed from the ground with tons of FSX users to make the most visually appealing and accurate shortcut keyboard.

    September 19, 2017, 5:56 pm

    Just Flight - PA-28-161 Warrior II

    Now available at the FS Pilot Shop from Just Flight is the PA-28-161 Warrior II for FSX and Prepar3D. This was created by Just Flight's in-house team following comprehensive, hands-on research with a real-life Warrior II.

    September 19, 2017, 11:27 am

    AFS Design - Airbus A320 for P3D

    New from AFS-Design is v2 of their Airbus A320 Family for Prepar3D. The packages includes the A318, A319, A320 and A321, all programmed according to the latest development of the flight simulator.

    September 18, 2017, 6:32 pm

    Little Navmap 1.6.3 Released

    Little Navmap is a free open source flight planner, navigation tool, moving map, airport search and airport information system. It supposed Windows 7, 8, 10 plus Linux and macOS. The latest version now works with X-Plane 11 and it also works with FSX, FSX: Steam Edition, and Prepar3D v2, v3, v4.

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    Just Flight Announces PA-28R Arrow For X-Plane 11

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    September 18, 2017, 11:12 am

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