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      Gift Guide: Just Flight - Stinson L-5

      The Stinson L-5 is typical of the type of aircraft developed during WWII for duties such as liaison, artillery spotting, photo-reconnaissance and casualty evacuation. The Aeroplane Heaven Stinson L5 for FSX and Prepar3D, published by Just Flight, comes in seven liveries. Reviewer Nigel Porter found it to be nicely presented and both fun and challenging to fly.

      December 15, 2018, 3:14 pm

      The Vertx Diamond DA62 is Now Available

      Vertx Flight Simulation announces the release of their first aircraft - the Diamond DA62 for Prepar3D v4. The Diamond DA62 is one of the newest and most advanced GA aircraft you can buy today. Powered by two turbo-charged 180hp jet-fuel diesel engines, the DA62 features a sleek carbon-composite airframe, advanced avionics, TKS anti-icing, redundant engine control computers, and many more advanced systems.

      December 15, 2018, 9:56 am

      New France VFR - Nord-Pas de Calais VFR 3DA

      New from France VFR is Nord-Pas de Calais VFR 3DA scenery for Prepar3D. The new VFR Regional Extension Pack series was designed and developed to provide VFR flight an environment as realistic as possible. It is the result of years of experience and practice in flight simulation and 3D modeling.

      December 15, 2018, 9:38 am

      Gift Guide: Drzewiecki Design - Seattle Airports X

      Seattle Airports X is the most complete, up-to-date, affordable and performance-friendly scenery package of five airports in the Seattle metropolitan area, Washington state, USA. This product is compatible with FSX, P3D and FSW. Reviewer Augusto Ferreira liked the five included airports enough that he considers the scenery a must-have for anyone flying the Pacific Northwest. (Also see our review of the X-Plane version)

      December 10, 2018, 5:48 pm

      Gift Guide: Flight1 / JSS Simulations - Transall C-160

      As we do each year around this time, we look back at some of our favorite reviews and repost them as "gift guides" to give you ideas for your favorite flightsimmer, or for yourself! The Transall C-160 from Flight1 and JSS Simulations comes with fully working systems including pressurization, highly detailed static elements including wheel chocks and pitot covers, 3D pilots and even a simulated discharge procedure. Reviewer Bill Stack puts the plane through its paces.

      December 9, 2018, 1:13 pm

      MPDesignStudio Releases SA316 Helicopter

      MPDesignStudio announces the release of their new Aerospatiale SA316 Alouette III helicopter for FSX and Prepar3D. Their seventh helicopter add-on, this one has features like twelve liveries, cockpit vibrations, fully simulated electronic equipment and more.

      December 9, 2018, 8:04 am

      Leonardo Previews New PBR Effects

      Just a few days after the release of Prepar3D v4.4, Leonardo Software House is already making good use of the new PBR feature on their aircraft. In comparison pictures, they demonstrate this gamechanging technology that allows for realistic reflections on metal.

      December 5, 2018, 11:19 am

      Review: Orbx CityScene Barcelona

      In this review Michael Hayward takes a look at the second release from Orbx in their CityScene range of products, CityScene Barcelona for FSX and Prepar3D. Created by Allen Kriesman, the scenery is incredibly detailed and brings the city to life with accurate and detailed buildings (thousands of them), vegetation, roads, important landmarks and so on.

      December 4, 2018, 2:12 pm

      Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams 2018

      The Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams or VFAT is a big international airshow like RIAT or MAKS. The pilots mostly simulate the displays of real aerobatic teams like the Patrouille Suisse, Thunderbirds, Blue Angels, Russian Knights and Blue Impulse, however, many teams also create their own spectacular displays instead of simulating real life counterparts. Held annually since 2007, the event is live streamed for anyone to watch.

      December 4, 2018, 1:02 pm

      FlightSim.Com Christmas Logo Competition

      To celebrate the festive period, FlightSim.Com is inviting members to redesign the existing FlightSim.Com logo, into a Christmas themed version. Bill Womack from Orbx has kindly agreed to be the judge, with the top three designs all receiving a First Class Membership for a year. The winning entry will be used for the duration of the Christmas period.

      December 3, 2018, 11:03 am

      FS Academy - In Command Now Available

      Now available at the FlightSim.Com Store is FS Academy - In Command. This is a comprehensive experience, created by a real airline captain, for Prepar3D v4, comprising of six demanding missions and a detailed ground school, that will arm you with the real knowledge and skills you'll need to deal with challenging situations and system failures in a realistic way.

      December 2, 2018, 5:11 pm

      AFS-design Now Available At FlightSim.Com Store

      AFS-design is the lastest developer to offer their products through our new FlightSim.Com Store. For some ten years now AFS-design has been offering aircraft and scenery add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator and more recently also for Prepar3D.

      December 1, 2018, 4:04 pm

      Vertx Simulations Opens New Web Site

      While continuing to work on their DA62 for P3D v4 announced in September, Sean Moloney and Vertx Simulations has just opened a new web site on which to display and support their products. The DA62 is expected to be released in the next few weeks. In the meantime, several preview videos are now available for viewing.

      December 1, 2018, 11:08 am

      Lionheart Creations Releases Proton Stingrey

      Lionheart Creations is proud to announce the release of its newest aircraft for FSX/P3D, the advanced concept Proton Stingrey. This is a wild, rudderless flying wing aircraft featuring advanced technologies in electric propulsion and power, a unique User Interface computer screen system. The 3 onboard computer screens feature over a dozen different wallpaper backgrounds. And there is also a voice 'talking' feedback system; an artificial AI named 'Stinger'.

      December 1, 2018, 10:46 am

      20 Years Of IVAO + Crowded Skies

      IVAO is celebrating its 20th anniversary on December 1. They have a variety of events planned for the big day including a main anniversary flying event for both pilots and ATC, a "Crowded Skies" event and a 20th anniversary world tour. Congratulations to IVAO on reaching this milestone!

      November 30, 2018, 11:10 am

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