• Prepar3D

      TopSkills Announces All New Flight-Sim Manual

      TopSkills announces February 4, 2022 as the release date for Bill Stack's newest e-book, Glass Simming 2020. At 225 pages and 11 chapters, the book will explain the use of electronic flight decks and cockpits in 15 aircraft. You can now pre-order the book at a 50% discount off the full price.

      January 24, 2022, 5:02 pm

      P3D v5.3 Has A New Hotfix

      Lockheed Martin announces a new hotfix for Prepar3D v5.3. Hotfix 2 contains additional resolutions for high priority issues identified after the Prepar3D v5.3 release. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes.

      January 20, 2022, 10:56 am

      IndiaFoxtEcho FSX/P3D Aircraft Now Freeware

      Last summer IndiaFoxtEcho announced that they were withdrawing their FSX and Prepar3D products from sale. Today they have released the first batch of them as freeware, as a sign of gratitude to the flightsim community for their support over the years. Additional planes will be released at a later date.

      January 16, 2022, 5:43 pm

      PMDG - Welcome To 2022

      In their forums, PMDG has posted a lengthy message describing the current state of things and plans for 2022. In August they will celebrate their 25th anniversary and plan a year that is going to be truly revolutionary for the entire product line.

      January 14, 2022, 11:28 am

      MK-Studios Updates Several Sceneries

      Designer MK-Studios is back from their winter holiday and hard at work on scenery design again. Today they announce updates to several of their scenery packages, including Rovaniemi, Lisbon, etc. Also announced is scenery close to release and other projects in the works.

      January 13, 2022, 1:19 pm

      Cat3Design Releases Boeing Style Tiller

      Cat3Design.com announces that their Boeing Style Tillers are now available. These will provide smooth and accurate ground steering for your big jets. They are compatible with most flightsims and other hardware.

      January 7, 2022, 10:01 am

      FSweekend Spring 2022 Cancelled

      We've just received word that the annual FSweekend held at the Aviodrome Aviation Museum in Lelystand, The Netherlands, has been cancelled for spring 2022, as it was in 2021. Sponsors hope to return with a very great FSweekend in the fall.

      January 3, 2022, 11:00 am

      FlightSim.Com Store New Years Sale 2022

      It's the holiday season and time for the New Years Sales! At the FlightSim.Com Store many sales started around Christmas and continue through New Years weekend. Now is a great time to save up to 50% off the regular prices on a wide variety of add-ons for your favorite flight simulator. Last chance - most sales end today!

      January 3, 2022, 8:43 am

      Tutorial: IFR Clearances Explained

      If you want to fly with online groups like VATSIM, IVAO or PilotEdge you need to learn the same techniques that real pilots use. For the beginner, IFR clearances can be intimidating. In this video real world pilot thecorporatepilotdad shows how it's done, by going over several different realistic clearances as read by real air traffic controllers.

      January 2, 2022, 11:34 am

      Gift Guide: Just Flight - Air Hauler 2

      If you want to add an additional layer of realism to your FSX/P3D flightsimming, with Air Hauler 2 you can add a realistic business that you can run and fly for. Your airline can fly passenger, cargo and charter ops, own aircraft, hire pilots and so on. Overall, reviewer Alex Dickinson was very impressed with the diverse range of features included.

      December 31, 2021, 12:22 pm

      FlightSim Community Survey 2021 Results Released

      Once again this year Navigraph organized a detailed survey for the flightsim community which was promoted by FlightSim.Com and many other flightsim companies and groups. The results from the 24,200 participants are now available, available as a video as well as detailed answer results.

      December 30, 2021, 1:14 pm

      Camera Manager Update for FlightControlReplay v4.5 Released

      Author Fabio Merlo announces the latest update to FlightControlReplay (FCR) for MSFS, Prepar3D and FSX. The new Camera Manager Update is free to all registered users. It adds new features to MSFS and P3D including record and replay of the camera movements.

      December 29, 2021, 10:30 am

      TDS A350-900 Released

      Tenkuu Developers Studio (TDS) announces the release of the TDS A350-900 for FS2004 and Prepar3D v4.

      December 27, 2021, 10:47 am

      Gift Guide: Just Flight - 146 Professional P3D

      Happy Christmas Eve! Here's another of our favorite reviews: The 146 Professional for Prepar3D v4/v5 is intended to be a highly detailed version of this smallish four-engine jetliner. Reviewer Richard Nurse found it to be a very good representation of the aircraft and something that he highly recommends.

      December 24, 2021, 4:45 pm

      FlightControlReplay v4.5 Camera Manager Update Out Now

      FlightControlReplay (FCR) now has a new Camera Manager Update. It's made to add new features including record and replay of camera movements, indepently from the aircraft flight situation.

      December 24, 2021, 1:06 pm

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