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      FlightSim.Com Store Thanksgiving Sale Starts Today

      The Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. is this week and so today the FlightSim.Com Store starts its annual Thanksgiving Sale, with discounts on hundreds of flight simulator add-ons at up to 50%. We've listed those companies currently on sale, and more will be added as the week goes on.

      November 23, 2020, 4:16 pm

      FlightControlReplay v4 Compatible With P3D v5.X

      Developer Fabio Merlo announces that his utility FlightControlReplay v4 is now compatible with Prepar3D v5. FCR is a utility that records and replays your flights. It already supported FSX and now that work on P3D v5 is complete it will also be expanded to support the new MSFS 2020.

      November 22, 2020, 9:06 am

      Review: Sim-Wings Canary Islands Professional - Gran Canaria

      The Canary Islands make for a great holiday destination and Prepar3D pilots are lucky to have a whole series of great scenery packages from Sim-Wings covering the various major islands. In this review Alex Dickinson looks at their Canary Islands Professional - Gran Canarias package. He found the scenery of the island and its two airports had a wonderful amount of detail offering lots of flying enjoyment.

      November 21, 2020, 10:32 am

      Reminder: Take The FlightSim Community Survey 2020

      The annual FlightSim Community Survey is now online, and so far over 20,000 people have answered! Organized by Navigraph and supported by a wide variety of authors, publishers and community groups, the survey is really helpful in learning what you are interested in and seeing trends and users' requests for future development. Please take the time to fill this out yourself.

      November 19, 2020, 11:11 am

      Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 Now Available

      Lockheed Martin has just released Hotfix 1 for Prepar3D v5.1. It contains some additional fixes for high priority issues that were identified after v5.1 was released a few weeks ago. Only the client installer is required for the majority of the fixes.

      November 19, 2020, 11:04 am

      Review: FS2Crew - Majestic Dash 8 Q400 Special Bundle Pack

      While the Majestic Q400 is already a very advanced aircraft simulation for Prepar3D v4/v5, adding the FS2Crew - Majestic Dash 8 Q400 Special Bundle Pack brings the realism to a whole new level. The package gives you a flight crew to interactive with, using realistic standard procedures. Reviewer Richard Nurse was very impressed with the result, calling it one of the best utilities on the market.

      November 18, 2020, 10:57 am

      Carenado Big Sale Starts Today

      For 11 days only Carenado runs their Big Sale, with 40% off the normal prices of all their FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane products. Carenado makes a wide variety of aircraft, all available now at the FlightSim.Com Store, including the 690B Turbo Commands, E50P Phenom 100, B350i King Air, A72-500 and many other light planes, business jets and airliners.

      November 12, 2020, 10:57 am

      Sky Blue Radio Interviews Dominic Smith

      Tune into The Haggis and Poutine Show this Sunday, November 15th at 1400z on Sky Blue Radio as host Willy Canuck and Dominic Smith from FlightSim.Com discuss the last 20 years of flight simulation. Dominic shares his thoughts about the evolution of sims, the flightsim community and FlightSim.Com.

      November 12, 2020, 10:10 am

      MK Studios Releases EFHK Helsinki Airport for P3D v4+

      MK Studios announces the release of EFHK Helsinki Airport for Prepar3D v4+ and published by Orbx. This is by far the busiest airport in Finland. The scenery is a highly detailed rendition of the airport and its surroundings with an up to date layout. It has features like PBR on runway, buildings and rain/snow effects, SODE jetways, optimized dynamics lighting and more.

      November 12, 2020, 9:47 am

      Review: Captain Sim Boeing 767 II for Prepar3D

      Captain Sim is well-known for creating quality jetliners for a variety of flight simulators. In this review, Alex Dickinson takes a look at their Boeing 767 Captain II for Prepar3D v4/v5. Alex finds himself very impressed with the aircraft, with a model that not only looked the part but performed as he expected it to.

      November 11, 2020, 5:10 pm

      FSDG Releases Walvis Bay

      Scenery designer FSDG brings their skill to the country of Namibia with the release of Walvis Bay. Two versions are available, one for MSFS 2020 and the other for FSX/P3D. The scenery features an accurate rendition of Walvis Bay International Airport, Namibia (FYWB) with surroundings.

      November 11, 2020, 11:02 am

      Emerald Scenery Updates Kaghau Airport

      Prepar3D v5 pilots can now visit the Solomon Islands thanks to the latest update of Kaghau Airport from Emerald Scenery. The scenery continues to support earlier versions of P3D as well as FSX. Improvements to building textures and windows are also included in the update as well as some fixes.

      November 8, 2020, 9:52 am

      IVAO Updates Altitude Pilot Client Version 1.10.1b

      IVAO announces a new v1.10.1b of their Altitude Pilot Client. Included is full support for FS2004 as a new feature. Other new features include color added to XPL window text, MTL visibility setting, etc. as well as bug fixes.

      November 7, 2020, 10:20 am

      NL2000 v5.04 Now Available

      The NL2000 scenery design teamed had planned a big event as part of FSweekend. But that event being cancelled has not stopped the release of NL2000 v5.04 for Prepar3D v5 which is now available for free download. The scenery has newly updated aerial photos from 2019. Many airports have also been updated.

      November 7, 2020, 10:03 am

      Volanta Development Update #1: DCS World And More

      Orbx has posted news on their progress with their upcoming Volanta flight tracker. Based on feedback, support for two additional flight simulators will be included: DCS World and Aerofly FS 2. Other improvements are also being worked on based on feedback. When finished Volanta will be an easy to use flight tracker that integrates all your flight data across all major sims.

      November 7, 2020, 9:49 am

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      Identifying the Nemeth EC130 Windshield Rain Textures

      Thread Starter: Ralie25

      Hi all, After some long and hard problem solving I have arrived at this point. Nemeth Designs has concluded that the windshield rain textures on...

      Last Post By: Ralie25 Today, 01:23 AM Go to last post

      P3D v5.1 is out

      Thread Starter: nathantw

      Just a quick note that version 5.1 is available for download.

      Last Post By: jb44mag 11-22-2020, 04:59 PM Go to last post

      Request Screenshots from 5.1

      Thread Starter: plainsman

      Would someone please post some actual screenshots from Prepar3D V5.1? It would be nice to see both aircraft and terrain.

      Last Post By: plainsman 11-21-2020, 11:53 AM Go to last post

      Missing afterburner effect in A/S Tomcat

      Thread Starter: retnavycpo

      Beginning with V5, and continues with V5.1, the afterburner effect for the Aerosoft Tomcat is not visible. It was one of the best AB effects I'd...

      Last Post By: retnavycpo 11-20-2020, 01:19 PM Go to last post

      [P3D 4.5 HF2] Dynamic lighting bleeding into cockpit

      Thread Starter: FSXmarc

      Hello guys, got a question for P3D 4.5 and the dynamic lighting bleeding into the cockpit. Is it possible with dynamic lighting enabled to disable...

      Last Post By: FSXmarc 11-18-2020, 07:16 PM Go to last post

      Am I the only one still using (and liking) V4.5?

      Thread Starter: Offscheddescent

      After spending a couple of weeks on the new MSFS2020, I am still going to be using v4.5 A LOT. The scenery isn't sexy but the PMDG 737-700 expansion...

      Last Post By: K5083 11-18-2020, 08:57 AM Go to last post

      Europe 1961 scenery in P3Dv4

      Thread Starter: atla

      Hi Is it possible to use the Europe 1961 scenery in P3dv4? I am very interested in EHVB NAS in this package because it has AI Neptunes,...

      Last Post By: mallcott 11-16-2020, 07:27 AM Go to last post