• Prepar3D

      Announcing Prepar3D v5.2

      Lockheed Martin has announced the release of Prepar3D version 5.2. This is a major update with a long list of improvements and features. Of special note is the continual improvements made to the Enhanced Atmospherics system, offering better visuals and reducing memory usage. Additional enhancements improve performance and stability to support even greater detail and scale in scenarios.

      June 10, 2021, 10:36 am

      Tutorial: Ignition System and Magnetos - Aircraft Basics

      In this short video, real world pilot thecorporatepilotdad uses MSFS 2020 to explain how the magnetos and ignition system works in common internal combustion aircraft engines. Does turning off the master switch stop the engine? Learn the answers to this and more in this tutorial. While Microsoft Flight Simulator is used, this information applies to any sim as well as to real aircraft.

      June 10, 2021, 10:03 am

      Review: PMDG 777 Major Upgrade And 200 ER Expansion

      PMDG is well known for making some of the most detailed jetliners available for Prepar3D and their Boeing 777 is no exception. The base package has been around for a while but the 777-200ER expansion recently introduced a new variant for P3D pilots. Reviewer Alex Dickinson finds that the expansion is a great addition to the 777 line, with great attention to detail, fantastic sound and lots of features.

      June 4, 2021, 3:50 pm

      MK-Studios Releases Ponta Delgado Airport P3D v5

      MK-Studios announces a new scenery for Prepar3D v5: Ponta Delgado Airport, the international airport for the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores. Included is a fully detailed airport and surroundings with up to day layout, mesh for the whole island, custom objects, full PBR on airport buildings, etc.

      June 4, 2021, 11:03 am

      A Quarter Century Of FlightSim.Com

      While today is the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S., the date is also memorable as the day that FlightSim.Com first went online, 25 years ago today. It's been quite a ride since those early days but here we are today still going strong. Founder Nels Anderson takes a look at the past and future.

      May 31, 2021, 2:32 pm

      Drzewiecki Design Memorial Day Sale 2021

      Announcing the Drzewiecki Design Memorial Day Sale going on today at the FlightSim.Com Store. Drzewiecki offers some great scenery for MSFS 2020, including the popular Washington Landmarks as well as other cities like Chicago, Seattle, New York and Moscow. The sale also includes older products for FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane.

      May 31, 2021, 1:43 pm

      Next Generation MTL Released On IVAO

      IVAO announces that a new MTL system (Multiplayer Traffic Library) has been released. With this new system comes a new platform for you to consult their immense catalog as well as submit partner and real world liveries. A new installer is also being released so that you can install only the liveries and models you want.

      May 31, 2021, 10:34 am

      Lionheart Creations Memorial Day Sale 2021

      Lionheart Creations products do not often go on sale, but for this Memorial Day weekend most are now offered at 50% off the regular price at the FlightSim.Com Store. Lionheart offers a wide variety of add-on aircraft for FS2004, FSX and Prepar3D.

      May 30, 2021, 1:04 pm

      Taburet Memorial Day Sale At The FlightSim.Com Store

      Scenery designer Taburet announces their Memorial Day Sale going on now at the FlightSim.Com Store. During this sale save 20% on all Taburet scenery add-ons. Taburet has over 50 sceneries for MSFS 2020 plus many others for X-Plane, Aerofly FS 2, and Prepar3D.

      May 29, 2021, 4:44 pm

      Review: OnCourse Software - PF3 ATC

      Having air traffic control is an important part of the sim experience, but for most popular flight simulators the built-in ATC is lacking in many ways. Fortunately, it's possible to build an external ATC system that is far more realistic and that is exactly what OnCourse Software has done with their PF3 ATC which works with MSFS 2020, P3D, FSX and FS2004. Reviewer Michael Hayward found the improvement like night and day and says you won't find a better ATC option than PF3.

      May 29, 2021, 11:51 am

      TopSkills Memorial Day Sale

      This weekend only, in celebration of Memorial Day, TopSkills is offering all of their already low-priced training videos and e-books at an additional 20% off. Stock up now and learn about flight planning, flight rules, navigation, maneuvers, glass cockpits and more.

      May 29, 2021, 8:14 am

      Flysimware - Super Huey v1.9 for FSX And P3D

      Flysimware has released an updated v1.9 version of their Super Huey helicopter for FSX/P3D. The package includes the Bell 205A-1, Super Huey UH-1D Iroquois and the Super Huey HH-1D in a total of six variants, plus a wide variety of civilian and military paint schemes.

      May 28, 2021, 4:10 pm

      Aerosoft Memorial Day Sale 2021

      Aerosoft announces their Memorial Day Sale for 2021, with several of their most popular aircraft for FSX and Prepar3D on sale. This weekend only save 30% on the Airbus family as well as the Douglas DC-8 and the CRJ Professional.

      May 28, 2021, 7:52 am

      Abdullah Radwan - Charts Finder 3 Now Available

      Charts Finder 3 is an app by Abdullah Radwan to get IFR charts for your flights. Instead of searching for each airport chart manually, it downloads the charts and names them appropriately from each country's official AIP. As a stand-alone Windows 10 program it works with any flight simulator.

      May 27, 2021, 10:46 am

      Golden Age Simulations - Porterfield Collegiate CP-65

      Golden Age Simulations announces the release of another classic general aviation aircraft for FSX/P3D, the Porterfield CP-65 Collegiate. It is a two-seat American training plane from the 1930's. It features a high quality, fully animated model of both land and seaplane versions, with a detailed Continental A-65 engine. Hi-res textures are used and it includes a custom sound package.

      May 26, 2021, 11:57 am

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      dnpaul

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