Review by Doug Horton. While visiting the exhibition hangars at last summer’s EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, several flight simulation associates asked if I’d yet visited the FlyThisSim (FTS) exhibit. I’d not heard of this company and I presumed...
Flightsim app developers FSWidgets have issued iOS 7 updates for two of their FSX, FS2004 and X-Plane compatible iPad apps - the iGMapHD moving map app and the native flight plan or FMS file generation app QuickPlan.
Nov 28 2013 08:55 AM |
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The AVSIM Library is looking for volunteers to help process files and handle support requests. If you’re interested in volunteering and giving something back to the community, please contact Chase Kreznor to apply. Each d...
Nov 28 2013 08:48 AM |
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Flight Simulator X - Aircraft Repaints, Textures and Modifications "2013 Renewed Color" Cessna C337 SkyMaster (D-GMCM) by Hiroaki Kubota Korean Air McDonnell Douglas MD-82 by Dean Stringer Air New Zealand "Fern" McDonnell Douglas MD-81 by Dean...
Opus Software is proud to announce the release of OpusFSX version 3.36. Version 3.36 is available free of charge to all existing customers. This latest release includes the following new features. The ButtKicker Gamer 2 device control adds a...
The NL2000 team has released version 4.05. This update contains several improvements, modifications to existing airports and traffic. Also, various objects are optimized to get the best possible frame rate. 3D grass and night te...
Nov 27 2013 12:57 AM |
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Reviewed by Doug Horton. Like many fight simulation enthusiasts, I began the hobby using a small inexpensive joystick as my only controller. The joystick was connected to now obsolete computer though a game port connection, which is also obsolete. Late...
Nov 25 2013 10:47 PM |
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Review by Marlon Carter. Some of you may be familiar with PilotsEYE while others may be hearing about them for the first time. In a nutshell, PilotsEYE is a new and refreshing DVD/Blu-Ray Documentary that captures the thrill and exc...
Nov 25 2013 08:52 AM |
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Flight Simulator X - Aircraft Repaints, Textures and Modifications Braniff Jellybean Blue McDonnell Douglas DC-8-32 by Marc Brown Cessna C172R (OH-CAY) by Ron Attwood Cessna C172R (HB-CDL) by Steve Landau TUIfly Boeing 777-200LR - Fictional...
Nov 24 2013 10:19 PM |
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Lockheed has released version 2 of Prepar3D (P3D). You can view the optional versions and purchase this new release on the P3D store here: http://www.prepar3d.com/prepar3d-store/. We look forward to reader's comments and early feedback on this release....
Nov 24 2013 07:01 PM |
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PMDG tonight announced that they will provide product for Lockheed's P3D. Robert Randazzo made the following post in the PMDG forums this evening:
This thread will provide you with factual information related to PMDG's efforts to r...
Nov 24 2013 07:37 AM |
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Flight Simulator X - Aircraft Repaints, Textures and Modifications National Airlines "circa 1974" Douglas DC-8-32 by John Detrick USMC Lockheed GV-1 by John Detrick Skytrek International Boeing 727-200 by John Detrick JASDF Boeing KC-767J C...
Do you have Just Flight VFR Real Scenery, Playsims (Horizon) VFR Photographic Scenery or use TileProxy equivalent (FS Earth Tiles / Map2bgl) but miss seeing 3D features like houses, buildings, churches, woods, hedgerows and custom night lighting? Revol...
Nov 23 2013 07:31 AM |
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The free (donationware! ) X-Plane 10 HD Scenery Mesh v2 has been released after almost a year of work. It covers many of the "interesting" regions of the planet (over 55 Gbytes of data), covering: Europe (Iceland and Canaries included) USA (Hawai...
Nov 22 2013 07:45 PM |
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We received an update today from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) regarding the Richard Harvey endowed scholarship that so many AVSIM Community members and our commercial friends contributed to. As of today, the following is the status of th...
Nov 22 2013 08:44 AM |
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Flight Simulator X - Aircraft Repaints, Textures and Modifications Varig "Old Colors" Boeing 777-200LR by Rolf Bjorndal Cessna C172R (HB-COL) by Steve Landau Royal Brunei Boeing 777-200LR (V8-BLB) by Corina Meyer Beechcraft B60 Duke V2 (ZS-...
Lionheart Creations announced the re-release of the futuristic Avelina 4 seat composite luxury aircraft. The Avelina is a concept plane that uses electric propulsion yet has a small bio-fuel turbine as a backup 'hyrbid' recharger for the onboard batt...
Rob Randazzo made the following announcement earlier this evening regarding the B-777 from PMDG. You can find the entire post here along with the discussion that follows.
We are very close to commencing testing on the first expansi...
Nov 20 2013 07:58 AM |
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Ultra-Res Cities take MegaSceneryEarth realism to a whole new level with unprecedented native 50 cm resolution scenery for larger cities and Terminal Control Areas.You get the entire Charlotte Terminal Control Area (shown by the chart link below) aroun...
Lionheart Creations introduces a multi-aircraft package called the LHC Fleet One ultra pack. This is a 5 Tier 'complete' aircraft package of planes that range from bottom level 'Sport Aviation' up to Executive aircraft. The package is...
SimPlugins and R C Simulations are extremely pleased to announce the release of version 2.7 of SimPlugins Panel Builder and the Panel Builder GPS 1.1 add-on. Demo/Trial versions of Panel Builder 2.7 are available in the AVSIM libraries. Panel Builder 2...
Nov 19 2013 03:31 PM |
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In an article on their main page today, Lockheed made the following announcement;
Performing at New Heights – Introducing the all new Prepar3D v2
The most affordable high-fidelity visual simulation platform on the market today is a few da...
Nov 19 2013 12:10 PM |
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Lockheed to Answer Questions of AVSIM Members
In the lead up to next week’s release of their flight simulator P3D V2.0, Lockheed has agreed to answer questions from AVSIM members. Here is your opportunity to ask those questions most important to...
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