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Jan 13 2015 08:48 PM | Chase Kreznor in News

Volunteer Opening:  IT Director   AVSIM is a diverse community with many talented individuals.  While donations and ad revenue pay the bandwidth bills, there's one crucial piece to keep this site going full speed…  We are seeking an...

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RealAir Simulations Update Turbine Duke V2

Feb 26 2015 08:23 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News
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RealAir Simulations is pleased to announce the release of their Turbine Duke V2 for Prepar3d V2. This version is compatible with P3d V2, including 2.4 and the recent 2.5. Existing customers of the FSX version of the Turbine Duke V2 can purchase the Pre...

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PMDG General Updates - NGX, J41, Xplane, P3D

Feb 20 2015 10:50 PM | rsrandazzo in News
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Last evening Robert S. Randazzo posted a couple of news items across a number of different product lines.   PMDG 737-8900NGX Base Package and PMDG 737-600/700NGX Expansion FSX/FSX-SE: Up until yesterday, we had expected to push the FSX/FSX-SE comp...

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P3D Version 2.5 Released

Feb 11 2015 09:22 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News
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Lockheed Martin Announces the Release of the Fifth Update of Prepar3D v2
Prepar3D v2.5 is now available as a new installer . If you are a current Prepar3D v2 user, as with all v2 updates, there is no charge to upgrade. Please be sure to read the dow...

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FlightSimCon New England Air Museum June 13-14

Feb 04 2015 07:49 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News
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Flight simulation enthusiasts are likely familiar with the flight simulation conferences taking place regularly overseas, the biggest of which is probably FlightSim Conference held in Germany this March . Flight simulation conferences in Europe have dr...

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GEX Product Updates With Steam Support

Jan 30 2015 07:25 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News
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Flight1 Software has officially announced that all Ground Environment X region products have been released with texture and interface updates. GEX now supports both Flight Simulator X boxed edition and Flight Simulator Steam Edition. All GEX region pro...

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2015 FS Round the World Race Announced

Jan 17 2015 04:35 PM | MM in News
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The 2015 Round the World Race (AKA RTW) has been announced today.   The thirteenth annual FS Round the World Race is scheduled to start on Saturday, February 21, 2015. In this event, pilots fly for teams who run a baton race around the globe in r...

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X-15A-2 Special Edition For FSX And P3D

Jan 17 2015 07:43 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News
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The X-15A-2 Special Edition (version 2.0) is the first of Xtreme Prototypes next generation addons optimized for the latest versions of Microsoft® Flight Simulator X and Lockheed Martin® Prepar3D® and designed to take advantage of the new and more powe...

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AVSIM Interview with Tim Gatland - CTO - DoveTa...

Jan 12 2015 02:42 PM | Tom Allensworth in News
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AVSIM is pleased to publish an interview released today with Tim Gatland, Chief Technology Officer for Dovetail Games (image below). As most know, Dovetail recently released FSX via the Steam DLC system which has seen a great deal of enthusiasm in our...

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PMDG Issues Update on P3D Development

Jan 08 2015 10:05 PM | rsrandazzo in News
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Rob Randazzo of PMDG issued the following statement regarding the release of PMDG products for P3D tonight. If you are a P3D owner, we encourage you to have read.   QUOTE: Captains,   We are in the home-stretch with our first release for P3D....

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2014 Demographic Results Released

Jan 01 2015 12:50 PM | Tom Allensworth in News
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We are pleased to announce the release of the 2014 Demographic Survey results to the community. Here you will find the compiled data from the survey which was ran for most of the year. Over 2,900 of your fellow flight simulation enthusiasts participate...

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REVIEW - UUEE Moscow Sheremetyevo X

Dec 25 2014 03:06 PM | Chase Kreznor in News
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Drzewiecki Design - UUEE Moscow Sheremetyevo X A review by Maxim Pyankov   Moscow Sheremetyevo airport (Sheremetyevo-1 and Sheremetyevo-2) is an international airport located northwest of Moscow.  It is now the second-largest airpo...

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REVIEW - Aerosoft Airbus A318/A319

Dec 21 2014 08:18 AM | WR269 in News
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Aerosoft Airbus A318/A319 A review by Roger Curtiss   In mid-September Aerosoft released this product by saying, “…to do a serious simulation of simulating the task of the Captain you need a seriously simulated aircraft....

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PMDG Products in FSX SE

Dec 21 2014 12:03 AM | rsrandazzo in News
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Rob Randazzo of PMDG tonight posted this update regarding PMDG's position regarding compatability of their products with FSX-SE. We quote:   "Captains-   In late 2014, Dovetail Games acquired the rights to continue development of the former M...

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HD Mesh Scenery v3 for X-Plane 10 Released

Dec 19 2014 04:03 PM | alpilotx in News
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We have received the following news regarding the release of HD Mesh Scenery v3 for X-Plane 10 from Andras Fabian; "After more than a year, the free (donationware) HD Mesh Scenery v3 replaces the previous v2 scenery package!

Covered Regi...

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Dovetail FSX Steam Now On Sale

Dec 18 2014 01:06 PM | Tom Allensworth in News
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As announced earlier this month, Dovetail has released the Steam Edition of FSX Gold (now known as FSX SE). You can find the Steam Edition here. Dovetail has this to say about this release; "The multi award winning Microsoft Flight Simulator X lands on...

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HJG Wide Body Website Update

Dec 16 2014 07:46 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News
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This Christmas HJG (Historic Jetliners Group) have pleasure releasing another 90 (or so) new and upgraded files for everyones "FREE" FS enjoyment.
These latest releases comprise of a selection textures representing B727-200's operated by r...

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REVIEW Aerosoft Night Enviroment California

Dec 13 2014 08:03 PM | Chase Kreznor in News
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Aerosoft Night Enviroment California A review by Roger Curtiss   For some years now, I have lamented the huge disparity between real night flying and the simulated version. As a passenger on commercial flights on clear nights, I wil...

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KTNP Twentynine Palms

Dec 13 2014 08:24 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News
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Twentynine Palms Airport [KTNP] in California. Compatible with Microsoft's Flight Simulator X, Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D v1 and Prepar3D v2.
250km² of pure beauty and sand as far as the eye can reach...the desert awaits you!• Highly detailed rendit...

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Jim Young Appointed to AVSIM Board of Directors

Dec 11 2014 02:50 PM | Tom Allensworth in News
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We are proud to announce that Jim Young, our long serving and dedicated Forums Director, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of AVSIM. Jim, retired from the U.S. Government and an avid golfer, spends countless hours every week attempting to en...

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