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Vataware Reopened

Apr 21 2014 02:36 PM | Chase in News

AVSIM has learned of Vatware’s revival and is pleased to confirm the website is now open. Readers will now see the full site as well as “BETA” over the logo, which may indicate changes to existing features. There’s also a noti...

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FS InFocus Flight Sim Con 2014 & VATSIM’s W14

Apr 18 2014 08:16 AM | Chase in News

Flight Sim Con 2014 provides a social conference format with networking and learning for enthusiasts of desktop flight simulation programs and aviation in general. If you are involved with flight simulation programs such as Mi...

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Lockheed Releases P3D V2.2

Apr 07 2014 02:42 PM | Tom Allensworth in News

Lockheed Martin today announced the release of P3D V2.2 stating; "Updates to Prepar3D v2.2 are available in both a patch to an existing v2.1 installation, or as a new installer from your Purchased Downloads page. If you are a current Prepar3D v2 user,...

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Cockpit-Fest August 29 31st

Apr 07 2014 07:42 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News

Cockpit-Fest 2014 is being hosted by the Cold War Air Museum August 29-31st and will be held in conjunction with…
 The Dallas/Ft. Worth Commemorative Air Force “Warbirds on Parade” and carshow. There will be WWII aircraft rides and aerial displ...

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Apr 06 2014 06:54 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News

Carenado released their E50P PHENOM 100 with the following Special Features:Carenado G1000 Prodigy glass cockpit system.
  Original Phenom status screens
  Weather radar embedded in the G1000
  Multiple CAS messages

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Vataware Shut Down

Apr 02 2014 06:21 PM | Chase in News

According to a Facebook post by Tim, of the now closed Vataware, he has decided to shut the service down and attempt to find new caretakers for the project.  Founded in 2007, Vataware was a tool used by VATSIM pilots and provided real-time flight...

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New AVSIM Social Groups Now Open

Mar 29 2014 01:54 PM | Tom Allensworth in News

We are pleased to announce the reopening of the AVSIM Social Groups. The Social Groups are like clubs for members with specific interests that they would like to share. This is very similar to the Groups on FaceBook, only with significantly more functi...

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Important Reminder

Mar 26 2014 07:03 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News

At some point  Wednesday and Thursday, the 26th and 27th of March after 1000 EST the AVSIM Forum server will be shut down in order to replace hardware.   Our plan is to power down the system and replace the three questionable hard drives in t...

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12th German FlightSim Conference

Mar 26 2014 06:55 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News

The 12th German FlightSim Conference is going to take place in the premises of the Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleißheim on 29 March 2014 from 09.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Everyone interested in flight simulation will have a chance to exchange...

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Rise of Flight 5th Anniversary

Mar 03 2014 09:10 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News

This year marks the 5th anniversary of the retail release of ROF, they are happy to reveal to you the first element of their release plan for this year - meet the Hanriot HD.1 This is an elegant French biplane initially built to replace Nieuports for t...

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X-Plane 10 Tree Lines and Farms V2

Feb 28 2014 08:35 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News

The "X-Plane 10 tree lines and farms V2" scenery is the second version of an overlay add-on for X-Plane 10. It tries to add "visual clutter" (tree lines and farms) to the usually relatively dull landscape of agricultural areas and grassy areas. Like in...

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SCAM ALERT - Genuine Simulation's A380 - Again

Feb 26 2014 11:41 AM | Tom Allensworth in News

Genuine Simulations is at it again. They have posted a "sales" notice regarding "their" A380. This is not just a scam, it is total fraud by a group of Iranians. If you purchase this product you are taken to a fraudulant PayPal page and if you are using...

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Closest Race Ever Concludes in a Dramatic Finis...

Feb 19 2014 03:22 PM | Tom Allensworth in News

Michael MacKuen made the following announcement just before 1500 EDT today.   Closest Race Ever Concludes in a Dramatic Finish over the Black Sea (Wednesday, February 19, 2014)    The 2014 Round the World Race was completed on Monday ni...

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Quality Wings Release SP3 for QW B-757

Feb 17 2014 04:00 PM | Tom Allensworth in News

Earlier today Quality Wings released their SP3 update for their B-757. Here is the list of changes and fixes made in SP-3:   FIXES: 2D Panel (757-300) - Flap Placard Typo showing 757-200 2D Panel (757-300) - Flap Placard Speeds Incorrect 2D Panel...

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AVSIM Is Looking for an IT Guru Volunteer!

Feb 16 2014 06:51 PM | Tom Allensworth in News

AVSIM is looking for an IT manager that is very experienced and willing to volunteer to maintain and keep our systems running at peak efficiency. This person must be a U.S. Citizen and must reside in the U.S. The volunteer must provide at least five ve...

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2014 Annual Round the World Race Begins

Feb 15 2014 05:14 PM | Tom Allensworth in News

For the 11th year, the flight sim community's Round the World Race (RTWR) has commenced. With teams representing Sim-Outhouse, Flightsim.com and AVSIM, the race began a little over 8 hours ago and will last a number of days with long hours put in by al...

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Lockheed Releases P3D V2.1

Feb 11 2014 04:55 PM | Tom Allensworth in News

Lockheed today released version 2.1 of Prepar3D. Here is what LMOC had to say; "Today announces the release of the next evolution of Prepar3D v2 with Prepar3D v2.1.  Updates to Prepar3D v2 are available in both a patch to an existing v2 installati...

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Changing Image Posting Rules - User Poll

Jan 30 2014 05:44 PM | Tom Allensworth in News

We are thinking about changing the image posting rules. Please read and provide us your opinion.    First, a great contributor to the AVSIM processor load is resizing and display of hosted images; that is, for images that are saved and displa...

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Service Pack 1 for REX4 Texture Direct

Jan 30 2014 07:52 AM | Chuck_Jodry-VJPL in News

REX GAME STUDIOS  announced the release of Service Pack 1 for REX4 Texture Direct. Users may update to the newest Service Pack 1 by selecting the CHECK FOR UPDATES button contained on the INFO page within the program, or by visiting Service Pack...

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System Outage and Update

Jan 29 2014 09:01 AM | Tom Allensworth in News

We are happy to say that we are back online again, and that we are back to full functionality. For the last week we had been battling what we thought were issues that finally culminated in a disk controller failure. If you have dealt with one of these,...

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