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Review of C188B AGtruck from AlabeoMicrosoft Flight Release Date and 5 New ScreenshotsThe Airport on the Beach: Princess Juliana International Airport at St. MaartenAirline Food: A Love/Hate RelationshipDoes Flight Simulation Prepare Pilots For Flying A Real Plane?

Review of C188B AGtruck from Alabeo

Would you like to perform steep climbs, sharp banks, and quick descends with wind in your hair and a smile on your face? That’s what you will get with Alabeo’s Cessna C188B AGtruck. Let’s take a look at the history of this sturdy, fun airplane and find out what Alabeo did to bring it to life for FSX. ...

Microsoft Flight Release Date and 5 New Screenshots

It's official, the release date for Microsoft's "Flight" simulation package for PC will be February 29th, 2012.  Along with this announcement, they have also released 5 additional screenshots demonstrating some more features you can expect from Flight. ...

The Airport on the Beach: Princess Juliana International Airport at St. Maarten

The waves crash in a loud cacophony of sound, spray and mist. Children laugh with glee as they run from the surf as it spills out, chasing them up the beach. Their parents gather under brightly lit beach umbrellas, sipping Caribs, the popular local blend of watermelon and raspberry rum with a touch of bitters, enjoying another lazy sun-splashed day on Maho Beach. ...

Airline Food: A Love/Hate Relationship

Everyone has an opinion about airline food. And it’s rarely good. Bryan Miller, a NY Times restaurant critic, once said, "The quality of food is in inverse proportion to a dining room's altitude, especially atop bank and hotel buildings. Airplanes are an extreme example.” ...

Does Flight Simulation Prepare Pilots For Flying A Real Plane?

Now that you’ve flown your Cessna from Cape Cod all the way down to Fort Lauderdale 150 times on Microsoft FSX, will those long hours help prepare you to fly a real aircraft? After all, there are flightsim pilots who have used the same software for a decade or more and know a few of the aircraft models like the back of their hand. ...

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FSX Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 LH334 Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 LH334

Download added on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:06:01 GMT

New version of Lufthansa repaint including new windows, logo, more realistic engine fan blades, registration and alpha channels. Textures only for the Thomas Ruth A340-600; requires TOMA346.ZIP. Repaint by Janne Juusti. Screenshot of Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 in flight. Installation: Copy/paste texture.dlh to the Thomas Ruth A340-600 folder. Copy/paste section below to the aircraft.cfg. If you have the previous version of my Lufthansa texture installed, delete that so...

FSX Dominican Airways Airbus A321 In One Year Livery Dominican Airways Airbus A321 In One Year Livery

Download added on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:03:48 GMT

Dominican Airways Airbus A321 In One Year Livery. Dominican Airways is celebrating a year of service April 18 and as a present to the airline they brought their very first plane back into service, the Airbus A321, but instead of having their first livery the plane was painted with their "One Year of Service" livery. By Orlandy Perez. Screenshot of Dominican Airways Airbus A321 in flight. I am very proud to present this Project Airbus (pa321) Airbus A321-231 with the...

FSX Turkish Airlines Boeing 787-8 V4 Turkish Airlines Boeing 787-8 V4

Download added on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:02:07 GMT

This CamSim version 4 features an improved aircraft wing root design, new wider pax doors with revised window shapes, additional animated air ducts, additional comm and satellite antenna, increasingly more Animated Ground Servicing (AGS), including additional animations featuring trucks hooking and unhooking trailers and static displays. Model design by Camil Valiquette. Turkish Airlines repaint by Serdar Badoglu. Side view of Turkish Airlines Boeing 787-8 on runway. Installation:...

FSX Arrow Cargo VA Lockheed L1011 Tristar Arrow Cargo VA Lockheed L1011 Tristar

Download added on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:03 GMT

This is an Lockheed L1011 Tristar of Arrow Cargo VA, registration N342AC. Repaint by Mathieu Vos (APSS), model by Thomas Ruth. Screenshot of Arrow Cargo VA Lockheed L1011 Tristar in flight. Installation: Unzip folder to a suitable folder, your desktop for example. Move the Tom_L1011-100 Arrow Cargo as it is into your FSX SimObjects\Airplanes\ folder. Copy the three .fx files into your FSX \effects folder if they are not already installed there. ...

FSX Delta Airlines Boeing 737-200 ADV Delta Airlines Boeing 737-200 ADV

Download added on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:57:15 GMT

This is a repaint of Captain Sim's excellent B737-200ADV. These textures represent a Boeing 737-232ADV of Delta Airlines in their famous widget scheme in the 1970s. The textures are those of an artist interpretation and resulting rendition. THESE ARE TEXTURES ONLY! You need the Captain Sim "737-200ADV Expansion Model" payware package. Repaint by Russel R. Smith. Screenshot of Delta Airlines Boeing 737-200 ADV in flight. Installation: Extract the files in the...

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Welcome to Fly Away Simulation. We cover many aspects of flight simulation on this website including the popular series released by Microsoft: Microsoft Flight, Flight Simulator X, FS2004 and of course X-Plane by Laminar Research.

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Before you are able to become a virtual aviator, you need a package for your PC or Mac. We feature some great free flight simulation packages that users may download including X-Plane, FlightGear and Orbiter. However, for a true simulation experience with maximum features and expansion options, we currently recommend Microsoft Flight Simulator X or X-Plane from Laminar Research; both can be purchased from our store, SimShack.net with worldwide delivery.

Before you can enjoy virtual aviation, you will need to get yourself a flight sim package.  There are many out there, but currently the best and most expandable are Microsoft Flight Simulator X or X-Plane.

Order FSXFSX

Microsoft's flight simulation packages have always been the most popular, and not by chance.  They feature complete world scenery and many stunning aircraft out of the box.  Microsoft FSX is the latest of their simulation series that offers "full world" simulation with a complete experience.  This differs from the newer 2012 "Microsoft Flight" game, as this is not a complete package out of the box; it's more of a quick, fun game with no third party add-on support - so for those who want the full experience, we recommend FSX.

Order X-PlaneX-Plane 10

X-Plane has always been the professional's choice, it features many advanced functions and ultimate realism.  Just released is X-Plane version 10, which is quite possibly the ultimate package there is available.  X-Plane runs on Windows and Mac so you don't have to worry about what operating system you run.  Out of the box, over 20 aircraft are included and highly detailed world scenery with thousands of airports and airfields.

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Search For Missing Malaysian Plane Is Setting Up to Be History's Most Expensive Search For Missing Malaysian Plane Is Setting Up to Be History's Most Expensive

Posted on Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:40:24 GMT (3649 reads)

The race is still on to find the missing Malaysian plane that disappeared on March 8, 2014. While the hope to find survivors is gone, there is still hope to find the plane just to know what happened in the last moments. However, this is setting up to be one of the most expensive searches in the history of plane searches.

Cockpit-Fest USA 2014 at the Cold War Air Museum Cockpit-Fest USA 2014 at the Cold War Air Museum

Posted on Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:34:03 GMT (2669 reads)

Do you love to create your own cockpits? Maybe you just love to play on simulations. It’s time to meet people just like you, and you can do that at Lancaster, TX between August 29 and 31, 2014 with the Cockpit-Fest at the Cold War Air Museum.

Announcing FlightSimCon 2014 Announcing FlightSimCon 2014

Posted on Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:26:57 GMT (2501 reads)

On June 7 and 8, 2014, FlightSimCon hosts its second annual flight simulation event at Windsor Locks, CT. It will be held at Bradley Airport’s New England Air Museum. But many people wonder just what the flight simulation event is, and what will it offer?

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2014 Leaked Artwork Microsoft Flight Simulator 2014 Leaked Artwork

Posted on Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT (36921 reads)

Just in from a leaked source is a shock from Microsoft: the box artwork of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2014.  While we can't find much information on this new simulator as of yet, we have been given early leaked box artwork.

X-Plane 10 Hopefully Available on Steam Soon X-Plane 10 Hopefully Available on Steam Soon

Posted on Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:40:24 GMT (10991 reads)

It has been announced by Steam that they will be contacting the developer of X-Plane 10, Laminar Research (Austin Meyer) for possible inclusion within the Steam application for Windows, Linux and Mac.

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Disappears from Skies Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Disappears from Skies

Posted on Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:52:38 GMT (12272 reads)

It has been reported by Malaysia Airlines that they have lost contact with their flight MH370.  The contact was lost while the aircraft was flying through airspace controlled by Vietnam.

Compatibility of FSX & FS2004 With Windows 8 Compatibility of FSX & FS2004 With Windows 8

Posted on Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:32:56 GMT (35134 reads)

There have been many error and bug reports with regards to running Microsoft Flight Simulator X and 2004 with the latest version of Windows, Windows 8.  This article gives you some tips, suggestions and fixes if you are running across any problems installing or running FSX & FS2004 on Windows 8.

X-55 Rhino: Saitek Announce New Controller X-55 Rhino: Saitek Announce New Controller

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:35:32 GMT (32803 reads)

Saitek (owned by Mad Catz) have just announced a new controller system called the X-55 Rhino.  Not much is given away at the moment, but judging from how epic the video released is, we can expect something big.

10 Flight Simulator Christmas Gift Ideas for 2013 10 Flight Simulator Christmas Gift Ideas for 2013

Posted on Sat, 09 Nov 2013 16:53:38 GMT (29319 reads)

With Christmas approaching us fast and everyone already thinking of gift ideas and budgets, we thought we'd share some fun flight simulator products that could bring the gift of flight to somebody you know this Christmas.

FS Widgets Releases iGMap FS Widgets Releases iGMap

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2013 17:01:16 GMT (29043 reads)

FSWidgets has released a new application, iGMap, which converts your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch into a mobile map for your favorite desktop flight simulator.

Imaginesim Announces Release of WSSS Singapore Changi Imaginesim Announces Release of WSSS Singapore Changi

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:55:19 GMT (24441 reads)

Imaginesim has announced the release of WSSS Singapore Changi scenery for FS2004 and FSX. 

20 of The Best Free FSX Aircraft Downloads for 2013 20 of The Best Free FSX Aircraft Downloads for 2013

Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:27:27 GMT (156899 reads)

We're already about half way through 2013 and many new add-ons have been released for Microsoft Flight Simulator X by freeware developers and enthusiasts in the industry.  With over 16,000 files in our library, it's becoming increasingly hard to filter them out to find the best of the bunch without scanning through hundreds of pages.  My article here is my own selection of 20 of the best aircraft for FSX currently in 2013.  The files may have been released before 2013, however I'll release an article similar to this each year with further updates for the current year.  Please note that all of the files featured here are completely free to download and use - we have a separate page for "the best of payware" add-ons.

FeelThere Has Released Embraer Phenom 100 FeelThere Has Released Embraer Phenom 100

Posted on Mon, 03 Jun 2013 21:17:47 GMT (21810 reads)

FeelThere has released Embraer Phenom 100 for FS2004 and FSX.

FeelThere has a solid reputation in designing advanced simulation products. Founded in 2002, the company has consistently delivered top quality simulation products that are focused on enhancing simulation experience, maximizing fun, and simplifying flights. Over the past decade the company has won several accolades and awards, including the the "Best Commercial Airplane" award for its popular PIC B-737 in 2006.

5 Of The Best Joysticks For Flight Simulator Use 5 Of The Best Joysticks For Flight Simulator Use

Posted on Tue, 07 May 2013 16:24:08 GMT (44343 reads)

It wasn’t too long ago that flight simulation joysticks were simple: Right, Left. Forward, Backward. But just like the advances in flight simulation software, joysticks have come a long way.

Braniff International Airways: The History of an Amazing Airline Braniff International Airways: The History of an Amazing Airline

Posted on Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:21:01 GMT (18851 reads)

Braniff International Airways was an innovative, forward-thinking, iconic American airline that started many trends in the airline industry, several of which are still being utilized today.

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