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The Fly Away Simulation downloads directory is one of the biggest and most well organized file libraries there is.  The library covers aircraft addons, scenery expansions including mods and downloads for Microsoft Flight Simulator X, Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004, X-Plane and many earlier versions. Jump straight to the downloads here.

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X-Plane 11 UAV General Atomics Avenger (Predator C)

First flown 4 April 2009, and 3 have been built so far.  It is the heavy lifter of the Predator family. There are three aircraft in this upload: Predator USA low visibility paint AIM120/D  AMRAAM four >97 nmi range, mach 4 MK-82 500 lb bombs HELLADS 150 kilowatt laser one Predator Digital Noise Camo paint AIM120/D  AMRAAM  qty eighteen >97 nmi range, mach 4 HELLADS 150 kilowatt laser  qty one Predator India Camo paint mixed colors 50...

FSX Aeronca C-3 Master

FSX, FSX:SE, P3D Aeronca C-3 Master. 2 place ultralight monoplane powered by 36 hp E-113 2 cylinder engine includes closed and open cockpit 3 paint schemes. Includes aircraft and sound package. Author: Paul Corish and Gil Halpin. ...

FSX Olympic Airways Short 330-100

Short 330-100 Olympic Airlines "Isle of Naxos" is a repaint under permission of PREMIER AIRCRAFT DESIGN Shorts SD3-30 Aircraft, panel and sound package including dynamic VC with custom gauges. The original package of PREMIER AIRCRAFT DESIGN include also a Cargo Version that not included here, cause didn't serve in Olympic Airways. You can visit PAD at for more S360 liveries & more models. MODEL INFORMATION Inside folder texture.IsleofNaxos you...

FSX Savoia Marchetti S.79CS Sparviero/Corsa-Transatlantico

Civilian "CS" (Competizione Sportiva=Sporting Race) versions of the known medium and torpedo bomber Savoia-Marchetti S.79 "Sparviero", deployed by Regia Aeronautica, or Italian Royal Air Force, were successfully flown (w/civil marks) in the "Istres-Damascus-Paris (Lindberg Cup)" 1937 air race, where they ranked the first three places of the final scoreboard. The also "civilian" "T" (Transatlantic) version of the very same S.79 performed...

FSX Ilyushin Il-76

FSX Ilyushin Il-76 (-78zh), modified for FSX (VC fixed). IL76 VC build updated, basic missing gauges, autopilot, GPS, radios, engine sounds for FSX. Original file and all credits go to the author of 52774-Il76-78zh available online. Note: Turing on the FD in autopilot will activate ground vehicles; autopilot will not work if you turn on 2D panel even once.  Comes with a virtual cockpit. Includes the following variations: Russian AF "N. Zaytsev" Russian AF 226...

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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 (including Steam Edition), FS2004 and of course X-Plane by Laminar Research.

Getting Started

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: Steam Edition or X-Plane (the latest is version 11) from Laminar Research; both can be purchased from our store, SimShack 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.  If you are reading this, it's likely you are already set up for simmin'!

FSX: Steam Edition logo.Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition

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.  

The most recent version is the Steam Edition re-released by Dovetail Games.  You can read our review of the Steam Edition here.  While it's slightly dated (and not up to date in terms of bug fixes and features), you can also download the original FSX demo from our file library here.

X-Plane 11 logo.X-Plane 11

X-Plane has always been the professional's choice, it features many advanced functions and ultimate realism.  Just released is X-Plane version 11, which is quite possibly the ultimate and most complete package available.  X-Plane runs on Windows, Mac and even Linux, 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.  You can read our review here and of course, download a demo from our file library here.

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Charlotte Douglas International Airport Scenery Released by FSDreamTeam

Posted on Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:25:12 GMT (136 reads)

For FSX and P3D users sick of the bland and generic Charlotte Douglas International, this can be the perfect remedy. As a strong and effective airport with huge international importance, the original default edition of this airport simply was not good enough. Now, though, this remake by FSDT is well-worth installing.

Community Update 2 for FSW Goes Live

Posted on Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:39:01 GMT (227 reads)

Flight Sim World has been, since release, getting a fair amount of updates and improvements. The latest Community Update landed this week, and it changes a hell of a lot of content about the simulator. At around 200MB, it’s a fairly substantial add-on that brings a lot of positive changes to the way FSW works. If you have FSW in your Steam library, it will auto-update when you log in.

FS-FlightControl Announce Support for FSW

Posted on Sat, 10 Jun 2017 13:49:34 GMT (472 reads)

Having been on the market and making a positive impression for a couple of weeks now, Flight Sim World is duly impressing. People seem to be really appreciating the work that has gone into the program, ensuring it offers a really uplifting aviation experience. However, that being said, one concern has been about the level of modification support it will receive. 

Just Flight Piper PA-28R Arrow III Review for FSX/P3D

Posted on Sat, 27 May 2017 19:03:39 GMT (499 reads)

Having been in development for some time, this release has been a long time coming. The Just Flight PA-28R Arrow III is an FSX and P3D compatible take on a popular aircraft model. Whether you are a fan of the aircraft or just curious, it’s definitely worth taking the time to try out.

DTG Quality of Life Update for FSW

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 21:15:42 GMT (441 reads)

Having seen the release of Flight Sim World last week in Early Access mode, the discussion has been rife since. People have been enjoying their weekend in the skies of this new simulator, testing out the range of features this 64-bit simulation brings to the table. 

Prepar3D v4 Announced by Lockheed Martin

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 09:21:37 GMT (622 reads)

The rumors have been heard on the grapevine for some time – and now, it’s official. Prepar3D, the popular alternative simulator for those looking outside the X-Plane/Microsoft Flight Simulator, is getting a new version. With v3 of P3D now beginning to show a few rough edges, it was felt that it was time for a facelift. Now, we can look forward to the latest and greatest version of P3D: version 4.

Confirmed: (Some) Freeware FSX Add-ons Work in FSW

Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 10:28:40 GMT (5390 reads)

Dovetail Games' new flight simulator, Flight Sim World (FSW) was released on Steam Early Access last week and many of our users have been wondering if existing FSX add-ons will work with this new release.  While Dovetail hasn't mentioned a lot on this topic, we thought we'd have a look ourselves and see what we could find.  The results are interesting.

FSXWX Flight Simulator Weather Engine Review

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 10:20:22 GMT (788 reads)

For years, one of the most common complaints that people have had about Microsoft Flight Simulator X and Prepar3D has been the lack of weather quality. While only a part of the overall feature and the atmosphere of flying an aircraft, it’s something that completes the look. Indeed, the quality and detail of the weather should matter a great deal more than it has in the past. Well, with the help of the latest release of FSXWX, users of both simulators can enjoy a far more realistic and progressive weather effect when flying in a simulator.

The Feedback From Users So Far: Flight Sim World (FSW)

Posted on Sun, 21 May 2017 09:39:57 GMT (1751 reads)

Well, it’s been nearly a week now since Dovetail Games Flight Sim World hit Early Access. As the easiest way to let people fly before the full release, the Early Access edition has been, on the main, well-received. While there’s always critical comments – and some criticisms are very much worth keeping an eye on – the overall view is a positive one. What to remember as well is that, at this stage, it is still in early development. Problems that exist just now will be removed, and features will be improved or taken out if they aren’t up to the standard needed.

Exclusive Live Preview of Flight Sim World by DTG (VIDEO)

Posted on Mon, 15 May 2017 19:32:24 GMT (1035 reads)

Having been the talk of the community for some time, Flight Sim World has been getting a lot of hype. New footage has been released recently courtesy of Jordan King, a regular in the flight simulation community. He’s been lucky enough to get the opportunity to showcase some of the best features that Flight Sim World is going to be bringing to the party. Dubbed a “Next Gen Flight Simulator” it’s easy to see from the video just how much promise exists around this new release.

Flight Sim World Will be Free for Existing Purchasers of DTG Flight School

Posted on Mon, 15 May 2017 19:23:39 GMT (485 reads)

Having quickly gone about capturing the hearts of many simulation fans, Dovetail Games are producing further offers. With the release of Flight Sim World, the latest flight simulation release to be hitting the market, Dovetail have come up with a fine bargain for all who are already interested.

Flight Sim World: New Flight Simulator Announced by DTG

Posted on Thu, 04 May 2017 15:54:03 GMT (14802 reads)

So far, it looks like 2017 might be the year that flight simulation was revolutionized. Having already seen the latest release of X-Plane 11 hit the market, we now have the latest simulator from Dovetail Games. Given they have taken on the Microsoft Flight Simulator license already, we’re pretty confident that this is going to absolutely rock!

Nantucket Scenery SP1 for FSX/P3D Released by iBlueYonder

Posted on Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMT (338 reads)

Do you own the original Nantucket Island 1.0 mod?

Then you should definitely pick up the new Service Pack 1 Update that has been released. With this add-on, you can provide an excellent touch of detail and improvement. The original had some annoying errors that stuck around and caused some problems with the overall product. Now, these have been improved but also some new additions have been introduced. 

FSDreamTeam Ground Services for FSX (GSX) Updated

Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:00:00 GMT (1447 reads)

One of the major complaints over the years about flight simulation has been the lack of quality ground service teams that you see operating and working around the place. This has always been a major gripe for many simulation fans – it really does ruin the overall atmosphere. To help get around that problem, though, you need only consider the importance of using FSDreamTeams’ Ground Service X feature. Now, with a new 1.9.11 version released, you can enjoy a much more comprehensive experience than you were able to in the past.

Carenado's Piper PA-46 500TP Malibu Meridian for FSX/P3D Released

Posted on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:49:20 GMT (451 reads)

An aircraft that many people have a deep love and affection for, the PA46 500TP Malibu Meridian G1000 is worth owning. Released by the excellent Carenado, this takes an authentic and engaging style of aircraft and makes it stand out. Known for their excellent attention to detail and informative stance when it comes to adding detail to any model, this latest take is exceptional. If you have ever been in the cockpit of a G1000 before, then try this out!

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