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Abacus Releases Four New Products

Last updated Sat, 31 Mar 2012 11:09:33 GMT
Originally posted on Sun, 01 Feb 2004 16:37:24 GMT

Now available from Abacus are four new add-ons for both FS2004 and FS2004. Included are USA Extreme Landscapes (improved USA scenery), Commuter Pilot (commuter aircraft), WWII Carrier Ops (aircraft carrier planes), Fighter Pilot (modern jet fighters). For more information, click on Read More.

This week we're announcing four new add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator FS2004 & FS2002. These new titles are:

  • USA Extreme Landscapes
  • Commuter Pilot
  • WWII Carrier Operations
  • Fighter Pilot

USA Extreme Landscapes magnifies the detail of the continental USA up to 15 times and dramatically increases the visual accuracy and beauty of the scenery. You'll fly any of the included pre-planned flight in the Piper Dakota (from well-known Carenado Developers) to enjoy the lay of the terrain up close. Available February, $29.95. 

Commuter Pilot puts you into the cockpit of these five popular aircraft used by many commuter lines: ATR-72, Beech 1900D, Boeing 757, BAE-146 and CRJ-700. The jet aircraft include new FMC (from RealGauges) to relieve you of some of the navigation and flight chores. Available March, $29.95. 

WWII Carrier Operations takes you back to the historic eara of carrier-based aircraft. You'll fly from the deck of the USS Enterprise and experience the ultimate challenge in aviation as you master the characteristics of these planes: F4U Corsair, F4F-4 Wildcat, F6F-3 Hellcat, TBF-1 Avenger, SDB-3 Dauntless. When you attemt a carrier landing, you'll try to catch the working arrestor cable (from Richard Hogan). Available March, $29.95.

Fighter Pilot lets you experience the four top fighters: F-14 Tomcat, F-15C Eagle, F-16 Falcon and F/A-18 Hornet. More then 24 planes in varying paint schemes including US Air Force, US Navy, Belgium, Kuwait, Spain, Israel and Japan. Available March, $29.95. 

Abacus is a designer, developer and publisher of PC software. Founded in 1978, Abacus is now in its 26th year of delivering quality products to enthusiastic users around the world.

Abacus distributes its add-ons through major computer and retail stores in the US & Canada and through its international partners: Contact Sales for the U.K., Easy Computing for Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg, Micro Application for France, Simaviator for Germany, Switzerland and Austria, Twilight Express for Japan, FlyMex for Latin America and other distributors throughout the world.

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Ian Stephens

About Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation enthusiast also with a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

Ian has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.  Should you wish, you can contact Ian via email at


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