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iFMS 2.1 App Released for iOS and Android

Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Having been promised to see updates since release, the latest changes to iFMS 2 have arrived. In the 2.1 update, some minor changes were made to help further tweak and improve how the add-on works.

SimControl App for iOS to Control FSX/P3D/X-Plane Released

Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:00:00 GMT

In a bid to keep improving and changing flight simulation, development team Azure Computing has a new mobile sim app available. SimControl is a multi-purpose solution that makes creating training scenarios that are worthwhile easier than ever before. Android users, sadly, will need to wait; at present, this is only available on the Apple Store for iPad devices. This is a must-have for those who are looking to manage flight simulation controls and organization more than ever.

ATC-SIM Online ATC Simulator Has Been Updated

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:19:46 GMT

Do you use the browser-based Air Traffic Control simulator, ATC-SIM? If so, it’s just been given a major update. By helping to add a touch of extra depth to the simulation experience, ATC-SIM has seen some pretty big improvements.

PF3 ATC v3.5.0 Released by OnCourse Software

Posted on Sat, 01 Jul 2017 16:36:08 GMT

For anyone who owns the OnCourse Software PF3 ATC package, you’ll be happy to know a new update has been released. In version 3.5.0, you’ll get access to a nice new range of little changes and features. What it does is go through a pretty significant amount of changes, updating the ATC program in general. Lots of small adjustments allow it to work with FS2004, FSX, P3D and even X-Plane, with a bit of messing around!

New Version of FS Navigation Map for Android Released by drubware

Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT

For many flight simulation fans, one of the most challenging parts of setting and steering a course comes from navigation. In fact, most people are using simulators to try and improve their navigation skills to stay on-course.

FS2Crew Update PMDG 737 NGX Reboot to v3.1

Posted on Sun, 19 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT

In any mod worth using in flight simulation, updates are provided to help further improve the features it provides. One mod that has made a really impressive run of updates and improvements over the year has been the PMDG 737 NGX Reboot by FS2Crew. Worked on time and time again, this mod always keeps finding new ways to add more to the reboot to help improve your aviation experience.

Radio Navigation Simulator Basic Free App for iOS

Posted on Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:25:38 GMT

Apple device users, rejoice! Digital Aviation has completed a v1.0 release of its latest product, Radio Navigation Simulator. This free app has been released on the Apple App Store at present, and is now available for usage for anyone who finds the idea of using this cool little simulator useful.

FenceBuilder Pro Upgrade Now Available for FSX/FS2004

Posted on Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:08:43 GMT

For FSX and FS2004 users, one problem that has consistently existed is fencing. Although a minor part of airfields and air bases, all the little things tend to come together in simulation. When one thing falls down, it brings the rest with it. fencing is one of those particular fall-downs; always dull and dour, hard to manage and even harder to implement yourself.

SimBuddy.com Announced: Moving Map Software & More!

Posted on Fri, 05 Aug 2016 13:18:37 GMT

Simulation in the aviation world has always been an exciting and welcoming place. However, it’s always been a community that prided itself on inclusion of others. Well, the community just got a little bigger – introducing SimBuddy.com. SimBuddy.com is a new flight simulation site that you should bookmarking; already in its infancy, the website is making a splash for all the right reasons!

Flight Training Essentials: Rod Machado's eBooks

Posted on Sun, 16 Aug 2015 12:05:35 GMT

As a group who has spent a lot of time dealing with flight simulators ever since they more or less became a thing, we take great pleasure in being able to understand the more advanced side of flight and aviation. A genuine passion for flight has made it much easier for us to learn and understand what makes flight simulation tick and a love for taking in new information and reading about all of the historical and amazing stuff that has occurred since aviation began always keeps us on our toes when flying any aircraft!

AVSIM Founder Tom Allensworth Passes Away

Posted on Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:10:00 GMT

We understand that we are privileged to have such an open, friendly and diverse community around us. With so many great innovations and ideas brought to life by the experts of the community, we love spending time working with others and seeing what the general consensus is throughout. Our main aim is always to provide a service that can be trustworthy and easy to use, but we also spend a lot of time working with other flight simulation websites.

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2014 Leaked Artwork

Posted on Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT

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.

FS Video Marshaller – Simulate Hand Signals Used by Real-World Pilots

Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2012 17:40:00 GMT

The creators of FS2Crew have released a new product – FS Video Marshaller, a program that enables users to simulate the same ground-to-cockpit and cockpit-to-ground hand signals used by pilots. The program uses video technology.

Flying Development Studio Has Released Infinite Flight: A New Flight Simulator For iOS

Posted on Wed, 25 Jul 2012 15:22:09 GMT

Flying Development Studio has released Infinite Flight for iPhone/iPad. Infinite Flight is the first Flight Simulator for iOS and Windows Phone 7.

Space Shuttle Mission Simulator Special Edition Boxed Released

Posted on Sat, 24 Mar 2012 06:00:00 GMT

Exciting Simulations has released a special edition boxed CD version of Space Shuttle Mission 2007. Released on the 29th anniversary of the first shuttle mission, this boxed CD edition will include all available missions and features that have been developed to date.

GoFlight Releases TQ-6 Advanced Throttle System

Posted on Fri, 16 Mar 2012 09:00:00 GMT

GoFlight has released TQ-6 Advanced Throttle System designed to match the throttle in a Boeing 737 NG cockpit. GoFlight has also released a new set of handles that can be used with the original TQ-6 throttle.

FlightGear 2.6.0 Released

Posted on Thu, 01 Mar 2012 13:56:27 GMT

The FlightGear development team has released FlightGear 2.6.0, a free, open-source flight simulator.

Digital Aviation Releases New Radio Navigation Simulator App

Posted on Sun, 19 Feb 2012 11:00:00 GMT

Digital Aviation has released a new Radio Navigation Simulator (RNS) application for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.

Space Shuttle Mission 2007 Mission Pack v5.20 Released

Posted on Tue, 14 Feb 2012 12:10:46 GMT

In March 2010, Exciting Simulations announced the release of a free Mission Pack v5.20 for the Space Shuttle Mission 2007 simulator.

Introducing The Virtual Type Rating

Posted on Tue, 14 Feb 2012 11:50:59 GMT

According to a Press Release issued in March 2010, Virtual Aviation's new Virtual Type Rating enables you to train like a professional pilot in either their Boeing 737 or Airbus A320 simulator. This makes new Virtual Type Rating the closest thing to becoming an airline pilot.

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