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Individuals who enjoy GLB Flight Products will be glad to know that the company will be offering their customers a special deal. This is in celebration of them being in business for one year. For those of you unfamiliar with GLB Flight Products, they are a company that manufactures hardware for flight simulation games. To reward both current and prospective clients, GLB will be offering a price break of 5 pounds for those persons that spend at least 50 pounds at the website. This is a limited time offer.

Another cool development in the world of flight simulation is the release of Pre-Flight (v.4). This is a Windows based software and a RC flight simulator. This particular version is especially exciting because it can be played in 3D. Individuals who own or are willing to purchase 3-D glasses will be able to play in this dimension.

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Latest news and articles

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!

Prepar3D v4 Announced by Lockheed Martin

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 09:21:37 GMT

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.

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. 

NL2000 v4.09 Freeware Scenery Updates

Posted on Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:04:35 GMT

Having been a major part of the Netherlands-specific scene for some time, NL2000 have contributed many great works to simulation. Recently, they have spent major time working and improving the NL2000 scenery package, adding some new improvements and changes that go a long way to optimizing performance. 

Jet Simming Tutorial Video Released by TopSkills

Posted on Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:00:00 GMT

Looking to learn how to fly in a simulator? Then Top Skills, and Bill Stack, should be your teacher. Bill is much loved in simulation communities for his wonderfully accurate and attentive detail levels. 

FlightControlReplay v3 Professional Edition Released

Posted on Thu, 13 Oct 2016 03:00:00 GMT

For fans of FlightControlReplay, a new edition has just been released. Following on from the success of its predecessors, the new FCR Voice Edition is here. This new professionally improved edition brings a wealth of outstanding new services to the table.

Tower 3D Released: The Most Advanced Airport Tower Simulator

Posted on Mon, 10 Oct 2016 16:00:00 GMT

Last month seen the release of the successor to much-loved airport tower simulator, Tower!

Tower! 3D is the next in line for a much-loved part of aviation simulation. For those who missed out on the first iteration, then this is a wonderful introduction to Airport Tower simulation. However, for those who used the original then this can be the next step towards authentic and fun tower management. 

FS In Focus Show to Feature Hal Bryan and Brandon Morgan

Posted on Sun, 09 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT

As a popular part of the flight sim community, Sky Blue Radio hosts many awesome events and programs. These programs tend to be used to offer fans of simulation a unique insight into upcoming programs and features. This has helped to cultivate a strong list of guests who regularly feature on the radio channel. Each guest offers insight and engaging information about the industry as a whole – it’s fantastic viewing for true simulation fans.

Prepar3D v3.4 Now Available

Posted on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:05:12 GMT

As one of the most well-respected flight simulators out there, P3D has long been one of the most exciting to use. However, it’s a simulator that regularly gets updated and improve to further satisfy user demand. The latest release for P3D, version 3.4, is here. This latest update brings a gluttony of new changes to the table. It also introduces some exciting new features from rendering changes to new SDK management tools.

Logitech Completes Purchase of Saitek

Posted on Sun, 25 Sep 2016 12:00:31 GMT

In the electronics industry, changes occur all the time in business ownership. It’s a common issue and one that can make it hard to know who owns who anymore. One of the biggest examples of this kind of deal recently, though, came from Logitech. As one of the biggest manufacturers of computer hardware, they’ve purchased Saitek.

New Flight Simulator on the Horizon: JetWay

Posted on Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:48:37 GMT

In recent years, we’ve heard a huge amount about new simulators. From the Dovetail takeover of Microsoft Flight Simulator to the development of X-Plane, we have plenty of options. However, there’s always rumors that a new name might come along and shake things up. 

Celebrating 10 Years of Military AI Works

Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:08:45 GMT

This month, the brilliant Military AI Works (MAIW) has been celebrating its ten-year anniversary!

Flight Sim in Focus - Show Returns to Sky Blue Radio!

Posted on Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:50:12 GMT

For simulation fans who use the excellent Sky Blue Radio program, you will be delighted to know that the awesome Flight Sim in Focus (FSIF) show is returning. FSIF is one of the most delightful pieces of flight simulation radio and makes the perfect place to make the skies even more enjoyable. 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 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!

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