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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.

737NG Overhead Panel Released by GLB Flight Products

Posted on Mon, 09 Jan 2012 16:25:07 GMT

GLB Flight Products announced its release of 737NG Overhead Panel on 19th January 2010. Boeing 737NG overhead panel is a new addition to GLB Flight Products’ line of home cockpit components. According to GLB Flight Products, their mission is to supply high quality parts to flight simulator designers.

Carenado Launch Sister Brand Alabeo

Posted on Mon, 05 Dec 2011 18:58:54 GMT

Carenado, the developers of high quality aircraft for FSX, FS2004 and recently X-Plane have announced the launch of another brand called Alabeo; providing "lower priced" aircraft and add-ons for a range of flight simulator packages.

DBS Studio Releases TCAS Update

Posted on Sun, 06 Nov 2011 20:59:08 GMT

DBS Studio, developers of flight simulation add-ons have announced an update for their Universal TCAS system which fixes some small bugs and adds more definitions for some freeware and payware aircraft in Microsoft Flight Simulator X and 2004.

Ship Console: The First Console For Boat Simulators

Posted on Thu, 15 Sep 2011 11:02:06 GMT

Now available for pre-order.  Continuously expanding their products range, VRinsight and Wilco Publishing today announce the imminent release of the first product of its kind: Ship Console.

FTX: AU YSTW Tamworth Airport Released

Posted on Tue, 24 May 2011 07:00:00 GMT

The world's FIRST 7cm/pixel airport!  Prepared to be stunned at the detail of the airport aprons, taxiways and surrounds with the first ever FSX airport to be released using incredible 7cm/pixel digital sourced aerial imagery, taken using the very latest direct to disk mounted cameras on aircraft.

New Airbus MCDU Module

Posted on Sun, 22 May 2011 07:00:00 GMT

Eric Marciano is happy to announce the availability of the software module for the CockpitSonic MCDU. This module provides a complete integration of the CockpitSonic MCDU device with the Wilco Airbus Series aircrafts. It is just perfect for the cockpit builders and for the "armchair pilots", like me, who just have the device on their desk.

Fly Wonderful Islands Scenery Now On SimShack.net

Posted on Mon, 02 Aug 2010 13:49:50 GMT

SimShack.net, the on-line flight sim store have now started stocking the entire flight simulator scenery range from Fly Wonderful Islands.  Fly Wonderful Islands, or as they are know in the community, FWI are a flight simulator development company focusing on creating highly detailed scenery package add-ons for islands.  Their entire range is compatible with Microsoft Flight Simulator X.

PRE-Flight Apollo 11 Eagle Moon Lander Model For Free Download

Posted on Sun, 21 Mar 2010 10:56:13 GMT

Announcing the Apollo 11 Eagle Moon Lander by PRE-Flight RC Simulator. The Eagle Moon Lander was designed and built by Grumman Aircraft Engineering at a cost of around $350 million. Ungainly as it looked, the LEM (Lunar Excursion Module - its official title) was the most reliable component of the Apollo system, the only one never to have suffered a major failure.

Integrated Simavionics Group 1 (ISG1) 1.6 Upgrade Released

Posted on Sun, 21 Mar 2010 10:45:57 GMT

This upgrade integrates a Boeing 777 style Primary Flight Display, and A320 style Enhanced ADI, and brings the total number of display gauges in the package to 9, along with 2 FMS's. All ISG1 gauges can be selectively mixed and matched into the aircraft/panel of your choice. This update also provides fixes for some minor reported issues.

Flight Illusion Announces New DME Display

Posted on Sat, 20 Feb 2010 11:39:56 GMT

Flight Illusion is proud to announce the release of the GSA-DME. This octagonal display is based on the Bendix and Collins versions of a DME distance indicator. You can find this gauge typically in King air or other business jets. The selector can be set on NAV1 or NAV 2 and shows respectively the distance (in nautical miles) to the chosen NAV station, the speed (in knots) and the estimated time to arrival (in minutes).

Using Google Earth's Flight Simulator

Posted on Mon, 18 Jan 2010 22:09:23 GMT

Google recently added Google Sky to Google earth. Google Earth has embedded a new feature to Google Earth. This feature will make many flight simulation enthusiasts jump in joy. Yes, Google earth has embedded a flight simulator to Google Earth. However not many know about this flight simulator because it comes as a hidden feature. You will not be able to find any information about the flight simulator even in the release notes. Don't worry, we will help you get to this feature and you can have unlimited fun with Google Earth Flight Simulator.

Luis Gordo Instructor Station Now Available

Posted on Fri, 08 Jan 2010 13:21:28 GMT

An affordable Instructor Station finally at your grasp!  The Instructor Station is meant to assist PC simmers and cockpit builders using Flight Simulator (FS2004, FSX). Also many features are available for Project Magenta users (Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 series suites). Compatible with all types of aircraft within FS.

PRE-Flight Ju 87 Stuka Model For Free Download

Posted on Wed, 23 Dec 2009 18:43:19 GMT

Announcing the Ju 87 Stuka by PRE-Flight RC Simulator.  The Junkers Ju 87 Stuka (from German Sturzkampfflugzeug, "dive bomber") was designed from the beginning, as a dive bomber and this role it performed brilliantly. It was capable of very precise bombing - diving up to 90-degree angles then automatically pulling out of the dive after bomb-release. This automatic feature was required as pulling out from the 600kph-plus dive usually blacked-out the pilot.

"New Horizons" Ship Simulator 2008 Expansion Released

Posted on Tue, 17 Nov 2009 20:38:58 GMT

Ship Simulator is a revolutionary simulation game that puts players at the helm of some of the most varied and detailed ships to be found at sea. Players will need to perform a multitude of tasks, all set within a stunning 3D environment, taking control of a wide array of ship types - from massive cargo ships and ferries, to speedboats, yachts, water taxis and even the mighty Titanic.

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