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X-Plane Photographic Scenery: England & Wales

Posted on Thu, 06 May 2004 02:01:35 GMT

Now available from Horizon Simulations Ltd. is X-Plane Photographic Scenery: England & Wales (XPPS). Created in cooperation with Getmapping, Circle Software & Simulation and Intermap Technologies, this scenery is based on detailed photographs taken by a fleet of aircraft flying over the entire area at 5500 feet. For full details, click on Read More.

Jetstar Virtual Airline Sues Qantas Over Trademark Infringement

Posted on Thu, 22 Apr 2004 00:08:59 GMT

Virtual airline JetStar International Airlines has announced plans to sue real world airline Qantas for copyright infringement, trademark infringement, etc. due to Qantas' opening of their new low cost division named "Jetstar". The Qantas announcement has resulted in the virtual airline being deluged with ticket requests, resumes, etc. intended for the real airline. For full details, click on Read More.

Cloud9 Opens New Web Site

Posted on Sat, 10 Apr 2004 01:39:50 GMT

Developer group Cloud9 has opened a new web site to offer information and support for their projects, such as the upcoming Frecce Tricolori aircraft and the Rome add-on scenery. For details, click on Read More.

FSMetar Fix Released

Posted on Fri, 26 Mar 2004 00:38:41 GMT

An FSMetar 1.5.2 fix has been released to solve an IVAO download problem. 

ACARS Log Analyser 1.7.6 Released

Posted on Fri, 26 Mar 2004 00:24:52 GMT

Now available from ACARSOnline is ACARS Log Analyser v1.7.6. This release includes support for the free Windows and Linux ACARSD decoder. For more information, click on Read More.

AirNav ACARS Decoder 2.1 Released

Posted on Wed, 17 Mar 2004 23:08:10 GMT

AirNav ACARS Decoder 2.1, the latest version of the world's most-used ACARS Decoding Application, is now available. It features ACARS decoding, live text log, automatic aircraft data download, flight watch feature and more. For full details, click on Read More.

Flight Factory-Simulations Announces Saab 340B

Posted on Sun, 07 Mar 2004 13:43:57 GMT

Flight Factory-Simulations has announced that they now have under development the Saab 340B turboprop airliner. For full details, click on Read More.

Announcing AVC Tuner

Posted on Sat, 28 Feb 2004 21:27:48 GMT

AVC Tuner is a free software utility available from Simulation Hardware that works with the VATSIM network and automates the connection between pilots and ATC controllers over the voice channels. For full details, click on Read More.

PC Aviator Announces New Web Site

Posted on Tue, 17 Feb 2004 10:42:04 GMT

Although still not completely finished, today PC Aviator has opened their new web site. The site is getting a major face lift and will bring together content that used to be on separate sites. It will also include all the resources formerly available at TecPilot. For full details, click on Read More.

iFDG Opens New Web Site

Posted on Tue, 17 Feb 2004 03:40:11 GMT

The International Flightsim Design Group has just launched a new web site to better serve fans of their aircraft add-ons. The site includes forums, news, downloads and more. In addition, their new A320 model including paint kit and a variety of liveries has just been released. For more information, click on Read More.

PMDG Releases Beechcraft 1900D

Posted on Sun, 08 Feb 2004 23:43:05 GMT

Now available from Precision Manuals Development Group (PMDG) is the first add-on in their PMDG Express line, the PMDG Express B1900D. The Beechcraft 1900D turboprop commuter airliner is faithfully reproduced with both 2D and virtual cockpits, complex and detailed exterior and all the details you expect. For more information, click on Read More.

WidevieW 2004 Released

Posted on Wed, 04 Feb 2004 23:25:15 GMT

Now available from author Luciano Napolitano is WidevieW 2004, a utility that allows FS2004 to run on multiple networked PCs allowing for multiple out the window and/or panel views. 

FSMetar 1.5.2 Update Released

Posted on Wed, 04 Feb 2004 20:32:59 GMT

Now available from developer Ivan Alvarez is FSMetar, v1.5.2, a utility that allows flightsimmers to use live METAR weather downloaded from the Internet. The update includes improved cloud generation and other fixes and improvements. For details, click on Read More.

SwedFlight Pro Bonus Scenery Revised

Posted on Sun, 25 Jan 2004 00:32:04 GMT

SwedFlight Design has announced that their SwedFlight Pro bonus scenery for customers of EKCH Copenhagen Airport has been completely revised and is now available for download. For details, click on Read More.

AlphaSim Releases Sukhoi Su-47 Berkut

Posted on Fri, 16 Jan 2004 02:37:28 GMT

Now available from Alpha Simulators for FS2004 and FS2002 is their version of the Sukhoi "fighter technology demonstrator", the forward swept wings Su-47 Berkut jet. For details, click on Read More.

FlightCraft Simulations Releases TSR2 Collection

Posted on Fri, 05 Dec 2003 20:14:22 GMT

FlightCraft Simulations offers the TSR2 collection, including the aircraft prototype and eight additional "what if" variants that might have been had the aircraft gone into full production. Included are RAF, RCAF, RAAF and A&AEE aircraft. For more information, cick on Read More.

PSS Releases Airbus A330/A340 Add-ons

Posted on Tue, 23 Sep 2003 21:29:13 GMT

Now available from Phoenix Simulation Software are its Airbus and Airbus 340 products. Featuring new 60,000 polygon 3D models, these aircraft are suitable for both FS2002 and FS2004 and feature great detail and a wide variety of available liveries. For more information, click on Read More.

Spain VFR Mesh Canary Islands Released

Posted on Mon, 08 Sep 2003 23:01:19 GMT

Now available for purchase is photo mesh scenery of the Canary Islands of Spain, made in LOD 10 mesh + 1 m/pixel original resolution. The scenery covers the seven larger islands, each of which is radically different. For more information plus screen shots, click on Read More.

Gary Summons Announces UK2000 Scenery Updates

Posted on Mon, 08 Sep 2003 22:59:14 GMT

Designer Gary Summons has announced that part 6 of his line of UK2000 Scenery will be released next weekend. A demo will also be available. In addition, upgrades for FS2004 compatibility of previously released parts will be released one at a time starting today. For details, click on Read More.

ARNZ Announces AIS-AI With Pushback

Posted on Sat, 06 Sep 2003 11:50:46 GMT

Design group ARNZ has released the first aircraft in a series to be known as "AIS-AI". These aircraft integrate low-polygon count, for high frame rates in AI use, plus Animated Inbuilt Scenery (AIS). The first aircraft released, for FS2002 and FS2004, is the Concorde. For details, click on Read More.

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