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Wiley Post Hangar Project Scenery

Posted on Thu, 05 Mar 2009 21:21:51 GMT

About 75 years ago, Wiley Post and his Austrailian friend Harold Gatty set an aviation record. They flew around the world, only stopping for fuel and repairs in 8 days, 51 hours, and 51 minutes, breaking a record set by the Graf Zeppelin, a lighter than air craft.

Navigraph Airport And Enroute Charts Available March, 2009

Posted on Tue, 03 Mar 2009 02:51:07 GMT

New and existing users are invited to download the new batch of updated aeronautical charts distributed by Navigraph via the nDAC software. In addition to being updated, the number of airport charts available for download has increased by 616 to a total of 23,271.

Sim-Avionics Releases 777 Software

Posted on Sat, 28 Feb 2009 22:11:50 GMT

Sim-Avionics are proud to announce the release of their Boeing 777 Flightdeck Avionics Suite for home cockpit builders and Flight Simulator enthusiasts.  Designed to run on multiple PC's in various configurations interfacing with FS2004 or FSX via FSUIPC or Wideclient the product offers a complete avionics solution.

Announcing Cielosim Live ATC Chatter

Posted on Sat, 28 Feb 2009 21:58:52 GMT

Live ATC Chatter is program for Flight Simulator that allows you to listen to live real-time Air Traffic Control streams within the simulator. It connects via the internet to the ATC streams and then projects the audio in Flight Simulator. Although Live ATC does not come with any ATC streams, you can download them freely at

Announcing Dolomynum 1.2.0

Posted on Sat, 28 Feb 2009 21:56:37 GMT

Dolomynum version 1.2.0 was released on 10th May 2008. It is an independent and lightweight open source application for online simmers to check the status of FSD-based online flying networks such as IVAO and VATSIM (similar to the Servinfo or WhazzUp software).

FS11 - Microsoft Flight Simulator 11

Posted on Sun, 18 Jan 2009 04:15:05 GMT

Well, it's been said, as written on Phil Taylor's blog that we should expect a Microsoft Flight Simulator 11 at the end of 2010, perhaps in good time for 2011 and possibly being called FS11 or Microsoft Flight Simulator 11.  The official name for the next version of Flight Sim has still to be confirmed.  We've collected some comments and views about the next flight simulator and posted them with this article.

SceneryTech North America Landclass Updated (FSX)

Posted on Mon, 16 Jun 2008 17:07:01 GMT

In their ongoing effort to polish their scenery products as much possible, SceneryTech has once again revisited their North America Landclass and updated it to version 1.4. This version focuses on addressing anomalies with the urban layer that were caused by gaps and errors in the source data, while also improving the natural layer in the areas of California and Eastern Canada.  This scenery is for Flight Simulator X.

Alaska Adventures For The DHC-6 (FSX/FS2004)

Posted on Thu, 12 Jun 2008 17:47:24 GMT

Alaska Adventures for the DHC-6 Twin Otter adds ten new missions flying in Alaska and Canada in Aerosoft's outstanding Twin Otter. Developed in cooperation with the Canadian company currently building the Otter, these missions allow you to experience the amazing power and flexibility of the classic DHC-6.

HJG Bonus February Update

Posted on Wed, 14 May 2008 00:08:20 GMT

Most of us enjoy a bonus as much we like a surprise also...and this month Historic Jetliners Group abounds in both bonuses as well as surprises for the international FS community.  HJG are proud to announce release of their new "Project Convair Upgrade", featuring 3 updated/improved panels, gauges/core files, aircraft base packs/flight modelling, and textures, for its CV880-22, CV880-22M, CV990 (early) and CV990-A jetliners.

HJG February Update (FSX/FS2004)

Posted on Tue, 13 May 2008 23:56:50 GMT

The HJG tech team--each one perfectionists at their FS various fields of expertise--have been working to upgrade/enhance a number of existing products resulting in the following all being released as part of a small but very significant February web site update.

JSG Panels Releases Boeing 777-300 Panel For FSX

Posted on Sun, 13 Apr 2008 23:15:42 GMT

Like its predecessors this new version contains a fully-functioning: PFD, MFD EICAS's, throttle, overhead and FMC. But, in addition, it now also contains a separate co-pilot view and a separate throttle view.

FDN Releases Central Florida GA Airports

Posted on Thu, 24 Jan 2008 21:56:32 GMT

Ruud Faber of FScene Design Network informed us that they have released their first product. He reports: Our first title "Central Florida GA Airfields, Volume 1" is an enhancement to a whole range of small Florida airfields that were left completely barren in FSX. The developer Joe Watson has added 'life' to the fields by placing many objects, as one would find in real life.

ProFlight Emulator Deluxe Now Available

Posted on Sun, 06 Jan 2008 08:30:49 GMT

ProFlight Emulator Deluxe brings back the all time favorite Flight Simulator ATC program for FS2004 and FSX, namely Pro Flight 2000. Picking up on this great program and adding new features to it makes it a perfect stand-alone tool for an exciting ATC adventure within Microsoft Flight Simulator.

HiFi Simulation Active Sky X now Official

Posted on Sun, 06 Jan 2008 08:27:30 GMT

ASX SP2 is now official! This upgrade pack focuses on wind shifts and visibility depiction improvements, as well as fixing several bugs and adding some new enhanced functionality.

France VFR - Flight Mediterranee Bundle Deal

Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2007 06:21:03 GMT

Flight Mediterranean AutoGen covers the Southern part of France from Marseille to Perpignan (about 20,000 km sq.) with photorealistic textures. Each of the default airport platforms on the scenery have been reworked in order to closely fit the photo texture with precisely aligned taxiways, buildings, and objects, greatly enhancing these from the standard Flight Simulator 2004 fare.

Navigraph Video Tutorials

Posted on Thu, 20 Dec 2007 23:00:00 GMT

Navigraph is proud to announce the release of video tutorials for direct download in the nDAC software.

Announcing Cockpitsonic USA

Posted on Thu, 20 Dec 2007 10:00:00 GMT

Cockpitsonic USA, "the exclusive representative of Cockpitsonic GmbH in United States, have started selling its high quality products to the flight simulator community. Cockpitsonic USA is the only manufacturer offering plug and play solutions thanks to our exclusive Tempest Technology.

CLS Airbus A330/A340 Service Pack 01 Now Available

Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2007 08:29:24 GMT

Commercial Level Simulations is pleased to announce the release of Service Pack 01 for our Airbus A330/A340 product.

RealAir And Flight1 In New Partnership

Posted on Tue, 23 Oct 2007 02:55:57 GMT

Two of the best-loved names in flight simulation, Flight1 Software and RealAir Simulations, have today announced a partnership that will see RealAir products published in boxed editions and available for electronic sale via Flight1.

HJG Web Site Update

Posted on Mon, 01 Oct 2007 06:22:20 GMT

Classic jetliner nostalgia is a never ending story at the Historic Jetliners Group 2006.  Today HJG have pleasure announcing the release of more high quality textures for their hugely popular B707/720 & DC8 models for FS .... featuring classic/historic and modern day liveries from all 4 corners of the globe.

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