Microsoft Flight Simulator X - Page 5

Aerosoft Paro X Bhutan Scenery Released

Posted on Sat, 08 Aug 2015 20:00:00 GMT

For flight simulation fans who feel like they regularly aren’t challenged by their flight simulator any longer, there are various solutions out there for you to pick from. One of the most challenging airports in the world, for example, is the excellent Saint Maarten. Even the Madeira track gets a lot of press due to its incredibly difficulty, and it too has been remade for flight simulation purposes in the past.

FSX & P3D on Oculus Rift: The Ultimate Virtual Reality Flight Sim

Posted on Sat, 08 Aug 2015 17:31:57 GMT

For flight simulation fans, their main concentration and result is always going to be about realism and taking the simulation experience to the next level. However, the ways that this has been adapting and changing over the years has been incredibly impressive – now, more than ever, people are turning to things like virtual reality to try and offer a fresh perspective.

REX4 Weather Architect Released

Posted on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 20:00:00 GMT

Weather generation has been a part of slight simulation which has been many different changes and adjustments over the years, and the latest custom weather generator tool to be released is here in the form of REX4 Weather Architect. This is a hugely powerful and user-friendly weather tool that provides a total weather system for covering the map, providing you with single digit accuracy in both longitude and latitude. This lets you get the level of accuracy needed from the weather, ensuring it’s exactly as it should be.

Fixing 'A Fatal Error Occured' in FSX

Posted on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 20:00:00 GMT

For many people, using Microsoft Flight Simulator X can be a seamless experience – everything goes fine, it runs perfectly smoothly, and its performance is spectacular. For others, though, the story is not quite the same; numerous errors, incompatibilities, bugs and problems have caused the performance to suffer greatly for many, and even the outright playability of FSX in total for others.

Aerosoft Antarctica X Review for FSX

Posted on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:00:00 GMT

Having long been a fan of Aerosoft software and add-ons, I was excited to see that they have created a new package that was taking on the Antarctic. It’s an area of the world I’ve not spent much time visiting in flight simulation so it was nice to be able to take it on and see something a bit more unique to what’s usually chosen.

CLS' Boeing 747-200/300 HD for FSX Released

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:00:00 GMT

Having been around for quite some time and creating a long list of respected products, CLS have been in the workshop again and have come out with another great product – their HD release of the Boeing 747-200/300. This product comes equipped with some very useful additions and, as you might imagine, has some truly epic textures and model detail to go along with the name.

Backlit FSX Keyboard by Editors Keys Released (And Where to Buy)

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 11:05:15 GMT

For those who spend their time on FSX perplexed by the massive selection of different keyboard instructions that you can use, there are various solutions available to you in terms of making it all a bit easier to memorize and learn. One is to have a hotkeys list on your tablets so that you can refer to it as you fly; the other is to use the excellent new release by Editors Keys.

Another FSX: Steam Edition Update

Posted on Fri, 08 May 2015 22:43:57 GMT

If you have never used Flight Simulator X before then you will no doubt be anxious to try it at some point; it’s one of the most comprehensive flight simulators ever created, and provides people with the perfect choice between realism and enjoyment through a highly diverse flying experience that has been optimized and improved multiple times through the addition of new features and patches over time.

AI Traffic for FSX: Freeware & Payware

Posted on Wed, 06 May 2015 13:21:24 GMT

When using a flight simulation product, you always want to get the most realistic possible response. After all, the majority of users will be using as either light training for their piloting career, or as a chance to get as close to the real thing as possible. Therefore, it’s vital to make sure that you have the right kind of realism around you at all times – of course, as any flight simulation fan will know, the realism that you experience goes far beyond just the aircraft that you are flying. The type of aircraft is always important, but the world itself has to feel realistic.

Using ATC in FSX

Posted on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:12:58 GMT

For many of us taking part in flying an aircraft in FSX can be hard work. With so much to consider as you go through the day, it can be hard work just trying to put everything into place whilst ensuring that you are going to get some kind of long-term benefit. This can start to affect your ability to fly with confidence, making it harder to get through the most difficult parts of the flight process. This is why so many people tend to turn to some of the extra features that are provided in FSX these days – things such as Air Traffic Control can be the extra tool needed to make sure that you can get a bit more success when flying through your aircraft.

Using the FSX Flight Planner

Posted on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:11:01 GMT

For many years, the ways in which people take to the skies through a flight simulator has been changing. From the early '90s simulations that we witnessed that were short on features and realism to the super realistic service we have today in 2015, using flight simulators has been something that many people have enjoyed for quite some time. However, like every other aspect of flight simulation, the features that are on offer and display have changed entirely and require you to have a strong understanding and knowledge of what to do and when.

Carenado Release Cessna S550 Citation II HD Series for FSX/P3D

Posted on Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:36:49 GMT

The Cessna Citation II was recently released by Carenado, and was part of the HD Series released by the group. As one of the most prominent names in the modding world for flight simulators, the S550 was much anticipated prior to release, with the bar set so high with the original release.

20 Of The Best Freeware Helicopters for FSX

Posted on Sun, 15 Feb 2015 14:53:44 GMT

Whilst flight simulators are most commonly associated with using aircraft such as a passenger plane or a fighter jet, the helicopters that are available for choice are every bit as impressive. Thankfully, for those who are on a budget, you can get countless excellent freeware packages to give you new aircraft to fly all the time.

Nemeth MBB/Kawasaki BK-117 Helicopter Released for FSX

Posted on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:26:30 GMT

Whilst for many users the attraction of using a flight simulator tends to be the usage of aircraft such as fighter jets and large cruiser planes, for lots of people the most enjoyable aspect is taking to the skies in a helicopter. It gives you an entirely different flight experience to what you might be used to, especially if you have any real-life flight experience in a plane! However, the problem is that the level of helicopters offered within flight simulators at the moment can be a little bit limited.

REX Soft Clouds Released for FSX/P3D

Posted on Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:29:23 GMT

One of the most important aspects of using any flight simulator is always going to be the realism – if you can’t get the right kind of detail and atmosphere around your plane when you are in the air, there isn’t really much point in getting involved, is there?

A2A Cessna 172 Trainer Accu-Sim Released for FSX/P3D

Posted on Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:09:13 GMT

Ever since FSX hit the market, and the workhorse modding community got to grips with it, some of the most outstanding releases in many years have been brought out. These can be anything from scenery packages to a whole new range of retro aircraft, but the overall standard of new releases from the community blows away the realism that you see even from the flight simulation developers themselves!

FSX: Steam Edition Update Released v10.0.62608.0

Posted on Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:48:36 GMT

One of the most important aspects of using a flight simulator is, of course, that it actually works properly. This can be a source of great frustration for many users as early releases of flight simulators have been filled with errors and bugs that have hampered either the ability to play the simulation out effectively, or even use the simulator in the first place.

A2A Cessna 182 Skylane Accu-Sim for FSX/P3D Released

Posted on Thu, 01 Jan 2015 13:28:14 GMT

Flight simulation games have been improving, changing and developing all the time in front of our very eyes – at the moment, some of the most amazing releases have been seen in the last year as the ability to ramp up and improve the baseline flight simulation experience with new features and additions has never been easier.

Alabeo Piper PA-32 Saratoga II TC Released

Posted on Tue, 23 Dec 2014 19:06:01 GMT

One of the most important aspects of using a flight simulator is ensuring that you have the right quality in terms of the aircraft provided to you. Realism is so important in a simulation environment and without that right quality and style it can be quite tough to actually organize and prepare for properly.

FSX: Steam Edition Released & Yes, You Can Use Freeware Addons

Posted on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:50:10 GMT

As one of the finest flight simulators ever made, it’s no surprise that there has finally been a release of Microsoft Flight Simulator X on Steam. This is a massive step in the right direction as the popular gaming client looks to expand its list of simulation software over the coming years, with this updated equivalent of the incredible flight simulator – with one of the biggest modding communities active for any game – giving you some fantastic new features and updates to the game model that makes it more enjoyable than ever before.

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