Saturday, March 26, 2011

Liverpool X VFR Buildings

Kevin Firth has been working on Liverpool X VFR Buildings for FSX, a freeware addon to UK2000 Liverpool Xtreme (EGGP). More information and download links can be found on the Liverpool X VFR Buildings Blog.

FSAddon Tre Cime X Beta Screenshots

FSAddon has posted a few beta screenshots of the upcoming Tre Cime X photo scenery for FSX on the FSAddon Website.

Flight Sim Designs South Florida X

Flight Sim Designs has released South Florida X photo scenery for FSX. More information and purchase at SimMarket.
Color corrected imagery
High Definition Images
1m/px resolution (with some places as high as 15cm/px)
Fly over anywhere in South Florida, including Boca Raton, the beaches, Miami, and much more
Cloudless and "Stainless" imagery
AI Cars follow the actual photoreal roads.

Akesoft Foronda-X Airport (LEVT) in Development

Akesoft has released the first development pictures of Foronda-X Airport (LEVT) for FSX and FS2004. Akesoft Website

Vidan Design Bornholm Airport X New Screenshots

Vidan Design has posted more preview screenshots of Bornholm Airport X for FSX in the Vidan Design Forums.

Carenado King Air C90 First Screenshots

Carenado has quietly released the first preview screenshots of their upcoming King Air C90 project. Carenado Website.

Friday, March 25, 2011

More Bear Gulch and Cushman Meadows Pictures

More preview screenshots of Bear Gulch and Cushman Meadows have been posted in the Orbx Forums.

Orbx Caloundra Airport (YCDR) Version 1.4

Orbx has released version 1.4 of Caloundra Airport (YCDR), adding PeopleFlow and various fixes. Orbx Support Website.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

openVFR North America II Released

openVFR North America II for FSX has been released, more information can be found at the openVFR Website.
"The following US states have been launched: Alaska, California, Delaware, El Salvador, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. Also Venezuea (in South America) is now ready for download."

Return to Misty Moorings for Orbx Pacific Fjords

Return to Misty Moorings is the ultimate resource for scenery addons to the Orbx PFJ series. Return to Misty Moorings

Turbine Sound Studios Boeing 747 GE CF6-80 Soundpack

Turbine Sound Studios is making some noise with the Boeing 747 GE CF6-80 Soundpack for FSX and FS2004.
Boeing 747 GE CF6-80 Soundpack for FSX     Boeing 747 GE CF6-80 Soundpack for FS2004

Thai Creation Siem Reap International Airport (VDSR)

Thai Creation has released Siem Reap International Airport (VDSR) for FS2004. Details and purchase at SimMarket.
Siem Reap International Airport is the airport in Cambodia handling the greatest number of passengers. It is located in Siem Reap, home of Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom one of the new 7 wonders of the world. This is very amazing part of the world but it's missing from FS9 program.

All major airport buildings included with high resolution textures and beautiful textures in the night time.
Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom are included with high resolution textures.
Extremely detailed taxiways and runways.
Real 3d landing light system.
Custom made lines, taxiway and taxi lights.
Custom Gmax ground texture from satellite photos will make you feel like being in the real airport
Animated baggage cart.
Surrounding area including the village near by the airport.

LatinVFR Las Americas (MDSD) Dominican Republic

LatinVFR has released the first preview pictures of Las Americas (MDSD) in the Dominican Republic. LatinVFR Forums

McPhat Studios LDS 767 Freeware Livery

McPhat Studios has released a freeware High Definition Texture (HDT) for the Level-D Simulations 767-300 for FSX.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

PFPX - Professional Flight Planner X Screenshots

The makers of TOPCAT are busy coding for the upcoming PFPX - Professional Flight Planner X. Early Preview Pictures

Fully adjustable and customizable GUI (Graphical user interface) with panable/sizeable panes
Worldwide database
"Easy plan" function for quick flightplan creation
Large database of included airplanes
User-editable aircraft files
Adjustable fuel burn bias to reflect flight simulator variations
Redispatch planning
ETOPS/EROPS integration
Cost-Index based flight planning
Variable speed / constant mach segments
Automatic flight level allocation using country dependant hemispherical rules (including metric system)
Manual flight level selection
Various integrated fuel planning rules (EU-OPS, FAR, CASA, etc.)
User-defineable individual fuel planning rules
Flight list with delay and slot management
Upper winds, METAR/TAF and NOTAM download
Take-Off and Landing performance calculation (requires a full version of TOPCAT)
Printable flight briefing package
Plan via North Atlantic Tracks (NAT) and Pacific Track System (PACOTS)
Defineable user waypoints and airways
Automatic, manual or advanced route building including SIDs/STARs
Export routes to various Add-Ons
Graphical, zoom- and panable world map
Can be used with any flight simulator
More to come...

McPhat PMDG MD-11 World Airliners 5

McPhat has released more High Definition Textures (HDT) for the PMDG MD-11. More details at the McPhat Website.

Aeroflot Cargo
Centurion Air Cargo
Ethiopian Airlines Cargo
Eva Air Cargo
China Cargo Airlines
Saudi Arabian Cargo Airlines

Acclaim Classics - North American P-51D

Acclaim Classics has released the North American P-51D Mustang for FSX. More information at Warbirdsim or SimMarket.
"North American's P-51D Mustang has again been brought to life in part 2 of our series of this classic aircraft and unique series of sets for FSX.
In the second of our part series, a diverse collection of aeroplanes from across the world lovingly recreated and very accurately portrayed examples of their full size counterparts. Part 2 Restored aircraft features a working set of rear cockpit controls in P-51D ‘Daddy’s Girl’, a Rocket laden example in FF-704, 3 types of propellers and a whole host of other details, which make the Warbirdsim Mustangs a Must have."

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

OZx is Requesting Donations for Server Costs

The good people over at OZx are requesting donations to help pay for licenses and server costs. If you enjoy the great freeware releases from OZx, please consider a donation. OZx Forums

Short Empire Flying Boat Version 3

Jens B. Kristensen has released version 3 of his freeware Short Empire Flying Boat for FSX and FS2004 on AVSIM.
"These famous aircraft formed the backbone of the Imperial Airways, it's successor BOAC. and its partners Qantas Empire Airways and TEAL from the mid 1930s and through World War Two. Three variants in six color schemes included. Version 3 model in the native FSX format, with more accurate cockpit."
Download FSX Version - Download FS2004 Version

Orbx Pacific Fjords Service Pack 001

Orbx is on a roll this week, releasing Pacific Fjords Service Pack 001 today. Details on the Orbx Support Website.

First Development Pictures of Miami Intl. Airport (KMIA)

First Development Pictures from Taxi2Gate of Miami Intl. Airport (KMIA) have been posted in the INTERSim Studios Forums.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Orbx Aeropelican (YPEC) Version 1.3 Patch

Orbx has released version 1.3 of Aeropelican (YPEC), adding PeopleFlow. Available now at the Orbx Support Website.

France Touristique Scenery Corsica Full HD Vol.2

France Touristique Scenery Corsica Full HD Vol.2 for FSX is now available for purchase at SimMarket.
Corsica Full HD Vol.2 is the essential complement of Corsica Full HD Vol.1.
Exploiting best proposed resolutions by the French Geographical Institute(IGN) the 50 cm pixel, you will have the best produced devoted to Corsica.
Corsica Full HD Vol.2 represents the southern half of Corsica, that is to say more than 5000 km2.
This product can also function without Corsica Full HD Vol.1.
Upgraded and qualitative evolution of the product without extra fee.

Photorealistic scenery at 50 cm of resolution
Mesh IGN high-resolution interpolated to 5 m !
Night textures on the whole on scenery
Water and blend mask on all scenery
Extremely homogeneous correction of the whole of textures grounds.
Perfect integration of the south-Corsica airports.
Airports are correctly positioned on the generic texture and relief, taxiways and purposes with dimensions in conformity.
Autogen around airports.
Specials effects : Gulls, dolphins……
Sound environment (Various songs of birds, in particular for tower view, also managed by tourist points GPS)
Addition of road traffic in periphery of the big cities and airports.
Boats trafic « SNCM » and « CORSICA SARDINIA Ferries»
Static helicopter : EC 145 Gendarmerie « JBH »
Static aircrafts : Canadair CL 415 Sécurité Civile.
Specific files GPS,
Many, many starting situations.
3D Objects :
Canadair CL415 static : SN31,SN32,SN33,SN34,SN35,SN37,SN38,SN39,SN 42,SN 44,SN 45,SN 48.
Helicopter EC145 static of « Gendarmerie Nationale « JBH »
Ferrie SNCM.
Old Aspretto NAS.
26 Genoises towers.
Sanguinaires, Sénétosa, Bonifaccio Semaphore.
Headlights of Sanguinaires, of Capo Di Pheno, of Chiappa, of Calla Rosa, of Bonifaccio, of Pertusato, of Lavezzi.
Citadel of Calvi, citadel of Ajaccio.

Yakovlev Yak-40 for X-Plane

Newly released on, the Yakovlev Yak-40 for X-Plane with custom avionics. Details and purchase at

The plane is equipped with:
Full complex of navigation system, including automatic directional finder ARK9,
Nav complex CourseMP,
Directional system GMK1 and MK8,
Meteolocator “Kontur” and TCAS
Fire extinguisher system
Pressurization and air conditioning systems
Fuel system with fuel buster pumps, cross and flow valves
Hydraulic system, which feeds the flaps, stab landing gears and brakes

First Bear Gulch (W38) Preview Pictures

Bill Womack has posted the first Bear Gulch (W38) preview pictures on his blog IBlueYonder.

MK-Studios Warsaw Airport (EPWA) Version 1.3

MK-Studios has updated Warsaw Airport (EPWA) for FS2004 to version 1.3, download links at MK-Studios.

Changes in Version 1.3
-Runway lightning corrected, better visibility and spacing,
-New trees added,
-3D grass
-Fixed stand positions
-New stands added
-Improved graphics
-Updated terminal (latest state)

Outstanding Freeware Sceneries for X-Plane

AVSIMrus is hosting a collection of outstanding quality freeware sceneries for X-Plane. AVSIMrus X-Plane Scenery Library

Orbx Tamworth Airport (YSTW) Version 1.3 Patch

Orbx has released version 1.3 of Tamworth Airport (YSTW), providing better performance and adding PeopleFlow. Available now at the Orbx Support Website.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Majestic Software and Samdim Design Group Dash 8 Q400

Majestic Software and Samdim Design Group are working on a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400. Details and screenshots are available at Majestic Software and Samdim Design Group.