Saturday, April 2, 2011

New QualityWings BAe146/Avro RJ Livery Previews

Samy Fay has posted more livery previews for the upcoming QualityWings BAe146/Avro RJ in the QualityWings Forums.

McPhat Studios Level-D 767 World Airliners 2

McPhat Studios has released World Airliners 2 High Definition Textures (HDT) for the Level-D 767. McPhat Studios

Florida West
ANA Cargo
Asiana Cargo

New Agusta A109 Virtual Cockpit Screenshots

Nemeth Designs has posted new VC screenshots from the upcoming Agusta A109 for FSX in the Nemeth Designs Forum.

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor WIP Video

Ricardo Batalha and Mike Durao are developing the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor for FSX. View WIP video on YouTube.

UK2000 Liverpool Xtreme (EGGP) Released

Gary Summons has released his latest masterwork, Liverpool Xtreme (EGGP) for FSX and FS2004. UK2000 Website

Thai Creation Paro Intl. Airport (VQPR) under Development

Thai Creation is developing Paro Intl. Airport (VQPR), Bhutan for FS2004. Details in the FSDeveloper Forums.

Carenado Bechcraft B58 Baron Service Pack

Carenado has released the first update to the Bechcraft B58 Baron for FSX. More information in the Carenado Forums.

- Improves turn coordinator operation (red flag disappear during regular operation).
- Adds a new camera for fuel tank selector.
- Fixes the Yaw Damper in the autopilot.
- Adjusts flight director animation.
- Fixes the autopilot increase/decrease pitch feature.
- Calibrates EGT for a better readout.
- Improves several visual elements of the HSI.
- Corrects text in KLM texture.

3rd Runway Addon for FlyTampa Seattle (KSEA)

Elijah J. Wedge has created a patch for the FlyTampa Seattle Intl. Airport (KSEA) scenery in FS2004, adding the missing third runway 34L-16R. More information in the FlyTampa Forums. Download Patch

Friday, April 1, 2011

X-Farm: Because You’re All a Bunch of Animals

"Why are there so few farm animals in X-Plane? The deer on the runway are my favorite feature in the whole sim! Why aren’t there more animals in X-Plane? Please add more!!!" X-Plane Developer Blog

FSAddon Real Earth Dolomiti X - Tre Cime Now Available

FSAddon has released Real Earth Dolomiti X - Tre Cime photo scenery for FSX. More information in the FSAddon Store.
"Tre Cime (or Drei Zinnen, i.e. Three Peaks) is the most famous of all landmarks in the Italian Dolomiti region. Before WW1 the border between Austria and Italy would cut right across their summits. Today they are in Italy, but the German-Italian language border is still running along the peaks!"

NTHUSIM Version 3.0 Released

NTHUSIM software version 3.0 is now available for download at the NTHUSIM Website. Details and ChangeLog.

Novosibirsk Tolmachevo 2011 (UNNT)

The Tolmachevo TEAM has released the freeware Novosibirsk Tolmachevo 2011 (UNNT) for FS2004. Download at AVSIMrus.

Skysoft Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport ZUJZ 2011

Skysoft Simulation has released the freeware Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport (ZUJZ) 2011 for FS2004. Download at AVSIMrus.

Freeware Ivano-Frankovsk for X-Plane

Freeware Ivano-Frankovsk Airport (UKLI) and City scenery for X-Plane is now available for download at AVSIMrus.
Download City Summer     Download City Winter     Download Airport UKLI

Thursday, March 31, 2011

More Aerosoft Diamond DA20-100 'Katana' 4X Screenshots

Nick Churchill has posted a series of screenshots from the upcoming Diamond DA20-100 'Katana' 4X in the Aerosoft Forums.

New Screenshots from the Majestic Software Dash 8 Q400

Majestic Software has posted new screenshots from the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 project. Majestic Software Website

Bohemia Interactive Take On Helicopters

Bohemia Interactive has announced development of a helicopter simulation titled 'Take On Helicopters'. Read Announcement

High fidelity flight dynamics modelling
Richly modelled helicopters & cockpits
Expansive & detailed environments
Powerful & intuitive mission editor
Multiplayer in co-op & competitive scenarios

PMDG 737NGX Status Update

Robert Randazzo from the Precision Manuals Development Group (PMDG) has posted a status update for the upcoming Boeing 737NGX for FSX in the PMDG Forums.

Enigma Simulations 737-300 Livery Preview

Enigma Simulations has posted a livery preview and video of their upcoming 737-300 in the Enigma Simulations Forums .

New Zealand Vector Land Class Chatham Islands

New Zealand Vector Land Class (VLC) has released the freeware Chatham Islands for FSX. New Zealand Vector Land Class
"This free update covers all of the Chatham Island group, New Zealand's eastern most territory. It includes a custom 15 mesh, replacement landclass, replacement seasons, waterclass and a selection of objects from the default FSX library. Although no airfield updates are included, instructions for integrating other developers airports are included in the readme. This addon is free and you do not need to be a VectorLandClass customer to use it."

New Zealand Vector Land Class Free Airports

New Zealand Vector Land Class has updated the freeware Kaipara Flats and Springhill Airfields for FSX. More Information

Orbx Real Trees with Falling Leaves

Orbx has announced their newest feature project, real trees with falling leaves. More information in the Orbx Forums.

"The Orbx development team are a competitive lot They're always trying to push the boundaries of what the FSX engine is able to deliver. The screenshot above is a work-in-progress tree study which will be debuting in a brand new GA airport in PNW before July. In the fall, its golden leaves will gently drop off and float to the ground. In real time, while you're taxiing around the airport.
We believe there is much yet to discover about FSX and a lot more realism to deliver to you. Isn't it a great time to be a simmer?
More shots and video to come soon!"

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

NaturalPoint TrackIR Software Version 5.13 Available

NaturalPoint has updated the TrackIR software to version 5.13, resolving the "hang on exit" issue. Download here.

XPFR Boeing B-17G for X-Plane

XPFR has released the freeware Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress for X-Plane. More information at the XPFR Website.
View Video on YouTube

FlyTampa Chicago Midway (KMDW) V2

FlyTampa as released Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW) version 2 for FSX. More information at the FlyTampa Website.

- Unique terrain and pavement rendition techniques.
- Seasonal ground changes (Summer, Fall, Winter).
- Renovated Terminals A, B and C.
- Animated car traffic around Midway.
- Transparent terminal windows and passengers.
- Numerous static objects like service trucks, cars, etc.
- Volumetric Grass (FSX only).
- Includes both FS2004 (V1.0) and FSX-SP2 (V2.0)

Mauritius International Airport (FIMP) by Max Kraus

Max Kraus has released the long-awaited freeware Mauritius International Airport (FIMP) for FSX. Download at AVSIM.

Wilco Publishing Airbus Series Evolution Vol.1 & Vol.2

Wilco Publishing has released Airbus Series Evolution Vol.1 & Vol.2, a updated and improved version of their previous Airbus series. More information is availalbe at the Wilco Publishing Website.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Palermo Punta Raisi Airport (LICJ) Released

Thomas Lo Gerfo has released his freeware Palermo Punta Raisi Airport (LICJ) for FSX. Download at AVSIM.
"Palermo Falcone e Borsellino airport (also known as Punta Raisi) is an international airport serving the western part of Sicily Island. The airport itself is located 35 km west from Palermo. The airport (LICJ) ranks third by passenger number in southern Italy after Napoli and Catania. This scenery comes with custom terminals, tower, hangers, textures, night lighting, etc. It was designed to fit Mazzokan's Sicily photo scenery and Pietro Mauri's ItalyMesh2004. Both downloads are heavily encouraged. All details about these files are included in the LICJ 2011 User Manual. This scenery was created for FSX only. It has been tested with FSX sp2, but it should work fine with sp1."

IRIS Simulations announces the F-15E Strike Eagle

IRIS Simulations has announced their F-15E Strike Eagle for FSX project on the IRIS Simulations Facebook Page.

Enigma Simulations Boeing B737-300SP Video

Enigma Simulations has posted a preview video of their Boeing B737-300SP for FSX and FS2004. View Video on YouTube.

Synchro-Soft 737NG V2 Soundset

Synchro-Soft has released the 737NG V2 Soundset for FS2004 featuring CFM56-7B engine sounds. Details at SimMarket.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Virtual Birds Factory Convair CV-240

Virtual Birds Factory has released the freeware USAF/MATS Convair CV-240 for FS2004. Download at AVSIM.

Just Flight World Airports 4 Available for Pre-Order

Just Flight World Airports 4 (ImagineSim) for FSX and FS2004 are now available for pre-order on the Just Flight Website.

Washington Dulles International (KIAD)
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International (KSJC)
Hong Kong International (VHHH)
Singapore Changi (WSSS)

Custom made runways
Terminal buildings rendered to a scale of 5cm per pixel
An interactive docking system to park you right on your mark
Taxiways with highly realistic concrete textures
Drivable 'Follow me' vehicle in which to explore the airports
Full airport taxiway and runway signage
3D approach lighting and full ILS navigation
Hundreds of airport vehicles and ground personnel
Aircraft parked at custom-textured parking positions

Air Hauler for X-Plane Released

Just Flight has now released Air Hauler for X-Plane (PC Version). More information and pirchase at the Just Flight Website.
"Air Hauler for X-Plane puts you in complete control of your own freight company - take charge of operations both in the boardroom and in the cockpit."

Open and run bases at any airport in X-Plane
Take out loans to get into heavier metal faster - or open that extra base!
Can't afford a new aircraft? Buy second hand, or lease a new one at reasonable rates
Follow other online Air Hauler users using the Air Hauler Radar. See where they are in the world, what they are flying in and what they are hauling
Upload your stats to the leader board to see who is king of the haulage world.
Still working on your landings? Employed some low time jet jocks? Insure your fleet to take the sting out of repairs!
Build your company's reputation in order to open up more lucrative cargo runs
Plan and fly multiple jobs to multiple destinations at the same time
Job too big for your aircraft? You can do it in multiple trips taking what you can fit in
You can fly your add-on aircraft in Air Hauler, both fixed-wing and helicopters, and you can stop off at any airfield or airport en route for fuel or repairs
Pick up where you left off with the 'Resume Game' feature (you need to be parked at an airport)
Using ActiveSky or real world weather? Air Hauler shows the real-world METAR and TAF for airports
Air Hauler fuel prices vary with the real-world price of aviation fuel (Internet connection required)
Looking to invest your hard-earned cash? Trade shares on the stock market with real-world NYSE / FTSE / DAX prices (Internet connection required)
Keep an eye on your finances using in-depth cashbook and graphs
Choose the airport gate at which your aircraft starts - no more 747s on GA gates
Use your current airport scenery and gate and parking location data in Air Hauler to ensure you start at the right location every time.
Recruit other pilots into your company and get them to fly jobs for you with our AI pilot system
See available jobs, and the location of your bases, fleet and pilots, with our map views showing all the airports in Flight Simulator
Test your piloting with fragile cargoes

Taxi2Gate Mexico City Intl. Airport (MMMX) Version 2

Taxi2Gate has released version 2 of Mexico City International Airport (MMMX) for FS2004. More details at Simmarket.

Carefully detailed 3d objects
Full detail Buildings
Realistic Ground Markings
Numerous static objects
Dynamic objects.
Realistic ground textures
Night ilumination
3D Grass

Boris Forero Guayaquil Airport (SEGU)

Boris Forero has released Guayaquil Airport (SEGU) for FS2004. More information and purchase at SimMarket.

Guayaquil New terminal "Jose Joaquin de Olmedo" with moving jetways.
New 3D taxilights.
Detailed new apron and cargo zones.
FAE Zone and private hangars.
Simon Bolivar Riverfront at Guayaquil, with the Rotonda and the "Morisca" Tower.
New buildings at Samborondon.
Dynamic street cars at RWY21 and near RWY 03. Also the overpass at Americas Avenue in Guayaquil.
Turistic buildings of Salinas, and detailed Salinas Yatch Club.
La Libertad and its Refinery.
Esmeralda's Refinery and Port, and the new bridges over Esmeraldas River.
Shrimp cultivation zones near Guayaquil and San Vicente.

Bonito Airport (SJDB) by Paulo Ricardo and Rubens Gons

Paulo Ricardo and Rubens Gons have released their freeware Bonito Airport (SJDB) for FSX. Download at Terra Brasilis.

Engine Sound Creations - Airbus A340 CFM56-5C Soundset

Engine Sound Creations has released the Airbus A340 CFM56-5C Soundset for FSX and FS2004.
More information on the Engine Sound Creations Blog.

CLS Piper PA28R Arrow now Freeware

Commercial Level Simulations (CLS) has released the Piper PA28R Arrow for FSX and FS2004 as freeware.
More information at the Commercial Level Simulations Website.

- Highly detailed 3D models
- 3D Virtual Cockpit
- All standard animations
- Opening door
- 8 liveries for free
- Dynamic shine
- Fully animated control surfaces
- FDE based on real world pilot input
- 4 different panel styles for black, blue, brown and silver/grey
- Matching VC to panel color
- Paint kit
- Operation manual and panel description

St. Barthélémy by Marc-Henri Guitteny

Marc-Henri Guitteny has released his freeware St. Barthélémy scenery for FSX. Covering all of St. Barthélémy with photoreal textures and autogen, crowned with a true to life depiction of the St. Barth (TFFJ) airport including sloped runway. Visit Website     Download St.Barthélémy     AVSIM Mirror

Ilyushin IL96-400 for X-Plane

Ramzzess has updated his Ilyushin IL96-400 for X-Plane with a new soundset and many fixes. More details at 
The new IL-96-400 is four-engine airliner designed by Ilyushin. It's a long-haul aircraft that includes high-tech avionics and a new generation of jet engines. The IL-96-400 can carry up to 450 passengers over 12,000 km and is competing against the Boeing 777 and the Airbus A340.

Extremely detailed 3D Virtual Cockpit
The entire cockpit is modeled in 3D
Extensive use of button manipulators
Detailed interior
Many animations
Animated flight controls, doors,
Gear,reverse thrusters, etc.,
Superb exterior
Great flight model
15 Liveries
High resolution textures

Sunday, March 27, 2011