Saturday, September 3, 2011

Leading Edge Simulations Boeing 747-400 Engine Renders

Leading Edge Simulations has posted Rolls Royce RB211 Engine renders from the Boeing 747-400 for X-Plane.

Beriev Be-200 for X-Plane Cockpit Renders

Ramzzess has posted several virtual cockpit preview renders from the Beriev Be-200 project for X-Plane.

CaptainSim Boeing 737-100 for FSX Released

CaptainSim has released the Boeing 737-100 base package for FSX. More information at the CS Website.

Key Features: 
• 4X** high resolution textures of three popular liveries
• Hundreds of realistic animations
• Animation control panel
• 3D transparent windows
• Passengers
• Stewardess model (various airline uniforms)
• Wing flex
• Wing vortices
• Self-shade
• Pre-saved views

Real Environment Xtreme for X-Plane SP3 Released

Real Environment Simulations has released Service Pack 3 to Real Environment Xtreme for X-Plane.

Service pack fix items:
- Updated backend processing code of the weather sync feature.
- Fixed formatting of the metar.rwx file handling of temp and dew point.
- Updated backend code for better performance of the WASYS.
- Moved processing of weather to new database system.

McPhat Studios PMDG 737 NGX HDT Teaser Screenshot

McPhat Studios has posted another teaser screenshot from the upcoming PMDG 737 NGX High Definition Textures.

New Cera Bell 222 Preview Screenshots

New preview screenshots from the Cera Simaircraft Bell 222 for FSX have been posted in the Hovercontrol Forums.

ScanSim Copenhagen Kastrup Airport (EKCH) Update Preview

ScanSim has posted several new previews from the next update to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport (EKCH) for FSX.

First Flysimware Bell 47J/G Development Pictures

Flysimware has posted the first development pictures from the upcoming Bell 47J/G project for FSX.

PMDG Boeing 737NGX SP1 Status Update

Robert S. Randazzo from PMDG has posted another status update on the upcoming Boeing 737NGX Service Pack 1.

New CaptainSim Boeing 737-100 Previews and Video

CaptainSim has posted new preview pictures and video from the soon to be released Boeing 737-100 for FSX.

Freeware Auster 5 Kerkira Air Club for FS2004

Yiannis Katehis Tsetsas has released the freeware Taylorcraft Auster 5 Kerkira Air Club for FS2004.

Freeware Percival Provost T1 for FSX

Keith Paine has released the freeware Percival Provost T1 for FSX. Details and download at BritSim.

Friday, September 2, 2011

More ERS Bell 206B JetRanger III for FSX Preview Pictures

Eagle Rotorcraft Simulations has posted more preview pictures from the Bell 206B JetRanger III for FSX.

Wilco 737 Pilot In Command 50% Discount

Wilco Publishing is offering a 50% discount on the 737 Pilot In Command for FSX and FS2004. Until September 4th 2011.

Unofficial Orbx Fall City Airport (1WA6) Promo Video

Alexander Ther has created an unofficial promo video to Orbx Fall City Airport (1WA6) for FSX.

New Orbx Libraries 110831 Now Available

Orbx has updated their scenery libraries to version 110831. Download at the Orbx Support Website.

- New version of FTX Central which fixes crash bugs
- Dummy library for PNW to eliminate missing texture errors
- NatureFlow object library V1.0
- Missing textures for KORS and 3W5 customers
- Other bug fixes and improvements

First Picture from FlightBeam Phoenix Sky Harbor (KPHX)

Flightbeam has posted the first picture from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (KPHX) for FSX.

Boston Logan Intl. Airport (KBOS) Add-On for Tower! 2011

feelThere has released the Boston Logan International Airport (KBOS) add-on for Tower! 2011.

CaptainSim Boeing 737-100 Manuals Now Available

CaptainSim has posted the user manual to the soon to be released Boeing 737-100 for FSX at the Product Page.

Freeware El Formosa Taiwan Scenery Project - RCTP Update

The El Formosa Taiwan Scenery Project has released another update to Taiwan Taoyuan Intl. Airport (RCTP) for FS2004.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

FSBreak 97: X-Plane 10 News, Take on Helicopters, and More

FSBreak episode 97: X-Plane 10 News, Take on Helicopters, and more at the FSBreak Website.

Boeing 757-200 for X-Plane Livery Preview 6

Ramzzess has posted more livery previews from the Boeing 757-200 for X-Plane in the Forums.

TropicalSim Cibao Intl. Airport (MDST) - First Pictures

TropicalSim has posted the first pictures from Cibao International Airport (MDST) for FSX and FS2004.

Freeware Updated Ilyushin IL-14 for FS2004

An updated version of the freeware Ilyushin IL-14 for FS2004 is now available to download at AVSIMrus.

McPhat Studios Boeing 757 World Airliners 5 Promo Video

McPhat Studios posted a promotional video for the CaptainSim Boeing 757 World Airliners 5 High Definition Textures (HDT).

Majestic Software Dash 8 Q300 Updated to Version 2.006

Majestic Software has announced update version 2.006 to the Bomardier Dash 8 Q300 for FSX and FS2004.

Fixes in Version 2.006:
1. Installation failure on some machines due to the Windows 7 update is fixed,
2. Erratic autopilot behavior is fixed,
3. Hang engine start on FSX is fixed,
4. System thread timing is improved to allow for smoother autopilot operation

Another FSDreamTeam Los Angeles Intl. Airport (KLAX) Teaser

FSDreamTeam has posted another teaser screenshot from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (KLAX) for FSX and FS2004.

Carenado F33 Bonanza for X-Plane - First Pictures

Carenado has posted the first preview pictures from the upcoming Beechcraft F33 Bonanza for X-Plane.

Aerosoft Corfu X (LGKR) Nighttime Screenshots

Aerosoft has posted several nighttime screenshots from the upcoming Corfu X (LGKR) scenery for FSX.

Aerosoft Anchorage Intl. Airport (PANC) for FSX Released

Aerosoft has released Anchorage International Airport (PANC) for FSX (FS2004 version to follow soon). SimMarket

Anchorage Ted Stevens Airport with all buildings and facilities (International Terminal, National Terminal, 

Cargo area, Maintenance area, Kulis Air national Guard Base, South Airpark,...)
Detailed rendering of LakeHood, the water airport (LHD) including many static small airplanes
Landing strip Z41
Aerial photos for the ground texture with a resolution down to 15cm/pixel
AESLite ground vehicle traffic on the airport and nearby roads (with suitable vehicles like pickups)
Trains between airport station and Anchorage with functional crossings for the cars!
Fitting autogen to the ground texture
Complete taxi and runway signs
Smooth integration to the environment because of adapted coastlines with own mesh in the airport area avoiding plateau effects using other add-ons
Aircraft Access Gates on the taxiways from PANC to LHD or Z41 opens automatically when you get close
Detailed AFCAD files for all airports included
Custom 3D RWY-lightning, 3D taxiway lightning
Compatible with AES

Freeware La Gomera Airport (GCGM) for X-Plane

Cestomano has released the freeware La Gomera Airport (GCGM) for X-Plane. Download at

Freeware Burgas (Bourgas) Intl. Airport (LBBG) for FS2004

Vasil Madjarov has released the freeware Burgas (Bourgas) International Airport (LBBG) for FS2004. Download at AVSIM.

Freeware Albert Whitted Airport (KSPG) for FSX

The freeware Albert Whitted Airport (KSPG) scenery for FSX is now available to download at

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Carenado Cessna C337 Skymaster for FSX Now Available

Carenado has released the long-awaited Cessna C337 Skymaster for FSX. Details at the Carenado Website.

HD quality textures (2048 x 2048).
3D gauges.
Original HQ digital stereo sounds recorded directly from the real aircraft.
Carenado GNS530 installed.
KFC225 autopilot.
Customizable panel for controlling windows transparency, instrument reflections and static elements such as wheel chocks and sights props.
Pop up C337 Skymaster manual with normal, emergency checklist and performance tables.
Tested by real Skymaster pilots.
Realistic night lights effect on gauges and virtual cockpit.
External and internal dynamic shadows, volumetric normal mapping, specular mapping and bloom lights.
Polygon optimized model.
Friendly FPS.
Interactive virtual cockpit.
Full moving parts: Ailerons, elevators, rudders, flaps, rolling wheels and trim tab
Animated sections such as: propeller, doors, windows, sunvisors.
Lights: Navigation lights, landing and taxi lights.
3D modeled pilots, cockpit area and passenger cabin area.
Separate switches for instruments lights and cabin light.
Toggle yoke.
Real behavior compared to the real airplane.
Real weight and balance.

AVSIM 2011 Reader Choice Awards

The AVSIM 2011 Reader Choice Awards are now open. Voting closes on September 30th 2011 at midnight.

MD-902 Explorer for X-Plane HEMS Livery Previews

Aubrey has posted HEMS livery previews from the MD Helicopters MD-902 Explorer for X-Plane.

More Vidan Design - Herning Lufthavn (EKHG) Previews

Vidan Design has posted more preview images from Danish Airfields X Herning Lufthavn (EKHG) for FSX.

RAZBAM Convair F/A-201A Kestrel for FSX Released

RAZBAM has released the Convair F/A-201A Kestrel multi-role aircraft for FSX.

Interior and Systems Features:
AFCS (Autopilot)
Tactical Navigation Computer
Detailed and comprehensive navigation instruments
Faithfull representation of the HSI gauge
Radar with up to 5 modes representations within FSX limits(Air Intercept, Airt-to-Ground Tracking, Ground Map with 2 modes and Nav Beacon mode)
A 1st generation LED based MFD with several modes, allowing a complete control of the aircraft.
Armament panel, with working armament stations, selection, weapon delivery modes , quantity selection in 2 different modes select the amount of ordance to fall per trigger switch, and then again, you can select the amount AND make them fall in pairs or single sequences
Detailed representation of the aircraft's HUD.
Detailed electrical and hydraulic systems and panels
Detailed fuel panel
Detailed cockpit and exterior lights
Detailed Armament Station Control Unit (ASCU)
Accurate weapon loadouts controlled by the ASCU
Exterior features:
Highly detailed exterior representation of F/A-201A which include:
Working carrier catapult shuttle
Working Tail hook
Accurate external loadouts controled by the ASCU
Dropable ordnance in free flights with multiple ordnance release options
Working 20 mm M61 Vulcan Cannon.
Missiles and rockets can be launched (although they are not guided).
Accurate aircraft lights
Accurate and highly detailed paint schemes.

McPhat Studios DC-9 Super 80 World Airliners 2 Promo Video

McPhat Studios posted a promotional video for the Coolsky Super 80 Pro World Airliners 2 High Definition Textures (HDT).

New Zealand Vector Land Class for FSX 20% Discount

The Godzone Store is offering 20% off on New Zealand Vector Land Class for FSX during the first week of September.

A complete Land Class update for all of New Zealand;
Vector Land Class system is accurate to within about 50m, or 20 times the default FSX;
NZ Native Bush and Pine plantation based on locally sourced aerial images;
NZ Native Bush autogen included;
Roads, rail, tracks and motorways;
3D Night lighting on Motorways and major urban roads;
Accurate coastlines, rivers, lakes;
20 metre Elevation Mesh.

Orbx Fall City Airport (1WA6) for FSX Released

Orbx has released Fall City Airport (1WA6) for FSX in the FTX NA Pacific Northwest region.

Custom ground imagery at 7cm per pixel!
Introduces NatureFlow, amazing animated trees/grass!
Fully custom modeled airport and houses
FSX gmax poly runway, aprons and more
Beautiful Snoqualmie Falls location
Includes PeopleFlow animated characters
Includes dynamic falling leaves in fall season
Brand new grass systems for amazing realism
TextureFlow optimised and excellent FPS
Includes custom GA AI Traffic movements
Unbelievable level of object detail!
Expert 5 seasons color matched imagery
Made by Russell White, master modeler

CLS Airbus A330-200 Update VC Lighting Pictures

Commercial Level Simulations has posted a few more preview pictures from the upcoming Airbus A330-200 Update.

More Baja Sim - La Paz, Baja California Sur (MMLP) Previews

Baja Sim has posted more preview pictures from La Paz, Baja California Sur (MMLP) for FSX and FS2004.