Saturday, November 26, 2011

JRollon Canadair CRJ-200 in X-Plane 10 - Test Video

A short test video has been posted on YouTube of the JRollon Bombardier Canadair CRJ-200 in the X-Plane 10 demo.

Freeware Dornier Do 328 Turboprop for X-Plane Released

The freeware Dornier Do 328 Turboprop for X-Plane is now available to download at

OpenVFR - New Scenery Areas for FSX Released

OpenVFR has released new areas in the Asia, Africa, South America and also Europe regions for FSX.

McPhat Studios PMDG 737 NGX HDT - United (UAL) Preview

McPhat Studios has posted another preview screenshot from the PMDG 737 NGX - United (UAL) HD Textures.

More LatinVFR Miami Intl. Airport (KMIA) W.I.P. Screenshots

LatinVFR has posted more work in progress screenshots from Miami International Airport (KMIA) for FSX and FS2004.

New KCFS Republic RC-3 Seabee Preview Screenshots

KC Flight Shop has posted new preview screenshots from the upcoming Republic RC-3 Seabee for FSX.

FSGenesis Everything 60% Off Weekend Sale

FSGenesis is offering 60% off everything in the FSGenesis Online Store. Valid through November 27th 2011.

Another Drzewiecki Design Kraków Balice 2011 (EPKK) Teaser

Drzewiecki Design has posted another teaser screenshot from the upcoming Kraków Balice 2011 (EPKK) scenery.

First Carenado Cessna C185F Skywagon for X-Plane Previews

Carenado has posted the first preview pictures from the upcoming Cessna C185F Skywagon for X-Plane.

New A2A Simulations Accu-Sim Warbirds in Development Video

A2A Simulations has posted another video detailing development of the upcoming Accu-Sim North American P-51 Mustang, Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, and Supermarine Spitfire for FSX. View Video on YouTube

Friday, November 25, 2011

Swedflight Pro Airports - Now Available for X-Plane

RB Design has converted Swedflight Pro Airports ESGG, ESMS, ESSA, ESPA and EKCH for X-Plane.

Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport (ESGG)
Malmö Airport (ESMS)
Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ESSA)
Luleå Airport (ESPA)
Copenhagen Airport (EKCH)

Freeware Corsica Scenery for X-Plane

The freeware Corsica scenery for X-Plane has been updated, and is now available to download at the XPFR Website.

X-Plane 10 - Rendering Settings and FPS: Don’t Panic

Ben Supnik has posted a short article concerning frame rates in X-Plane 10 on the X-Plane Developer Blog.

Just Flight Christmas Sale Starts Today

Just Flight is now offering a 20% discount on all software during this years Christmas Sale. Sale ends January 4th 2012.

MilViz F-15E Strike Eagle for FSX Released

MilViz has released the long awaited McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle for FSX. Details on the Product Page.

Features Include:
-Realistic startup and shutdowns
-Quick start (two clicks, wait for spool up and you're off)
-Realistic weapons, radar and targeting procedures
-Realistice weapons release and hits with destruction of targets and all that entails
-Realistic systems and avionics
-High quality VC using normal and specular maps
-High quality external model using normal and specular maps
-11 HD different liveries created by Gunnar Meeren
-High resolution paint kit
-Highly detailed Pilots Operating Handbook: includes all performance charts and figures. 
  If you choose to, you can fly by the numbers, or fly as casual as you wish!
-High quality sound set recorded from a real F-15E.
-Extremely realistic night lighting, landing lights and custom effects.
-Flight dynamics tested and tuned by a real pilots. The aircraft flies just like its real world counterpart!
-Aircraft features an exterior model manager that enables you to load different weapons and fuel tanks. 
  Weight distribution and fuel will be added or subtracted as you add or remove items.
-Many different weapons including but not limited too, Aim-9's, Amraam's, CBU-87's, Mk 82's and GBU-12's
-All weapons can be fired and or dropped
-All weapons and tanks can be jettisioned
-Weapons add drag and weight to your plane
-Ability to hide the stick in 3D VC enabling the pilot to access certain switches normally obscured from view by the yoke.
-Multiplayer capable so you can fight and shoot each other down
-Operating hook
-AI pack with enhanced airbases will be released later this week!

QualityWings Boeing 787 - New Teaser Screenshot

QualityWings has posted another teaser screenshot from the cockpit of the upcoming Boeing 787 for FSX.

First Oryx Simulation Castlegar Airport (CYCG) DEV Previews

Oryx Simulation has posted the first development previews from Castlegar Airport (CYCG) for FSX.

Lionheart Creations 50% Off Thanksgiving Weekend Sale

Lionheart Creations is offering half price on all aircraft during the Thanksgiving Weekend Sale.

New LatinVFR Miami Intl. Airport (KMIA) W.I.P. Screenshots

LatinVFR has posted new work in progress screenshots from Miami International Airport (KMIA) for FSX and FS2004.

More IRIS Simulations F-15E Strike Eagle Preview Pictures

IRIS Simulations has posted more preview pictures from the upcoming F-15E Strike Eagle for FSX.

G.E. (Google Earth) Flight Simulator Version 0.71 Update

Free G.E. (Google Earth) Flight Simulator has been updated to version 0.71. More information at G.E. Flight Simulator.

Changes in version 0.71:
- Reverse: the A380 and MD11 are now equipped with thrust reversal. Keep pressing '-' or 'PageDown' to engage reverse. Hit '0' to reset thrust to neutral.
- Stall alarm: a screen overlay will warn you when you enter stall on every aircraft
- Dynamic air density: lift, drag and engine performance are degraded with increasing altitude. Maximum airspeed will increase as air density decreases. Service ceiling, cruise speed at altitude and rate of climb should respect aircraft specifications but has to be tested more extensively.
- All four runways are used as default starting point so to spread traffic a bit. (runways are randomly picked for the first visit on GEFS)
- Aircraft model packages are optimized to load faster.
- Su35 flight model has been revised to be a bit more gentle and forgiving.
- A380 3D model has been improved.

Coolsky Douglas DC-9 - Main Panel Close-Ups

Coolsky has posted several close-ups from the cockpit of the upcoming Douglas DC-9 for FSX.

Alabeo Pitts S-2S Special - Preview Video

Alabeo has posted the first preview video from the upcoming Pitts S-2S Special for FSX.

Aerosoft OV-10 Bronco Beta - Air Restart Video

Aerosoft has posted a video demonstration of the air restart procedure on the Rockwell OV-10 Bronco for FSX.

Freeware Frankfurt am Main Airport (EDDF) V5 for FSX

Mark Aldridge has released version 5 of the freeware Frankfurt am Main Airport (EDDF) for FSX at AVSIM.

Freeware Mogadishu Intl. Airport (HCMM) for FSX

Trieng-Trieng has released freeware Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (HCMM) for FSX at AVSIM.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

IXEG Boeing 737-300 for X-Plane - Engine Start Demo Video

The International X-Plane Engineering Group (IXEG) has posted another WIP Video from the Boeing 737-300 for X-Plane.

SimMarket Black Friday Sales

Click here to check out all available Black Friday Sales at SimMarket. Expires November 27th 2011.

Pacific Islands Simulation - Holiday Season Sale

Pacific Islands Simulation is offering a 40% discount during the Holiday Season Sale. Valid until December 31st 2011.

QualityWings Boeing 757 Black Friday Special

QualityWings is offering a 30% discount on the The Ultimate 757 Collection. Valid through November 28th 2011.

McPhat Studios PMDG 737 NGX HDT - Air Berlin (BER) Preview

McPhat Studios has posted another preview screenshot from the PMDG 737 NGX - Air Berlin (BER) HD Textures.

Orbx Goheen Airport (W52) - Now Available

Orbx has released Goheen Airport (W52) for FSX. More information and purchase at the Orbx Website.

Features Include:
- Ground imagery at 60/15cm per pixel
- Beautifully modeled airstrip and surrounds
- Classic gas station & nearby houses modelled
- Rustic and charming river and rural setting
- Includes a large blended photoreal area
- Accurate watermasks for the rivers
- Photos taken on-site for all buildings
- Includes the Orbx "Flow" technologies
- Lush long grass for that dirt strip 'feel'
-Seamlessly blends into FTX NA PNW
-Expertly seasonally color matched
-Short flights to Orbx WA79 and 7S3

Black Friday Mega Sale at FlightSim Pilot Shop

FlightSim Pilot Shop is holding a Black Friday Mega Sale with 50% off on over 300 items. Valid through Nov 28th 2011.

feelThere Tracon! 2012 - Promo Video

feelThere has released a promotional video for the upcoming Tracon! 2012 ATC simulator.

feelThere Thanksgiving Supersale

feelThere is offering 30-60% off on select titles during the Thanksgiving Supersale. Valid until November 27th 2011.

PMDG Boeing 737NGX SP1b Details and Status Update

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

Freeware PhotoReal New Orleans Intl. Airport (KMSY) for FSX

Glenn Johnson has released the freeware New Orleans Intl. Airport (KMSY) for FSX.   AVSIM - - Simviation

FSAddon Ben Gurion Airport (LLBG) for FSX V2.0 Released

FSAddon has released the completely overhauled Ben Gurion Airport (LLBG) V2.0 for FSX. Available at the FSAddon Store.

- seven new taxiways, al with:
- standing signs and taxiway markings
- taxiway lighting
--  the sides blue light
--  green in the center
--  red on stops
- changed most of the ground poly (asphalt with taxiway lines)
- changed the AFCAD to fit the new taxiways
- extended the 08 runway
- and finally drew all this on the photoreal Two Seasons and Night
- as a bonus I add few important buildings

Alabeo Sukhoi Su-26 - First Pictures

Alabeo has posted the first pictures from the upcoming Sukhoi Su-26 for FSX at the Alabeo FB Page.

Aerosoft PZL-104 Wilga for FSX - Updated to V1.10

Aerosoft has released update version 1.10 to the PZL-104 Wilga for FSX. Details at the Product Page.

Aerosoft Antarctica X - Released

Aerosoft has released the long awaited Antarctica X scenery for FSX. Now available at the Aerosoft Shop and SimMarket.

- The whole continent (as far as FSX allows) in high definition terrain mesh, high detail aerial 

  and satellite images and a coastline with millions of floating ice sheets
7 major research stations included in very high detail:
- McMurdo (USA)
- Rothera (United Kingdom)
- Sky Blu (United Kingdom)
- Neumayer III (Germany)
- Casey (Australia)
- Scott (New Zealand)
- Sanae IV (South Africa)
- A total of 47 (!) runways/skiways and helipads all over the continent in various detail grades from the Russian hub 
  to the newest Chinese skiway at an altitude of more than 13,000 ft (see manual)
- 3 extremely detailed icebreakers with helipads running on scheduled routes:
- RV Polarstern (Germany)
- USCGC Healy (USA)
- Fictious Icebreaker (we call it the MS LimeSim…)
- Many special (sound) effects and animations
- Created in cooperation with Antarctic researchers and pilots
- Includes a ski equipped DHC-6 Twin Otter, the ideal aircraft for the rough terrain
- Special tool to change season and settings
- Flightplan files based on real world flightplans
- Extended and detailed manual that includes many ideas for flights and several chapters on flying in Antarctica written by a pilot