Saturday, February 4, 2012

Another TAG Myrtle Beach Intl. Airport (KMYR) Preview Teaser

The Airport Guys have posted another preview picture from Myrtle Beach International Airport (KMYR) for FSX.

Airport Madness 4 Available at SimMarket

Big Fat Simulations Airport Madness 4 for PC and Mac is now available to purchase at SimMarket.

Oovee Game Studios Cessna C337 Skymaster Sound Pack Released

Oovee Game Studios has released the Cessna C337 Skymaster Sound Pack for FSX. Available to purchase at SimMarket.

Virtual Dispatch Version 0.6.1 Available

Virtual Dispatch has been updated to version 0.6.1. More information at the Virtual Dispatch Website.

QualityWings BAe146/Avro RJ - Sound Demonstration

QualityWings has posted this sound demonstration from the upcoming BAe146/Avro RJ for FSX and FS2004.

Oryx Simulation Eindhoven Airport (EHEH) Preview 1

Oryx Simulation Software has posted the first preview pictures from the upcoming Eindhoven Airport (EHEH) for FSX.

McPhat PMDG Boeing 747 World Airliners 3 Malaysia Previews

McPhat Studios has posted previews from the PMDG Boeing 747 World Airliners 3 - Malaysia HD Textures (HDT).

McPhat PMDG Boeing 747 World Airliners 3 Delta Previews

McPhat Studios has posted previews from the PMDG Boeing 747 World Airliners 3 - Delta HD Textures (HDT).

Flylogic Lugano Airport (LSZA) - First Pictures

Flylogic has posted preview screenshots and information from the upcoming Lugano Airport (LSZA) for FSX.

Orbx Libraries 120204 Now Available

Orbx has updated their scenery libraries to version 120204. Now available to download at the Orbx Support Website.

- Added Alaska Airlines B737 static to aircraft libraries
- Other minor updates

Digital Aviation Radio Navigation Simulator for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Digital Aviation has updated the Radio Navigation Simulator (RNS) for iPad, iPhone and iPod. Available at the App Store.

What's New in Version 1.1:
- Gesture support.
- Enhanced Chart Display.
- Re-designed Instrument Panels.

FlightPort Mannheim-X & Marburg-X for FSX Updated

Jörg Dannenberg has updated the freeware FlightPort Mannheim-X (EDFM) and Marburg-X (EDFN) sceneries for FSX.

Freeware Helicidade Heliport (SIBH) for FSX

The freeware Helicidade Heliport (SIBH) for FSX is now available to download at Terra Brasilis.

Carenado Piper P46T Malibu - Optional Patch Available

Carenado has released an optional patch to the Piper P46T Malibu for FSX.  Product Page - SimMarket

- low ITT limit fixed
- prop high pitch limit reduced
- Ng vs prop RPM spool behaviour noticable improved at very low speeds

Black Box Simulation (PSS) Boeing 757 Professional Available

Black Box Simulation has re-released the PSS Boeing 757 Professional for FS2004. Details at the Product Page.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Wilco Bombardier CRJ NextGen for FSX Announced

The Wilco Publishing/feelThere Bombardier CRJ NextGen for FSX has been announced at SimWare.

AirTrack Version 3.1 for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Released

AirTrack for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch has been updated to version 3.1. Details at the AirTrack Website.

IRIS Pro Series Silence Twister Version 3.0 Available

IRIS Flight Simulation Software has released version 3.0 of the Pro Series Silence Twister for FSX. Details at SimMarket

- New in version 3.0 is the concept Turbine Twister, a Rolls-Royce RR300 Turboprop powered Twister for insane aerobatic fun!

Orbx Freeware Claresholm Industrial Airport (CEJ4) Released

Orbx has released the freeware Claresholm Industrial Airport (CEJ4) for the FTX Northern Rocky Mountains region.

FlightBeam Phoenix Sky Harbor (KPHX) Development Update

Flightbeam has posted an update on the development of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (KPHX) for FSX.

New Phuket Intl. Airport (VTSP) for FSX Preview Screenshots

A_A Sceneries has added new previews from the upcoming Phuket International Airport (VTSP) scenery for FSX.

Aerosoft Rockwell OV-10 Bronco - V1.10 Full Version Released

Aerosoft has released the V1.10 'Full Version' of the Rockwell OV-10 Bronco for FSX.  Aerosoft Shop - SimMarket

- 8 models (US Air Force, US marines, NASA, German Wing of the OV-10 Bronco Association)
- Some of the best 3D modelling ever done for FSX, using the latest tools and insights
- Highly realistic modelled Garret T-76 (Honeywell TPE331) engines (we think this is the best representation of turboprops in FS so far
- Realistic start-up sequence with propeller start-latches and engine instrument readouts
- Realistic in-air restarts possible (normally not possible in FSX)
- Realistic engine wear
- Custom propeller animations
- Hot and hung starts (clearing engine after a hung start possible)
- Engine failures due to over torque or overheat
- Engine flameouts due to icing when not using continuous ignition
- Working fire extinguishers
- Electrical system fully custom coded with electrical load calculated for every consumer
- All aircraft lights are dependent on correct electrical setup
- Gauge needles vibrate due to uneven ground and aircraft vibrations
- Airspeed gauge needle vibrates close to stall speed
- Lots of animations like oil cooler doors, Ram door, canopy, windscreen wiper etc.
- Smoke effects for engine fire, hung engine and smoke generator on left engine
- Fully working TACAN radio and additional modern COM2 radio
- Fully functional Becker BXP 6401 transponder
- Custom developed GPS with, map mode, direct to mode, cursor mode, nearest station mode, hsi mode
- Unique Checklist Gauge with the option to let the checklist do the required actions
- Engineer station gauge to visualise the electrical system state
- Hundreds of nonstandard sounds, you will even hear the airframe groan when it is under G-load
- Created with the great support of the OV-10 Bronco Association, German Wing
- Highly realistic flight mechanics (several test flights were done in the real aircraft to verify the simulated model). 
  Even includes realistic stalls, spins and the dreaded Dutch roll behaviour
- Highly optimized for the best possible framerate. Most gauges are in the modeldef.xml and there is only one VC section defined
- High detail Paint Kits
- Aerosoft Launcher optional, no online registration necessary
- Compatible with Lockheed Martin - Prepar3D

Freeware El Hierro Island Photo Scenery for X-Plane

The freeware El Hierro Island photo scenery for X-Plane 9 & X-Plane 10 is now available to download at

Blue Sky Scenery - Carrizo Plain Nat'l Mon., Soda Lake Photo Scenery

Blue Sky Scenery has released the freeware Carrizo Plain Nat'l Mon., Soda Lake photo scenery for FSX and FS2004.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Leading Edge Simulations Douglas DC-3 - Offcial In-Sim Previews

Leading Edge Simulations has posted the first official in-sim previews from the upcoming Douglas DC-3 for X-Plane 10.

FlyTampa and Other Airports Coming to X-Plane 10?

Kevin Grimm has been hard at work converting many FlyTampa and other airports for use in X-Plane 10. Details Here

Another VertigoStudios Boeing Stearman PT-17 Screenshot

VertigoStudios has posted another preview screenshot from the upcoming Boeing Stearman 'Kaydet' PT-17 for FSX.

Vertical Reality Simulations (VRS) TacPack in Closed Beta

Vertical Reality Simulations (VRS) has announced commencement of TacPack for FSX closed beta testing.

FS Magazin - Issue 2 2012 Available

FS Magazin - Issue 2 2012 (german language only) is now available to purchase at SimMarket.

Miami International Airport (KMIA) for X-Plane - Now at SimMarket

Miami International Airport (KMIA) for X-Plane 9 & X-Plane 10 is now also available to purchase at SimMarket.

KMIA Miami Scenery features:
- Accurate runways
- All Terminals
- All gates
- Night and day textures
Detailed Airport and gates:
- 111 gates modeled
- 55 Static aircraft
- Modeled terminal interiors
- Animated people on ramps

McPhat PMDG Boeing 747 World Airliners 3 El Al Previews

McPhat Studios has posted previews from the PMDG Boeing 747 World Airliners 3 - El Al HD Textures (HDT).

McPhat PMDG Boeing 747 World Airliners 3 Air China Previews

McPhat Studios has posted previews from the PMDG Boeing 747 World Airliners 3 - Air China HD Textures (HDT).

LHSimulations Pécs-Pogány Airport (LHPP) V2.0 Released

LHSimulations has released version 2.0 of of the freeware Pécs-Pogány Airport (LHPP) for FSX and FS2004.

Orbx Skagit Regional Airport (KBVS) V1.1 Patch Available

Orbx has updated the Skagit Regional Airport (KBVS) scenery for FSX to version 1.1. Download Here

- Elevation issues some customers were having
- Some shadow issues
- Other minor fixes
- Static aircraft

FSrealWX for FSX and FS2004 - New DEV Version Available

The freeware weather add-on FSrealWX for FSX and FS2004 has been updated to development version 1.03.1316.

- (Wind Controller) interpolation of wind
- system tray icon

Christchurch Airport (NZCH) Photo Scenery V1.0 for X-Plane

The freeware Christchurch Airport (NZCH) photo scenery V1.0 for X-Plane is now available to download at

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

UK2000 East Midlands Airport (EGNX) V1.01 Available

UK2000 has updated East Midlands Airport (EGNX) for FSX and FS2004 to version 1.01. UK2000 - SimMarket

- Hanger reversed light vector polygon fixed
- Hanger transparent polygon fixed
- Removed 'newcastle' from tanker night image
- Fixed concrete section that had a grass texture by mistake

ArezOne-Aviation Piper P46T Malibu JetPROP SoundSet Released

ArezOne-Aviation Soundstudios has released the Piper P46T Malibu JetPROP Pratt&Whitney PT6A-21 SoundSet for FSX.

QualityWings Boeing 787 - Livery & Flight Deck Previews

QualityWings has posted several livery previews and flight deck screenshots from the upcoming Boeing 787 for FSX.

PFPX - Professional Flight Planner X Development Status Update

The makers of TOPCAT have posted another status update on the upcoming PFPX - Professional Flight Planner X.

Khamsin North American T-28C Trojan V2.0 for X-Plane Teaser

Khamsin Studio has posted this teaser screenshot from the North American T-28C Trojan V2.0 for X-Plane 10.

Free Global Aviation Magazine Issue 5 Available

The free Global Aviation Magazine Issue 5 is now available to view and download at the GAM Website.

FSDreamTeam (FSDT) Ground Services X for FSX Released

FSDreamTeam (FSDT) has released the long-awaited Ground Services X for FSX. Details at the Product Page.

- Works with every FSX airport, both default and 3rd party
- Supports all default FSX airplanes and many popular 3rd party airplanes.
- Designed for FSX, 100% Pure FSX code
- Different vehicle models, selected depending on the airplane/airport in use
- Many sound effects, supports 3D Surround Sound with OpenAL
- Realistic Human animations using FSX bones/skin meshes
- Full use of FSX advanced materials
- Easy to use user interface, fully integrated in FSX using standard ATC-like menus
- Easy user-customization of vehicles, using the provided Paint Kit
- NEW Live Update feature, keep GSX always updated automatically, with new supported airplanes and airports!
- Direct Airplane Interface™ allows interaction with complex 3rd party airplanes featuring custom door controls, 

  ground equpment like Gpu, Wheel chocks, many popular airplane addons
- Support for full Airport Customization, already enabled with all FSDT sceneries and some 3rd party, allowing better integration with any airport

FlightSim Developers (FSD) February Sale

FlightSim Developers February Sale on select titles for FSX and FS2004. Valid through February 29th 2012.