Saturday, May 26, 2012

FSBreak - Avsim Town Hall Teamspeak Meeting Recording Available

Eric McClintock of FSBreak has posted the recording from last weekend's Avsim Town Hall Teamspeak Meeting.

SOCATA TBM 850 for X-Plane - New Development Renders

Several new development renders have been posted from the SOCATA TBM 850 project for X-Plane.

FlyJSim Boeing 727 Series for X-Plane - Livery Previews

FlyJSim has posted the first livery previews from the upcoming Boeing 727 Series for X-Plane in the Forums.

Freeware Flinders Ranges Photoreal Scenery for X-Plane

The freeware Australia Flinders Ranges photoreal scenery for X-Plane is now available to download at

Microsoft Flight Vought F4U Corsair DLC Coming Soon

The Microsoft Flight Team has announced the Vought F4U Corsair DLC aircraft package to be available soon.

Virtavia Douglas A-4F Skyhawk for FSX - First Screenshots

Virtavia has posted the first preview screenshots from the upcoming Douglas A-4F Skyhawk for FSX at the Product Page.

Friday, May 25, 2012

WSSimulation Piper PA-46 Malibu Meridian for FSX Released

WSSimulation has released the Piper PA-46 Malibu Meridian for FSX. More information and purchase at SimMarket.

Full animated exterior:
- Flap
- Wheels
- Ailerons
- Elevator
- Rudders
- Land Gear
- Doors (Open/close)
Animated 3D Virtual Cockpit:
- Doors (Open/close)
- Control
- Throttle lever
- Mixture lever
- Parking Break lever
- Flaps lever
- Many electrical switches
- Fuel Pumps
- Bleed Air
- ECS and Air Conditioner Control
- Landing Gear
- G1000 Modified for this aircraft, also Garmin GFC 700 autopilot

Thai Creation Kathmandu Intl. Airport (VNKT) for FS2004 Released

Thai Creation has released Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (VNKT) for FS2004. Available at SimMarket.

Scenery Features:
- All major airport buildings included with high resolution textures and beautiful texture in the night time.
- Extremely detailed taxiways and runways.
- Real 3d ALSF-1 RWY 02 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 ground service vehicles
- Much more to discover by yourself.

Freeware Kiev Photo Scenery for FSX

AceFly has released the freeware Kiev photo scenery for FSX. Now available to download at AVSIMrus.

Return to Misty Moorings - Freeware Hollis Harbor Scenery

Return to Misty Moorings has added the freeware Hollis Harbor scenery addon to the Orbx Pacific Fjords region.

RealAir Lancair Legacy for FSX - Daily Screenshot 10

RealAir Simulations has posted daily screenshot number 10 from the upcoming Lancair Legacy for FSX.

OZx Freeware Balgo Hill Airport (YBGO) for FSX Released

OZx has released the freeware Balgo Hill Airport (YBGO) scenery for FSX. Available to download at the OZx Website.

MilViz North American F-86 Sabre - External Texture Previews

MilViz has posted several external textures previews from the upcoming North American F-86 Sabre for FSX.

XPFR Boeing B-17G Version 1.1 for X-Plane 10 - Next Week

Khamsin has announced next week's release of the freeware Boeing B-17G version 1.1 for X-Plane 10.

Version 1.1 Changelog:
- Updated acf for XP10 (XP10.05 and up requested : NOT compatible with XP9)
- Hot start now possible (Cold'n Dark no longer mandatory)
- Updated internal and external textures
- New glass objects and textures
- New glass LIT textures
- Glass reflections on the instruments panel
- SASL inside
- New plugin-driven Waste-Gates
- New plugin-driven SuperCharger
- New plugin-driven failures
- Fixed brakes
- Fixed tail wheel
- Fixed rudder moves
- Fixed feathering
- Fixed landing lights for HDR

Documentary "3 Planes- 6 Countries - 2000 Kilometers" Part 1

Orbx Monroe Firstair Field (W16) - Some Newies and Impressions

Orbx has posted Some Newies and Impressions from the Monroe Firstair Field (W16) scenery for the PNW region.

Shelter Cove Airport (0Q5) Coming to FSX

The first development screenshots from Shelter Cove Airport (0Q5) for FSX have been posted in the FSDeveloper Forums.

FranceVFR Basse Normandie Photo HD Released

FranceVFR has released Basse Normandie Photo HD for FSX. More information at the FranceVFR Website.

Scenery Features:
- Scene covering an administrative region in photo-realistic textures high definition.
- Ground textures from 0.85 to 1 meter / pixel resolution from aerial photography IGN reworked for an optimal visual rendition in FSX (summer only).
- Mesh (relief) 4.75 meters high definition specific real (LOD13).
- Lakes and rivers with navigable waters entirely cut.
- Footprints bridges gummed texture.
- Transparency management of the seabed on the entire scene.
- Geo-referenced timing for maximum compatibility with future add-ons installed on the same area.
- Development process 100% compliant with FSX SDK specifications, ensuring maximum compatibility with the arrival of new versions.
- Principle of open stage for an easy integration of scenes from other publishers.

Freeware Cook Islands Photoreal Scenery for FSX

Tiberius Kowalski has released the freeware Cook Islands photoreal scenery for FSX. - Simviation

FlightSim Greenland Kangerlussuaq X Released

FlightSim Greenland has released the Kangerlussuaq X scenery for FSX. Available to purchase at SimMarket.

Scenery Features:
- Highly Detailed version of Kangerlussuaq Airport.
- Custom made Seasonal Textures, and photo ground texture.
- Custom made MESH.
- Custom made lakes, coastlines and streams.
- Custom made buildings.
- Corrected roads.

Angle of Attack - More JetSet Details Revealed

Chris Palmer from Angle of Attack has revealed more details from the upcoming JetSet FREE Jet Transition Video Course.

feelThere Tower! 2011 Multiplayer Edition 50% Discount

feelThere is now offering a 50% discount on Tower! 2011 Multiplayer Edition. Offer expires Friday June 1st 2012.

Majestic Software Dash 8 Q400 - Another Teaser Screenshot

Majestic Software has posted another teaser screenshot from the upcoming Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 for FSX.

Drzewiecki Design - Warsaw City 2012 Announced

Drzewiecki Design has announced development of the Warsaw City 2012 scenery for FSX and FS2004. Details Here

Blueprint Simulations Rio de Janeiro-Galeão Intl. Airport Released

Blueprint Simulations has released Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport (SBGL) for FSX and FS2004.

Scenery Features:
- Custom-made, optimized and fully three-dimensional (True 3D) Gmax models of the entire facility
- Two terminals at SBGL and one terminal at SBRJ
- Accurately located aircraft parking positions around every terminal and individually customized static jetways at every gate.

- Static service vehicles (optional) and parking alignment aids at every gate
- All parking structures and elevated access roads adjacent to the terminals
- A significant fraction of the general aviation, aircraft maintenance and cargo facilities within the field’s boundary.

- All aircraft hangars are fully three-dimensional and most are usable
- Custom-made, high-resolution textures for all Gmax generated models including reflection and transparency effects
- Custom-made, high-resolution photo real ground textures depicting seasonal changes and carefully blended with the surrounding terrain
- Custom-made, high-resolution terrain elevation mesh covering Rio’s entire metropolitan area (FS2004 version only)
- Accurate runway and taxiway layout, including detailed markings and signs
- Realistic taxiway and ramp markings and ramp illumination effects
- Two levels of scenery complexity and detail
- Advanced, custom-made AI mapping file (AFCAD)

Blue Sky Scenery - Goldstone, Ft. Irwin Photo Scenery

Blue Sky Scenery has released the freeware Goldstone, Fort Irwin photo scenery for FSX and FS2004. Download Here

Aerosoft Erfurt-Weimar Airport (EDDE) Announced

Aerosoft has announced the upcoming Erfurt-Weimar Airport (EDDE) for FSX and FS2004. Preview Screenshots

Abacus Memorial Day Spring Savings

Abacus Publishing is offering 25% discounts on all titles during the Memorial Day Spring Savings Sale.

A2A Simulations Accu-Sim P-51 Mustang Familiarization Video

A2A Simulations has posted this familiarization video from the soon to be released Accu-Sim P-51 Mustang for FSX.

A-Flight Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (EFHK) - Summer

A-Flight has posted another teaser screenshot from the upcoming Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (EFHK) scenery for FSX.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Mil Mi-17 for X-Plane - New Development Screenshots

More development screenshots have been posted from the ongoing Mil Mi-17 project for X-Plane.

MLADG Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfín for X-Plane 10 Released

MLADG has released the Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfín for X-Plane 10. Available at SimMarket and

Aircraft Features:
- Standard version with 1960 lbs thrust
- Racing version used in Reno with 3750 lbs thrust
- Custom, interactive 3D cockpit
- Front and rear cockpit available and usable for flying
- Animated controls, flaps and gear
- Custom instrumentation and cockpit layout based on real documentation
- IFR equipment: VOR, DME, NDB

AeroSim Boeing 787 for FSX Announced

AeroSim has announced the soon to be released Boeing 787 for FSX. Details and screenshots at the Product Page.

The Airport Guys - Somewhere in Virginia

The Airport Guys has posted another teaser screenshot from the upcoming Virginia General Aviation Pack 1 for FSX.

Thai Creation Kathmandu Airport (VNKT) - Night Lighting

Thai Creation has added night lighting previews from the upcoming Kathmandu Tribhuvan Intl. Airport (VNKT) for FS2004.

Flight Replicas Messerschmitt Bf-109K - VC Screenshots

Flight Replicas has posted new virtual cockpit preview screenshots from the upcoming Messerschmitt Bf-109K for FSX.

Swingman Freeware Grumman J2F Duck FSX Native

The freeware Grumman J2F Duck by Swingman has been converted to a FSX native model. Details in the SOH Forums.

Image courtesy of Bomber_12th from the SOH Forums.

Bear Studios MiG-17 for FSX, FS2004 and Prepar3D Updated

Bear Studios has released the updated Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 for FSX, FS2004 and Prepar3D at SimMarket.

Product Features:
- FSX All Versions, ESP (Prepar 3D) and FS2004 Compatible
- FSX and ESP (Prepar 3D) versions have FSX format models, DX10 Compatibility.
- High Detail Exterior and Cockpit Models, Canopy / Storage Jettisons Animation, Eject Seats.
- Detailed cockpit with classic gauges, Commutation Navigation and Firing Control systems.
- Weapon system and deliverable weapons simulated.
- High Detail Texture, gauges with back light. 2 colors Cockpit flood light and console light effects, controlled by interior light system.
- Navigation / Beacon lights, Working Rocket smoke tail, Aero Effects and sound effects include
- Full 3D cockpit, Switchable Forward and Rear Cockpit both in FS2004 and FSX versions.
- Eight MiG-17 main variant with 10 models for different payload configuration.
- System simulations for radar, range and target designate equipments.
- FSX VC model have shadow casting in SP5 for more realistic visual effect by casting cockpit equipment shadows on other panel and console surfaces.

Flylogic Switzerland Small Airfields Part 4 for FSX - Now at SimMarket

The recently released Flylogic Switzerland Small Airfields Part 4 scenery for FSX is now also available at SimMarket.

Included Airports:
Flugplatz Bex (LSGB)
Flugplatz Gruyère (LSGT)
Flugplatz Bellechasse (LSTB)
Flugplatz Neuenburg (LSGN)
Flugplatz Ecuvillens (LSGE)
Scenery Features:
- All 3D models with high-resolution photo textures
- 25cm/Pix aerial photos of all five airports
- Automatic season changeover with ground textures for winter and summer
- Highly accurate models of buildings with countless details
- Car traffic along all airports
- High-voltage power lines in the approach area
- The wind direction matched crosses land (land-T) and corresponding animated Windsocks
- Prominent buildings and structures in the area such as hotels, maintenance depots, Castle Gruyères, industrial buildings and soccer fields
- Numerous site-specific 3D objects around the airfield, such as farmhouses, barns, silos, roads, etc.
- Approach charts and place cards as a PDF for printing

GSNext Beauvechain Air Base (EBBE) for FSX Released

GSNext has released the Beauvechain Air Base (EBBE) scenery for FSX. Now available to purchase at SimMarket.

Scenery Features:
- Photorealistic ground, with optimized colorimetry, 0.25m per pixel,
- Aircrafts (F-104G, TF-104, F-16A, F-16B, Alpha Jet),
- Accurate Thrall systems, such as generator sets, cars and extinguishers
- Accurate photo realistic textured building, with night textures,
- Characters placed on the scenery
- Photorealistic textured thresholds
- Many other surprises you will discover if you purchase our product!

RealAir Lancair Legacy for FSX - Daily Screenshot 6

RealAir Simulations has posted daily screenshot number 6 from the upcoming Lancair Legacy for FSX.

Coolsky Douglas DC-9 - Overhead Panel Previews

McPhat Studios has posted several overhead panel previews from the upcoming Coolsky Douglas DC-9 for FSX.

IRIS Flight Simulation Software - Online Store Grand Opening

Grand Opening of the IRIS Flight Simulation Software Online Store, 15% discount coupon with newsletter subscription.

New Zealand VLC Murchison Airport (NZMR) Previews

New Zealand Vector Land Class (VLC) has posted the first preview screenshots from Murchison Airport (NZMR) for FSX.

Saint Lawrence Designs Toronto City Airport (CYTZ) Announced

Saint Lawrence Designs has announced development of Toronto City Airport (CYTZ) for FSX. Details Here

GrandSurf Oakridge State Airport (5S0) for FSX Announced

GrandSurf has announced that he will be switching his FSX scenery development work from fictional to a real destiation.