Saturday, June 2, 2012

Virtavia Boeing C-17 Globemaster III for X-Plane - New Previews

Dawson Designs has posted new cockpit screenshots from the upcoming Virtavia Boeing C-17 Globemaster III for X-Plane.

Microsoft Flight DLC Teaser: Flying in Alaska

The Microsoft Flight Team has posted another teaser from the upcoming Alaska DLC package for Microsoft Flight.

EADT x737 for X-Plane Update Version 4.6 Available

The European Aircraft Developer Team (EADT) has updated the x737 for X-Plane to version 4.6. EADT Website

Modification, fixes and new features:
- Completely new interior and exterior sounds
- Improved flight performance
- Significantly improved realistic autopilot
- Perfect trim control now

Thai Creation Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl. Airport (VABB) Revealed

Thai Creation has revealed their next scenery project, Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (VABB).

Discovery Channel - Flying Wild Alaska - Season 3

Season 3 of Flying Wild Alaska starts Friday, June 8th at 10PM Eastern/Pacific on Discovery Channel in the U.S..

RAZBAM McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II - New Previews

New Previews have been posted from the upcoming RAZBAM McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II for FSX.

Lionheart Creations Mooney M20 for Prepar3D

Lionheart Creations has posted several screenshots from the default Mooney M20 in the upcoming version of Prepar3D.

RealAir Simulations Lancair Legacy for FSX - Now at SimMarket

The recently released RealAir Simulations Lancair Legacy for FSX is now also available to purchase at SimMarket.

Thierry Massieux - Cayenne Rochambeau Airport (SOCA) for FSX

Thierry Massieux has released Cayenne Rochambeau Airport (SOCA) for FSX. Now available to purchase at SimMarket.

Scenery Features:
- High definition ground texture 50cm/pixel
- Night and day textures
- Complete accurate hand placed autogen
- Cayenne Felix Eboue SOCA airport
- Accurate mesh
- And some others goodies

Project Airbus - Airbus A330 and A340 Announced

The Project Airbus Team has officially announced development of the Airbus A330 and A340 aircraft family.

Khamsin - Pacific Islands Test X-Plane 10 - WIP

Khamsin has posted the rather intriguing screenshot titled "Pacific Islands Test X-Plane 10 - WIP" on his blog.

Orbx Jackson Hole Airport (KJAC) for FSX Released

Orbx has released the Jackson Hole Airport (KJAC) scenery for the FTX CRM region. Details at the Product Page.

Scenery Features:
- Jackson Hole Airport, plus enormous photoreal coverage for the entire Jackson Hole & Teton Range
- Introducing new StaticFlow models: high-fidelity static aircraft to complement your existing AI
- All aircraft depicted in screenshots are statics included with the scenery
- 7cm airport & approaches coverage, 1m for greater Jackson Hole area & Teton Range
- Highly detailed depiction of Jackson Hole Airport, including baked ambient occlusion textures
- Custom airport ground vehicles unique to Jackson Hole
- PeopleFlow 2 & Natureflow enabled
- Designed to blend seamlessly with FTX NA CRM (first airport available in this region)
- Optimised for use with high-end aircraft add-ons (NGX, etc), framerate friendly & fully customisable via control panel

LHSimulations Győr-Pér Intl. Airport (LHPR) - New Previews

LHSimulations has posted new preview pictures from the upcoming Győr-Pér Intl. Airport (LHPR) for FSX and FS2004.

FranceVFR PACA Photo HD Vol.1 for FSX Released

FranceVFR has released the PACA (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) Photo HD Vol.1 scenery for FSX.

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.

Flysimware Cessna 195 for FSX Released

Flysimware has last week quietly released the Cessna 195 for FSX. More information and purchase at the Product Page.

Aircraft Features:
- Real world high quality 3D gauges
- Bones animation
- 2 custom control panels
- High quality textures (Bump / World Reflections / Skin Mesh)
- Over 100 custom xml gauges
- Flysimware's virtual cockpit sound module adds 44 bonus sounds
- Speed controlled sounds for windows, doors and heater vents
- 4 paint themes, 3 high quality models
- Animated water floats
- Dual analog clock / digital (Tracks flight time)
- Transponder squawk codes to Vatsim and Gamespy
- Magnetic compass
- DME digital display: time, distance, freq and ete
- 2D GPS & 3D GPS
- Retractable left & right landing light
- Over stress sounds
- Amazing 3D HSI gauge with animated flags
- Primer system

FSDG Freeware Oresund X Scenery Addon - More Previews

FlightSim Development Group has posted more previews from the upcoming freeware Oresund Bridge and Surroundings.

Ground Environment X Europe V2.3 - New Screenshots

New preview screenshots have been posted from the upcoming version 2.3 update to Ground Environment X (GEX) Europe.

Carenado - Now Also Available for Prepar3D

Carenado has announced official support for Prepar3D. Check out the Prepar3D section at the Carenado Website.

Aerosoft Düsseldorf International Airport (EDDL) Screenshots

Aerosoft has posted new preview screenshots from the upcoming Mega Airport Düsseldorf (EDDL) for FSX and FS2004.

Aerosoft Mega Airports Mega Discounts

Aerosoft is offering 20% discounts on all Mega Airports sceneries for FSX and FS2004. Valid through June 4th 2012.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

JRollon British Aerospace Jetstream 31/32 - Cockpit Textures

JRollon has posted virtual cockpit texture previews from the upcoming British Aerospace Jetstream 31/32 for X-Plane 10.

Dreamfoil/Nemeth Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil - New Teaser

DreamFoil Creations has posted another teaser from the upcoming Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil for X-Plane 10.

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

Khamsin has released the freeware Boeing B-17G version 1.1 for X-Plane 10. Available to download at

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

TruScenery Hyvinkää Airfield (EFHV) for X-Plane Released

TruScenery has released the Hyvinkää Airfield (EFHV) scenery for X-Plane. Now Available at the Store.

Scenery Features:
All building are modeled
All textures are photographed on the spot (also gravel, grass and asphalt)
Cracked asphalt on runaways
All buildings are measured with Bosch Laser Measure Device
Custom lights (Recommended HDR Effect for full detail)
Requires Open Scenery X 2.0 to be installed for statics aircraft and forests

Taxi2Gate Toncontín International Airport (MHTG) - More Previews

Taxi2Gate has posted more preview screenshots from the upcoming Toncontín Intl. Airport (MHTG) for FSX and FS2004.

Wilco Bombardier CRJ NextGen Series for FSX - V1.2 Available

Wilco Publishing has updated the Bombardier CRJ NextGen Series for FSX to version 1.2. Available at the Product Page.

FS2Crew for the PMDG Boeing 737NGX - Version 1.4 Available

FS2Crew has released version 1.4 of the PMDG Boeing 737NGX Edition for FSX. Available at the FS2Crew Online Store.

Microsoft Flight Vought F4U Corsair DLC Package Available

The Microsoft Flight Team has released the Vought F4U Corsair DLC aircraft package for Microsoft Flight.

Aerowinx PSX Boeing 747 Simulator - Alpha Build 60 Screenshots

Aerowinx has posted new alpha screenshots from the PSX Boeing 747 simulator currently under development.

AeroSim Boeing 787 for FSX Released

AeroSim has released the Boeing 787 Dreamliner for FSX. More information and purchase at the Product Page.

Virtavia T-34C 50% Discount - AlphaSim B-2A Now Freeware

The Virtavia T-34C Turbo Mentor is 50% off at PC Aviator and the AlphaSim B-2A Spirit is now available as freeware.

VertigoStudios Boeing Stearman PT-17 - Pre-Order Available

The upcoming VertigoStudios Boeing Stearman 'Kaydet' PT-17 for FSX is now available to pre-order at the PC SimStore.

TropicalSim Rio de Janeiro-Galeão Intl. Airport (SBGL) Teasers

TropicalSim has posted teaser screenshots from the upcoming Rio de Janeiro-Galeão Intl. Airport (SBGL) scenery.

Freeware Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis FSX Native

The freeware Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis has been converted to a FSX native model. Details in the SOH Forums.

Image courtesy of Bomber_12th from the SOH Forums.

LatinVFR Carrasco International Airport (SUMU) for FS2004 Released

The LatinVFR Montevideo Carrasco International Airport (SUMU) scenery is now also available for FS2004. SimMarket

Scenery Features:
- SUMU (MVD) airport completely modeled with significant attention to detail.
- Texturing in HD mapping for all buildings and ground polygons.
- Surroundings extremely detailed.
- More than 50 kilometers of photo scenery with hand placed autogen.
- High resolution ground textures / Custom runway textures
- Revised land classes for surrounding photo scenery.
- Fully AI traffic compatible.
- Excellent night effects.
- Excellent frame rates.
- Inclusion of manual in PDF format.
- Native vehicle animations

RealAir Simulations Lancair Legacy for FSX Released

RealAir Simulations has released the Lancair Legacy for FSX. More information and purchase at the Product Page.

Aircraft Features:
- Trademark best-of-business flight modeling with improved spins, sideslips, aerobatics and superb handling, as well as extremely stable autopilot control.
- Beautifully designed interiors with smooth lines, crystal clear gauges, subtle reflections and all controls animated.
- Exterior and interior models now integrated for best experience with camera addons and track IR.
- High resolution multi-LOD exterior 3D models with optional frame rate friendly versions for multiplayer sessions.
- Optional RXP GNS WAAS gauge integration (RXP gauges are a separate purchase from Reality XP).
- RXP configurations include: 1 x GNS530, 1 x GNS430 + 1 x GNS530. 
  If you have the RXP Unlimited pack you can also choose 2 x GNS530, 2 x GNS430 or 1 x GNS530 + 1 x GNS430, all with crossfill.
- Airframe vibrates in reaction to engine rpm changes, gear and spoiler deployment, runway surfaces, engnine startyp/shutdown and mishandling.
- Gauge needles that vibrate on the ground in response to engine and ground roll vibrations.
- Nearly 100 Custom sounds, including all cockpit switches, G effects, canopy-open windblast, gear, aileron flutter, doppler fly past etc.
- Flap Failure mode with custom animations and sound effects.
- Belly landing capability for gear up landings.
- Grass or concrete touchdown sounds option.
- Full multiplayer support with low latency and efficient coding for multiplayer sessions.
- Yaw and out-of-balance yaw sound effects.
- Carefully implemented start up and shutdown animations and sounds.
- Full IFR capability - or fly by the seat of your pants!
- Custom 3D landing lights, navigation lights and strobe lights.
- Dozens of custom animations including a canopy that realistically repsonds to wind force.
- Control sticks and control surfaces that move in response to trim changes.
- High detail skinned-mesh pilot.
- Spoilers with custom wind sound effects and cockpit buffet effect.
- Aileron flutter when flying above VNE with accompanying custom sounds.
- Fully functioning cockpit when viewed from exterior view, plus the option of a less highly detailed model for multiplayer.
- Multiple options for many of the above features.
- 3D blurred propeller effect with custom animation that includes simulated cylinder compression of startup and shutdown.
- 2048px "High Definition" VC and exterior textures.
- Five unique liveries all with uniquely coloured virtual cockpits.

Project Airbus - Airbus A330 Under Development

Project Airbus has posted several teaser screenshots of what appears to be an Airbus A330 currently under development.

Navigraph NAVData AIRAC Cycle 1206 Available

Navigraph NAVData AIRAC Cycle 1206 is now available. Purchase Credit Packs at Navigraph or SimMarket.

MilViz North American F-86 Sabre - More Preview Renders

MilViz has added more preview renders from the North American F-86 Sabre for FSX to the Facebook Album.

Freeware Rockwell OV-10 Bronco for FSX and FS2004

The freeware Rockwell OV-10 Bronco for FSX and FS2004 by Tim Conrad is now available to download at Rikoooo.

Coolsky Douglas DC-9 - Panel Screenshots from McPhat Studios

McPhat Studios has posted more panel preview screenshots from the upcoming Coolsky Douglas DC-9 for FSX.

IRIS Yakovlev Yak-130 - Development Renders

IRIS Flight Simulation Software has posted more development renders from the Yakovlev Yak-130 for FSX.

Orbx Jackson Hole Airport (KJAC) - Watch This Space

Orbx has posted the last screenshots from the soon to be released Jackson Hole Airport (KJAC) for the FTX CRM region.