Friday, August 17, 2012

DMO Flight Design - Sikorsky S-92 for X-Plane - Promo Video

DMO Flight Design has posted this promo video from the soon to be released Sikorsky S-92 for X-Plane 9 and X-Plane 10.

IXEG Boeing 737-300 for X-Plane - FMS Development Update 2

The International X-Plane Engineering Group has posted another development update from the 737-300 for X-Plane.

Ramzzess Boeing 777-200LR for X-Plane 10 - FMS Preview Part 6

Philipp Münzel has posted FMS Preview Part 6 from the soon to be released Ramzzess Boeing 777-200LR for X-Plane 10.

Freeware Pacific Ranges Photoscenery - Machmell River for X-Plane

The freeware Pacific Ranges Photoscenery - Machmell River for X-Plane 9 and X-Plane 10 is available at

VertigoStudios Grumman F9F Panther Update and Discount

The VertigoStudios Grumman F9F Panther V1.2 for FSX is now available at 38% off with free expansion pack.

Carenado Cessna C208B Grand Caravan for FS2004 at SimMarket

The recently released Carenado Cessna C208B Grand Caravan for FS2004 is now also available to purchase at SimMarket.

TropicalSim Rio de Janeiro-Galeão Intl. Airport (SBGL) for FS2004

The recently released TropicalSim Rio de Janeiro-Galeão Intl. Airport (SBGL) scenery is now also available for FS2004.

Pacific Islands Simulation Jeju Intl. Airport (RKPC) - More Previews

Pacific Islands Simulation has posted more previews from Jeju International Airport (RKPC) for FSX and Prepar3D.

MilViz - First Ever Sale Started Today

MilViz is currently holding the first ever sales event with 50% discounts an all products. Valid through Sept 5th 2012.

LatinVFR - L.F. Wade International Airport (TXKF) for FSX Released

LatinVFR has released the Bermuda L.F. Wade International Airport (TXKF) scenery for FSX. Available at SimMarket.

Scenery Features:
- TXKF (BDA) airport completely modeled with significant attention to detail.
- Texturing in HD mapping for all buildings and ground polygons.
- Surroundings extremely detailed, most mayor hotels in the area, and other important landmarks.
- Hundreds of hand placed static boats and ships.
- All islands covered with photo scenery with hand placed autogen, featuring the entire island chain, and photo real water in FSX.
- High resolution ground textures / Custom runway textures
- Fully AI traffic compatible.
- Volumetric grass
- Static private jet on the GA apron
- Excellent night effects.
- Excellent frame rates.
- Inclusion of manual in PDF format.
- Birds (FSX)
- Native vehicle animations (FSX)

TSS - Airbus A330 HD Sound Package - W.I.P. Preview

Turbine Sound Studios (TSS) has posted another preview video from the upcoming Airbus A330 HD Sound Package.

FlightGear Version 2.8.0 Released

Open source flight simulator FlightGear version 2.8.0 has been released. Details at the FlightGear Website.

AI Traffic:
- Improved aircraft models and textures.
Flight dynamics:
- FlightGear has been synced with the JSBSim project.
- Region-specific terrain textures are used for Europe and Hawaii. Now towns in Europe look different from towns in the USA.
- Cities and towns now look more populated due to random 3D buildings, complete with lighting at night.
- Scenery looks more realistic due to improved placement of random objects, buildings and trees.
- Airport signs are now rendered in 3D, with support for double-sided signs. Full apt.dat 850 syntax is supported.
- You can now select between summer and winter scenery in-sim.
Instruments & HUDs:
- A new flexible, 2D rendering system designed for complex instruments such as CDUs, MFDs, EICAS, HUDs and other glass cockpit interfaces. 
- Canvas allows aircraft designers to easily build complex instruments without needing specialized C++ code.
- Support for translation of the main menu into languages other than English.
- A Nasal API is available allowing access to Navigation and route-manager data.
Highlighted new and improved aircraft:
- Airwave Xtreme 150: complete new (JSBSim) flight dynamics, new model, advanced pilot animations.
- Cessna 337G Skymaster
Project infrastructure:
- Various improvements to our scenery database make it easier than ever to add, delete or update objects to the FlightGear world.
- The new aircraft download page allows you to easily find quality aircraft, by filtering on status indications.
Visual effects:
- Improved simulation of atmospheric light scattering with terrain haze.
- An experimental renderer, named after the famous painter Rembrandt, is included for testing purposes.
-- Rembrandt rendered supports multiple light sources, real-time shadows and ambient occlusion across aircraft and scenery.
- Additional joysticks and rudder pedals are supported out-of-the-box:
-- InterLink Elite
-- Micorosft Xbox 360 Controller
-- Qware USB
-- Saitek Cyborg X (F.L.Y. 5)
-- Saitek Pro Flight Cessna Yoke
-- Saitek Pro Flight Cessna Trim Wheel
-- Saitek Pro Flight Cessna Rudder Pedals
-- Speedlink Defender
- A French partial translation of The FlightGear Manual is now available.

FSAddon Lockheed Hudson and Electra Package - Released

FSAddon has released the Lockheed Hudson and Electra package for FSX. Details at the Silver Cloud Publishing Store.

FS Magazin - Free Bonus Article Available

FS Magazin has release another free bonus article (german language only). Download at the FS Magazin Website.

FSX & FS2004 Navaids Update 1209 by Hervé Sors

Hervé Sors has released Navaids Update 1209 for FSX and FS2004. Available at the Flight Simulator Navaids Page

Flight1 Weekly Special - $10.00 off the ATR 72-500

Flight One Software is currently offering $10.00 off the ATR 72-500. Valid until August 22nd 2012.

Drzewiecki Design Polish Airports Vol.1 - Version 3.0 Announced

Drzewiecki Design has announced development of Polish Airports Vol.1 - Version 3.0 for FSX, FS2004 and Prepar3D.

Included Airports:
- EPGD Gdansk Rebiechowo
- EPKT Katowice Pyrzowice
- EPRZ Rzeszow Jasionka
- EPLB Lublin Airport

Drzewiecki Design Polish Airports Vol.3 for FSX and P3D - Released

Drzewiecki Design has released Polish Airports Vol.3 for FSX and Prepar3D. Details and purchase at the Product Page.

Included Airports:
- EPWR Wrocław Strachowice
- EPBY Bydgoszcz Szwederowo
- EPPO Poznań Ławica
Scenery features:
- Fully compatible with FSX and P3D only
- Highest level of accuracy in geographic positioning, modelling and texturing
- High quality photoreal ground in airport areas and photoreal Bydgoszcz and Wrocław cities with autogen (incl. seasons)
- High quality photoreal textures of airport buildings
- High quality static aircraft compatible with any AI traffic
- Up-to-date scenery of all airports including terminals still being under construction
- Animations, special effects, reflective glass textures
- Product includes customly designed charts and a manual in PDF format

Carenado Beechcraft Baron 58 for X-Plane Announced

Carenado has announced development of the Beechcraft Baron 58 for X-Plane. More information on Facebook.

Blue Sky Scenery - Dubois (KDUB), Washakie Wilderness

Blue Sky Scenery has released the freeware Dubois (KDUB), Washakie Wilderness photo scenery for FSX.

Aerosoft Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (LFBO) for X-Plane 10 Released

Aerosoft has released the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (LFBO) scenery for X-Plane 10. Product PageSimMarket

Scenery Features:
- Detailed reconstruction of the airport including all airport institutions
- 3D- approach lights
- Photo real textures on buildings, vehicles, etc
- Seasonal ground textures
- Apron with realistically rendered textures
- Day- and night textures in high resolution
- Realistic navigational aids (ILS, VOR/DME, ATIS)
- Fully compatible with the standard AI-traffic and AI-traffic add-ons (e.g. MyTraffic X)
- AESLite for dynamic ground traffic on the apron and surrounding roads
- Manual (German, English, French, Spanish)
- Lufthansa Systems FlightNav Inc. Charts

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

FSBreak 116: X-Plane 777 and the demise of Flight

Eric McClintock has posted FSBreak Episode 116: X-Plane 777 and the demise of Flight at the FSBreak Website.

Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia for X-Plane - New Screenshots

Cekko has posted new preview screenshots from the upcoming Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia for X-Plane.

RAZBAM McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II - Previews and Videos

More previews and videos have been posted from the upcoming RAZBAM McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II for FSX.

Freeware Krasnodar International Airport (URKK) for FS2004

The freeware Krasnodar International Airport (URKK) 2.0.1 beta for FS2004 is now available to download at AVSIMrus.

PC Pilot - Issue 81 - September/October 2012 Available

PC Pilot - Issue 81 - September/October 2012 is now available to purchase at the PC Pilot Website.

OpenVFR - New North American States Areas for FSX

OpenVFR has released several new North American States scenery areas for FSX. More Information Here

- Alberta
- Minnesota
- Vermont
- Ohio
- Kentucky
- Tennessee
- Alabama
- Louisiana
- New Mexico

MilViz - First Ever Sale Coming this Friday

MilViz have announced their first ever sale with 50% discounts an all products. Starting Aug 17th through Sept 5th 2012.

Lionheart Creations Robin DR.400-180 for FSX and P3D Announced

Lionheart Creations has announced the soon-to-be-released Robin DR.400-180 for FSX and Prepar3D.

LHSimulations Hungary AI Traffic Pack for FS2004 Released

LHSimulations has released the freeware Hungary AI Traffic Pack for FS2004. Details and download at LHSimulations.

FlightGear World Scenery V2.6.0 (SVN 20310) Available

FlightGear has updated the world scenery database to version 20310. Details at the FlightGear Website.

Richer Simulations - Grenada X - Seasonal Terrain Preview

Richer Simulations has posted this seasonal terrain preview from the Grenada Airport (TGPY) and Island scenery.

Drzewiecki Design Polish Airports Vol.3 for FSX - Coming Soon

Drzewiecki Design has posted more preview screenshots from the upcoming FSX version of Polish Airports Vol.3.

Coolsky Douglas DC-9 - Manuals Available for Download

Coolsky has made available the manuals to the soon-to-be-released Coolsky Douglas DC-9 for FSX. Download Here

Blue Sky Scenery - YNP, Part 2: Yellowstone Lake

Blue Sky Scenery has released the freeware Yellowstone National Park, Part 2: Yellowstone Lake photo scenery for FSX.

Alabeo WACO YMF - Third Livery Preview

Alabeo has posted another livery preview from the upcoming WACO Classic YMF biplane for FSX.

Aerosoft US Cities X - Los Angeles - More Previews

LimeSim has posted more preview screenshots from the upcoming Aerosoft US Cities X - Los Angeles scenery for FSX.

A-Flight Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (EFHK) - Random Screenshots

Aerosoft has posted random screenshots from the upcoming A-Flight Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (EFHK) scenery for FSX.

A2A Simulations - Development Update August 2012

A2A Simulations has posted the August 2012 Development Update video on YouTube.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Leading Edge Simulations Saab 340 Development Update

Leading Edge Simulations has posted this development update on the Saab 340 project for X-Plane 10.

XPFR Freeware Cerfontaine Airport (EBCF) for X-Plane 10

The freeware Cerfontaine Airport (EBCF) scenery for X-Plane 10 is now available to download at XPFR.

X-Plane 10 Oshkosh AirVenture Video

TruScenery Helsinki-Malmi Airport (EFHF) Announced

TruScenery has announced development of Helsinki-Malmi Airport (EFHF) for X-Plane 10, FSX and Prepar3D.

Tom Curtis - Final Frontier for X-Plane 10 - Promo Video

Tom Curtis has posted this promotional video from the recently released Final Frontier scenery for X-Plane 10.

LHSimulations Győr-Pér Intl. Airport (LHPR) - Now at SimMarket

The LHSimulations Győr-Pér International Airport (LHPR) scenery for FSX and FS2004 is now also available at SimMarket.

Airbus X Extended - AVSIM Inteview with Mathijs Kok

AVSIM has posted an interview with Mathijs Kok on the upcoming Aerosoft Airbus X Extended for FSX.

QualityWings Ultimate 146/Avro RJ - More FSX Previews

QualityWings has added more preview screenshots from the upcoming FSX version of the 146/Avro RJ Collection.

Project Airbus - Updated FBW for FSX Available

Project Airbus has released the updated Fly By Wire module for FSX. Details and download in the PA Forums.

Skysoft Freeware Xi'an Xianyang Intl. Airport (ZLXY) Previews

Skysoft Simulation has posted preview screenshots from the freeware Xi'an Xianyang Intl. Airport (ZLXY) for FS2004.