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  2. The Heron’s Nest is Now P3Dv4 Ready! BY IBLUEYONDER ON JUNE 22, 2017 0 COMMENTS The first of our dedicated Prepar3D v.4 projects has just been released. The Heron’s Nest has been updated with that lovely P3Dv4 dynamic night lighting in both hangars, and a new installer has been created specifically for the newest sim. Current owners can download the P3D4 installer by logging into their “My Account” page on http://iblueyonder.com and selecting their Heron’s Nest order link. The installer has been added as an option alongside the existing iBY_Herons_Nest_v2 version. Those who haven’t tried it yet can get their free copy by visiting http://iblueyonder.com/portfolio/the-herons-nest/. Next up: Nantucket! SOURCE:
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  4. INSTAGRAM FLYWITHCAPTAINJOE: https://goo.gl/TToDlg MY WEBSITE: https://goo.gl/KGTSWK NEW FACEBOOK PAGE: https://goo.gl/heUKGb Dear friends and followers, welcome back to my channel. Today´s topic is the result out my recent video about "10 good reasons why to become a pilot". I got so many comments and complaints, that I should mention the negative aspects of being an airline pilot as well. So this is today´s video topic. 10 negative mentions on why being an airline pilot can have disadvantages. 10. Finding a job after flight school 9. Paying for flight school (Money) 8. Early wake up 7. No weekends 6. Fear of medical examination 5. Jetlag 4. Standby Duty 3. Away from home 2. Loss of seniority 1. Homebase and job security As I mention in the video, I don´t agree with all the mention points. In my opinion, I approach these matters with a positive attitude and deal with it as best as I can. If I would worry, complain and winge every single day about these points how miserable would I feel. I know those facts before I choose to become a pilot, and that is still the best choice I´ve made 10 years ago. Sure I get angry if I get called out of standby, but it´s how I approach these disadvantages of this job. Every job has advantages and disadvantages, you´re just gonna have to live with it. I hope you enjoy the video, a comment and a thumbs up are highly appreciated. Thanks for watching, all the best your "Captain" Joe Background track: Stellardone -Airglow Equipment I use: Camera: http://amzn.to/2nEHPDM Microphone: http://amzn.to/2nff2oF Lights: http://amzn.to/2nEPGkU Copyright belong to www.flywithcaptain.com Any copying of this video material will be prosecuted and have legal consequences.SOURCE
  5. AIRAC Cycle 1707 is now available for download on our server!Run NavDataPro on your PC to download the new AIRAC Cycle. SOURCE
  6. Flight Riga (Latvia) - Heraklion (Crete, Greece) The Bombardier CSeries or C Series is a family of narrow-body, twin-engine, medium-range jet airliners by Canadian manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace. The 108 to 133-seat CS100 (officially BD-500-1A10) made its maiden flight on 16 September 2013, was awarded an initial type certification by Transport Canada on 18 December 2015 and entered service on 15 July 2016 with Swiss Global Air Lines. The 130 to 160-seat CS300 (officially BD-500-1A11) first flew on 27 February 2015, received an initial type certification on 11 July 2016, and entered service with launch customer airBaltic on 14 December 2016. The Bombardier CSeries aircraft contains a high proportion of composite materials and features larger windows. The CSeries cabin features large, rotating overhead storage bins, allowing each passenger to stow a sizeable carry-on bag overhead. Compared to the cabins of current in-service narrowbody aircraft, the CSeries provides airlines with the highest overhead bin volume per passenger and a wider aisle that allows for faster boarding and disembarkation of passengers. The CSeries aircraft contain 70% advanced materials comprising 46% composite materials and 24% aluminium-lithium. Bombardier offers an overall 15% lower seat-mile cost, 20% lower fuel burn and a CO2 emissions advantage, a 25% reduction in maintenance costs and four-fold reduction in the noise footprint compared to existing production aircraft. The CS100 is to compete with the Embraer E195-E2 while the CS300 is to compete with the Boeing 737 MAX 7, Airbus A319neo, and Irkut MC-21-200. The effect of stiff competition and production delays was apparent in early 2016. On 20 January, United Continental Holdings ordered 40 Boeing 737-700 aircraft instead. Aside from ready availability of aircraft already in full production, the purchase of Boeing vs. the Bombardier CSeries was financially prudent. Since United already flies 310 of the 737, there will be savings for pilot training and fewer spare parts will need to be stocked. Boeing also reportedly gave United a massive 73% discount on the 737 deal, dropping the price to $22 million per aircraft, well below the CS300 market value at $36 million. In November 2016, United deferred this order to save $1.6Bn in CAPEX or $26 million per 61 aircraft. David Tyerman, an analyst with Canaccord Genuity offered the following assessment of the impact of this news to the Toronto Star: "This just shows how difficult it is for Bombardier to win orders these days. It’s not the end of the world, but this loss illustrates what they are up against. It also raises the question of how profitable the next C Series order they win will be for them." On 17 February 2016, Air Canada signed a letter of intent with Bombardier for up to 75 CS300 aircraft as part of its narrowbody fleet renewal plan. This comprised 45 firm orders, plus options for an additional 30 aircraft. It includes substitution rights to CS100 aircraft in certain circumstances, with deliveries to occur from late 2019 to 2022. The $3.8 billion order for 45 CS300 aircraft was finalized on 28 June 2016. On 28 April 2016, Bombardier and Delta Air Lines announced a sale for 75 CS100 firm orders and 50 options, the first aircraft should enter service in spring 2018. Airways News believe that a substantial 65 to 70% discount off the $71.8 million list price was provided making the final sale at $24.6–28.7 million price per aircraft; this large order from a major carrier could help Bombardier to break the Boeing/Airbus duopoly on narrowbody aircraft. With those 127 firm orders in early 2016, introduction should be with a firm backlog of more than 300 orders and up to 800 aircraft including options, conditional orders, letters of intent and purchase rights; they imply an onerous contract provision of around $500 million, $3.9 million per order. airBaltic, legally incorporated as AS Air Baltic Corporation, is a state-owned Latvian low-cost carrier and the country's flag carrier, with its head office on the grounds of Riga International Airport in Mārupe municipality near Riga. Its main hub is at Riga International Airport with further bases at Tallinn Airport and Vilnius Airport. The Bombardier CS300 delivery was much anticipated by airBaltic, since this new aircraft type will replace most of the airline's Boeing 737-300's and Boeing 737-500's. The delivery of the CS300 happened on November 29 2016 at 2am ET. The airline received two CS300 in 2016 and expects to receive six in 2017, eight in 2018 and four more in 2020.SOURCE
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    JustSim have release for FSX & P3D inc v4 EDDL Dusseldorf Airport. available to purchase @simmarket. http://secure.simmarket.com/justsim-duesseldorf-airport_eddl-fsx-p3d.phtml Düsseldorf Airport (German: Flughafen Düsseldorf; until March 2013 Düsseldorf International Airport; IATA: DUS, ICAO: EDDL) is the international airport of Düsseldorf, the capital of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. smurf_john
  9. Hallaise! New update out for X-Plane 11. Looks to be a good one for ortho users. X-Plane 11.02RC1 http://www.x-plane.com/kb/x-plane-11-02-release-notes/ Happy Flights!
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    Why Thank you kind sir :-)
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    Thanks for the heads up @smurf_john ! Have a like.
  12. Captains, We pushed a minor update for Prepar3D users of the PMDG 777-200LR/F earlier this evening. The update capitalizes on some performance enhancements we worked out for both prepar3D platforms, and it adds the rolling friction model we introduced with the 747-400 earlier this year. We had a half dozen other minor items in this update that we fixed just because we had our hands on stuff, and we also corrected a bug that caused the brakes to overheat for some users in unexpected conditions... You can obtain this update via the Operations Center. We are working to publish a rollup-update for FSX/FSX-SE users. That should drop before the weekend, we think.
  13. BUY: http://www.x-aviation.com/catalog/product_info.php/icarus-simulations-key-west-keyw-p-141 SOURCE: http://forums.x-plane.org/index.php?/forums/topic/123693-icarus-simulations-keyw-key-west-int-airport/
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    Annnnnnd we're back...
  15. flywitheaa

    Dozens of airplanes flew into EAA’s Pioneer Airport on June 17 as part of EAA’s Ultralight Day 2017. Not every airplane involved was technically an ultralight, some are light-sport aircraft, but Ultralight Day is about focusing on the fun, light side of flying. This year, pilots participated in proficiency events, which included accuracy landings, beanbag drops, and torpedo run contests. Pilots scoring in the top three in these events received a plaque commemorating their accomplishment.SOURCE
  16. http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2017/box-wing-design-airbus-compound-helicopter Airbus has adopted a radical box-wing and pusher propeller configuration for its European Clean Sky 2 high-speed rotorcraft demonstrator.
  17. Aspen Extended is updated to include Prepar3D V4. SOURCE
  18. HISTORY 1.00 Download release - Support for P3Dv3 & v4 added. - Added dynamic light effects. (P3Dv4 only) - Updated Deice trucks with dynamic headlights. (P3Dv4 only) - Updated animated service vehicle traffic with dynamic headlights. (P3Dv4 only) - Added Tool to deactivate or activate dynamic lights in P3Dv4. - Adjusted AFCAD to prevent bleed-through at runway / taxiway intersections. (P3Dv3 and P3Dv4) - Adjusted Glass texture transparency in P3Dv4. 1.01 - fixed FSX/FSX-SE animation - fixed static jetway models / parking positions - P3DV4 is using SODE 1.5.1 - FSX | FSX:SE | P3DV3 are uisng SODE 1.4.2 1.02 - Corrected for aircraft starting in the air when changing location to the airport via the in-game menu. - Adjusted AFCAD city name back to Trondheim. - Optimized SODE xml placement code. - Adjusted P3Dv4 spotlight effect to prevent it being loaded more that once. - Adjusted info text in configuration tool. SOURCE
  19. Flight Riga (Latvia) - Heraklion (Crete, Greece) The Bombardier CSeries or C Series is a family of narrow-body, twin-engine, medium-range jet airliners by Canadian manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace. The 108 to 133-seat CS100 (officially BD-500-1A10) made its maiden flight on 16 September 2013, was awarded an initial type certification by Transport Canada on 18 December 2015 and entered service on 15 July 2016 with Swiss Global Air Lines. The 130 to 160-seat CS300 (officially BD-500-1A11) first flew on 27 February 2015, received an initial type certification on 11 July 2016, and entered service with launch customer airBaltic on 14 December 2016. The Bombardier CSeries aircraft contains a high proportion of composite materials and features larger windows. The CSeries cabin features large, rotating overhead storage bins, allowing each passenger to stow a sizeable carry-on bag overhead. Compared to the cabins of current in-service narrowbody aircraft, the CSeries provides airlines with the highest overhead bin volume per passenger and a wider aisle that allows for faster boarding and disembarkation of passengers. The CSeries aircraft contain 70% advanced materials comprising 46% composite materials and 24% aluminium-lithium. Bombardier offers an overall 15% lower seat-mile cost, 20% lower fuel burn and a CO2 emissions advantage, a 25% reduction in maintenance costs and four-fold reduction in the noise footprint compared to existing production aircraft. The CS100 is to compete with the Embraer E195-E2 while the CS300 is to compete with the Boeing 737 MAX 7, Airbus A319neo, and Irkut MC-21-200. The effect of stiff competition and production delays was apparent in early 2016. On 20 January, United Continental Holdings ordered 40 Boeing 737-700 aircraft instead. Aside from ready availability of aircraft already in full production, the purchase of Boeing vs. the Bombardier CSeries was financially prudent. Since United already flies 310 of the 737, there will be savings for pilot training and fewer spare parts will need to be stocked. Boeing also reportedly gave United a massive 73% discount on the 737 deal, dropping the price to $22 million per aircraft, well below the CS300 market value at $36 million. In November 2016, United deferred this order to save $1.6Bn in CAPEX or $26 million per 61 aircraft. David Tyerman, an analyst with Canaccord Genuity offered the following assessment of the impact of this news to the Toronto Star: "This just shows how difficult it is for Bombardier to win orders these days. It’s not the end of the world, but this loss illustrates what they are up against. It also raises the question of how profitable the next C Series order they win will be for them." On 17 February 2016, Air Canada signed a letter of intent with Bombardier for up to 75 CS300 aircraft as part of its narrowbody fleet renewal plan. This comprised 45 firm orders, plus options for an additional 30 aircraft. It includes substitution rights to CS100 aircraft in certain circumstances, with deliveries to occur from late 2019 to 2022. The $3.8 billion order for 45 CS300 aircraft was finalized on 28 June 2016. On 28 April 2016, Bombardier and Delta Air Lines announced a sale for 75 CS100 firm orders and 50 options, the first aircraft should enter service in spring 2018. Airways News believe that a substantial 65 to 70% discount off the $71.8 million list price was provided making the final sale at $24.6–28.7 million price per aircraft; this large order from a major carrier could help Bombardier to break the Boeing/Airbus duopoly on narrowbody aircraft. With those 127 firm orders in early 2016, introduction should be with a firm backlog of more than 300 orders and up to 800 aircraft including options, conditional orders, letters of intent and purchase rights; they imply an onerous contract provision of around $500 million, $3.9 million per order. airBaltic, legally incorporated as AS Air Baltic Corporation, is a state-owned Latvian low-cost carrier and the country's flag carrier, with its head office on the grounds of Riga International Airport in Mārupe municipality near Riga. Its main hub is at Riga International Airport with further bases at Tallinn Airport and Vilnius Airport. The Bombardier CS300 delivery was much anticipated by airBaltic, since this new aircraft type will replace most of the airline's Boeing 737-300's and Boeing 737-500's. The delivery of the CS300 happened on November 29 2016 at 2am ET. The airline received two CS300 in 2016 and expects to receive six in 2017, eight in 2018 and four more in 2020.SOURCE
  20. @yoda, a great update thank you! Updated the list, great to cross this one off! @Roughy list updated thanks for the heads up, enjoy the lounge!
  21. Portland International Airport (KPDX) Our own Bill Womack will be the lead developer and project manager for Flightbeam Studios‘ KPDX project. Bill is especially fond of this one as it was his home airport for 14 years. The combination of passion, familiarity, and the quality that both iBlueYonder and Flightbeam customers have come to expect will make this a winner, for sure. SOURCE: http://iblueyonder.com/iby-flightsimcon-2017-new-product-announcements/
  22. iBY FlightSimCon 2017 New Product Announcements BY IBLUEYONDER ON JUNE 13, 2017 1 COMMENT FlightSimCon 2017 was a huge success. By far the highest numbers of attendees ever, and what a stellar lineup of sim creators, add-on developers, hardware manufacturers and enthusiasts! If at all possible, make plans to attend next year. iBlueYonder was there, of course, and we had a couple of new product announcements that we think will make quite a few of you very happy. Dallas Love Field (KDAL) It’s been a while since this airport got some love, and we’re jazzed about bringing it just that. This is a field steeped in history; it was the last field JFK ever flew into, and the site of LBJ’s inauguration in the dark days after Kennedy’s assassination. It’s the home of Southwest Airlines, and soon will welcome Alaska Airlines. And what’s more, it has sweeping views of the downtown Dallas skyline. And yes, that skyline is getting a complete makeover as well – we’re including a custom, high-detail downtown area along with the airport. Here are a few renders to give you a sense of the scope of the project. It’s early days, but we have several highly skilled modelers and texture artists working on it right now. More soon! The other big announcement was a joint effort that might take a few people by surprise… SOURCE: http://iblueyonder.com/iby-flightsimcon-2017-new-product-announcements/
  23. Flight1 is in the process of updating the GTN and GNS packages as well as both the King Air and Cessna Citation Mustang: http://www.simforums.com/forums/p3d-v4-compatibility_topic58318&FID=50&PR=3.html Best Regards, Kurt "Yoda" Kalbfleisch San Diego, CA
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