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    Hello fellow virtual pilots! If you are longing for sun, fun and surf, then I welcome you to destination Hawaii. This month's tour will take us all across the United States' 50th. From the high volcanic peaks to the clear blue ocean, enjoy the views of this tropical paradise. For an extra bit of fun, bring along an amphibious aircraft to show off your water landings! skyFive! START DATE: Monday 12/04/2017 @10p PST FLIGHTS: GROUP A: OMGEDSON's LIVE SHOWS GROUP B: BCrawley57's LIVE SHOWS FLIGHT PLAN (.pln): Pineapple_Express_Tour.pln PHMU PHTO HI25 PHKO PHUP PHHN PHJH PHNY PHMK PHNL Z29G PHDH PHLI PAK PHBK HI01 PHLI TOOLS: Use either of the FREE software below to open the flight plan file and to see air traffic Little Navmap: https://albar965.github.io/littlenavmap.html Plan G: http://www.tasoftware.co.uk/ VFR Flight: https://albar965.github.io/littlenavmap.html FREEWARE SCENERY (optional but HIGHLY recommended): Hawaiian Airports by George Keogh - https://flight-sim-jewels.com/hawaiian-airports-by-george-keogh/ *DISCLAIMER: THESE REQUIRE MANUAL INSTALLATION & DISABLING OF ORBX DUPLICATES, YOU'RE ON YOUR OWN WITH THAT! PAYWARE SCENERY (optional): ORBX FTX Global - https://orbxdirect.com/product/ftxglobal ORBX OpenLC North America - https://orbxdirect.com/product/openlc-na FSDREAMTEAM - Hawaiian Airports 1 - https://www.fsdreamteam.com/products_hawaii1.html FSDREAMTEAM - Hawaiian Airports 2 - https://www.fsdreamteam.com/products_hawaii2.html AEROSOFT - Dillingham X - https://www.aerosoft.com/us/fsxp3d/flight-simulator-x/sceneries/313/hawaii-dillingham-x PLANE: Any plane capable of a comfortable cruise speed of 90kts. PAYWARE: KC Flight Shop - Republic RC-3 Seabee - http://www.kcflightshop.com/?page_id=245 PAYWARE: Flight Replicas - Super Cub Complete Package - http://www.flight-replicas.com/SuperCubfullpkg.htm PAYWARE: Ants Eaglet - http://www.antsairplanes.com/eaglet.html PAYWARE (FREEWARE DEMO): Ants Sierra - http://www.antsairplanes.com/sierralsa.html WEATHER: Active Sky (for real and matching historic weather): http://www.hifisimtech.com
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    For all my French Canadian friends (and everyone else too). Quebec Intl Airport Jean Lesage FSX & P3D Version 3/4 Size 24.6 MB Created 24-11-2017 16:09:53 Changed 24-11-2017 18:52:28 License Freeware Auto-install : Installer Scenery v11 Author : Gilles Boily Download For FSX & Steam Edition & P3D v1 v2 v3 v4 This most realistic scenery by its exceptional level of detail is the third edition of the Jean Lesage International Airport of Quebec (CYQB) version FSX (also works with P3D). The present scenery includes more than fifty buildings and objects including the newly inaugurated terminal and annex. The Québec City Airport is the base for the operation and maintenance of the CL215 and CL415 tanker fleet of the Quebec Government Air Service. This scenery, which required hundreds of hours of work, was made from a very complete photographic documentation, which aims to be more in line with reality. LINK TO SOURCE: http://www.rikoooo.com/downloads/viewdownload/88/873?utm_source=newsletter_212&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new-downloads-211
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    @Patrons Cub Club info for Saturday 11/25/17: Starting airport: NZOP (Opotiki) Sim time: 1000 local ; Date: 11/25/17 *We will be taking full advantage of the ORBX NZ North Island region. There will be A LOT of cool tiny soft runway airports. It is currently 50% off. One of the best scenery packs you can buy!!*
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    A bunch of Carenado planes are on sale for 40-70% off until December 17th. Some great buys like the CARENADO - C208B GRAND CARAVAN EX HD for 20.94 EU at 40% off and the CARENADO - F33A BONANZA FSX P3D at 70% or 8.37 EU. Many more. I have 12 in my cart right now... Do I click buy... LINK TO SOURCE: http://secure.simmarket.com/prepar3d-v4-aircraft-page-1.chtml
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    A couple of insights in the other side of things we work on that the average fs hobbyist wouldnt ne B377 slightly changed but not much to help the Berlin Airflift Historical Foundation, making there first flight recently there new baby the C97; http://a2asimulations.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=62174 Spitfire simulator to train Spitfire pilots of today; https://www.facebook.com/airtechsim/?ref=br_rs Working with Redbird on some amazing new PPL programs to bring flight training into the 21st Century; There are several others that I cannot go into right now, but everything we do on that side of things always has a great filter down to the fs hobbist market and from our point of view the A2A software simulators you fly at home on your desk are essentially the same to what are used in the certified and non certified flight training areas in area such as to the numbers, correct flight models and what not.
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    This thread is good; http://a2asimulations.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=61846#p472225 But yes, we are hoping for an end of 2017 release of something, we have our Accu-sim Spitfire MkI-II coming to P3Dv4, Accu-feel and lots of ther bits. Safe to say after a quiet from fs hobbyist pov 2017 from A2A its going to be quite a busy 2018 as some of our professional flight training projects close up.
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    Anyone who is having trouble with Fsx:se https://steamcommunity.com/app/314160/discussions/12/1486613649680732796/
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    HI, I am a Patron and look forward to On Approach each week. Greatly value your insights and opinions. I am sure that I am like many US based followers I look forward to attending a Flight Simulator show. This year it looks like there will be two and I can only afford to go to one. FlightSimExpo 2018 - June 9 and June 10, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada and FlightSimCon 2018 June 23 and June 24, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. An initial look at each web site seems to indicate that the Las Vegas conference will be the one to attend. I am sure that in On Approach you guys will give your opinions of each show and be a valuable input to the planning efforts of many, including me. LINK TO SOURCE: http://www.flightsimexpo.com/ https://flightsimcon.com/
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    UK2000 Scenery Xtreme for FS2004,FSX,P3D and Xplane Save 25% if you order 1 product Save 30% if you order 2 products Save 40% if you or 4 or more products . Includes UK2000 New Releases Manchester V2 & Gatwick V4 Click here for sale prices http://www.uk2000scenery.com You received this email because you are a customer of UK2000 Scenery and have ordered from us in the past using this email address. If you no longer wish to receive emails offers from UK2000 Scenery, then please unsubscribe here. ** Offer only available for Download versions, finishes 31\12\2017** Do not reply to this email, it is not monitored. LINK TO SOURCE: http://www.uk2000scenery.com/newsite/My_Homepage_Files/Page8.html
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    We’ve all been waiting for it and DreamFoil Creations is finally showing us the goods. Check out the AS350 for X-Plane 11. LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.helisimmer.com/news/dreamfoil-creations-previews-as350-x-plane-11/
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    Eaglesoft got some very interesting corporate aircrafts coming up. Unfortunately they are building them for the 32 bit platforms, and considering them for 64 bit later on... I would really like to see the Citation X in v4 as soon as possible, as my current Generation 2 is stranded in the 32 bit world. Generation Three Citation XLS+ w/full Collins Pro Line 21 Avionics Suite Expected early 2018. Generation Three Challenger 605 w//full Collins Pro Line 21 Avionics Suite Expected after the XLS+ Generation Three Citation X w/full Honeywell Primus 2000 Avionics Suite Expected after the XLS+ and 605 LINK TO SOURCE:
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    Hello Commanders, It's been a while you heard from us, and we are proud to announce the new release for VAInterface! You can download it now from our store in the link bellow: Download now! To get the software you have to log in on our store with your usual account, which you should have when you got previous purchases and downloads from our website. Note that support system and the stores have two different accounts! If you already have an older VAinterface release remember to uninstall it via Windows removal. VAInterface is compatible with all Virtual Avionics modules and apps. Flight Simulators compatible: Prepar3D v4 or bellow; X-Plane 11 or bellow; Microsoft Flight Simulator X; Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition. Virtual CDU compatibility: 737: iFly; PMDG; Prosim; 747: PMDG: Queen of Skies II; 777: PMDG; A320: Aerosoft. LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.avsim.com/forums/topic/525370-vainterface-225-is-out-now/
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    Captain Sim is proud to introduce the new generation of the award-winning '757 Captain' series: the '757 CAPTAIN III' family of expansions for FSX and Prepar3D. The first member of the family is the 757-2PW BASE PACK. It's a highly detailed and accurate digital replica of the Boeing 757-200 with PW2037 and PW2040 engines. Key features: - Fully functional flight deck loaded with advanced systems simulation (FMC/LNAV/VNAV/WXR etc etc) Re-coded from scratch. - All-new custom night lighting. - Complete passenger cabin with in-flight entertainment system. - Top-notch exterior model with 3D windows, cabin interior, passengers, stewardess and animated pilots. - High resolution textures. - Realistic flight model. - Authentic sound set. - ACE (Aircraft Configuration Editor). - Repaint kit. - Aux 2D panels. - Custom visual effects. - Flights. - Custom views including wing views. - Sim Ops. - 715 (seven hundred fifteen) pages Manual.
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    Hi thanks for the positive feedback, the plan is to launch during spring next year, however I don't want to promise any dates as what matters the most to me is to release a good product that every user would love. You know how it is, it is better to be late but have an amazing product than rush things and bring disappointments to your users. I am also currently in discussions with Dave Hoges regarding the procedures and quality controls we will use during his beta tests so we can ensure that all end users will receive the best experience possible with the final product. Regarding the price, this would be revealed at a later stage. Best Regards Simbol
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    45% off all Orbx products and Whangarei released! We are pleased to announce our End of Year sale! This sale runs until the 1st of January 2018 at 23:00:00 UTC. This time, EVERY Orbx product will have the sale pricing applied - including Germany South, LDPL Pula and the newly-released NZWR Whangarei. We are also releasing our first airport in the North Island of New Zealand: NZWR Whangarei Airport! At release, Whangarei will also receive the 45% off sale pricing. So get in quick to try it at this insanely low price for a new airport! Learn more about Whangarei: https://orbxdirect.com/product/nzwr See all our products: https://orbxdirect.com LINK TO SOURCE:
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    Aerosoft Sale -Aircraft 20% OFF - for one week only! Order online 24/7 from justflight.com Aerosoft Aircraft Sale Get 20% OFF the usual Download prices of these Aerosoft aircraft add-ons - for one week only! Sale ends at 9am (UK time) on Monday 27 November Airbus A318/319 (FSX, FSX: SE & P3D v3) Airbus A320/321 (FSX, FSX: SE & P3D v3) Airbus Bundle (FSX, FSX: SE & P3D v3) DHC-2 Beaver X (FSX) Twin Otter Extended (FSX, FSX: SE & P3D v3/v4) F-14 Extended (FSX, FSX: SE & P3D v2/v3) F-16 Fighting Falcon (FSX) Huey X (FSX) See the Aerosoft Aircraft Sale pages on the Just Flight website for all the aircraft details! LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.justflight.com/category/aerosoft-sale-aircraft?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20 off eight Aerosoft aircraft - for one week only&utm_content=20 off eight Aerosoft aircraft - for one week only+CID_2fbd82b809c19c66f7d47a9bce31afed&utm_source=cm
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    Hey guys, late topic, but I have made a promise to mister B ! Here it is : tips and tricks to add your P3D sceneries to FSW easily (on a per case basis, as some sceneries are not compatible with FSW like the UK2000's ones) 1st you have to locate and make a save of your FSW's scenery.cfg file. There are two of them : - C:\ProgramData\Dovetail Games\FSW\scenery.CFG - C:\Users\(yourname)\AppData\Roaming\Dovetail Games\FSW\scenery.CFG Then you can simply edit them with a notepad or similar tool. Here is an example where I integrate OrbX Vector (works like a charm) where my installed Vector is in P3D v4 on a F disk. You will notice I will only demonstrate with stuff that is already in use for another sim, as FSW is in development, it is noy very safe to do direct installations inside it :
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    Aerosoft Professional A318 - A321 will be delayed until 2018 as they start to implement TFDI's Reallight and Trueglass Modules into their Airbus Products. Thanks to ourt friends at FSElite for the scoop, click the link below for more details, LINK TO SOURCE: https://fselite.net/news/aerosoft-airbus-a318-a321-professional-delayed-2018-looking-use-trueglass-reallight/
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    Hi guys, Just a short message to inform that there is a new version for this freeware (3.3.1), it has just a minor change to support the FAIB 747-8 and 747-8F models. Best Regards, Simbol
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    It's Christmas already Yesterday Aerobask made its Lancair Legacy FG (former payware) free, so let's stay in the free zone ! If you want crispier mountains, higher fidelity terrain elevations, if you are using orthophotos, or just if you want a little bit of real life fidelity to your sim, you will need a good base mesh. This is the v4 of the ever free (but you can donate !) HD Mesh from AlpilotX (which brought us extraordinary sceneries like NZ !). TL;DR : Do not think, just download it for your X-Plane 11 ! LINK TO SOURCE : http://www.alpilotx.net/downloads/x-plane-11-hd-mesh-scenery-v4/
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    Thanks, picked up SYNTHETIC VISION SYSTEM FSX P3D and by mistake a TBM 850 HD SERIES FSX P3D V2 .
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    @Patrons Cub Club info for Saturday 12/2/17: Starting airport: SAZY (Aviador Carlos Campos) Sim time: 1000 local ; Date: 12/2/17
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    The VC10 is widely regarded as one of the most graceful jet airliners ever created, with its long slim fuselage, clean angled-back wings and graceful swept-back tail surfaces. The aircraft was designed by Vickers-Armstrongs to fly on long-distance BOAC routes between the UK and Africa, which required an aircraft capable of operating from hot airports at high altitudes with short runways. This resulted in an aircraft with superb performance, second only to the supersonic Concorde in terms of speed for a jet airliner. VC10 Jetliner for Flight Simulator X and Prepar3D includes an accurately modelled Type 1101 (known as the BOAC Standard variant) variant in 10 liveries, including a variety of BOAC and British Airways schemes. The detailed virtual cockpit features 3D instruments, authentic wear and tear, and all four flight crew positions (Captain, Co-Pilot, Flight Engineer and Navigator) modelled in high detail. Comprehensive but easy-to-use systems are simulated, including a realistic fuel system with transfer and jettison functionality, an autopilot with pitch and bank hold, an autothrottle with IAS and MACH hold capabilities, and simulated powered flying control units (PFCUs). Realistic engine start procedures are possible with ground air supply and cross-bleed, and autostart (Ctrl+E) compatibility allows you to get airborne quickly. The VC10 is brought to life with distinctive Rolls-Royce Conway engine sounds and realistic and accurate flight dynamics based on real-world performance and handling data as well as input from ex-VC10 crew.See the Detailed Description below for the full list of features!What is the Jetliner product range?Following the success of our F-Lite (highly detailed but simplified systems) and Professional (study sim, complex systems) product ranges, the Jetliner range was introduced to offer aircraft that sit between these two ranges. At the core of all our aircraft are highly realistic and detailed models, featuring numerous animations and accompanied by authentic flight dynamics and sounds. The Jetliner range of aircraft features aircraft and cockpit systems which retain the ease of use of those found in F-Lite aircraft but with greater depth and complexity for key systems such as the autopilot, fuel and engine start systems. The Jetliner range offers the perfect stepping stone for virtual pilots looking to transition from F-Lite to Professional, as well as being ideally suited to those at any experience level.More VC10s in development... LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.justflight.com/product/vc10-jetliner?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Just Flights new VC10 Jetliner for FSX P3D&utm_content=Just Flights new VC10 Jetliner for FSX P3D+CID_f8cbf3a100347660aeebb887854b044e&utm_source=cm&utm_term=Just Flight
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    If you own Flytampa Vienna, send a mail to Flytampa support with your full name and product id requesting Vienna 2.8 and they will send you the new installer.
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    $15.05 exactly to get your hand on some good IBlueYonder stuff ! Who could resist ? (not me...) Updated for P3D v4, compatible FSX to v4 LINK TO SOURCE : http://www.pcaviator.com/store/product.php?productid=21107
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    This one is a great tool for planning your flights! By default, the map shows all payware airports available in P3Dv4, but clicking the icon will then allow you to add the following layers: Freeware, Orbx regions, and Orbx enhanced airports. LINK TO SOURCE: https://fselite.net/p3dv4-compatible-airport-map/
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    IF YOU LIKED THE ISLANDS WE FLEW TO LAST NIGHT, GOT A NUGET FOR YA, BOYS AND GIRLS FOUND REALLY NICE PAYWARE AIRPORTS FOR THE ISLANDS WE FLEW TO DURING THE GERMANY TOUR LAST NIGHTAND THERE ARE ON SALRE NOW, 20% OFF ON SINGLE BUYS = 5% MORE IF GET 2 OR MORE OF THERE AIRPORT PACKS SIM720 FOUND AT- REAL FLIGHT SHOP BUT THE ONE THEY ADVERTIZED STATED FOR V1 V2 V3, SO SNOOPED FURTHER RFS PROVIDED A LINK TO THE AUTHORS SITE, YOU KNOW ME, WENT THERE AND FOUND THEY SELL STRAIGHT FROM THEIR SITE AND IN INFO FOR THE PACK STATED THEY HAD JUST UPGRADED IT TO V4, AP V1.4 . SO LONG STORY SHORT BOUGHT THE ISLAND PACK AND A VERY NICE CATALINA ISLAND-Catalina Airport (KAVX) PACK BOTH FOR WAIT FOR IT, WAIT FOR IT...............33 BUCKS SO PUTS THESE AIRPORT SCENERIES IN THE 20 DOLLAR CLUB, BOYS. POST SCREENIES SOON OF THEM East Frisian Islands - Germany (EDWZ, EDWR, EDWJ, EDWL, EDWY) Five places to fly for peace, quiet and plenty of bracing North Sea air. These five airports on the islands of Baltrum, Borkum, Juist, Langeoog and Norderney are all part of the East Frisian Islands off the coasts of Germany and Holland. Borkum is the largest of the islands, located just 30 kilometres from the mainland it is Germany’s most North-Westerly point. Although in the past it was for Whalers and pirates it is now part of a National Park, as indeed are all the islands, and is an unspoilt place to escape to and then spend the week flying from island to island. Borkum airport, which is one metre above sea level, has one asphalt runway exactly one kilometre long and two grass runways just short of a kilometre each. Baltrum is known as the sleeping beauty of the North Sea and is the smallest of the islands, whereas Juist is the longest at 17 Kilometres and is only 7 kilometres from the mainland. Norderley has special status with UNESCO World Heritage Status and Langeoog makes up the fifth island. Each of these islands boasts its own airport, ideal for island hoping with twenty combinations for different take-off and landing places. LINK TO SOURCE: https://flight.sim720.co.uk/
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    US Navy officials have said it was "absolutely unacceptable" that one of their pilots used a jet's contrail to draw a penis in the sky. The phallic outline over Okanogan County in the western US state of Washington provoked much mirth online. But commanders at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island did not see the funny side and have ordered an inquiry. A spokesman for the airbase confirmed that the aircraft involved was one of its Boeing EA-18G Growlers. WARNING: Some viewers may find images below offensive. LINK TO SOURCE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/42032629
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    Revised tour completed by team Europe. Clear of German airspace for now 😊
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    Well I was searching for an alternative to the only good thing left in FSCloud : the landing rate popup window... I understood that the window from the stream could not be seen by the streamers from TSL as what we see as viewers is not on the client side... I first went to Simbuddy, which is a kind of a hassle cause it want to start with your computer and uses a bunch of memory you don't need when not flying. I then stumbled on some scripts in Lua, that were not easy to configure depending on your ESP version. But there is an old + very stable + easy to use + free tool called simply Landing Rate Monitor. You just start the app before your flight, and if you have text messages inside sim activated, you'll get a line stating your stats at landing directly inside the sim. You also can have the app window on top. It also filters bounces from the real landing. LINK TO SOURCE : https://client.lrmlive.com/ Best thing about it : it works with any ESP flight sim ! FSX all versions, P3D all versions, without any setting !
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    When the 2 last DLCs ("View & Slew" and "Moving Map and camera" were out for FSW (not DLCs made by Dovetail, but still, appearing on the Steam list), there has been some negativity (from me also : I do not recommand to buy these specific 2 DLCs) from the community about DLCs and development path. As there has been a little gap in the DTG's communication, Stephen Hood took time to make an explicative post (on Steam and official forum) that you can find there : LINK TO SOURCE : https://forums.dovetailgames.com/threads/content-development-and-direction-note-from-stephen-hood.2515/
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    Group Euro made it to EDWR, shitty weather but fun.
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    Flight Sim Labs have today made the major announcement that their famous Concorde X aircraft will be coming to P3D V4! In a post to their Facebook page they wrote: “As you are all well aware by now, our A320-X is available for Prepar3D V4, we’re working on the A320-X SP1 release for FSX and Prepar3D v3 and the rest of the A32X fleet is in the pipeline to be released in the coming months. We had promised that when that time came, we would take a closer look to the possibility of creating a new Concorde title, specifically designed for Prepar3D v4. Our existing Concorde-X title, developed in 2008 and released in 2010 was a huge success: It brought the thrill and excitement of Concorde to a desktop simulation and even today, almost 15 years after the last Concorde flight, the interest in Concorde remains very clear. Our Flight Sim Labs developer team feels there might still exist one more opportunity to see this aircraft take to the virtual skies in Prepar3D v4 – with the resources we have been acquiring since the days of the Altitude Concorde for FS9 back in 2002 up to today, we believe we are the single company uniquely fitted to undertake this quite significant task one last time, on the most recent flight simulation platform: Prepar3D v4. We feel that in order for the Concorde to be done justice with the exciting new features available today, we would need to see the following new and improved facilities included in this new version: New Virtual Cockpit New cockpit model built with the Prepar3D V4 SDK New high-resolution textures Complete 3D engineers station Both British Airways and Air France variants Full dynamic light integration with FSLSpotlights v2 Improved external texturing – using techniques developed for the A32X Series All new high-resolution sound set using our new sound infrastructure developed for the A32X Series including cockpit, cabin and external sound sets, complete with sonic boom New special effects – including our spectacular lighting effects in adverse weather conditions and fog True Dynamic Lighting – a system developed for the A32X Series that varies the intensity of the light depending on environmental conditions and time of day (or night). Cabin PA sound sets for both British Airways and Air France Concorde Weather Radar integrated with Active Sky Utilization of our Jet Engine Simulation program to simulate the Olympus 593’s more accurately in every phase of flight – developed for the A32X Series The purpose of this post is to gauge how much interest there would be in a new Concorde title for Prepar3D v4, as we estimate the price of this new version to be around $100 USD. If you’d like to see a new Concorde in Prepar3D v4 – most likely the last Concorde project of its kind – please vote: Send an email to “wantconcorde@flightsimlabs.com” Subject: “I will buy the Concorde on P3D v4!” Add your full name and age, telling us that that you will support this effort. We reiterate: This project cannot and will not happen without your help. This is possibly the last time a Concorde will ever be developed at this fidelity level and caliber for any simulator platform – if you wish to keep the dream alive, tell us! As always, thank you very much for your continued support in Flight Sim Labs!” LINK TO SOURCE: https://pcflight.net/fslabs-concorde-x-coming-p3d-v4/
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    I don’t remember seeing this in previous On Approach episodes.... New Ayers Rock (YAYE) scenery has been released by Rim & Co. Check out the video by Thomas Rasmussen below. @sparks_smudge will like the helipad at 0m41s. Stunning place to fly. LINK TO SOURCE:
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    Hi all! Just thought I would take some time to review - quick and dirty review - one of my most recent purchase: Pacsim Salt Lake City for P3Dv4. I was eyeing this scenery for quite a while now as it is one of Delta's hub and I fly Delta a lot on Prepar3D. The city is a nice hop from San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vegas, Denver and Phoenix yet my first flight into Salt Lake City was from Atlanta, a little over 4hrs drive. Now, the scenery installation process is really simple! Once the payment is made, you receive an email with the serial number as well as the .exe file. For the installation, you also need to have three other .bin files available from their website. The scenery is beautiful and the approach with the downtown part that has been modeled really creates a sweet ambiance. The modelling of the surrounding mountains also attracts the attention. Performance wise, I have a fairly good, average system and had 50FPS on downwind, down to 30FPS on final and in around the apron. For me, performance was slightly better than what I have in Minneapolis (FlightBeam) and Paris (Taxi2Gate) Positives: Good performance; Good modelling of the surrounding mountains; Beautiful modelling of the terminals; Downtown is very well modeled; Inside of terminal is modeled! There were, however, some downsides... Downsides: Clear demarcation of scenery textures on the outskirt of the scenery coverage (see picture below) Markings on the ground (font used for the taxi-in lines) Gates could have used more weathering! No dynamic lighting; Weird bushes around the runways; The scenery as a whole just feels like it was rushed through completion. You can see in this picture the airport and downtown on downwind for runway 16L. The clear demarcation between the snow textures and the Flight Sim default (ORBX) textures... Look near the lagoon at the top right of the windshield, it's ugly! You can see the bushes on the left side of the threshold which is very unfortunate as it isn't realistic... Also look right of the runway... it is supposed to be grass inbetween the runway and the apron but it shows as a dark dark concrete texture which we're not too sure if it's dark grass or not. From far away, it looks like the texture that is supposed to go there never loaded. The B13 signs is a little jagged, as the R of 34R and 16R markings on the runway. Look at the font used for the aircraft parking spots! It looks like a popular Times New Roman font... I'm not sure this is the real font used in real life! Overview of the airport (very empty without AI traffic!) I felt lonely! You can see the downtown in the background, the famous bushes in and around the taxiways and finally, one of the reason that lead me to believe that they rush through making the scenery: look at the taxiway near runway 14, the tarmac textures switch seems odd to me... In conclusion, for $28USD (including 20% off) I would have expected more quality. I feel like the scenery was rushed through completion and is short of what would have been an amazing scenery. $28USD is the price for an amazing ORBX/FlightBeam scenery but I just cannot seem to find that the overall quality of this scenery equates what I could have for the same price with other scenery makers. I find that it is a hefty price for what it is but I'm still happy with my purchase and would recommend. After all, this is the only scenery available for Salt Lake City. Note that after exchanging emails with Graham, they are planning to do an updated version of the scenery that will reflect all the renovations they are doing at this airport at the moment. He said that it should be coming around end of 2018 and this one would probably include dynamic lighting. In this version, however, he said that dynamic lighting would affect performance too much and that's why it's not in. LINK TO SOURCE: http://www.islandsim.com/index.html
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    We’ve teamed up with AviationLads to bring you some exclusive images of the upcoming Latinwings Almeria (LEAM). The scenery itself is in the final stages of development and serves as an intermediate scenery before the team releases their highly anticipated Madrid scenery in the near future. In the detailed article you`ll also find more infos about upcoming in development sceneries of Latinwings as the highly anticipated Madrid LEMD airport. LINK TO SOURCE: https://fselite.net/previews/fselite-exclusive-previews-latinwings-almeria-leam/
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    New video tutorial from FightorFlight's on how to use ChasePlane. This guys good.
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    Synthetic view of the terrain with height as color map (consistent with those of the topographical MFD map display) Terrain TAWS/B Alerting Ground “noise” textures on the terrain Major water bodies (large lakes, reservoirs and rivers) Flight Path Marker Horizon Heading Marks Airport Signs Runway Display with updatable database Outlined Selected Approach Runway Quality/Performance configuration tool Important: This product doesn´t work alone. It needs any Carenado aircraft with G1000. Included in the package 3 years access to the WebSimConnect SVS Cloud service providing nine arc-second SVS database of the terrain for the entire planet. Technical Requirements Windows: 10 / 8 / 7 64 bit Microsoft Flight Simulator FSX with SP1 and SP2 (or Acceleration Pack) installed or Lockheed Martin - Prepar3D Flight Simulator v2, v3 or v4 or FSX Steam Edition. i3 processor/3GHz or similar Minimum 2GB RAM (Recommended 4GB RAM) 512MB dedicated GPU graphics card (Recommended 1GB RAM) 100 MB available hard disk space INTERNET CONNECTION is required for installing this product. INTERNET CONNECTION is required for running synthetic vision LINK TO SOURCE: http://www.carenado.com/CarSite/Portal/index.php?accion=product&correl=203
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    20% discount for all Patrons! * All Products * Unlimited Usage CODE: DICKBUTT CLICK HERE TO SHOP Thanks to,
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    Aerosoft have released Gibraltar Professional, with a very good upgrade price if you own the previous version. Gibraltar is a special place! It’s a bit of Great Britain on the Iberian peninsula with an amazing geography. When you look at the map you understand why Great Britain wanted to keep hold of it. "Gibraltar professional" is a high detailed VFR scenery of this enclave including the airport and Upper Rock – real holiday feeling for Prepar3D! The airport and its surroundings are built up to the smallest of detail. All buildings, lighting systems, navigation beacons have been modelled to the smallest of details including all buildings and airport institutions. Before the Suez canal there was no other access to the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. One guy with a binocular could see what was going in and out. Even today this is a strategic advantage of immense value. Approaching the airport from either side is a strange sensation with the huge mountain (The Rock) and the runway stretching out into the sea. It’s a great place to visit, both in the real world and in this remarkable rendering for P3D. Gibraltar Airport has the distinction of being the closest airport to the city that it serves, being only 500 meter from Gibraltar`s city centre. The main road intersects the airport runway, so consequently has to be closed every time a plane lands or departs. Features: High resolution ground textures (15 cm/pixel) based on aerial images for all of Gibraltar and parts of "LA Linea" Animated car traffic around the airport (car traffic across the runway is not possible for technical reasons) Dynamic traffic of buses and service vehicles on the apron All buildings/facilities around the airfield and in bordering districts of Gibraltar Night lightning with dynamic lights (can be turned off via the config tool) Many animations like ships, cableway etc. Points of interest like Upper Rock incl. the defensive fortification, and more Autogen covering the whole scenery area Animated windsocks Runway lighting based on weather conditions with flash on buoy during approach Optional ambient sounds: seagulls and foghorn in the harbour during limited visibility Animated lighthouse with dynamic light glow and the Southern tip of the Gibraltar rock System requirements: Lockheed Martin - Prepar3D V4 Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64bit) Processor: Quad Core CPU with 3,. GHz Memory: 16 GB DDR4 RAM (2666 MHz) Graphics card: 8 GB VRAM with DirectX 11 Free disk space: 800 MB Download-Size: 730 MB LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.aerosoft.com/en/fsxp3d/prepar3d/sceneries/2225/gibraltar-professional?number=AS14238
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    NO! This sucks. What a terrible idea. I can't believe that you would do such a thing. WTF!?! I am going to drop out. (actually... I like the idea. But it wouldn't be normal if someone did not pitch a fit when a change to the Sky Lounge or Discord was proposed/made.)
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    Aerosoft has updated their US Cities X series. I have Chicago, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. I can confirm that all of those are working.
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    I'm a systems guy. My primary interest is which systems in the plane are modeled. So for the inside; Does all buttons work? Does it have cold & dark mode? Is the startup realistic? Is the engine model realistic? Does it have a FMC, and does it work? The rest is icing on the cake
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    Cessna’s 195 Businessliner turned 70 years old this year, and we joined the fly-in celebration at Stearman Field (1K1) in Benton, Kansas. The party was hosted by the International Cessna 195 Club, and included a fly-out to nearby Beaumont, where the airplanes taxied from a grass strip down a road into town, keeping up a tradition that’s been around for years.SOURCE
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    I think that it’s great that this amazing package has introduced Navigraph updates. However whilst this is brilliant for X plane, I think it is not really worth it for P3D as it will potentially mis align the runway information. Hopefully one day P3D will use an update method to bring their data up to date and therefore aligned both with real life data and Navigraph.
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    This is Air France flight AF179 from Mexico City to Paris on 27 October 2017. The video covers most of its journey over England.SOURCE
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    Air China Limited is the flag carrier and one of the major airlines of the People's Republic of China, with its headquarters in Shunyi District, Beijing. Air China's flight operations are based in Beijing Capital International Airport. In 2013, the airline carried 51 million domestic and international passengers with an average load factor of 81%. Air China introduced its new Airbus A330-300 to long-haul operations beginning with services to Düsseldorf, Germany in summer 2011. These aircraft provided the same two-class cabin standard as the Airbus A330-200 except that the economy cabin had no seat-back entertainment system installed (with the exception of the first two economy rows which also had increased legroom). Düsseldorf is now the third German destination on the Air China network. The airline launched a new Beijing-Milan-Malpensa service on 15 June 2011, complementing the airline's existing service to Milan from Shanghai. The A330-300 is based on a stretched A300 fuselage 63.69 m (208 ft 11 in) long but with new wings, stabilisers and fly-by-wire systems. The −300 carries 295 passengers in a three-class cabin layout, 335 in two-class, or up to 440 in an all-economy layout. It has a range of 10,500 km (5,670 nmi; 6,520 mi). It has a large cargo capacity, comparable to that of early Boeing 747s. It is powered by the choice of two General Electric CF6-80E, Pratt & Whitney PW4000, or Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, all of which are ETOPS-180 rated. The −300 entered service in January 1994. In 2010 Airbus offered a new version of the −300 with the maximum gross weight increased by two tonnes to 235 t. This enabled 120 nmi extension of the range as well as 1.2 t increase in payload. In mid-2012, Airbus proposed another increase of the maximum gross weight to 240 t. It is planned to be implemented by mid-2015. This −300 version will have the range extended by 400 nmi and will carry 5 t more payload. It will include engine and aerodynamic improvements reducing its fuel burn by about 2%. In November 2012, it was further announced that the gross weight will increase from 235 t to 242 t, and the range will increase by 500 nmi or 926 km or 575 mi to 6,100 nmi (11,300 km; 7,020 mi). Airbus is also planning to activate the central fuel tank for the first time for the −300 model. In September 2013, Airbus announced a version of the A330-300, named A330 Regional. This version is to have seating for 400 passengers, with a reduced range of 3,000 nautical miles (5,560 km; 3,450 mi) and a gross weight of approximately 200 t (441,000 lb). As of January 2016, 748 -300s had been ordered, 646 of which had been delivered, with 629 in operation. The 2015 list price is $253.7 million. The closest competitors have been the Boeing 777-200/200ER, and the now out-of-production McDonnell Douglas MD-11.SOURCE
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    Bombardier To Ramp Up Hiring for Global 7000 Production Bombardier Business Aircraft has started to hire more workers as it ramps up production of its flagship Global 7000. (Photo: Bombardier) https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2017-11-16/bombardier-ramp-hiring-global-7000-production
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