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  1. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by Kimo_nl in Deadstick - Bush Flight Simulator   
    New trailer for deadstick bush simulator.
     
    More info at the Steam product page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/771800/Deadstick__Bush_Flight_Simulator/
     
    SOURCE INFO
    DEVELOPER POST LINK :  
    NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK :  
  2. OMGEDSON liked a post in a topic by sparks_smudge in Cera Sim Great savings on Cera Sim, enjoy 25% off on all our incredible products. From May 1st to the 31st.   
    Great savings on Cera Sim, enjoy 25% off on all our incredible products. From May 1st to the 31st.
    SOURCE INFO
    DEVELOPER POST LINK :  https://www.cerasimaircraft.com/shop/
    NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK :  
  3. OMGEDSON liked a post in a topic by sparks_smudge in FS2Crew: Maddog X Reboot Version 1.4 now Available! You asked and we delivered!   
    FS2Crew: Maddog X Reboot Version 1.4 now Available!
    You asked and we delivered!
    V1.4 includes "Button Control"!
     
     
    V1.4 (April 27, 2018)
    'Button Control' is now built in!  It uses the same system and key assignments as FS2Crew's other Button Control products.  If the VOICE button on the FS2Crew Main Panel is OFF, then Button Control is active.  Conversely, if you want to use Voice control, press the VOICE button. To use Button Control, simply create the key assignments for the MAIN and SECONDARY button as shown in the manual (they're unchanged from other FS2Crew's), and follow the Captain's Flow in the manual.  Button Control is very easy since it follows a linear order of events and the cues are displayed in text on the Main Panel!
    A lot of you lobbied hard for us to create a Button Control version for the Maddog, and we listened.  This is a good test for us to see how much real demand there is for Button Control compared to Voice Control, since we can see actual sales numbers.  So if you want to see Button Control last into the future, please support FS2Crew Maddog!  Tell your friends about it!
    FO will now correctly stow DIAL A FLAP during his climb flow. New voice command: "SWAP COMM ONE / TWO". Minor audio fixes. More nuanced PA Volume Control. Remember:  If you don't want to hear the Cabin PA announcements (or you want a lower volume for them), set the PA knob on the Captain's Audio panel to OFF at the start of each flight.  
    As per user request, you can now set the flood lights to come on/off at 10,000 feet instead of 20,000 feet.   Please see the Support Forum for detailed info.  
    SOURCE INFO
    DEVELOPER POST LINK :  https://www.fs2crew.com/cart/
    NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK :  
  4. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by SSH in Orbx BuildingsHD – Update And Preview   
    this has been announced a long time ago but from the looks of it 
    it does look really good
     
     
    SOURCE INFO
    DEVELOPER POST LINK :  https://orbxsystems.com/forum/topic/152637-a-quick-buildingshd-update/
    NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK :  https://fselite.net/uncategorised/orbx-buildingshd-update-and-preview/
  5. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by Gibbon in FSDreamteam GSX Update and Sale   
    Minor GSX Update from FSDreamTeam
        FSDreamTeam have supported GSX for years now and they continue to do so by releasing a minor update free of charge. The update adds a new type of staircase for Cargo aircraft, new ground operators and the ability for 3rd party products to interact with the deicers. Of course, there’s a few bug fixes chucked in also.
    You can get the free update now by running the FSDreamTeam Live Update tool, or by redownloading the package again from the website.
    GSX (Ground Services X) is a utility available for FSX/P3D users to add ground staff, vehicles and other service equipment to help with the immersion of your simulator. You can buy it now from FSDreamTeam for $34.00. You can get 30% off this Easter by using code FSDTEASTER30. Make sure you apply it at the checkout. Offer lasts until Sunday April 8th.
     
    SOURCE INFO
    http://www.fsdreamteam.com/forum/index.php/topic,17555.0.html
    https://fselite.net/news/minor-gsx-update-from-fsdreamteam/
  6. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by Ivana Fly in Orbx England TrueEarth and EGCB Barton for X-Plane 11 - teaser trailer video   
    Happy Easter everyone!
     
    Whilst we are very excited to bring you Orbx EU Netherlands TrueEarth for FSX/P3D in April, we are also hard at work on many other TrueEarth regions for FSX/P3D, AFS2 and X-Plane 11.
     
    This teaser trailer shows EGCB Barton Manchester Airport fully integrated into Orbx EU England TrueEarth, the first of our UK+Ireland TrueEarth series for X-Plane.
     
    When our company decided to commit to the X-Plane platform, we meant business. EGCB is the first Orbx product we are releasing first for X-Plane. Expect dozens more X-Plane 11 products from us in 2018 and even more in 2019!
     
    We commissioned renowned video producer Thomas Rasmussen  to create this teaser trailer, and I hope you enjoy it!
     
     
    SOURCE
  7. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by AlphaIndiaRomeo in EDITORIAL: Why I will not buy TerraMaxx Seasons Package   
    Hi all!
    I spent the better part of the day wondering whether or not I would write this op-ed, and spent the best part of my day wondering about all the reasons why TerraMaxx's new piece of software is not the way things should be.
    I think the biggest reason behind my rationale is that winter textures in a flight simulator such as X-Plane 11 shouldn't come from a third-party add-on company. This feature should have been included a long time ago in X-Plane and we can only blame Laminar Research for this. However, I'm hopeful that this will be included in a future release of X-Plane. In the time being, anything that comes from a third-party add-on company such as TerraMaxx is a patch for a problem that is bigger than them. It is a quick fix to a problem that needs more attention to details... Which brings me to my second point... 
    The pictures look amazing, well... sorta. The textures themselves don't feel natural. It's a layer that is applied on top of the whole world where snow should be seen during winter. Let's just say the pictures are very impressive as we never had snow in X-Plane before. But we already had snow in X-Plane before, freeware patches - again, patches. The novelty in this add-on is the fact that textures will auto-change with seasons and from one place to another. What happens is that mid-flight, your textures will re-load as many times as you cross that imaginary line where TerraMaxx feels there should be snow. This doesn't feel natural, this is not how things should be in a simulator like X-Plane! We shouldn't have to buy seasons... Seasons should be a natural occurrence in the sim and should come from Laminar Research and enhance, yes, if needs would arise from there.
    But that, that's my two cents and I don't hold any grudge for the 99.9% of you's who will make that purchase, after all, that's a good fix for now.

    AlphaIndiaRomeo
     
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  8. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by Gibbon in FS2Crew Release Pilot Assist Pro for iOS   
    FS2Crew Release Pilot Assist Pro for iOS
      FS2Crew released their newest application: Pilot Assist Pro. The application is only available on the iOS platform via the App Store. It is a mobile flight bag that has a ton of features. It is available on the App Store for a one-time purchase of $49.99.
    The application includes personalised and customised checklists for the PMDG 737, PMDG 747, PMDG 777, Majestic Dash 8, Airbus A320, Leonardo Maddog, Quality Wings 787, Flight1 767 and many, many more of the best FS aircraft! Furthermore, it includes detailed NOTAMs, live weather updates, flight logging, mobile charts and documents, a scratchpad, frequencies and references and much more. It is a massive bundle of features you could use during your flight. It even has a day and night mode!
     
    SOURCE INFO
    https://pilotassistpro.com/
    https://fselite.net/news/fs2crew-release-pilot-assist-pro-for-ios/
  9. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by Canuckshaw in 3D Matterhorn Park Available NOW!   
    3D Matterhorn Park   $24.95   One of the most stunning and scenic scenery you can find for X-Plane   This scenery pack includes a territory of about 500 square kilometers on the border between Italy and Switzerland in the Western Alps (Pennine).   It features  the two famous tourist and ski resorts Breuil-Cervinia (Italy) and Zermatt-Tasch (Switzerland), starting point for the ascension to the Matterhorn. From a mountaineering point of view, the Matterhorn is a must-see for every mountaineer. Zermatt and Cervinia regions completely rebuilt  using a method of positioning polygons-textures, appropriately designed for the characteristics of the territory.(Without the use of orthophotos). The 2 cities (Cervinia and Zermatt) built  using more than one hundred types of 3D buildings typical of mountain areas. Includes tqo small aifields (Cervinia and Tasch-Zermatt) for short flights with small aircraft. Added 10 more Helipad for take-off / landing helicopters see ICAO codes. IL Matterhorn was reconstructed on a DEM (digital elevation model) at 5m. and subsequently processed. Textures based on 4k (4096x4096) for greater realism. summer only scenery Manual included  
     
    SOURCE INFO
    DEVELOPER POST LINK :  http://store.x-plane.org/3D-Matterhorn-Park_p_785.html
    NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK :  
    MORE PHOTO's LINK : https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipOm_pyvSeueJsnFezpQuhwKiV3RnK6J5iQbuVhGVxOdQDBvC8xfJblyNwQiN2aVXw?key=Q3U3UzJ0cXZEZWNtc1ctQUdJX0FaMFZnc0lNay1R
  10. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by kobusvanwyk in SimWorks Studios Midway Battlegroup   
    Enjoy authentic carrier ops in this Simworks Studios add-on for FSX and P3D, providing feature-packed models of USS Midway and USS Coral Sea in their Vietnam-era configuration along with a whole fleet of escort ships.

    Carrier landing physics and other features have been designed to enhance the realism of your landings in any aircraft with a hook and wheels - feel the traps like never before!
    LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.justflight.com/product/simworks-studios-midway-battlegroup?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Just Flight Just Trains Newsletter - January 2018&utm_content=Just Flight Just Trains Newsletter - January 2018+CID_c167ef5fe422ac59cfe1cf89e2b147e5&utm_source=cm&utm_term=SimWorks Studios Midway Battlegroup
  11. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by angeli662 in 732 TwinJet V3 Pro - 737-200   
    FlyJSim continues their commitment to delivering high quality aircraft for the X-Plane platform! It's time to 'Experience the Jet Age' with the 732 TwinJet which is modeled off the 737-200 Advanced, with JT8D-15A engines, and a SP-77 Autopilot. The plane offers an experience like nothing before and some for every type of pilot.
     
     
    v3 Brings a visual and auditory experience like nothing before…
    For the ears: From the roar of the JT8D turbojets on takeoff to the individually recorded cockpit switch sounds, to the seat belt signs overhead seat 26A, the FMOD sound pack provides a fully 3D positioned immersive experience. Put on your headphones and crank up the volume! For the eyes: Fully utilizes X-Plane 11.10's Physics Based Rendering capabilities with a complete retexturing of the cockpit, liveries, and a fully rendered 3D cabin! Admire the sunlight reflecting off the painstakingly hand-textured wings and fuselage as you climb the 3D animated modeled airstairs and cabin plug-door. Was that you that left the coffee stain on the galley counter? The 732 TwinJet v3 is the perfect airliner for any pilot...
    For the beginner. Get acquainted with this easy to fly aircraft! The FlyJSim 732 TwinJet comes packaged with easy-to-use checklists and the X-Plane 11 FMC to accurately fly full RNAV procedures with ease. Flight-planning and navigation is easy, so sit back in economy class and enjoy the sights and sounds of our newly modelled cabin! For the advanced. Navigate just like the real pilots who originally flew this plane. Using ground based navigation, VOR-to-VOR, gauging DME distances, chasing ADF needles and the glide slope beam. For the veteran. Control wheel steering (CWS) and unique aspects of the SP-77 autopilot are modeled with engaging fidelity. From departure to cruise and descent to touchdown, challenge yourself to fly the plane according to real procedures. Couple custom failures, generated when the custom maintenance system is enabled, with faithful systems modeling and your flight will be one to never stop talking about. Once you are back safely parked on the ground.  FlyJSim Custom Replay System in v3
    Take the visual experience and learning to the next level during replays. The FlyJSim custom replay system records far more parameters, allowing you to enjoy all those exterior surfaces in accurate motion, even after you have shut the plane down at the gate. Learn from your performance in replay while reviewing more instrument needles, switches, guards, and levers in the cockpit not previously provided by X-Plane's native replay.
    True-to-Life Exterior
    Incredible textures in v3. Rivets, reflections, and surface bumps all add up to give you that extra bit of realism. A completely accurate replica of the 737-200 Adv, down to the last hand placed rivet. Detailed animations in v3. All exterior control surfaces animated accurately to real world behavior and smoothly driven even in replay using the custom replay system. Exterior sounds in v3. JT8Ds have a roar like no other. Detailed lighting. Lighting is based off real 737 data. Landing, taxi, taxi turnoff, strobe, beacon, navigation lights, wing and even logo lights have been faithfully modeled using the real angles and widths of the real 737 lights. And the lighting looks better than ever as they light up these new v3 liveries. Wing flex. Of course. You wouldn’t want them to snap. Immersive Interior
    Fully interactive and dynamically lit cabin in v3. Detailed seats, adjustable lighting and interactive doors and air-stairs, movable window blinds, and baggage compartments you could stow away in! Unprecedented cockpit lighting in v3. All cockpit lights are controllable. These include all indirect lighting on the panels, storm lights under the glare-shield, center console light to shine onto the throttles, dome light to illuminate the entire cockpit at night, and two map lights. Light spills realistically from annunciators onto nearby switches. Flying at night doesn’t get more fun. Each of the over 300 lights fades in and out like authentic incandescent bulbs. Best in class cockpit manipulators are even better in v3. The dedication to Intuitive cockpit manipulation that you would expect from a FlyJSim product continues in v3 with mousewheel support added for the knobs you want it on. Great care has been taken in setting up just how you interact with the switches, knobs, and levers in the cockpit. Dial in your headings, course, altitude, and radios with ease, even while flying online. Animations everywhere. Each switch, lever, knob, and handle is animated. Press to test functionality on annunciators. Standby compass stowable. Both map lights adjustable. (You do have that approach plate onboard, correct?) Precisely dimensioned 3D cockpit. Modeled using real dimensions down to the size of the switches. 3D modeled circuit breakers in v3. As you go to check out the cabin, be sure to notice these beautiful breakers. You might spot a couple of surprising system breakers.  Study Level Systems And Dynamics in v3
    Designed with input and testing by former 737-200 pilots and mechanics.
    Advanced flight model utilizing the absolute latest XP11.10 vector based flight dynamics, including refined down-wash and ground effect. SP-77 autopilot modeled including Control Wheel Steering (CWS) modes JT8D-15A engine performance tuned across the full flight envelope Control surfaces driven using fully custom coding, simulating hydraulic pressures, blow-down effects and standby control surface modes in the event of failures. Autobrake system modeled to match real world data Every annunciator light is push to test. Spot the burnt out bulbs during preflight! Bleed systems and performance physically modeled, and respond to temperature, altitude, wear, and humidity. Look in the FCOM to find the N2 requirements for a cross-bleed start. Pressurization and environmental cabin control systems faithfully modeled. Open the doors to let a breeze in, get AC on before loading passengers on a hot day, and watch the cabin temp cool as the sun sets. Auto, Standby, AC and DC manual modes all faithfully modeled. Cabin doors are pressure locked. FMC and CIVA units realistically coupled to pilot HSI for improved situational awareness Fully custom hydraulic systems and electrical busses Instrument Comparator GPWS including test functionality Warning systems Fire protection systems Weather radar  Comprehensive Menu System
    Redesigned and Inobtrusive Left-side Menu that dynamically appears only when moused over Weight and Balance Manager provides detailed loading of passengers, cargo and fuel to accurately and dynamically shift the aircraft’s CG V-card popup provides dynamic V-speeds for landing and takeoff including improved flap schedule calculations for user selected takeoff and landing flap config Additional customizable options menu to configure the plane and navigation systems Checklist and notes provided in sime with a 32-page fully customizable window that includes checklists and an overview of the aircraft. Have something you need to reference in the flight? Add it into the notes page! Maintenance System For Added Challenge in v3
    An optional persistent maintenance and failure system is new in v3 to make your day more interesting. No more will you be flying a brand new aircraft each flight. Instead each flight will wear out your engines, APU, generators … and even airframe. Your flying technique will now have a direct bearing on failures and maintenance.
    Manuals and Learning Material
    Plane ships with detailed manuals, procedures, and thorough checklists. 
    All New Liveries Included for v3
    Lufthansa (D-ABHD) United “Stars and Bars” (N427VA) Aloha (N73711) Aer Lingus (EI-BDY) KLM (PH-TVX) Southwest (N93SW) Air France (F-GBYD) WestJet (C-FLWJ) FlyJSim v3 House Colors (C-IGAR) Paint kit and additional liveries available on FlyJSim.com 3rd Party Integrations
    Ground call button integrated with the free open-source Better Pushback Plugin (https://github.com/skiselkov/BetterPushbackC) Plan and push from the gate without leaving the immersion of the cockpit. PilotEdge (www.pilotedge.net) audio volume control and transmit/receive light. Adjust com volume and monitor communication directly from the center pedestal in the 3D cockpit. The ultimate experience in online ATC simulation. Custom 3D model to make full use of CIVA navigation system Smartcopilot compatible.  Shared Flight Deck Supported
    This plane is guaranteed to fully support Shared Flight Deck (coming soon) for the ultimate multi-crew and passenger experience.
    More pictures here
     
    LINK TO SOURCE: http://store.x-plane.org/732-TwinJet-V3-Pro_p_739.html
  12. OMGEDSON liked a post in a topic by sparks_smudge in PropStrike Studio. Making some nice x-plane scenery.   
    LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.facebook.com/PropStrike-Studio-138398576852232/?hc_ref=ARQ66PYETxBEySuPK60LREWRd02BNe_yoYWoNqQc663_xJm4v2h4V4wjp4oj4xrPyy4&fref=nf
  13. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by sparks_smudge in Weekly Chopper Club Flight Information   
    First chopper club meet up...
    Flight Info for Sunday 6pm London Time
    Starting airport: LOWI
    Sim time: 10am 13/01/18
  14. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by sparks_smudge in Weekly Chopper Club Flight Information   
    First chopper club meet up...
    Flight Info for Sunday 6pm London Time
    Starting airport: LOWI
    Sim time: 10am 13/01/18
  15. OMGEDSON liked a post in a topic by sparks_smudge in PropStrike Studio. Making some nice x-plane scenery.   
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  16. OMGEDSON liked a post in a topic by sparks_smudge in PropStrike Studio. Making some nice x-plane scenery.   
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  17. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by ssimmons1958 in Airplane Heaven-Lancaster In Development?   
    Heavy Metal (and a touch of fabric)
    It has been over 10 years since we produced a Lancaster. Our last one became a big hit for us and is still selling. With the recent success of our B17s and in light of Prepar3d V4 and its features, we decided that it was time to take a new look at the "Lanc", for P3DV3+ and FSX/FSXSE.
    Whilst the B17s ruled the daylight hours, the Lancaster was the hero of the night, carrying out dangerous mission sorties deep into enemy territory, with little or no fighter cover.
    Just like its fighter counterparts, the Hurricane and Spitfire, the Lancaster was the maker of legends like Group Captain Leonard Cheshire and of course, the Dambusters led by Guy Gibson to name but a very few.
    With all the latest tech and techniques now available to us,we can now bring you what will be your chance to experience just what it was like to fly and crew this legendary machine in the skies of the latest simulators.
    The exterior will have a massive amount of authentic detail to explore with many unique animations and the highly detailed VC will include the front turret and bomber's compartment, engineer and nav station and radio operator's positions.
    We will update you with more news and features as they happen.
     
    LINK TO SOURCE: 
     
  18. awicker18 liked a post in a topic by sparks_smudge in Airfoillabs KAWO Arlington Area UHD   
    New scenery from Airfoillabs located in the Pacific Northwest of US includes 3 airports (KAWO, Fugios Ranch, Gabriel's Farm), City of Arlington and neighbourhood.
    LINK TO SOURCE: 
     
  19. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by sparks_smudge in MisterX6 Releases HD Forests 1.0 for XP11 - For Free   
    his package replaces X-Plane's default forests with higher resolution textures.
    Please note that this package only contains summer textures at the moment. Place it underneath any seasonal tree replacements in your "scenery_packs.ini" file.
     
    LINK TO SOURCE: https://forums.x-plane.org/index.php?/files/file/41570-hd-forests/
  20. sparks_smudge liked a post in a topic by sparks_smudge in MisterX6 Releases HD Forests 1.0 for XP11 - For Free   
    his package replaces X-Plane's default forests with higher resolution textures.
    Please note that this package only contains summer textures at the moment. Place it underneath any seasonal tree replacements in your "scenery_packs.ini" file.
     
    LINK TO SOURCE: https://forums.x-plane.org/index.php?/files/file/41570-hd-forests/
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