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  5. View File P 51 Racing Livery "Daytona N°33" This is the first Racing Paint for Skunkcraft® new P 51 Version for X-Plane11. Repaint by monoblau/ Union Vogelhirsch Based on the original Model & Texture by Khamsin/Skunkcraft Submitter monoblau Submitted 09/22/2018 Category Misc Downloads  
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  7. Just Flight & Just Trains Newsletter - September 2018 SEPTEMBER OFFERS - 33% OFF TWO OF OUR X-PLANE 11 AIRCRAFT! This month our Newsletter subscribers can get 33% off the usual price of two of Just Flight's GA aircraft for X-Plane 11, both of which have proved extremely popular among pilots flying in the latest version of X-Plane. Both the PA-28R Arrow III and PA-28-161 Warrior II were developed to take advantage of all the latest advances in X-Plane 11 and feature PBR materials with real-time environment reflections, the highest possible texture clarity and down-to-the-rivet detailing. The aircraft feature a fully functional IFR-capable avionics fit, custom-coded fuel and electrical systems, simulated vapour lock and spark plug fouling, authentic sound sets generated using X-Plane 11's state-of-the-art FMOD sound system and much more! Each aircraft is normally priced at £27.99 / €34.95 / $41.99 but you'll get 33% off those prices when you use the discount code SEPTARROW for the Arrow and SEPTWARRIOR for the Warrior. That's just £18.75 / €23.40 / $28.10 for each one. If you want to buy both the Arrow and the Warrior, simply place two separate orders and use the appropriate discount code in each order. Both offers end on Sunday 14 October. JUST FLIGHT'S HAWK IS READY FOR ACTION IN X-PLANE 11 Our new Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11 went on sale yesterday along with a Livery Pack of 12 additional paint schemes, selected for their striking and unique designs. The aircraft comes in 12 paint schemes which include the RAF and Red Arrows and features PBR materials with real-time environment reflections and 4096 x 4096 textures for the highest possible texture clarity. The front and rear pilot positions are both modelled and the virtual cockpit includes smoothly animated 3D instruments, a comprehensive and fully functional IFR-capable avionics fit, authentic HUD and custom-coded electrical and hydraulic systems. Among the other features are realistic payloads, interactive checklists for every stage of flight, realistic lighting and custom sounds with a pop-up window for sound mixing - see the Hawk page on the Just Flight site for all the details! Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer (for X-Plane 11) / Livery Pack JUST FLIGHT DEVELOPMENT UPDATES - ARCHER III COMING SOON! The next study-level GA aircraft from our in-house development team will be the PA-28-181 Archer III for FSX and P3D; this is the last model in our PA-28 family and will be on sale in the next few weeks. Certified in the mid-1990s, the Archer III is one of the most recent PA-28 variants, which is reflected in its streamlined cowling and overhead panel controls. Our model is based on a privately owned aircraft and therefore differs from the Arrow and Warrior in having less visible wear and tear and featuring a fully functional modern avionics suite which includes a GNS 530 (and Flight1 GTN 650/750 and GNS 430/530 integration) for GPS navigation, GNC 255 COM2/NAV2 radio with many features including a frequency database, S-TEC autopilot with lateral and vertical modes, a Traffic-Watch unit for monitoring the proximity of AI aircraft and a Stormscope. The cockpit is also equipped with an HSI and ADF indicator. We are currently adding the final touches to the cockpit and cabin textures and will post a new set of cockpit images soon. New screenshots have been added this week to several other aircraft in development - 747 Classic, Duchess Model 76, Vulcan B Mk2, Tornado F3 and the Caravelle III - and we'll be mailing you shortly with more details of progress on all these new add-ons. In development for FSX & P3D: PA-28-181 Archer III / 747 Classic / Duchess Model 76 / Avro Vulcan B Mk2 / Tornado F3 / Sud Aviation Caravelle III A320/A321 ADDED TO AEROSOFT'S AIRBUS PROFESSIONAL FLEET Aerosoft's new A320/A321 Professional add-on for P3D v4.3 is now on sale and also available in a Bundle with their A318/A319 Professional collection. These Professional simulations for P3D v4.3 (they are not compatible with older versions) focus on the day-to-day operation of the aircraft from the left seat. The cockpits are equipped with the most up-to-date instruments and features include custom Fly-by-Wire systems, dozens of non-standard animations, add-in view and sound systems, a co-pilot to assist you during flights and an option to have the PnF perform certain functions. AIRAC data from the time of release is included, as is FS2Crew's RAAS (Runway Awareness and Advisory System) utility. Among the aircraft systems modelled are autopilot, ADIRS, weather radar, TCAS, full electrical bus system, loading and refuelling module, FADEC and a complete MCDU. Airbus Professional: A320/A321 / A318/A319 / A318/A319 & 320/A321 Bundle OUR X-PLANE 11 AIRCRAFT CONTINUE TO IMPRESS REVIEWERS Several reviews of some of our recent X-Plane 11 GA aircraft have been posted recently and we're pleased to see that all the reviewers were most impressed! FlightSim.com's C152 review comments that "the combination of X-Plane 11 and the C152 has created a fabulous end user experience" and concludes that the aircraft is "certainly one of the best out there in this category." Their review of PA-28R Turbo Arrow III/IV mentions "outstanding texture work and attention to detail" and states that the aircraft "represents one of the very best 'study' level simulations of a piston single available for the sim." The Tom's Cockpit review of the PA-28R Arrow III includes comments from a PPL holder with experience of similar aircraft who takes a close look at the flight model, giving it 10/10 for its accuracy during real-world flight manoeuvres. Click on the links below to read the full reviews! C152 / FlightSim.com review PA-28R Turbo Arrow III/IV / FlightSim.com review PA-28R Arrow III / Tom's Cockpit review NEW CLASSIC BIPLANE FROM GOLDEN AGE SIMULATIONS The latest vintage classic from Golden Age Simulations is the Stearman PT/N2S package, which brings USAAF and US Navy models of the famed Model 75 military biplane trainer to FSX and P3D. The models feature HD textures, a fully animated VC with smooth 3D gauges, user-controlled Configuration Manager, custom VC sound package, fully animated pilot figures, High Fidelity sound set and precision flight dynamics. Golden Age Simulations Stearman PT/N2S VFLYTEAIR'S NEW IKARUS ULTRALIGHT FOR X-PLANE 11 An enjoyable new ultralight from vFlyteAir is now on sale for X-Plane 11. The new aircraft might not be a large one, but their Ikarus C42C boasts an extensive feature list. 'Basic Trainer' and 'Full Panel' instrument panel options are available and you can choose from 14 paint schemes. Among the other features are more than 85 original sounds recorded from the real aircraft, an interactive virtual pre-flight inspection, realistic vibration effects, pop-out gauges, PBR rendering effects, VR optimisation, BRS parachute and custom HDR lights. vFlyteAir Ikarus C42C FLIGHT SIM 2018 - ONLY TWO WEEKS TO GO! There are now less than two weeks to go before the doors open for the Flight Sim 2018 show at the RAF Museum Cosford. Three more exhibitors have confirmed their attendance this week, bringing the total number up to 37! Joining us at the show on Saturday 6th October will be Fulcrum Simulator Controls, a UK company aiming to bring a new enthusiast-level yoke to the FS community, Extreme Fliers with their palm-sized intelligent drones and the XM655 Maintenance and Preservation Society, a volunteer organisation of Vulcan enthusiasts who look after XM655, one of the few Vulcans remaining in ground running condition. A brief video preview of the show is available on YouTube and there's a link below to the updated floor plan showing where all the stands will be located in Hangar 1. Flight Sim 2018 / Preview video / Floor plan JUST TRAINS DEVELOPMENT UPDATES We've recently posted some new screenshots of two Just Trains add-ons which are currently in development and here's a quick update on both of them... We're currently testing the London Underground S8 Advanced stock on our London-Aylesbury route, which includes the section of the Metropolitan line which runs alongside it, complete with the London Underground signalling, signage and systems that support S8 operations. Throughout the development of the S8 add-on we've been very grateful for the assistance of a current S8 driver, who has allowed us unparalleled access to his train on our research and sound recording trips. His wealth of first-hand experience has proved invaluable in helping us develop models which are as authentic as the host sim will allow. The last few custom objects for Cornish Main Line are now being created and this new route will soon be available to drive between Plymouth and Penzance. Drivers who have our Western Mainlines and South Devon Main Line routes installed will then be able to run the whole 300 miles between London and Penzance in Cornwall! In development: London Underground S8 Advanced / Western Mainlines Cornish Main Line Extension AEROPLANE HEAVEN LANCASTER BOMBER FOR FSX & P3D Aeroplane Heaven's new FSX/P3D Lancaster add-on provides the Mk.I model of this legendary heavy bomber in six historic liveries along with three Mk.III liveries which can be applied to the exterior. The engineer’s station, navigator’s station, radio operator’s station, bomb room and gun turrets are all fully modelled. Among the other aircraft features are historically accurate animated crew members, bombs which can be loaded, armed individually and 'dropped' realistically, special propeller animations for realistic engine starts and a handy Configuration panel. Aeroplane Heaven Lancaster B Mk.I THREE NEW MODELS IN THE CARENADO HANGAR Carenado's X-Plane 11 hangar has expanded this month with the release of their C177 Cardinal IIand C340 II GA aircraft. New for FSX and P3D is the Short 360 commuter airliner which was introduced into service in 1982. Affectionately known as 'The Shed', it was popular among regional airlines around the world. The S360 wasn't noted for its speed, but provided decent performance at a reasonable price and was quiet and easy to maintain. Many a traveller to the Isle of Man in the late 80s and early 90s would have enjoyed a flight on the S360. For X-Plane 11: C177 Cardinal II / C340 II For FSX & P3D: S360 NEW X-PLANE 10/11 SEATTLE SCENERIES New X-Plane 10/11 editions of Drzewiecki Design's Seattle sceneries are now avaialable. Seattle Airports XP provides five up-to-date airports (KSEA Seattle-Tacoma, KPAE Paine Field, KBFI Boeing Field, KRNT Renton and S50 Auburn) with autogates, VGDS, custom animations and advanced lighting. Performance-friendly internal modelling is included at Boeing's Everett Factory assembly building, its delivery centres at KBFI and KPAE and at all the Sea-Tac terminals. The Seattle City XP scenery is the perfect complement to Seattle Airports XP and enhances Washington State's largest city with over 2,000 custom buildings plus numerous other landmarks, all complete with night textures. The extensive scenery area includes Mount Rainier and detailed autogen as well as seaplane bases and heliports. Seattle Airports XP / Seattle City XP SEPTEMBER'S SOFTWARE UPDATES Trains & Drivers London Trains & Ghosts Scenario Pack - v1.1 Update (14 Sept) Real Color KLAX for Tower!3D - v4 Update (13 Sept) EPKK Krakow Balice 2012 X (for FSX & P3D) - v1.4 Update (13 Sept) Seattle Airports XP - v1.1 Update (7 Sept) Seattle City XP - v1.1 Update (7 Sept) MilViz B737 - v4.180823 Update (7 Sept) MilViz C310R Redux - v3.180904 Update (7 Sept) Valley Corridor Route - v1.02 Update (6 Sept) Real Traffic for Tower!3D - sp6v9a Update (30 Aug) Alabeo PA-22 Tri-Pacer (for X-Plane 10/11) - Update (29 Aug) Alabeo PA-23F Aztec 250 (for X-Plane 10) - Update (29 Aug) Alabeo PA-31 Chieftain 350 (for X-Plane 10/11) - Update (29 Aug) Alabeo PA-44 Seminole (for X-Plane 10/11) - Update (29 Aug) Carenado C340 II (for X-Plane 11) - Update (29 Aug) Carenado PC-12 HD Series (for X-Plane 11) - Update (29 Aug) Super Traffic Board for FSX - Update (29 Aug) ChrisTrains Stadler Flirt 3 - v2.1 Update (28 Aug) MilViz DHC-3T Turbo Otter - v1.180816 Update (28 Aug) FS GLOBAL REAL WEATHER FOR P3D V4 AND X-PLANE 11 A new 64-bit edition of FS Global Real Weather is now available for users of X-Plane 11 and P3D v4 who are looking for an enhanced weather experience. Add real upper and lower air winds to your flights as well as various cloud types, clear air turbulence, icing, historic weather conditions and much more. Weather reporting and flight planning capabilities are included and FS Global Real Weather is compatible with all third party cloud texture utilities. A 32-bit edition is still available for FSX, X-Plane 10 and earlier versions of Prepar3D. FS Global Real Weather: 64-bit Edition / 32-bit Edition LUXURY TS2018 CARRIAGES FROM 3D ZUG Several new carriage collections from 3D ZUG have gone on sale at Just Trains this month. If you prefer to travel in the lap of luxury rather than stand in an overcrowded 'Standard' class carriage, take a look at their new Rheingold 1928 and Rheingold Trans Europe Express add-ons. Both of the new carriage collections are also available in a range of Bundles with other 3D ZUG add-ons - see them all on the Latest Releases page on the Just Trains website. Rheingold 1928 / Gold Edition / Platinum Edition Rheingold TEE Rheingold Cubed Pack FSCENE X - HALF PRICE SALE FScene X provides a subtle and frame-rate-friendly makeover for a huge swathe of the earth's surface in FSX, P3D v1 and FS2004, transforming the generic ground textures into something far more realistic in every season of the year. It's now on sale at half the usual price - only £12.49 / €15.45 / $18.99 until the end of October. FScene X SEPTEMBER COMPETITION - WIN OUR C152 FOR FSX & P3D Five Downloads of the new Just Flight C152 for FSX and P3D are up for grabs in this month's competition. Our new model of one of the world's favourite GA planes comes in eight HD paint schemes and boasts a fully functional IFR-capable avionics fit, carburettor heat and primer controls, flight computer panel and custom-coded electrical system with ... SOURCE INFOhttps://www.justflight.com DEVELOPER POST LINK : https://www.justflight.com NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.justflight.com
  8. Flying at 45,000 feet, across 3 countries to find a tropical beach :) Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/ Visit http://www.FlightChops.com for behind the scenes and monthly GiveAways! To see over 125 curated episodes, from Tail Wheel and Aerobatics, to IFR and WarBirds! Please visit: http://www.FlightChops.com THANKS to my instrument flying mentor Osama for inviting me along for this one. He’s kicking my butt to get me back into IFR gear. _____ Sponsor / Supporter Links: ForeFlight http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/ Bose Aviation http://www.bose.com/a20 Flying Eyes Get your discount by entering "flightchops" at checkout! https://flyingeyesoptics.com/ref/flightchops/ CloudAhoy http://www.cloudahoy.com/P/flightchops/ The Finer Points of Flying - Jason Miller: http://adventure.learnthefinerpoints.com iCloth Avionics: http://a.co/4f66Evg Spectrum Airways Flight Training: http://www.spectrumairways.com/ Huge thanks to all the Supporters on Patreon! Productions like this wouldn't be possible without your help! For those that haven't seen it, please check the Flight Chops Patreon page to find out how you can be a part of it! http://www.patreon.com/FlightChops FLIGHT CHOPS DISCLAIMER: I am a "weekend warrior" private pilot, I fly for fun with no intentions of going commercial. I have had my PPL for over 15 years, but still consider each flight a learning experience - I generally take detailed notes after each flight to remind myself what went well or what I could do to improve.... Having the GoPro cameras to record flights like this is invaluable. I find these self analysis videos very helpful in my constant quest to improve, and am happy to share. Feedback is invited; however, please keep it positive.SOURCE
  9. Big update coming to Xplane 11 with 11.30 on the horizon. It's the biggest one yet! Xplane is blowing up for real. SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.thresholdx.net/news/xp1130
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  11. We're very excited today to announce our newest Sponsor, Branding's Tractor Supply Co.! As you may know we fly into some pretty small strips around the world. This gives us an edge as many farms are located in remote areas. Today we secured a deal with Branding's that will guarantee us the transport contract! What's this all about anyways!? Well it all starts off with a huge thank you to Sky Lounge Patron @BrandingIron1900! He recently increased his commitment by subscribing at the Gold Club SPONSOR level. At this level Patrons get a slew of creative "thank you's" that will be seen community-wide. Have a brand or product to promote? This is for you! Don't have a company but want to show your support in a creative way? We've got you covered. A fictional "brand" will be created by a designer for you, we'll work with you to create this. This brand will appear in various places around the community, it could be on custom liveries, crates in planes, definitely on all our web properties, and possibly even as cargo inside The Skypark. That's just the start really, we'll even have the ability to thank our sponsors in streams publicly and other creative ways. A huge thank you goes out to Patrons at this tier, your commitment goes a very long way in helping us move forward. Wan't more info? http://www.gamewisp.com/TheSkyLounge
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  13. Just Flight Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11! JUST FLIGHT HAWK T1/A ADVANCED TRAINER FOR X-PLANE 11! Order online 24/7 from justflight.com Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11 Just Flight's superbly detailed Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer, developed in partnership with Thranda Design, features PBR materials with real-time environment reflections, 4096 x 4096 textures for the highest possible texture clarity and 12 paint schemes which include the RAF and Red Arrows. Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11 £29.99 / €37.95 / $44.99 A Livery Pack of 12 additional liveries is also available for the X-Plane 11 Hawk Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer Livery Pack £9.99 / €12.95 / $14.99 Both the front and rear pilot positions are modelled and the aircraft features a truly 3D virtual cockpit with smoothly animated 3D instruments, comprehensive and fully functional IFR-capable avionics fit, authentic HUD and custom-coded electrical and hydraulic systems. Among the other features are realistic payloads, interactive checklists for every stage of flight, realistic lighting and custom sounds with a pop-up window for sound mixing. See the Just Flight website for more screenshots, video and full details of all the aircraft features! SOURCE INFOhttps://www.justflight.com/product/hawk-t1a-advanced-trainer-xplane-11?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Just Flight Hawk T1A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11&utm_content=Just Flight Hawk T1A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11+CID_c0172459b0a453d751a5e738cea8c5bd&utm_source=cm&utm_term=Hawk T1A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11 DEVELOPER POST LINK : https://www.justflight.com/product/hawk-t1a-advanced-trainer-xplane-11?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Just Flight Hawk T1A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11&utm_content=Just Flight Hawk T1A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11+CID_c0172459b0a453d751a5e738cea8c5bd&utm_source=cm&utm_term=Hawk T1A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11 NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.justflight.com/product/hawk-t1a-advanced-trainer-xplane-11?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Just Flight Hawk T1A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11&utm_content=Just Flight Hawk T1A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11+CID_c0172459b0a453d751a5e738cea8c5bd&utm_source=cm&utm_term=Hawk T1A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11
  14. G'day everyone, I'm incredibly delighted to announce my next foray into IPACS Aerofly FS2: Palm Springs International Airport! Hot on the heals of the truly ground-breaking TrueEarth Netherlands, I've been fine-tuning the last bits and pieces to bring one of my favourite airport projects over to AFS2. A much-loved ORBX destination, the airport was originally released for FSX and P3D and has been brought to life for the new simulator. Perfectly situated a short hop away from Los Angeles, Palm Springs ranks is one of the most dramatically beautiful locations within the United States. Much like other recent airports brought over to AFS2 (shout-out to Monterey Regional and Eagle County), Palm Springs was chosen as it sits smack dab in the middle of the default Aerofly default coverage area. This means that not only do you have several ultra-HD ORBX destinations to visit nearby, but you also have a seamless transition and plethora of beautiful photorealistic locations to visit en-route. For those not yet to experience Aerofly FS2 itself, look forward to incredibly performance-friendly simming and stunning terrain visuals. The IPACS team have also created new cultivation types for this airport; expect to see new vegetation types not seen in previous ORBX Aerofly releases. As with many of my recent airports, Palm Springs includes an enormous 1500 sq km area covering a wide variation of topography. From the lush golf resorts and gated communities of Palm Springs to the harsh desert of the Coachella Valley floor, to the the high-altitude alpine wonderland of San Jacinto, there is plenty to explore in within this scenery. Palm Springs. Home of Frank Sinatra, chic modernist architecture, golf resorts and stunning desert vistas. An iconic resort city just beyond the furthest reaches of the LA metropolitan area, Palm Springs became the epicenter of all things cool and swingin' from the mid 1950s onwards; the perfect get-away for Hollywood's rich and famous (and even the occasional US President!). Located at the base of the towering San Jacinto Peak, Palm Springs is situated in one of the most dramatically scenic locations in the United States. Be sure to keep an eye out many Modernist landmarks around the city, as well as casinos, resorts, waterparks and even a couple of kitschy dinosaurs - these are just a few of the dozens of points of interest modeled in the scenery. For those who are looking forward to the much-anticipated R22 helicopter for AFS2, you'll also find the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. This marvel of engineering was created during the 1960s to serve tourists visiting the upper reaches of San Jacinto. Each tower along the tramway route includes a precarious helipad - perfect for honing your landing skills! KPSP is an international airport located a short distance from the centre of downtown Palm Springs, and is currently host to twelve airlines serving the continental US, Canada and Mexico. The unique terminal is a combination of mid-century Modernism (the main building) and open-air planning (the Sonny Bono concourse). This makes for a wonderfully unique setting for your airliner flights; park alongside the outdoor terminal area that includes sculpted parkland, a children's playground, shops and even a well-known coffee chain. Beyond the terminal, there is plenty else to see at the airport. Explore the Palm Springs Aviation Museum (well worth the visit if you are passing through the area in real life), with it's wide variety of airside and non-airside exhibits. As well as this, check out the FBOs, the ongoing work at the Skywest facilities, and of course the (relatively) new control tower. As can expected for an Aerofly scenery, be sure to enjoy extremely good performance and high-end visuals, even on mid-range systems. If you are lucky enough to own a VR headset, this scenery is absolutely perfect for checking out -the feeling of speed, height and immersion are unparalleled. Whether you are intending to fly the Q400 up to Monterey or Eagle County, test the high-performance warbirds within the PSP circuit, terrorize the neighbours in the F-18, or take a relaxed scenic to LA in the C172, Palm Springs is your perfect base of operations for the heartland of the Aerofly world. PALM SPRINGS INTL AIRPORT for AFS2 FEATURES: Ultra-detailed rendition of KPSP Palm Springs International Airport Enormous 1500sq km coverage Beautiful hand-edited ground textures at 30cm/1m resolution Impeccable 10m high res mesh High-detail ground poly with bump/spec mapping All-new custom vegetation cultivation Dozens of custom landmarks Palm Springs Aerial Tramway helipads Unique static aircraft and vehicles exclusive to KPSP Extraordinarily detailed Airport Terminal Incredible virtual reality integration: optimised for performance and smoothness, best-in-class Extreme high-density vegetation and building cultivation 3D Night lighting for the entire city Advanced rendering, ambient occlusion and unique night-lighting techniques used for maximum realism Custom animated content ORBX PeopleFlow technology Designed to blend seamlessly with default Aerofly scenery Incredible performance on even mid-range systems - far superior to FSX/P3D/XP11 COVERAGE AREA Expect more info and screenshots over coming days, and the good news is that the airport is very close to being ready for release! Whilst we add a last few bits of spit and polish to the scenery, please enjoy the screenshots Cheers, Jarrad SOURCE
  15. Here are some of the longest airplanes in the world. While I filmed the Airbus A340-600 of Lufthansa which got towed to the terminal an Air China Boeing 777-300 suddenly showed up in the background. At first I was a little disappointed cause it was the first time I saw a Air China B777-300 and the A340-600 blocked the view but it turned out to be an interesting situation. The idea for the "longest planes" video came up after I filmed the Airbus A350-1000 of Qatar which lined up right before the Boeing 747-8i of Lufthansa. Sadly I haven` t filmed the Antonov An225 yet, which is a big shame for a "Cargospotter" like me. I only included the longest planes of my Frankfurt visit last week but Frankfurt is a hotspot for big planes and if you are interested in watching the biggest and longest planes I highly recommend a visit at the biggest german airport. I hope you liked it, new videos every friday and tuesday.SOURCE
  16. LTT Review, great benchmarks for existing technology, better than 10series etc etc,.... all that fancy new tech jazz though, currently and for the foreseeable future MIA SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK :
  17. Latest goings on for the il-2 Series of Simulations; SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/168-developer-diary/?page=6&tab=comments#comment-671658 NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/168-developer-diary/?page=6&tab=comments#comment-671658
  18. AirClips.com supports the pilot’s profession and all those interested in dedicating their lives to the beauty of flying. In a special series we are reporting about pilot’s training, life and career opportunities in the Lufthansa Group, one of the world’s leading aviation groups. Let us encourage you to consider becoming a future pilot for one of the Lufthansa Group airlines, starting with a thorough training by European Flight Academy (EFA). Did you know that... - Lufthansa Group needs over 500 new pilot students every year for their airlines? - Lufthansa Group gives you access to affordable financing solutions? - pilot’s limitations regarding debility of eye-sight allow a lot more flexibility than you maybe think? - not speaking German does not stop you from joining the Group? - female cadets are particularly encouraged to join? Enjoy our series of clips and films about being trained by and working as a pilot for the Lufthansa Group. Check out their link for more details on how to join: https://www.european-flight-academy.com/en/ Eurowings GmbH is a German low-cost airline headquartered in Düsseldorf and a fully owned subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group. Founded in 1996, it began as a low-cost alternative to the country's competing major airlines. It serves a network of domestic and European destinations as well as some long-haul routes and maintains bases at Berlin Tegel Airport, Cologne Bonn Airport, Düsseldorf Airport, Hamburg Airport, and Vienna International Airport. Eurowings has gone through a major transformation in recent years. It was part of Lufthansa Regional until October 2014. At that time it began operating on behalf of Germanwings within their network. Since spring 2015, Eurowings has been redeveloped into a low-cost carrier for short- and long-haul flights. By October 2015, it had also started to incorporate Germanwings' route network as part of the merger of the two brands. SunExpress Deutschland was founded on the 8 June 2011 as a subsidiary of SunExpress and started operations with three Boeing 737-800. It was founded in order to fly from Germany to the Red Sea using the German AOC. These routes have been served on the 2 November 2011 for the first time and the network has since been extended to several more leisure destinations in Southern Europe and North Africa. In February 2015, the Lufthansa Group announced that SunExpress Deutschland would be the operator of Eurowings' new long-haul operations which is based at Cologne Bonn Airport from November 2015. SunExpress Deutschland therefore has received leased Airbus A330-200s.As of March 2018 Eurowings bases 3 of 7 Airbus A330-200 aircraft at Munich Airport and offer scheduled long-haul services. SunExpress Deutschland GmbH is a German leisure airline headquartered in Frankfurt. It is a subsidiary of SunExpress, which itself is a joint-venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa. Its main base is Frankfurt Airport with smaller bases at several other airports throughout Germany. The A330-200 is a shortened, longer-range variant, which entered service in 1998 with Korean Air. Typical range with 253 passengers in a three-class configuration is 13,400 km (7,240 nmi; 8,330 mi). The A330-200 is ten fuselage frames shorter than the original −300, with a length of 58.82 m (193 ft 0 in). To compensate for the smaller moment arm of the shorter fuselage, the vertical stabiliser height of the −200 was increased by 104 cm (40.9 in). The −200's wing was also modified; structural strengthening of the wing allowed the maximum takeoff weight of the −200 to be increased to 229.8 tonnes (507,000 lb). The −200 is offered with three engine types similar to those found on the −300, namely the General Electric CF6-80E, Pratt & Whitney PW4000, or Rolls-Royce Trent 700. Airbus also boosted fuel capacity to 139,100 L (36,700 US gal) by adding the centre section fuel tank, standard in the A340. A new vertical stabilizer was introduced in 2004 beginning with MSN 555. This newer fin is shorter in height by 50 cm (20 in) and was derived from the design of the vertical stabilizer of the A340-500 and -600, later becoming standard on all new A330-200s. In 2008, Airbus released plans for a higher gross weight version of the A330-200 to more effectively compete against the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The new-build A330-200HGW had a 5 tonne increase in Maximum Takeoff Weight, allowing a 560 kilometres (302 nmi; 348 mi) range increase and a 3.4 tonnes (7,500 lb) payload increase. Korean Air became the first customer on 27 February 2009 with an order for six −200HGWs. Deliveries of the first aircraft started in 2010.SOURCE
  19. A pilot shortage is increasingly preventing the use of business jets in Europe, warns London-based aircraft broker Colibri Aircraft. Lack of available aircrew has become a difficulty in seven out of every 10 business jet sales that it handles, the company said. SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-09-19/european-pilot-shortage-harming-bizjet-ops-says-broker
  20. Gulfstream conducted steep-approach trials of its G650 flagship earlier this week at London City Airport (LCY). SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-09-20/gulfstream-g650-conducts-steep-approach-trials-lcy
  21. A visit to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 inspired YouTuber Peter Sripol to build his first foam airplane, which then made an appearance in Oshkosh this past summer. Learn about that airplane’s construction and much more with this video, which includes a tour of Peter’s new shop, and look for an upcoming Sport Aviation story about Peter coming soon.SOURCE
  22. The alarming thing was what seemed a brief struggle for the Airbus to climb away in the go-around. The freakish thing was the wind direction kept flipping between a straight headwind and a crosswind with tail component! Another first: the only time the wind has ever blown my camera and tripod over!SOURCE
  23. New update for Bonanza + optional none mipmapped textures in the new free section of the A2A Store SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : https://a2asimulations.com/accu-sim-bonanza-simulation-update-18-9-20-1/ NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://a2asimulations.com/accu-sim-bonanza-simulation-update-18-9-20-1/
  24. MegaSceneryEarth Australia Release The teams over at MegaSceneryEarth/PCAviator have released their very first addon package focussing on the land down under. MegaSceneryEarth is an addon that adds high-resolution photo scenery to entire areas, improving the visuals and making the environment more realistic and immersive. MegaSceneryEarth Australia uses the latest MegaSceneryEarth v3 technologies, which includes accurate water masking, texture colour correction, 1m source imagery and better dawn/dusk texture/light blending. MegaSceneryEarth Australia consists of five different packages, each of them covering a different region of the country. There are Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales (SE, NE, W). You can pick up up these addons now from the PCAviator Store, with the prices of the different regions varying from $59.95 to $29.95. All regions are available for FSX and all versions of Prepar3D. SOURCE INFO https://www.megasceneryearth.com/ https://fselite.net/news/megasceneryearth-australia-release/
  25. Just why. should they not be maybe looking at something a little more unique and interesting than stuff like this that we already have. Just my thoughts?????
  26. [UPDATE 0715z 20/09/18] ImagineSim Seeking Support to Develop Frankfurt (EDDF) Scenery [UPDATE 0715z 20/09/18] ImagineSim has now confirmed on their Facebook page that Frankfurt is no longer going ahead due to the lack of co-operation from airport authorities at Frankfurt. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Frankfurt seems to be an extremely popular airport within the flight sim community to develop. Aerosoft have already released a popular rendition of the airport, and Flightbeam were keen to create one. Sadly, the later of the two has been cancelled. However, it would appear that ImagineSim are looking to break into the German market with their own version. Whilst ImagineSim are updating their website to bring it to more modern times, they have updated their “Future Products” section of the site. Thanks to reader Dean, who informed us of the information originally, the future products part of the site is now seeking assistance for developing Frankfurt Airport. The team state that they now have access to “remarkable” ground imagery for many airports in the German area. As part of their new “evolution” series of products, Frankfurt was chosen to be the first to take advantage of this new imagery. However, the team have met some challenges along the way, similarly to Flightbeam, in that they cannot get the access they need to take on-site photos for the product. The team are asking that anyone who works at, or has contacts with, Frankfurt Airport should reach out to them to help get things moving along. They’re generally looking for someone who can obtain details about pathways and other fact-finding information. No time frames or other information was given at this time. In the mean time, you can view some of our exclusive images for Singapore, which we’re hoping is released sooner than later. SOURCE INFO https://fselite.net/news/imaginesim-seeking-support-to-develop-frankfurt-eddf-scenery/
  27. FlyJSim Updates 727 Series Professional V3 SOURCE INFO Despite releasing an excellent aircraft last month, developers FlyJSim has updated their 727 Series Professional 3 with a range of fixes and general improvements for the user. The primary focus area of this update are on mach hold and tape movements, the leading edge flaps not deploying when using the alternate flap and visuals on the aft cargo door. Further to general fixes, the team have added a brand new maintenance system for the tires. If you’re a pilot that likes to land firm, you may need to rethink your style as if you land too hard or heavy, prepare to pop a tire or collapse your gear (and have a meeting with tea no biscuits with your manager). There’s a nice range of improvements in the free update from the team, so waste time no more and download the update to the plane we enjoyed very much. You will need to grab the Skunkcrafts updater to download and apply update 3.1809.1125 to your 727 Series Professional V3. Here’s the full change log courtesy of their Facebook post. https://fselite.net/news/flyjsim-updates-727-series-professional-v3/
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