Hardware is the key, if you want to reach the higher levels of simulation. But it’s not the device itself, that makes things look and feel different. It’s also the rigg for it. Where would you find the joy in simming with the best HOTAS system, the most realistic [...]
Istanbul Atatürk Airport, ICAO: LTBA is the main international airport serving Istanbul, Turkey and also the busiest airport in Turkey by total number of passengers. It was originally opened in 1924 and is located in Yesilköy which is on the European side of the city 24 km west of the city’s centre. [...]
London Heathrow Airport or Heathrow, ICAO: EGLL, is a major international airport serving London, England. The airport can trace its roots back to when it originally opened as a small airfield in 1929. It was located on land just south-east of the hamlet of Heathrow next to farms and orchards. This is [...]
Thessaloniki International Airport, ICAO: LGTS, which is officially known as Macedonia International Airport is located about 15 km SE of the city center of Thessaloniki, Greece. The airport originally opened in 1930 has grown over the years to become the second largest state owned and operated airport in the country after Heraklion [...]
Brazil is a very beautiful part of the world and with this recently released scenery addon they’ve given the cities of Sao Paulo and Ribeirão Preto and their surrounding areas a major makeover.
Sao Paulo, which is the main focus of the addon, is the largest city in Brazil with a [...]
Nord-Pas de Calais is the next release in the series of VFR v2 sceneries from FranceVFR. A simple way to describe them is to say that they are a VFR scenery on steroids!
Rather than reinvent the wheel here is a bit of history on the region taken from my review of Nord-Pas [...]
Taxi2Gate have with this latest release for FSX, added another large and impressive airport, Orlando International Airport, to their stable of products.
Orlando International Airport, ICAO: KMCO, is located six miles southeast of Orlando, Florida. Like many modern airports it began as a military airport during the Second World War. It was originally known as [...]
There are, and have been for a while, a large number of weather generation and injection packages available for Microsoft’s flight simulator series. Pretty much every one promises the most ‘realistic’ weather possible in the sim and most people, certainly most developers, seem to consider it a closed market dominated by one or two major [...]
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, ICAO: LHBP, serves the Hungarian capital city of Budapest and is the largest of the country’s five international airports. The airport was originally known as Budapest Ferihegy International Airport but was renamed in 2011 in honor of Ferenc Liszt, the virtuoso pianist and composer, on the occasion [...]
We’ve had several highly anticipated releases the last 2 months. The A2A Simulations Cessna C172 Trainer, and Aerosoft/Flightsimsoft PFPX come to mind. But the highly anticipated release I’ll be talking about here, is the Precision Manuals Development Group 777LR/F. After the Jetstream 41 and the Boeing 737, PMDG is back to a long range, wide-body [...]