Review: Dauntless SimPlates Ultra

As a vPilot who wants to fly using real world data finding charts has always been a challenge. Dauntless’s SimPlates Ultra offers a solution with a program that has tens of thousands of plates available for the armchair vPilot.

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Review: TropicalSim Rio De Janeiro 2012

In 2016 the Olympics will be held in Rio De Janeiro. I bet there will be allot of virtual pilots in that area over the next few years so it’s only fitting that we review TropicalSim’s SBGL scenery package.

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Review: Sydney Extreme X for FS2004/FSX

Sydney, Australia, is a place well known for the Opera House. However, it’s airport is well known amongst pilots for scenic approaches and being one of the busiest airports in the world. Auscene has given us their rendition of the airport for FS9 and FSX.

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Turboprop vs. Turbofan

Real world airlines tell us that on short routes turboprop aircraft are just as fast as jets. I’ve done the same analysis in FS to see if this is true and valuable information for virtual airlines.

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Flight Performance Analysis: A320 or B737-800

The question of which aircraft to use, the A320 or B737, is on the minds of real airlines. We’re going to take it to the virtual aviation world and put these two aircraft to the test and see which one is better for your VA.

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Review: Boris Forero’s Quito X

Boris Forero has updated his FS9 scenery for Quito, Ecuador, to FSX standards and named it Quito X. The FS9 version was good so join me in checking out the FSX version.

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Review: VirtualCol Tocumen Intl MPTO

The Panama canal made trips between the two biggest oceans much shorter and opened up new trading partners for companies in the eastern parts of North and South America and the Orient. VirtualCol has created scenery for Tocumen International, MPTO, in the capital city of Panama. Is this an add-on worth adding to your […]

Review: PAOB Fokker 60

Most people have never heard of the Fokker 60, a stretched version of the Fokker 50 turboprop. That’s because it was a casualty of the 1996 bankruptcy. PAOB (Precision Aerobus) has developed a version of this aircraft for FSX that is impressive.

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Review: FS Captain

FS Captain offers so much to the simmer. If you don’t belong to a VA but would like the feel of working for an airline or if you work for a VA but still want more realism and ratings on the quality of your piloting, this is an application for you.

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Review: UK2000 VFR Airfields Volume 3

In the final volume of this series from UK2000, I’ll take you on a tour of the Volume 3 set. This scenery add-on for FSX covers the central region of the UK to the border of Scotland and includes the Isle of Man.

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