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Browsing around Reddit I came across a post presenting a free command line tool written in Node.js. It enables the user to download publicly available FAA charts for every airport in North America via the command line and is thus named FAA-Chart-Downloader. Sure, one could just download necessary charts one by one with the internet browser. But I can’t deny that typing in a single ICAO code and pulling all the instrument procedure charts plus airfield diagram available for that airport is quite a bit more comfortable to me. Someone who satisfies his need for aviation charts with products from…

The German publisher comes with a promotional video to introduce the key features of their latest X-Plane scenery that covers Faroe Islands and its main airport Vagar EKVG. Watch and appreciate the runway/tarmac reflection and their nice looking Autogen for example.

The latest announcement of REX bring good news regarding the new version of P3D 4.4 because all their major products are directly compatible : Sky Force 3D, Texture Direct HD and Soft Clouds. It’s a bit different for Wx Advantage Radar developed in partnership with Milviz.

If you thought that REX Simair was dead, Reed Stough posted a quick message to explain that REX team will come back to the project when they polish “Sky Force, Weather Force, Environment Force, and Worldwide Airports.” Simair was initially announced in 2012 as complete solution to manage your Pilot Career, a Pilot Company including fleet and maintenance features, for FS9 and FSX.

Join the flight crew of TUI airline onboard their 737-800. Just Planes filmed their flights from inside the cockpit, between Amsterdam Schipol (EHAM) and Dubai World Center (Al Maktoum Intl OMDW), and then flight back with a stop in Burgas (LBBG), Bulgaria. That’s almost 5 hours of HD video to download, bonus flight in a Caravan between Ebel Ali and Dubai Creek.

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