Eager to fly in the comfortable cabin of the Beechcraft 1900D ? As its body profile is easy to recognize, you may identify it by its virtual cockpit, designed by Carenado, although it’s not finished yet, with the missing gauges.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckvaZynpIkI Golden Age Simulations’ Great Lakes Sportplane comes in four packages, one each for “The Original”, “Modified” and “Stunt Planes”, plus a bundle pack of all three for FSX and P3D. Covering a period from the Original in 1929, through to the 1950s for the Stunt Planes, there are a variety of equipment levels and engine types modelled on this classic biplane collection, with 3d modelled gauges, unique sound sets and, with the “Original” and bundle packs, a scenery of “Phenick Field”.
The Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada is a regular destination for charter airlines from around Europe and Western Asia, thanks to to pretty much guaranteed sun and unique surroundings of the early 20th century fishing port which has grown to be the largest tourist base on the Red Sea coast. This latest package from Simbreeze covers considerably more than just Hurghada airport, including the town’s sights and marina, beaches, resorts, islands and nearby reefs. It also includes two heliports, scenery effects, plus the main airport has Safegate docking systems, custom buildings and lighting as highlights. Please visit the product…
Among the helicopters projects, you may have heard about the Bell 407 that MilViz is preparing for FSX and P3D. Their preview album at Facebook has been completed with more virtual cockpit screenshots.
Glass cockpits are set to be the future, as far as the world’s new generation of GA aircraft are concerned, which is why the apparently ubiquitous Garmin G1000 is fitted to the current series of C208 Grand Caravans, dubbed the EX by the manufacturer. Carenado’s version of the new aircraft for FSX and P3D is now available via simMarket, with five liveries, a custom G1000 simulation including numerous pages and configuration options plus more. Check it out here.
All Airbus X Extended pilots are granted an exclusive (and limited to the Aerosoft A320 / A321) licence of Multi Crew Experience. Yes it’s free and included with the purchase of the Aerosoft Airbus X Extended. Open your user account, and look for the file Airbus_MCE_115.zip in the downloads history. Its size is 1.12 Gb, then you get a fully functioning voice recognition and voice synthesis tool to bring “crew coordination, interactive checklist reading, realistic ATC operation, call-outs and warnings against deviation from standards”.
Update your navigation database ! The latest airac cycle 1311 by Navigraph is online. Head your browser to this page, you will need simMarket coupons to get access. Apart from the FMS or flight planner updates, you may want an unlimited access to updated charts for worldwide airports on all your devices. This is a separate service named Charts Cloud, that requires a non recurring yearly fee.
Yesterday’s Press Release from openVFR announced their coverage of Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun, for Microsoft FSX and L-M Prepar3D. “Japan is a land of striking scenic beauty. The total area of Japan is around 300,000 sq km. First time visitors are impressed by its greenness and its spectacular mountains. Seventy percent of Japan is mountains and hills.” The full press release can be read by clicking “Read More” below, while openVFR’s website can be found here.
Revealed in 2010 by the manufacturer Robinson, the R66 Turbine has to complete their products catalogue above the R44 Series and the R22 Beta. Instead of 830.000 US$ for the real aircraft, Alabeo will launch its reproduction for FSX market (and P3D as well I suppose).
Terrain, air bridges, runways are visible in the second preview of KIAH Houston at FSDtreamTeam forum. In order to get an idea of what’s coming when they build terminal and ground details, you may have a look at their latests airports : KJFK New York V2, CYVR Vancouver or KLAX Los Angeles.