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Trains, rickshaws, Hindustan Ambassador cars, maybe even the odd aeroplane! These are just some of the things you’ll find during a tour of Aerosoft’s new scenery covering Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, India. The Hindu holy city on the Ganges river is served by Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport (VIBN/VIS), which has a single 9000′ runway 09/27 and serves primarily internal and regional carriers. This scenery by Andreas Kozma includes a representation of the city, as well as the airport itself, with all major buildings recreated. The publisher describes it as “easy on frame rate and your wallet” so you might…

Captain Mike Ray has released a new 737NG Training Syllabus, designed to take you from beginner to, according to the advertising, “Flying like the Pros”. Available in either physical coil bound format or as a downloadable PDF, the titles lead the reader through the systems of the aircraft, culminating in an “airline style check ride” to show how much you have learned. Click on the links above for more information on your preferred format.

Paul Ottersen has released his interactive Radio Telephony Manual through iTunes, via No Trees Publishing Ltd. The guide is designed to help pilots understand English Radio Telephony – whether real or simulated – and incorporates both video and audio to aid in comprehension, as well as a self-test section to show that you have understood what you have learned. The eBook is available now through iTunes, here, for $3.99

The next release from Topskills/Bill Stack’s collection of e-books is “Jet Simming”, covering everything from the new “VLJ” series of business aircraft up to intercontinental airliners in one volume. Along with discussing the different roles and techniques used by jet  and turboprop aircraft commanders vice piston engine commanders, it talks about flight planning, autopilots, checklists, chart sources and more. Sample pages and purchase information can be found on the product page.

Rod Machado the guru pilot and raconteur has released the third edition of his, “Instrument Pilot’s Survival Manual”. Rod is extremely well known in the aviation world, he oversees the flying lessons in FSX, and he has published several texts on aviation, as well as having regular columns in such esteemed aviation journals such as the ‘AOPA Pilot magazine’ and ‘Flight Training Magazine’. In my own library I have 3 of Rod’s texts and have found them invaluable in helping me become knowledgeable in flight simulation.  If you want to know anything about instruments whether you are a real world pilot…