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The latest release by FlyTampa is Copenhagen Airport, IACO: EKCH. The airport also known as Kastrup, is located in Kastrup, Denmark which is a suburb of Copenhagen. It is the main international airport serving Copenhagen, the entire Zealand and Øresund Regions as well as a large part of southern Sweden. It is the largest airport in the Nordic countries. It is also one of the oldest international airports in Europe having opened in 1920 as one of the first private airports. At the time it had a single grass strip. It has come a very long way since then seeing…

Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport, ICAO: LFMP is a small regional airport located approximately 5kms north of Perpignan, close to the Spanish border in southwestern France. A very picturesque area, it is on the eastern end of the Pyrenees Mountains and on the Mediterranean coast. The airport also goes by the name of Llabanère Airport. The airport has two runways; 15/33 @ 8,202ft and 13/31 @ 4,150ft.

Boeing didn’t stop improving and expanding on the 777 family after they finished the original 777-200. In the same way, PMDG didn’t just forget about their 777-200LR/F when they initially released it. They released a major service pack at the beginning of last summer, and concurrently they also released an expansion pack in the form of the 777-300ER, the biggest and baddest variant of the family. This expansion is what this review is all about.

In a newsletter issued today, Navigraph have announced support for two additional packages as part of their subscription Navdata offerings. The two new packages – the iFLY Boeing 747-400 and FSiPanel – are supported effective immediately and users can download updated data for them using either the FMS Data Manager or manual installation download methods. Navigraph coupons, topping up credits used to access the service, can be purchased at simMarket.

When A2A Simulations first announced that they were doing an Accu-Sim C172, many within their community were actually quite upset. After all, with the exception of the B377 that started the whole thing off and the later Piper J3 Cub, all of the Accu-Sim models have been warbirds. That’s what the community wanted, even demanded. In the clear light of day, however, the C172 was very much a hit. Many of the “warbird-only” fliers are now flying, shock horror, a modern GA ‘Spam Can’. Even worse, they’re enjoying flying a modern GA ‘Spam Can’. More to the point, it also…

Complex aircraft like the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 are flown with a two person cockpit crew. In FSX and P3D we don’t have that luxury and are required to take on the duties of both, a scenario that is not very realistic when you look at real world operations. A company by the name of FS2Crew has endeavoured to change that for specific aircraft. Here is one of their stated goals. “Our line of Airline Flight Crew Simulations are aimed at home users who wish to simulate realistic multi-crew airline flying using Microsoft Flight Simulator.” The Majestic Dash 8 Q400…

One of the things that parents with young children learn very quickly is rhyming story books. Lots of them. Whether it’s a scarf for a giraffe, a cat in a hat or a goat in a boat, there’s apparently an unwritten rule that all children’s stories must rhyme. But what’s that got to do with a review of an off-road driving game? Well the answer to that is simple. The following is a quote from one of our kids’ favourite stories; This is a sheep driving home in a jeep. “Get out of the way”, he yells, with a beep.…

George Bush Intercontinental Airport, ICAO: KIAH, is an international airport located in Houston, Texas about 23 miles north of Downtown Houston. It serves the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. The airport come into service in June of 1969 under the name Houston Intercontinental Airport but was renamed in 1997 after George H. W. Bush, who was the 41st President of the United States.

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