JustPlanes released another one of theu flight videos covering Rusts Flying Service in Alaska. A great title for the bush flyers among you! “…..Rusts began operations in 1963 and has continuously grown its fleet. Today Rusts and K2 Aviation are based at Lake Hood and Talkeetna, Alaska. The 2 airlines operate passenger and cargo flights around the region as well as a number of sightseeing services.
Thirteen new airports covered, support for the A380 and some minor fixes and we call it Airport Enhancement Services version 1.96. Now it could be that you have not tried AES before, but you really should. Ask thousands of users (really) and many will tell you that it is AES that keeps them from moving to FSX. It’s not a standard add-on for FS2004 but it actually ADDS a lot of new functions to this great simulator. AES Credits are available from simMarket here.
To add to your FSX collection, also now available from the simMarket shop is Samsoft’s Macau X scenery. Covering both the city and airport of this Southeastern Chinese territory, more details can be found on the product page or by clicking on “Read Full Story” below.
simMarket would like to announce a new addition to the range of products available through the store; Iris Simulations’ F-20 Tigershark lightweight fighter for MS FSX. It might have lost to the F-16 in the real world, but you can now fly it in the virtual one. “Have you got what it takes to tame the Tiger?”
The FS2004 MegaCity range of products from PC Aviator is now available for download from simMarket. With a special installer they can also be put onto FSX. These are ‘photo ground textures’ made from aerial photographs, with autogen and terrain mesh added. Available cities are Phoenix, Denver, San Francisco, Dallas and Atlanta.
FSX Grand Canyon Photorealistic Scenery is “….. a photorealistic scenery (daytime and Summer only), covering the whole area of the Grand Canyon of Arizona. The scenery resolution is 2m pixel to ensure that all users benefit from the highest frames rates as possible in order to achieve a pleasant experience !…”. The product comes in a hefty 400+ Mb download and is available from simMarket here.
New from Samsoft is the Sky of Tapei for FSX. “……. The Sky of Taipei X enhances andÂ details the City of Taipei for the two adjacent airports TaoYuan Int’l Airport and SungShan Airport. Some features include detailed Taoyuan International Airport, detailed SungShan Airport, AFCAD traffic, detailed Taipei city, most Taipei landmarks, most Taipei famous buildings, bridges and freeways, and more…….”. Read all about it on the simMarket Product Page.
AeroFiles has released a little music player that can run in the background when using Flight Simulator. “….Aeroplayer is a must have, because it saves you frame rates, compared when using other media players, such as Winamp, and Windows Media Player. Aeroplayer is ideal for playing music as you soar the sky or as you play Ship Simulator 2008 or any other PC game for that matter……”. Available at simMarket.
The latest JustPlanes Video-on-DVD addition to simMarket’s on-line shop is ‘Sabena’,Â the former Belgian airline. “…..This program features Chief Pilot Captain Bondroit who contiusly gives the viewer detailed explanations about the aircraft, the route and more. The first section features the Airbus A310-200 on a very interesting flight to Africa as we take off in Brussels bound for Nigeria and Cameroon. The second section features the Airbus A330-300 on a flight from the USA as we are bound for Brussels from Boston’s Logan Airport……”. Find it here on simMarket.
Computer Pilot Issue 5 and Issue 6 are now available in pdf format from simMarket. I would like this opportunity to copy the words of Dean Bielanowski, the Editor of CPM, regarding the passing of Hans v.d. Biggelaar. “…….It is with great sadness that I must deliver some bad news this month. Many of you will know of Dr. Hans v.d. Biggelaar who had contributed many articles to Computer Pilot magazine over the past few years. He was a good writer who always met deadlines and produced excellent work. Unfortunately Hans passed away recently after battling a long illness. He…