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News

RIP Tom Allensworth

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Following the recent announcement that he was terminally ill, we are sad to have to pass on the news that Avsim founder Tom Allensworth passed away this morning. One of the longest serving members of the flight sim community, active on message and bulletin boards before many people even knew the…

Add-on or Expansion Pack

Flight repaints… possibly more?

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The MS Flight forum over at Avsim has come to life again – not with complaints about content this time, but rather with some good news, in the form of “Flight Tools”, which allow users to repaint the MS Flight aircraft in colours of their choosing. Right now, the liveries…

Add-on or Expansion Pack

Dustsheets Come Off A2A P-40 Repaints

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Whether it be an airliner or a warbird, a reasonable paintkit seems to be a must for a modern payware package. While for many developers, a base white aircraft is seen as enough, others issue complex multi-layer files that make repainters’ life much easier, as can be seen from the…

Editorial

AVSIM Situation Updates

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Tom Allensworth of AVSIM wrote us “…..We have set up a temporary forum in order that we can provide status reports on our efforts to bring AVSIM back online. I would very much appreciate it if you could post the link to our temporary home and help us get the…

Editorial

AVSIM Destroyed By Hacker

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Tom Allensworth, CEO and Publisher of AVSIM, today issued the following announcement; “We regret to inform the flight simulation community that on Tuesday, May 12, AVSIM was hacked and effectively destroyed. The method of the hack makes recovery difficult, if not impossible, to recover from. Both servers, that is the…

Reviews

Review: FSX Freeware L.A.K. Genesis 2 (and “Aerotow”)

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I had to look at my calendar and check the date first. But then – the author of this freeware Glider is known for his “short” Gliders. Does David Rowberry have something against elegant tailbooms perhaps? Rewind… I was browsing through Avsim recently and discovered another freeware glider by David…