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Virtavia brings the Tradewinds to FSX

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It’s an interesting beast, is the Convair R3Y Tradewind. Originally conceived as a long-range maritime patrol aircraft, with a design intended to overcome many of its peers shortcomings, the total of 11 built went through a number of changes in their short, 9 year, career, ending life as refuelling aircraft…

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Rise of Flight Update 1.029

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The Felixstowe F.2A seaplane shown above says a lot about the latest update for Rise of Flight, in that most of it centres around the new Channel map and the functionality that goes along with it. In their final newsletter for 2012, developers 777 Studios talk about the work done…

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XP Catalina Splashes Down at simMarket

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httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hT22hq1M8w Newly available through simMarket for X-Plane 9 or later is Hydroz.net’s Consolidated PBY Catalina – The iconic 1930s-designed flying boat best known for its transport, patrol and reconnaissance duties on behalf of most Allied nations during World War II. With many “Cats” surviving the war intact, they were sold…

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ICON’s New Flying Boat

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Once in a while a new company or a new products attracts our attention. ICON Aircraft is such a company. They not only made it to the simFlight.com pages before, they were also featured on Discovery Channel. Just to show Discovery is in good company. ICON is making a little…