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PMDG 777-200ER Expansion Pack Released

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PMDG has just released the latest expansion for their Boeing 777 lineup, covering the much anticipated 777-200ER.

The PMDG 777 was first released back in 2013, covering only the -200LR and the freighter variant of the 777. Since then, many have asked PMDG to go back and add the -200ER to the 777 lineup, and now it has been released. The 777-200ER expansion brings three new airframes to the 777. Each engine variant has its own performance, sounds, flight deck differences, and more. The most notable new feature is the addition of the EFB to the -200ER. A full feature list can be found below.

Along with the 777-200ER expansion, a major update has been released for the 777 base package and 777-300ER expansion pack. This update includes updates to the fly-by-wire, flight models, PBR models for P3D v5, sounds, ground services, VNAV, and a whole bunch more. You can read the full list of updates done to the entire lineup here in RSR’s forum post. The update is free to all existing customers but will require a full redownload and reinstall of the entire PMDG 777 lineup.

The PMDG 777-200ER Expansion Pack is available for $77.72 USD from PMDG’s website.

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Imaginesim Atlanta for Microsoft Flight Simulator: The FSElite Review

Imaginesim Atlanta For Microsoft Flight Simulator The FSElite Review
INTRODUCTION Atlanta is home to the world’s busiest airport. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport saw over 110,000,000 passengers in 2019, 10 million more than the next airport. With Atlanta not being one of the handcrafted airports included with Microsoft Flight Simulator (it later was added in the USA world update after the Imaginesim scenery was released), this scenery is a welcome
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iniSimulations A310 Announcement, A380 Update, and more.

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Today, iniSimulations announced the next aircraft in their line up of planes. Following the recent teaser that was released a few days ago, the next iniSimulations aircraft is the Airbus A310-300. Airbus A310 The iniBuilds A310 is going to be a standalone product and will feature "new and improved 3D elements including a new wing and a full overhaul of the exterior
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PMDG 737 NGXu Cargo Expansion Released for P3D

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PMDG has just released the latest expansion for its Boeing 737 NGXu line up of aircraft. The cargo variant brings a new element to flying a 737 than just flying passengers. As the name of the package suggests, this adds the freighter variants to the base NGXu package. The 737 freighter is a modified passenger 737 to carry cargo. At
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Orbx Releases San Jose International Airport for P3D

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Orbx has just released its latest scenery for Prepar3D, covering the heart of Silicon Valley, San Jose International Airport.

KSJC is the only downtown international airport in the San Francisco Bay Area, being only a short distance from the city skyrises. The airport features two parallel 11,000 foot runways, capable of handling anything you could throw at it. San Jose is host to flights from all over the United States, parts of Canada and Mexico, as well as further destinations to Tokyo, Beijing, and London. Southwest and Alaska are the two biggest airlines at the airport, with FedEx and UPS flying cargo into the airport. The airport also hosts two corporate jet FBOs, Atlantic Aviation and Signature Flight Support, with Signature able to take jets up to the size of the 777.

Orbx has put a lot of details into this airport, using PBR to make the terminals come to life. SODE jetways are included as well as a number of configuration options that can help cater the product to your needs. Points of interest are also included around the airport, such as Avaya Stadium. The scenery also blends with TrueEarth Northern California and NA Northern California. A full feature list can be viewed at the end of this post.

Orbx San Jose International for Prepar3D v4+ is available via the Orbx website and Orbx Central for $39.95 AUD (US$28.54 | €24,23 | £21.81)

Features

  • Complete rendition of San Jose International Airport
  • Stunning set of ultra-detailed texture work throughout
  • Exquisite modelling work for the entire airport and beyond
  • Detailed use of dynamic lighting bringing life to the apron
  • SODE jetway support for all aircraft types
  • POIs surrounding the airport
  • Range of user-configurable options to meet your performance needs
  • Perfectly blends with TrueEarth Northern California and NA Northern California
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PMDG Development Update – NG3 in MSFS, 777 Update, and more

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Robert Randazzo has posted an update on the PMDG forums, giving us a lot of details about their upcoming products. Covering everything from Global Flight Operations, to the upcoming first Microsoft Flight Simulator release, let's dive right into it. NGXu Expansions The NGXu has two new expansions that are nearing completion. First is the NGXu Cargo Expansion. This product is
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Closed Beta Now Available

MSFS Closed Beta
Microsoft has just announced that the closed beta for their upcoming Flight Simulator has been released. Coming two days earlier than expected, let's take a look at what is new with the sim with this 1.6.13 release. Version 1.6.13 includes a number of additions, including a number of new aircraft, lots of new landing challenges, new flight training tutorials, and
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Parallel 42 Aerosoft A320 Immersion V2 Released

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A few weeks ago, Parallel 42 confirmed that the Aerosoft A320 family would be getting a redone immersion pack and were looking for testers. Now that product has released via OrbxDirect for everyone to enjoy. The Aerosoft A320 Professional Immersion V2 is an all in one package. The A318, A319, A320, and A321 are all compatible with this immersion pack.
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