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FSCon 2017: FSElite Interview Dovetail Games

FSElite Flight Sim Con Dovetail Games Interview Flight Sim World

During one of many interviews we conducted during Flight Sim Con 2017, we took the time to speak to Dovetail’s Stephen Hood. Stephen acts as the executive producer on Flight Sim World.

We spoke about third party development, future roadmap plans and more in our video interview.

Leave a comment below with any feedback. As our first video interview always looking for help to improve the experience for the community.

 
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LIVE From FSC2017: Product Announcement Forum (Starts at 13:30z)

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Welcome to the FSElite Live from FlightSimCon 2017.

We’ll be updating this post regularly with any information, news or interesting facts as the event goes on. Refresh this page often for the latest news. Also, keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages for live updates.

This post will be updated live for the Product Announcement Forum, which starts at 13:30 zulu.

What is this event?

“The Product Announcement Forum is a showcase of upcoming flight simulator product releases, where each participant will be allotted 5 minutes to demonstrate their products. The seminar will provide a one-stop overview of what’s new for the flight simulation community.”

Announcements:

  1. 9:25 FS Flight Control is now available for Android and iOS. It has full compatibility with FSX, P3D, FSW and Xplane.
  2. 9:30 Infinite Flight: Some new features are coming to the popular mobile flight simulator over this summer (2017). This includes 60FPS on ultra settings, real world weather and global coverage.
  3. 9:43 Pilotedge: announcing roadmap for West Coast expansions.
  4. 9:50 FSFX Packages:  showing off what Chaseplane is and what it can do.
  5. 9:54 Laminar Research: New aircraft coming to Xplane 11, a goal of 90FPS throughout the sim.
  6. 9:59 FlyInside: Announcing a new sim designed specifically for FlyInside, includes support for TFDi 717, will contain global terrain.
  7. 10:01 HiFi Simulations: A free upgrade for AS16 users to P3D V4 with release expected in 1-2 weeks. A reduced upgrade price for those that are using legacy products such as Active Sky Next. Active Sky support for all platforms, this includes Xplane. 
 
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Watch FlightSimCon 2017 LIVE

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FSElite will be doing as much as possible to cover FlightSimCon 2017, but if you want to feel like you're there, you can watch the official FlightSimCon 2017 live feed right here. Thanks to AirDailyX, people will be able to have a glimpse what it'll be like to be there. The video has been muted to keep the privacy of event
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