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Charity Scenery Release Falcon Heliport (Vanguard Helipad) X-Plane 11

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The developer Charity Scenery Project has released their first X-Plane release. Falcon Heliport (Previously known as: Vanguard Helipad) is the latest and has been designed by their newest developer, Bradley.

The airport itself is located in the heart of London. It sits on what’s known as the Isle of Dogs – close to Canary Wharf. The heliport itself is pretty close to big tourist attractions such as the ExCel Center, the 02 Arena and the massive Olympic Park.

The X-Plane 11 only scenery features high quality texturing, night lighting and has been designed to be Orbx TrueEarth Great Britain South ready!

The development team only creates products which will then contribute to various charities across the country. This time, all proceeds and donations will go to the London Air Ambulance service. If you want to buy the product (or just donate in general), it will cost you £1.00 from Charity Scenery Project website.

 
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Immersive Audio 737NG CFM 1.2 Update Now Available

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The team at Immersive Audio has just released a brand new update for their 737NG CFM Immersion Soundpack. The Immersion Soundpack is a alternative solution for the engine sounds of the PMDG 737NGX. The free update includes a new sound-set for those that wanted a more 'bassier' feel to the engine sounds. It also has removed loop clicks, fixed the reverse
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Buyer Beware – FS-Addons.com Selling Freeware for Profit

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Over the past week, we have received multiple reports from trusted members of the community that a new flight simulator add-on site has appeared on the web. FS-Addons.com is currently selling FSX add-ons via CD distribution. The reports indicates that the person behind the scam is selling freeware products for profit. The website lists several packages for people to buy
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Orbx Release TrueEarth Great Britain Central for X-Plane 11

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Following up from their popular release of TrueEarth Great Britain South in October, Orbx has today released the next part of the package: Great Britain Central. The product covers nearly 60,000 square kilometres of land area in central England, including areas such as Liverpool, Manchester, the Lake District and the North Wales Coast. Each area has been faithfully recreated using
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Kittila Airport Released for X-Plane 11 as Freeware

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Developer Fly X Simulation wrote to us to inform us that they have just released their next Christmas project for the year: Kittila. The Finish airport within the Arctic Circle is popular for passengers wishing to go and meet Santa. Frequented by multiple airlines over the Winter period, it's an airport growing in popularity. You can now fly there yourself
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A2A Release Dynamic Rain Effects for Developers

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A2A Simulations has today released their Dynamic Rain Effect system for developers free of charge. The physics-based engine will allow developers for both free and payware aircraft to apply the dynamic rain effect to their aircraft. The most recent release applies multi-engine support.

The dynamic rain effect was first released with the A2A Bonanza, and has since been applied to various other aircraft in the A2A fleet. A2A aircraft aren’t the only ones with these types of rain effects as TFDi, PMDG and FSLabs all have their own implementation for their aircraft.

If you’re a developer looking to apply dynamic rain effects to your product, you can head over to the A2A page now and download your version.

 
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PILOT’S Almeria for X-Plane 11 Now Available

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Released for Prepar3D and FSX many months ago, the latest release from publisher PILOT'S is now available for X-Plane 11 users. Almeria is situated on the Spanish coast of the Iberian Peninsula. It's an ideal destination for tourists thanks to the local towns, harbours and beaches - even during the cooler months. For simmers, it's a great airport due to the
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PFPX Version 2 Now Available

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After some teases and previews, FlightSimSoft has today released version 2 of their flight planning software, PFPX. The new version contains a range of improvements over their original version, which was released many years ago. The first improvement is now PFPX enables users to see profile charts. You can clearly see the wind strengths along the route, as well as
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Aerosoft PC-6 ‘Turbo Porter’ 4X Cancelled

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Many had been wondering as of late whether the Aerosoft PC-6 Turbo Porter project was still alive, and today we can put this speculation to rest by saying that, with great regret, the project has been officially cancelled by Mathijs of Aerosoft. First announced back in 2014, the Aerosoft PC-6 Turbo Porter had the potential to be a great addition
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FSElite Exclusive: LatinVFR First PBR Previews of Santiago SCELv2

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With the excitement of Prepar3D V4.4 now starting to die down, developers are starting to pour development efforts into seeing how they can use the new PBR technology in their products. Leonardo Software has already began showing their progress with their MD-XX series, and FSDreamteam with their upcoming Chicago O'Hare. Today, LatinVFR contacted me to inform me that they have
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