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Flight Simulator X News

Jetstream Designs Releases Paris Orly (LFPO) for FSX

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Courtesy of their Facebook, Jetstream Designs has released their Paris Orly (LFPO) rendition for the 32-bit FSX platform. The developer claims that the scenery depicts the Orly airport circa 2019. The scenery includes all extensions and new terminals, including those still under construction.

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RFSceneryBuilding Releases Lampedusa Airport

Scenery developer RFSceneryBuilding has released Lampedusa Airport. The airport in Italy sees a flux of traffic during summer months, mostly from domestic carriers including Alitalia and Volotea. The product comes with custom airport buildings, a range of vehicles, custom runway lighting and 3D mast lights. The airport has been designed to work with Prepar3D v3 and v4, along with FSX. You
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SimBitWorld’s A Pilot’s Life Updated to Version 1.3.0

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SimBitWorld's A Pilot's life has been updated to version 1.3.0. The pilot application software to help you simulate the commercial piloting career now includes a range of new features, all of which were based on user feedback. The biggest change is the introduction of the Shop Page. At the shop, you spend your in-application currency on various items, which can
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Orbx Update their Freeware Pack for April

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Orbx has released a brand new update which adds a range of new airports to their growing list of freeware products which are available. Continuing on the legacy of the passionate work of the late Neil Hill, Larry Isenor and John Barner have both worked hard on creating a new package for the community. In total, 24 airports have been released
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Carenado A42-500 Series Released for FSX & Prepar3D

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After only revealing the aircraft a few short weeks ago, Carenado has released their anticipated A42 500 Series for FSX and Prepar3D. The included aircraft is the ATR 42-500. The aircraft itself saw its maiden flight in 1981 and has since seen over 1800 of the type built. With a typical seating layout for 48 passengers and a maximum range
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Brief Update from REX Regarding Multiple Products


Developer REX has provided a brief update on Facebook in regards to multiple product releases, both upcoming and updates to older ones. Those products being Sky Force 3D, Environment Force and WX Advantage.

Sky Force 3D, despite being released over a year ago, will receive a new technical update. Version 2.1 is currently being tested and undergoing evaluation before being released to the public. It’s worth noting that the current version of Sky Force 3D is compatible with Prepar3D V4.5.

Environment Force is in the process of wrapping up development. Testing is on-going, but the team do not foresee any delays going forward. The team are preparing to release Environment Force as soon as possible. You can find out a load of information regarding the product on our breakdown post.

Last but not least, WX Advantage. A new internal build is being worked on right now to bring support for Prepar3D V4.5. One updates are available, the team will inform the community.

That’s it as far as updates go. You can find out more about other REX products on their newly redesigned website.

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SamScene3D Announce New Projects In Future Roadmap

SamScene 3D has been relatively fast-paced at bringing detailed renditions of cities to the simulator. Their most recent release was Tokyo City Wow 2, with Singapore being released just before it. They have now revealed their new projects in a future roadmap post found on Facebook. Over the course of 2019 and 2020, the team plan on releasing at least
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Hoppie ACARS System Being Abused

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The release of the new Flight Sim Labs update brought some brand new features, enabling simmers to communicate via the Hoppie ACARS system. This system which was created 20 years ago, enables people to send messages through a system, which could then be displayed in the virtual flight deck or via ATC memos. Despite it being around for a very
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VATSIM swift Client Available in Open Beta

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After six years of development, the swift client is now available to the public to use.  It is a brand new client supported by VATSIM, which is cross-compatible with all major flight simulator platforms including Microsoft Flight Simulator X, Lockheed Martin Prepar3D and X-Plane. FlightGear has also been included in the mix of supported simulators. Further to the compatibility with the
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PMDG 747 Queen of the Skies II April Update Now Available

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After PMDG's most recent forum post, the previously mentioned update for the PMDG 747 Queen of the Skies II is now available to download. Build 3.00.9423 sees a variety of changes and fixes, which include some fixes to stab tank decals, a taxi light artifact on the 744D and also to the electrical system misbehaving on certain models. Whilst not
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