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Sierrasim Simulation Releases New York Stewart International for Prepar3D V4

Sierrasim Simulation has released New York Stewart International Airport for both Prepar3D V4 and FSX. New York Stewart International Airport is a public/military airport in Orange County, New York. The airport was originally built in the 1930s for cadets attending West Point to learn aviation. In the recent years, Stewart International Airport has into a significant passenger airport for the mid-Hudson region. In 2016 Norwegian Air Shuttle announced their intention to use Stewart Airport as a base for their Irish subsidiary. On June 15, 2017 the first Boeing 737 MAX flight for Norwegian Air Shuttle departed for Edinburgh. Norwegian Air Shuttle no longer serves Stewart International Airport, however, Allegiant, American, Delta, and jetBlue still serve the airport with destinations in the United States.

Photoreal-realistic ground textures cover the airport and surrounding area that will change based on the season in the sim. All buildings on the airport have been recreated using photo-realistic textures, SODE objects including the windsocks and located around the airport. 3D grass covers the airport and is optimized for the best performance. On the military ramps various military cargo objects and buildings can be seen, an airport configuration is included and allows the user to select between static or GSX Level 2 jetways. The airport is compatible with various mesh addons like Orbx Vector and Freemesh. SODE version 1.6.6 is required, it can be downloaded from the link provided here. Sierrasim Simulation’s New York Stewart International Airport for Prepar3D or FSX can be purchased from Simmarket for €20. Be sure to purchase the correct version, as there are two versions of the airport, one for FSX and another for Prepar3D V4.

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RFSceneryBuilding Announces Frankfurt-Hahn Airport

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Scenery developers RFSceneryBuilding has announced that they are going to actively develop Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (EDFH). Whilst not confirmed, based on their previous releases, we assume for FSX and P3D. Frankfurt-Hahn Airport is a focus airport for low-cost carriers such as Ryanair and Wizz Air all with frequent services to destinations such as Rome, Tenerife, Tuzla and more. No further details
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SimBitWorld A Pilot’s Life Updated to Version 1.5.1

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A small update for users on SimBitWorld's A Pilot's Life has been released. Version 1.5.1 features an all-new dark mode, an airline leaderboard and also various other fixes. The incremental update also fixes possible X-Plane issues when on the resume report, along with disabling the progress bar whilst not in flight. Finally, the decimals in the money report have also
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TFDi Design Updates their Boeing 717

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TFDi has finally released the long awaited update of their Boeing 717 for FSX and P3D. This updates contains fixes for the crash to desktop that occurred when switching between internal and external views, and another fix for people who have more than one active graphic cards in their use computer, where some graphics would flicker. The TFDi 717 will
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Watch POSCON Beta Group Flights In Action Now

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Despite being the day for tomfoolery, the team at POSCON made it clear that their Invite-Only Beta has started to roll out to those that applied to be part of the community. Whilst that sample size is open to only the select few for now, Twitch streamer Bish753 is currently flying online right now showcasing an ongoing POSCON group flight.
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FSX3D Releases Aspres-Sur-Buëch Airfield (LFNJ)

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French developer FSX3D has released their Aspres-Sur-Buëch Airfield (LFNJ) scenery for FSX and Prepar3D.

FSX3D has created a rather complete rendition of the airfield, with custom mesh, very precise satellite imagery, seasonal textures, ambient sounds etc. The airfields has two runways of which slopes are represented as is by FSX3D. While it lacks PBR, the depiction remains of high standards.

Located in the French Alps and known as “Le Chevalet”, the Aspres Airfield is famous for its dangerous aerology and surrounding terrain, marking the approaches difficult. Landing at this airfield is prohibited when the wind is over 15 kts, due to the hazardous terrain. Pilots need a special rating to operate from this airfield. It hosts a glider and ultralight airclub.

The FSX3D Aspres-sur-Buëch scenery is available on Simmarket for €26.40.

The author has also released a promotion video :

Feature List

  • 3D animated people
  • Animated windsock
  • 3D Grass
  • Dedicated vegetation
  • HD textures
  • Seasonal textures
  • 1m resolution mesh on the airfield
  • 10m mesh resolution in the area
  • 15/25cm resolution ground imagery
  • Ambiant sounds
  • Compatible with FranceVFR PACA addons and FTX Global products.
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MFSG Sibu Airport Released for FS9, FSX, and P3D

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Malaysian Flight Simulator Group has released their latest scenery, this time covering Sibu Airport. Sibu Airport serves many different areas of Malaysia, including Bintangor, Sarikei, Kapit, Sibu, Sarawak, and East Malaysia. The airport is also located on the island or Borneo. In 2018, the airport saw over 1,579,000 millions passengers, and had over 20,000 aircraft movements. Three airlines serve the airport,
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Orbx openLC Africa Released for Prepar3D and FSX

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It has seemed like forever since the initial announcement, but Orbx has released the next package in their openLC range. Following on from Europe, North America and South America comes openLC Africa. This new openLC region covers over 30 million KM square spanning from the likes of Cape Town and Port Elizabeth in South Africa to Cairo in Eygpt and
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A_A Sceneries Releases Phuket Airport 2020 for FSX and P3D

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A_A Sceneries has released today their update of their Phuket International Airport (VTSP) for FSX and P3D. This update is a rebuilt of their 2012 with the latest techniques and makes it officially compatible with Prepar3D V4. It features a new seasonal ground poly, SODE jetways and windsocks, remodeled terminal and dynamic lighting. The Phuket International Airport handles almost 19
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MK-Studios Makes Fuerteventura Free for the Community

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MK-Studios has made Fuerteventura free for the community as part of their Stay at Home campaign. As like other developers, MK-Studios are giving people an opportunity to try something new completely free of charge. Fuerteventura is one the Canary Islands in the Atlantic ocean and provides routes to multiple locations across Europe and beyond. The scenery package features 2K textures, photo
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