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PilotEdge Integrates ATIS System

Over on their Facebook page, PilotEdge has announced that they’ve launched a long-requested feature into their network, a fully-integrated ATIS system for supported towered airports.

With the launch of the ATIS system, pilots flying on the network can now obtain up-to-date weather and significant flight planning data published on the respective ATIS frequencies. This includes runways and approaches in use and information on runway closures. Controllers will also have access to this data and will ensure to verify that pilots are reporting in with the exact ATIS code.

 
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FlightSimSoft Previews PFPX Update

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Over the last few days, FlightSimSoft, known for PFPX and Topcat have provided a few screenshots showing off some new features that are due to be added to PFPX in a new update. The first bunch of screenshots posted last Sunday are showing off new options for various charts used in flight-planning including ETOPS and plotting charts to better illustrate
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Summary: Mettar Simulations Presentation At Flight Sim 2018

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Mettar Simulations has provided updates on a range of their projects during their presentation at Flight Sim 2018 this morning. During the presentation, Matt Davies spoke about projectFLY, POSCON and more. projectFLY The widely-used flight-tracking companion for every style of simmer is about to be updated with a number of new and improved features. The items that Matt touched on
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VATSIM Reveal New Voice Codec

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For a long time, many a VATSIM user has asked for a new codec which will bring better clarity and ease to using voice on VATSIM. Well, the time is now upon us and the first preview of the new codec has been shown off over on VATSIM's YouTube channel. The video shows off some of the new features of
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Navigraph FMS Data Manager Adds Active Sky XP Support

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It's essentially a monthly ritual, where sim pilots hit that "Update" button in the Navigraph FMS Data Manager to keep their navigational data up to date for their next flight. In doing so, the data manager updates all of the (supported) installed aircraft and add-on applications that simmers hold in their arsenal. This month though, Navigraph has made a lot
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Navigraph Charts – Quick News Update

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On their Facebook page, Navigraph has said they will soon be providing Commercial Airline Overlay Charts (CAO) from Jeppesen, in addition to all other current charts. These charts were developed to better support pilots that primarily operate category C and D aircraft. No news on when specifically these Charts will be released, though I don’t think it will be too far into the future.

If you wish to learn more about these charts, you can look at the official Jeppesen document here.

 
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AccuMap v2 Enters Open Beta

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Last week, FSElite was lucky enough to bring you exclusive previews of AccuMap v2. AccuMap is a modern VATSIM map viewer that originally was released as a desktop application nearly 12 months ago today, however, the application was found to be very heavy on system resources, and earlier this year the development team made the decision to take down the AccuMap server to
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Matt Davies Appointed As Lead Technical Manager Of POSCON

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One of the exhibitors that the community was incredibly keen to check out last month at FSExpo was POSCON. POSCON, an acronym for Positive Control Network, is a brand new multiplayer air traffic and air traffic control network with a focus on improving on the existing networks that are currently available to flight simmers and virtual air traffic controllers. Their
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Aivlasoft EFB v2 Released

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After showing off some previews around a week ago, Aivlasoft has released version 2 of their popular EFB utility. The updated version of the electronic flight bag brings new features and improvements, such as; Improved Approach displays Oceanic track details Vertical guidance for precision & non-precision approaches TOPCAT integration Detailed weather information with Activesky, FSGRW and NOAA integration Customisable, interactive checklists
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