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GSX Level 2 Preview Video

We wrote about our first impressions on the brand new GSX Level 2 from FSDreamteam, but there were few assets to use to showcase it off to you. Today, the team have released a short video demonstrating the new extension to GSX.

The 3 minute clip shows you the new SODE jetways at all kinds of airports, as well as walking passengers through the jetways, out of the passenger buses and up the aircraft steps.

You can read out impressions here. It’s due in beta at the end of this month, and hopefully a release not too far after it.

 
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Flight Sim Labs June 2018 Development Update

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Flight Sim Labs (FSLabs) has just posted on their forums detailing the development progress of their upcoming addons. Included in this article is news regarding their recent server attack, changes to product validation and news on updates for the A320-X as well as more information on the A319-X, A321-X and Concorde-X. Server Attack  As I'm sure many of you are
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Aerosoft Airbus Professional To Have Global Flight Operations Support

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In a recent post in the Aerosoft forums, Mathijs Kok announced that the Aerosoft team have been talking with PMDG regarding PMDG's Global Flight Operations project. Mathijs stated that a conclusion was made: Aerosoft's Airbus Professional will be at Tier 1 in support and compatibility in PMDG's Global Flight Operations, implying that all features included in Global Flight Operations will
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The Charity Scenery Project: Scenery For A Cause

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If you're like me, you probably don't give to charity as often as you should. If you're really like me, you also have an unhealthy scenery addiction for your simulator(s). Fortunately for people like you and I, we're able to solve both of these problems with the help of the Charity Scenery Project. The Charity Scenery Project was founded by Craig Tomkins,
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Aerosoft DC-8 Updated, Adds FSX, FSX:SE Compatibility

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[UPDATE] FSElite reader Max has informed us that the FSX/32-bit version of this aircraft is numbered as version 1.0.0 and comes as a separate installer to the P3Dv4/64-bit version (numbered as 1.03).

Aerosoft released the Douglas DC-8 for Prepar3D v4 back in April which had fans of the classic airliner rejoicing. Fans of the DC-8 who also sit in the crossover demographic of clingers-on to the Flight Simulator X platform, though, found themselves feeling a little left out with no support for the aging 32-bit simulator.

Presumably added in the 1.03 update (though not actually mentioned in the changelog), Aerosoft has updated the aircraft now to include support for FSX and FSX: Steam Edition. This update also brings a number of changes to various systems, as well as cosmetic fixes and additions such as textures and an additional livery. See the full changelog at the end of this post.

FSX users wishing to jump behind the controls of this retro airliner are able to purchase the same product as P3Dv4 users from the Aerosoft store. The price remains unchanged, at $42.99 USD.

 
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FSDG Releases Dakar

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Flight Sim Development Group, sticking with their very quick development of scenery, has just released their Dakar scenery, which was previewed in late may. The scenery is the latest addition to FSDG's 'LITE' series and is an accurate depiction of Dakar's new airport, Blaise Diagne International, which only opened in late 2017. FSDG state that the scenery has accurate shadow mapping,
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Aerosoft Development Update

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Presenting at this years FSExpo, developer Aerosoft detailed their early start in the industry, talking about their first in-house flight sim development which began in 2004, after previously being asked by Microsoft to work with them on a train simulator in 2002. The developer then detailed updates that will be coming this year. A320 Professional Series The A320 series for P3Dv4
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FSDreamTeam Announce GSX Level 2 – SODE jetways everywhere, animated ground pedestrians

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FSDreamTeam used their time on stage at FSExpo this morning to announce Ground Services X (GSX) Level 2. GSX is their ground services add-on for P3D and FSX used to spawn ground vehicles such as baggage loaders, stairways and fuel trucks, while also being able to interface with SODE jetways at supported sceneries. That changes slightly with level 2, however,
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