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Repost: FSElite Attending FSWeekend In Lelystad

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We’re excited to announce that FSElite will be attending this year’s FSWeekend event in Lelystad Airport. The flight simulation weekend event, taking place on November 2nd and 3rd, will feature exhibitors such as VATSIM, Aerosoft, ProSim, Laminar Research and many more. Further to some of the bigger names, Dutch specific exhibitors include Flightsimulatorclub Midden Nederland, Dutch Flight Network

All FSElite @ FSWeekend coverage is only possible thanks to our sponsors, Aerosoft.

Some of the highlights of the event will include the opportunity to fly hands-on with the Aerosoft A330 Professional, as well as learn more about their new CRJ Professional. Of course, there will also be plenty of opportunities for people to experience a range of cockpits, try out the latest simulators and interact with a range of online networks and communities. Honeycomb Aeronautical will also be around for people to try out their Alpha Flight Control Yoke.

As for us, whilst we don’t have a stand at FSWeekend, we will be around on the show floor interacting with the community, speaking to developers and of course trying out any new products. If you’re at the show, come and find us and say hi. We’ll have a limited number of the FSElite Magazine to give away also.

If you’re keen to come, you can buy tickets on the door for €17.95. Ages 3-11 will cost €14.95 and those under 3 will be able to enter for free. If you are disabled, FSWeekend tickets are €12.95.

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Press Release: Visit Oz Flight Sim Expo This November

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Press Release: The Oz Flight Sim Expo returns to HARS Aviation Museum for the second consecutive year. The Oz Flight Sim Expo 2019 is all about interactive flight simulation experiences and the event for 2019 has been developed off feedback from visitors to the 2018 expo that was held at HARS. This year the Oz Flight Sim Expo will showcase
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An Update on the Current Situation with FSPilotshop

Over the past few days, numerous people (community and developers) have been in touch asking what is going on with FSPilotshop. The website is currently unavailable and users are unable to download previously purchased products. At the time, we didn't know anything, however, we have been busy doing some research into the situation and would like to provide the wider
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Reminder: Flight Sim 2019 Tickets Now On Sale

It is now only 58 days until the RAF Museum at Cosford is the backdrop for one of the largest flight simulation shows in the world. Flight Sim 2019 will be soon with us and there's already plenty to get excited by for the annual event. As usual, the event will be full of developers, hardware manufacturers and other exhibitors
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FlightSimExpo 2020 Venue and Dates Announced

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FlightSimExpo 2019 was a huge success. Nearly 1,700 people attended the show over the course of the weekend. Exploring the large exhibition show floor and enjoying countless seminars from flight simulator developers, enthusiasts and aviation experts. At the end of the busy weekend, Evan took to the stage to confirm that Las Vegas would be the event city for FlightSimExpo 2020. It has been confirmed that FlightSimExpo 2020 will take place during June 12th – June 14th 2020 at Tropicana Las Vegas.

Returning to where FlightSimExpo initially started, Las Vegas was chosen by the community in a series of online polls. Phil, co-founder of FlightSimExpo said, “We are once again excited to bring FlightSimExpo back to Las Vegas, and to the city voted on by the community. We used social media, surveys, and email conversations with developers over the past several months to pick the date and location that the community wanted most.”

Las Vegas is an exciting destination with plenty to see and do both during and outside of the event weekend. With easy transportation around the city, low airfares and plenty of social opportunities, Las Vegas is a great destination for the show. The team will be working with airlines, transport companies and local attraction hubs to arrange special discounts for attendees.

Friday June 12th will see the return of Captains’ Corner, an add-on event that sees various developers give talks on a range of simulation topics. Saturday June 13th and Sunday June 14th will see many exhibitors flood the show floor sharing new details on new products and giving you the chance to try things out. More news of exhibitors and seminars will be shared in a few months time.

As for the venue, Tropicana Las Vegas, it’s a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel and is centrally located on the Las Vegas strip. The hotel offers a range of activities within the hotel including an award-winning swimming pool, spa and fitness centre. The team at FlightSimExpo has negotiated a hotel room rate of an average of just $150 per night over three nights, which includes all taxes, resort fees, free parking, WiFi, 2-for-1 show tickets and cocktails, 2 bottles of water and more.

As for tickets and registration for the show, that will be made available this coming December. Ticket prices will be the same as in previous years. Starting December, a limited number of $50 tickets will go on sale, followed by $70 all-weekend registrations.

“Vegas was a great venue for the inaugural FlightSimExpo, and we look forward to returning there in 2020,” says Evan Reiter, co-founder. “Attendees from the west coast kick-started FlightSimExpo in 2018. For those who couldn’t join us in Orlando: we look forward to seeing you again! And for those who attended both, we think you’ll love the Tropicana this year.”

A few important links:

FlightSimExpo Home page

FlightSimExpo Facebook Page

You can remind yourself of the action from last year with the FSElite FSExpo 2019 Archive Page, which includes all the details from the event in Orlando.

Be sure to save the date, June 12th – 14th. We shall see YOU in Las Vegas!

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[Re-post] FSExpo 2019: Thrustmaster Announces The F/A-18C Add-On Grip

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We have re-posted this article as it appeared to not get published correctly at the time of the announcement. Apologies in advance if you have already seen this. Today at FSExpo 2019, Thrustmaster announced the latest addition to their flight simulation line of products: the F/A-18C Add-On Grip for the Thrustmaster Warthog and Cougar HOTAS systems! The Thrustmaster F/A-18C Hornet
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Win an All Expenses Paid Trip to FlightSimExpo 2019

This is your opportunity to win big. FlightSimExpo, in partnership with Thrustmaster, have today announced an all expenses paid trip to FlightSimExpo 2019. Thrustmaster has demonstrated that they are serious about the flight sim community and are doing their bit to get involved. To show that commitment, they are giving people a chance for a once in a lifetime opportunity. If you
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