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Pilots – Your Guide to VATSIM Cross the Pond Westbound 2021

Guide To Cross The Pond Vatsim

VATSIM Cross The Pond is one of the most popular events on the online network. The 2021 Westbound edition will start on April 24th 2021 from 11:00z until 23:00z. VATSIM CTP takes place twice a year, one time Westbound (from Europe to North America) during Spring and the other Eastbound (North America to Europe) during Fall. The goal is to replicate at best the specific Oceanic procedures with full ATC from departure to arrival. The lack of radar coverage for traffic deconfliction above the Atlantic Ocean means that the aircraft must obtain a specific clearance, follow a given route and report their position regularly.

These procedures are not so easy to grab at a first glance, but worry not : here’s the FSElite guide to help you make your way across the pond and enjoy the experience as much as possible.

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[April Fools] Introducing Simstagram by FSElite – Interactive Flight Sim Photo Sharing Experience

APRILfools 2021
Happy April Fools! We hope you liked our little prank for this year. Should be made super clear that this was a joke and in no way associated with other social platforms. We'll be shortly removing the site from the web, but hope you enjoyed the experience. Who knows, maybe something similar will come along in the future. The entire team at FSElite
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Win A Free Copy of the Aerosoft CRJ 550/700 for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Today, Aerosoft will be releasing the first airliner aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The Aerosoft CRJ 550/700 for Microsoft Flight Simulator has been on the horizon for many months and promises to be the first complex airliner aircraft for the simulator. Since the release of Microsoft Flight Simulator back in August 2020, simmers have been awaiting an airliner that adds features
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Final Boarding Call: Exciting Opportunity to Join the FSElite Team

Join Our Growing Team
--------------UPDATED 11th FEBRUARY ----------------- After receiving a vast number of applications, we will be closing the applications for the role mentioned below, at 2200z 11th February. We would like to thank everyone that has applied so far as we move to the interview stages shortly.  --------------UPDATED 11th FEBRUARY ----------------- FSElite is looking for members of the community to join the
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First Look: Orbx Volanta


Orbx Volanta is a virtual flight tracker, made by Orbx. I’ve had access to it now for a couple of months, and seen the tool progress a lot. In this first look article, I want to give you my thoughts on Volanta and tell you how it works.

Let’s begin with the latter part: how does Volanta work? Volanta integrates perfectly with your flight simulator, Prepar3D v5 in my case. This even happens when you’re not actively using it, but instead just have it running in the background. When you load up your sim and have selected your aircraft, Volanta will automatically add this aircraft (recognised by registration and type) to your fleet. In much the same fashion, Volanta will also keep track of your flights. If you fly from anywhere to anywhere, Volanta will log this as a flight too.

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Festive and End of Year 2020 Sale Roundup

Flightsim Holiday 2020 Sales
We're fast approaching the end of 2020 and as we enter the holiday period and new year spirit, developers across flight simulation are putting together their end of the year and holiday sales. Below you will find our complete list of developers and publishers hosting sales during this period. FSElite has gathered all the sales for you in this handy
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Happy Holidays from FSElite

The FSElite Team Wishes You Happy Holidays
From the whole FSElite team, we would like to wish each and everyone of you a Happy Holiday and wishing you all the best for 2021. We put together a short video above. Keeping it short, 2020 has been strange, challenging and a tough year. For flight simulation, it's been fairly exciting with Microsoft Flight Simulator releasing, Prepar3D v5 coming
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