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Share Your Feedback on FSElite 2.0 – Win Free Scenery from SimMarket

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We launched FSElite 2.0 just over a week ago and the response we’ve had has been amazing. So many kind words from people excited about our future and how appealing the new design is. We’ve loved hearing from the community who are passionate about their favourite flight sim media website and we want to give you guys more opportunity to tell us how we’re doing. Over the next few months, you may see some more surveys from us, but for now, we want to focus on the new web design.

We’re still battling the usual beta bugs and continuing to amend older posts to conform to the new style, but any further feedback will really help us to ensure we deliver the best experience to you. As per our Community Charter, we’re always prepared to listen to our community, so please be as honest as possible.

To say thank you for your time, we also want to give you an opportunity to receive a free product* from SimMarket. Just follow the instructions in the survey to be in with a chance to win.

Simply fill out the Google form below, or click this link.

 

*Under 30.00 euros and must be downloadable content. (excludes any product from FSFX Packages).

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Welcome to FSElite Version 2.0 – We’re Feeling Brand New

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Just over 14 months ago, a small team embarked on a big journey: to deliver high quality flight sim content in a fair and community driven manner. Over the past 14 months, we’ve taken plenty of feedback about what we do well, and what could be improved. During this time, we’ve had amazing support from developers, publishers and of course, the community as well. This support has consistently motivated the team to strive to be the best flight sim media group around.

CHANGE WAS INEVITABLE

Thanks to the incredible team who make up FSElite, we have been able to really demonstrate this through hundreds of pieces of content. Everything ranging from quick news posts and detailed reviews to feature length editorials and video first looks. Our content library is vast and grows each and every day. As a result, we realised we had to change. The blog layout just didn’t suit our purposes anymore with so many avenues of content to appreciate and go through.

With this in mind, please allow me to introduce to you our evolution: FSElite Version 2.0 – a brand new look and feel.

WE’RE FEELING BRAND NEW

We started 2017 with the focus on engaging with our community and FSElite Version 2.0 does just that: we now have a website that looks professional, makes finding the content you love easy to find and the site performs quicker than ever before.

ALWAYS STAY UP TO DATE

Staying up-to-date is easier than before. If you use Google Chrome, and Android device or Firefox, then you may have noticed the request at the top of the page. Simply approving will allow you to receive the latest content direct to your browser or phone. Don’t worry Apple users, iOS Mobile is coming soon (Mac OS X works).

MAKING CONTENT RELEVANT TO YOU

We’ve reconsidered how we deliver information to you making things more relevant to your interests. We have divided previews, deals and offers away from ‘news’ to better suit your interests. As time goes on, we’ll be able to break this down further and cater to your needs. Finding content is easier than ever before thanks to our new menu system and slick home page. You can filter your favourite developer or look at anything to do with aircraft or scenery. The choice is yours.

 

MORE ENGAGING CONTENT

We’ve introduced our ‘Featured’ reviews to deliver more flexibility in our content delivery. This will provide an opportunity to provide more engaging content with less distraction from the article itself. The more flexibility, the more creative we can be.

We also have a new internal guideline system in place to ensure quality and consistency within our content. This will help you to feel more connected to the content we deliver.

We also have a new Quality Assurance Editor to ensure our articles are the best they can be.

We’ve also introduced our Featured YouTube Community to further enhance the content you see appear in your notification feed.

CURRENT EVENTS

We have a brand new events feature designed to give you important dates to remember as well as express an interest in. Right now it’s a little sparse, but over the next few weeks, expect to see some special events and more appear.

AND MORE…

There’s plenty of small features included with FSElite Version 2.0 which is far beyond just a cosmetic look. We’ve got faster, more optimised images, we have better servers and we have flexibility to grow.

Over the next few weeks and months, we’ll continue to add new features and areas to explore. Our Featured YouTube Community will start in just a few days, and we have other partnerships to announce soon.

THIS IS OUR EVOLUTION

We have evolved from a simple blog to a sophisticated website. We’ve been slowly introducing the brand for months now and finally everything is coming together to make for a truly exciting future.

If you have any feedback, please leave a comment or get in touch via our new contact page.

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FSElite Announcement: We’ll Be Appearing on Dovetail Games’ Next Livestream

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Update: Stream over, but you can watch it here.

Over on Facebook, we teased a bit of an announcement and today we can confirm that FSElite will be represented on the next Dovetail Games Flight Sim World livestream.

I (Calum) will be heading to their studios to conduct some interviews with members of the team, and then later in the evening, I’ll be joining them live on their Twitch livestream. I’ll be talking to the team about how the sim is evolving, the inclusion of the first payware aircraft, and more.

I’m really excited to be joining the team and I hope you join us Wednesday 13th September at 18:00 BST.

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Winner Of the Drzewiecki Design New York Airports V2 and Flightbeam KMSP Competition Revealed

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Our competition for Drzewiecki Design New York Airports V2 and Flightbeam KMSP was a massive success and today I can reveal the winners of the prizes.

To have been in with a chance to win Flightbeam’s KMSP, you had to answer a simple question: Which gates allow you to use multiple jetways on a single aircraft thanks to SODE? The answer was G4, G5, G6. 

Perry M was the winner for Flightbeam KMSP.

Thanks to SimMarket, we were able to give away a free copy of Drzewiecki Design New York Airports V2. All you needed to do was subscribe to our YouTube channel. Out of over a thousand entries, our winner was subscriber e92m3s65b40a.

Congratulations to both of our winners – your prizes are on their way to you!

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FSElite Will Be Attending Flight Sim 2017

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After our successful trip to Flight Sim Con 2017, we’re excited to announce that we will be attending Just Flight’s Flight Sim 2017 on October 7th 2017. The UK show in Cosford is the largest one day flight sim conference in the world. With over 1200 attendees and 35 exhibitors, the show promises to bring the community closer together in various ways. You’ll be able to chat to some of your favourite developers, try out some of their upcoming products, and pick up a few bargains along the way.

Some big names such as Just Flight, Orbx, FSLabs, Aerosoft, QualityWings, TFDi Designs and Dovetail Games. Of course, there’s a bunch more coming as well as a range of hardware developers and media partners. Closer to the time, we’ll share the full list, but for now you can head over to the official page to see who’s confirmed so far!

 

Further to developers showcasing their products, there will also be a handful of presentations. Both X-Plane and Dovetail Games will be presenting, so if you’re coming, make sure you have some questions ready.

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THANK YOU – To Our Whole Community

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A quick one from me, as everything that needs to be said is in the video! Still, thank you for everyone’s continued support over the past year. We’ve hit some really big milestones lately and we’re excited for our future.

Just a few key things from the video in case you aren’t able to watch:

  • New website coming soon – focuses on speed, readability and consistency (as well as some cool new features)
  • Our partnership with SimMarket in a bit more detail
  • More YouTube content
  • New writers and quality assurance people
  • Competitions / Giveaways
  •  ..and some other updates as well!

Again, THANK YOU to everyone for making FSElite the fastest growing flight simulation media outlet in recent times. We really are just in our infancy, so if you have any feedback, please always feel free to contact us.

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Win A Free Copy of Drzewiecki Design’s New York Airports V2

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Drzewiecki Design recently released their New York Airports V2 and FSElite is giving you the chance to win a free copy of either version:

• NY Airports v2 X: KJFK, KLGA, KTEB – (J. F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Teterboro)
• NY Airports v2 X: KEWR, KLDJ, KCDW – (Newark, Linden and Caldwell/Essex)

Both products are fully compatible with FSX, FSX:SE, P3D V1-V4 and will really enhance you flying around the area.

To win, all you need to do is ensure you’re subscribed to our YouTube channel. If you’re already subscribed, there’s no need to do anything.

For another chance to win, send an email to prize[@]fselite[.]net with the subject “Drzewiecki Design” and your name in the main body to be entered.

We use Youtube to bring you exclusive interviews, first-looks, video reviews and much more.

For your chance to win, just make sure you’ve subscribed to us by August 12th 2017. On August 13th 2017 we will select a random subscriber or email and they’ll be the winner. It’s as simple as that.

If you don’t win, you can buy the product over from SimMarket for 22.80 Euro each.

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Win a Free Copy of Just Flight’s PA-28R Turbo Arrow III/IV

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Update: We’ve been made aware of a change to the number of liveries available. As a result, we’ve changed the answers below to reflect it. If you entered with the previous correct answer, your answer will remain valid. Thanks!

We’ve been pretty excited about Just Flight’s adventure into general aviation aircraft, and especially their PA-28R Turbo Arrow. We’ve provided lots of coverage from first looks, video reviews and written reviews. To continue this trend of coverage, we’re pleased to be able to give the FSElite community the chance to win a free copy.

You simply just need to head to the Google form below and answer a simple question:

How many liveries are supplied with the Turbo Arrow IV when downloaded from Just Flight’s website?

A) 3

B) 5

C) 7

https://goo.gl/forms/53gfslIV5bVORSYs2

You have until 5th May to enter. Winner will be announced on May 6th 2017.

Don’t forget to have a look at the product page on Just Flight’s website. You may even find the answer there…

Huge thanks to Just Flight for making this happen!

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Great Easter Giveaway: Win FREE Tickets to Flight Sim Con 2017

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Happy Easter Monday

Here at FSElite we do all we can to support our community. Whether that’s providing you with some interesting articles or breaking exclusives. What people seem to really love is FREE things! Luckily for you, we have some amazing partners who help us to help you. As a result of their generosity, we’re able to offer you some cool prizes during our Great Easter Giveaway!

Over the next 4 days (Good Friday, Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday), we’ll be providing you the chance to win! We’ll be using our Contest Hopper to give you as much opportunity as possible to win. Don’t forget to sign up to our Facebook and Twitter pages to ensure you don’t miss the chance to win!

So this is a big one! Thanks to the amazing guys at Real Flight Shopwe’re able to supply FREE tickets to the biggest flight sim event of the year: Flight Sim Con 2017! Held at Bradley, Hartford in the USA, flight sim developers, publishers, enthusiasts and more will descend to the event to share their love for the best hobby in the world. The likes of Orbx, Aerosoft, Lockheed Martin, Dovetail and more will be attending to show off their upcoming products and give you the chance to get up close and personal to some of your favourite developers. Including your favourite flight sim media site: FSElite!

The event held over the weekend of June 10th / 11th 2017 promises to be huge with plenty of key speakers, hands on demos and much more. If you win, we’re able to offer the prize in the following form:

Either: 

1 x ticket for BOTH days, or;

2 x tickets for ONE day (of your choice). (You can bring a friend)

Just to make it very clear, we’re not providing flights, transportation, accommodation, etc. This is just tickets. FSElite will buy you a couple of drinks and we’ll probably throw in a few other freebies as well!

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Please make sure when you enter you know 100% you can attend and can get there! Make sure you check out the Flight Sim Con website for full details on the event. Also, again, MASSIVE thank you to Real Flight Shop for sponsoring this amazing prize!

Good luck and whoever the winner is, we look forward to meeting you!

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Great Easter Giveaway: Month Membership with projectFLY

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Happy Easter

Here at FSElite we do all we can to support our community. Whether that’s providing you with some interesting articles or breaking exclusives. What people seem to really love is FREE things! Luckily for you, we have some amazing partners who help us to help you. As a result of their generosity, we’re able to offer you some cool prizes during our Great Easter Giveaway!

Over the next 4 days (Good Friday, Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday), we’ll be providing you the chance to win! We’ll be using our Contest Hopper to give you as much opportunity as possible to win. Don’t forget to sign up to our Facebook and Twitter pages to ensure you don’t miss the chance to win!

Thanks to Matt over at projectFLY, we’re able to give one lucky winner a free month’s worth of GOLD membership. If you don’t already use projectFLY, then this is the perfect way to start your journey with them. They offer an incredible flight tracking management system, easy to use and looks great. Simply fill out the form below and we’ll pick someone from random to win a free month.

Sign up below and remember to share. The more you share, the more raffle tickets you’ll collect – thus increasing your chances to win!

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