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Microsoft Flight Simulator Developer Interview

During X019, we interviewed two of the developers behind the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator. We discuss VR, the possibility of seasons and also briefly touch upon the newest announcement of airline manufacturers working with the teams to bring aircraft to the simulator.

You can watch the full interview above via our YouTube video. If you liked what you saw, please subscribe and be sure to hit the notification bell.

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Orbx Cityscape Honolulu: The FSElite Review

Orbx Cityscape Honolulu The FSElite Review
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In this video we take a look at the island of Oahu and city of Honolulu. Grab your leis and join me in Hawaii for this Honolulu Cityscape review from Orbx. This video should give you an idea of what to expect from this Cityscape from Orbx, and whether or not it's the right add-on for you. Dont forget to
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FSElite Original: Community Voted Top 5 Prepar3D Airliners

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For the month of October we asked the community to pick their top five favorite airliners for Prepar3D.  You made your voice heard from all around the world as this became our most popular top 5 poll with nearly 8500 votes! Everyone's participation made this a tight race, as some aircraft came within just 20-30 votes of each other. Lets
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Interview with Aerosoft’s Mathijs Kok

Interview With Aerosofts Mathijs Kok @ FSWeekend
During FSWeekend, we interviewed project manager and member of the Aerosoft team, Mathijs Kok. During the interview, we speak a little about the upcoming A330 Professional, the all-new CRJ Professional and also the new airline economy application, OnAir. In related content, we also shared our hands-on with the A330 which was also shown off at the show, along with our
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Hands-On With the Aerosoft A330 Professional

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Last week, FSElite attended FSWeekend and went hands-on with the all-new Aerosoft A330 Professional. Whilst the aircraft is still in beta testing, the Aerosoft team took it to the show to let people finally have a go on the long-haul Airbus we have all been waiting so long for. During this 20-minute hands-on, Daan was thrown into the deep end to
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PMDG Global Flight Operations Appears Online

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PMDG’s highly anticipated Global Flight Operations has appeared publicly available online. This was made aware to us by a Facebook community member. The product has not been officially released yet, but the site is accessible and most features seem to be working. It’s unclear to us if this public availability is intended or not.

The homepage interface right now is just a flight map, with little to show other than a day/night overlay. Though it would seem likely that you can see active flights here once the tool goes live for the public. Another feature that seem to be somewhat working is airport maps. Here you can select between PIREPS or ‘airports with gate info’, which for now seems to be supported by a significant though limited number of airports. On these airport maps you can see gates that have gate data and gates that need additional data. What kind of additional data is required is yet unclear, and selecting the gates didn’t do anything to provide more info.

You can also view the current flight data, which has been built up so far by members of the PMDG team. You can see leaderboards for aircraft and people, as well as the most recent flights. Selecting the airlines that people have flown, or the aircraft, will open a map for that particular airline or aircraft and see their flight data on a map. PMDG seems to be using GFO a lot with their 747, but the recently released Boeing 737-800 and 737-900 also make an appearance in the most recent flights.

Global Flight Operations is currently in closed beta. We got an update about a nearing release back in July, when PMDG shared with us that Global Flight Operations was ‘closer than ever to a release’, and a calendar date for this had been set. At that time, the team wasn’t quite ready to share this date with us.

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FSDreamteam Chicago O’Hare v2: The FSElite Review

FSDreamteam Chicago OHare V2 The FSElite Review
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In this video, I give my opinion of FSDreamTeam's new Chicago O'Hare v2 for P3Dv4. We will take a close look at the modelling and texturing of various elements around the airport and any new features FSDreamTeam has implemented, such as the "living" terminal. I cover airport buildings, ground textures, airport layout, night lighting, animations, seasonal variations, and performance. Don't
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RD Presets Autogen v1.0 and Orbx Buildings HD: The FSElite First Look

RD Presets Autogen V1.0 And Orbx Buildings HD The FSElite First Look
In this video, Ronnie takes a look at both RD Presets Autogen v1.0 and Orbx BuildingsHD. This side-by-side comparison video, will demonstrate the visual differences in both products and also the impact it has on your Prepar3D installation. In the video, Ronnie travels across the world looking at various different regional buildings including locations such as Madrid, Sydney and many
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