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A2A Simulations Discusses Aerostar 600 Twin

A2a Simulations Accu Sim Aerostar 600

Aircraft developer A2A Simulations has already confirmed that they are working on Microsoft Flight Simulator content, which starts with the Aerostar 600. This is an aircraft close to the team at A2A Simulations as they already own and operate the particular type of aeroplane in the real-world.

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In a brief update today from the team, a few new renders of the aircraft were shared along with some details about the future of Accu-Sim – the technology behind A2A Simulation products. Starting their post by saying that “2020 is shaping up to be a remarkable year for flight simmers” and that having multiple technologically advanced simulators is a great thing for the future.

Using the latest generation of Accu-Sim, the Aerostar 600 will be a truly dynamic and living machine. This new technology is being made for Prepar3D v4, v5 and also the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator. However, A2A Simulations did say that because Accu-Sim v4 and the new sim are still in development, it’s too early to know how long it will take to complete the first project; which will be the Aerostar 600.

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As for the future, A2A Simulations has said that they simply won’t be “porting” aircraft over. That’s not their style and as always, want to build quality aircraft that push their teams to the limits to create realistic aircraft. Over the past year, the team has been building and developing new technologies, which they intend to bring into their next-generation of products. Scott Gimple of A2A Simulations added the following:

“Double-blind tests have been conducted between pilots trained exclusively on the real aircraft compared to pilots trained mostly using Accu-Sim and the difference between these groups is indistinguishable. This is well beyond what the existing simulators we’ve tested are capable of. This is why we accepted the call from the US military. The need was just so obvious,”

Lewis Bloomfield from the team also added:

“A2A has always believed that when things are real, it’s easier. Just flying an Accu-Sim aircraft for fun turns you into a better pilot because you are experiencing many things indistinguishable from reality. Experiencing real physics and sound is so fun you don’t even realize you are learning.”

A2A Simulations are certainly excited about the new simulator and we can’t wait to see what they bring to the table.

You can read all about other third-party developers working on products in our developer round-up.

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How to Improve Your Landings with a Flight Simulator: The FSElite Tutorial

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In this FSElite tutorial, we discuss the basic techniques you can use to help improve your landings with a flight simulator. In this video, I showcase different aircraft landings ranging from Cessna 172 to a Boeing 747. Disclaimer: This tips and tricks video is designed to help you in a flight simulation environment and does not substitute any kind of real-world training.
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Challenge of the Day: P-40 Flights

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As the world continues to pull through as a global community against the pandemic known as Coronavirus, we are supporting simmers across the world with our newly released Stay at Home Community Hub. As part of that, we are challenging simmers around the globe to a series of challenges and share their best screenshots of those daily challenges. Each day, we
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A2A Simulations Offers FREE Accu-Sim P-40 for Everyone

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A2A Simulations has offered everyone in the flight simulation community a free copy of their P-40 for P3D. The news comes as everyone in the world starts to adjust to new life with the current pandemic. A2A Simulations are offering this out of goodwill for anyone and everyone who is looking to pass the time during the situation. To get your
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A2A Simulations Updates Bonanza V35 for P3D v4

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A2A Simulations has released a small update to their acclaimed Bonanza V35 for P3Dv4. The changelog (found below) is small, but is another step towards perfection to what is already a masterpiece of general aviation for P3D. Note that this update is only for the Prepar3D v4 version. To apply the update, users shall use the "Check for Updates" app
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A2A Simulations Updates Accu-Sim J-3 Cub

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A2A Simulations has updated their Accu-Sim J-3 Cub for Prepar3D V4. The new update is rather extensive and can be acquired now from the A2A updater tool.

The new update features an improved performance of the Accu-Sim sound playback system, along with a new auto cold and dark function. Furthermore, the team has fixed issues with the engine warm-up, improved the prop animation during a hand-start and also much more.

As mentioned, the update can be acquired via the A2A update tool relevant to the J-3 Cub. Click on the Windows Start Menu under the A2A Simulations group and then check for updates.

You can pick up the A2A Simulations Accu-Sim Cub from A2A’s store right now. 

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A2A Releases PBR Updated J-3 Cub

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Developer A2A Simulations has released their updated J-3 Cub for Prepar3D. Announced in May 2019, the update brings their J-3 Cub to the now standards for P3D V4. The most notable changes are the use of PBR materials, a new 3D virtual cockpit and new flight dynamics. The J-3 Cub is a basic trainer first introduced in 1938. Its latest
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A2A Simulations Updates Cessna 172

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A2A Simulations has updated their Cessna 172 to version 19.12.15.0, with the biggest change to now include PBR texturing as part of the aircraft. The new update also includes dynamic illumination of the virtual cockpit, along with improved instrument backlighting. In addition, VR support has been added for 2-D panel windows, along with improved support for RealityXP and the Flight1 GNS
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