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Orbx TrueEarth Northern California Released

Orbx Tureearth Northern Califonia Prepar3d (2)

Orbx has just released the latest addition to the TrueEarth family of products, this time covering Northern California.

Northern California is home to some of the most diverse types of land you can find in a flight simulator. You can takeoff from a large city like the San Francisco Bay Area, and within an hour you will have flown over quite a few types of land. Fly over the coast of California and the Pacific Ocean, fly over the flat farmlands of the central valley, pass by dense redwood forests near Santa Cruz, fly high over the Sierra Nevada mountain range, and more.

TrueEarth Northern California covers over 240,000 square kilometers of the state. VFR is possible with this region as landmarks such as “masts, wind farms, churches, power-lines, and lighthouses” are included in this product. Over 1,000 points of interest have been 3D modeled, as well as over 8 million buildings and 284 million trees being included in the product. The mech is an Ultra-HD 10-meter mesh for this product. A full feature list can be viewed at the bottom of this post.


Orbx TrueEarth Northern California can be picked up for $54.95 AUD, but is currently on sale for $43.96 AUD until June 16th at 1AM UTC. TrueEarth Northern California is available for Prepar3D v4 and v5 simulators.

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

How To Improve Your Landings With A Flight Simulator The FSElite Tutorial
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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PMDG 747 QOTS II Update – Now Prepar3D v5 Compatible

PMDG 748 Mountainflying
PMDG has just released the next update for the PMDG 747 Queen of the Skies II. This update comes for both the 747-400 base pack and the 747-8 expansion. Starting with the update, this brings updates to the models, both VC and external, update to the PBR, an updates physics model for the wings and tail-plane, as well as updated
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Gaya Simulations Announces Kristiansand Airport (ENCN)

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Day three of Gaya Simulations announcements, and today they have announced that they will be developing Kristiansand Airport. The airport is on the southern tip of Norway, and sees just over a million passengers a year. Seven airlines serve the airport with just about half of the routes being seasonal. The airport is also known for its incredible landscaped that are
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Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v5 Hotfix 1 Released

Prepar3d V5 Lockheed Martin 16 1600×900
Just over 2 weeks after the initial release of Prepar3D v5, the first hotfix for the simulator has been released. This hotfix brings changes that will help with the VRAM usage in the sim, as well as other high priority issues that were identified after launch. The update also brings plenty of fixes to the client, content, scenery, and SDK.
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MK-Studios Keflavik Update V1.10

MK Studios Keflavik (1)

MK-Studios released a new update for their Keflavik scenery. Included in this update is Prepar3D v5 compatibility. The update fixes other things such as updating the navaids, improved sattelite blending, and more. A full change log can be read here:

Version 1.10 changelog

– Prepar3D V5 compatibility,

– Fixed problem with SODE error messages in P3D V5,

– Improved sattelite blending,

– Fixed bug with fall satellite appearing during winter,

– BIAR navaids improvements,

– Holding point lights fixed.

Also in the post was a list that showed the order the rest of MK-Studios airports would be getting updated to P3D v5. The list is as followed:

– Dublin airport,

– Tenerife Vol.1,

– Tenerife Vol.2,

– Lisbon.

“Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Vagar will come at later time with more improvements like PBR support and P3D V4/5 SDK advantages.”

As always, when more information becomes available, we will be sure to share that.

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Lockheed Martin Releases Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 3

With Prepar3D v5 being released recently, another sim from Lockheed Martin also received an update. Prepar3D v4.5 got another hotfix, bringing the latest version to P3D v4.5.14.34698, or v4.5 Hotfix 3. The client, content, and SDK received an update, mainly focused on fixes for the client. The change log shows a some fixes were focused on crashes with the sim, added
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RouteAnn-Studios Released Hefei Xinqiao International Airport for P3D

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RouteAnn-Studios has released their first scenery, and this is covering the recently built Hefei Xinqiao International Airport in Anhui, China. Hefei Xinqiao Airport first started construction in December of 2008, and cost over 3.7 billion yuan. The airport finally opened on the 30th of May, 2013, replacing Luogang Airport. The airport has a single 11,155 ft runway that will be able
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MFSG Sibu Airport Released for FS9, FSX, and P3D

MFSG Sibu Airport Release (10)
Malaysian Flight Simulator Group has released their latest scenery, this time covering Sibu Airport. Sibu Airport serves many different areas of Malaysia, including Bintangor, Sarikei, Kapit, Sibu, Sarawak, and East Malaysia. The airport is also located on the island or Borneo. In 2018, the airport saw over 1,579,000 millions passengers, and had over 20,000 aircraft movements. Three airlines serve the airport,
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