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LatinVFR Releases AREX Europe

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LatinVFR continues to release new products for Microsoft Flight Simulator, with their latest being AREX Europe. Building on the release of the North American version, this version focuses on Europe, Russia and also the Arctic.

The utility add-on includes logos and skins for most of Europe’s ground handling and catering companies and injects realistic-looking vehicles into airports in the region. This includes push back trucks, airport traffic and service equipment such as the ground power unit. Further to the replacement of ground service equipment looks, customised sounds for animations have also been added to the vehicles. The exact companies included with this product wasn’t specified, but we can see from the screenshots that the likes of Swissport, Aeroflot, Royal Mail, LSG and Air BP are all included.

It is worth noting that the plan is for AREX to work in conjunction with GSX by FSDreamTeam for Microsoft Flight Simulator and this is not a replacement tool for that type of add-on.

You can buy LatinVFR’s AREX Europe from Contrail, simMarket and the LatinVFR store for €7.10 / $8.49 (excluding taxes).

We reviewed AREX North America, which you can watch here.

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Volanta Update Released

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Orbx's flight tracking application, Volanta, has seen numerous updates over the last few weeks since release, but the most recent update adds a number of changes and improvements which are worth highlighting. The most significant part of the update comes with the new advanced search tags integrated with the application. When on the flight page, you are now able to
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Mango Studios Releases FlightFactor 767 Sound Enhancement Pack

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Owners of the FlightFactor 767 can now buy the Mango Studios 767 Sound Enhancement Pack. The new sound pack features a range of custom sound and quality recordings from the real-aircraft to enhance the experience for users. The new Mango Studios sound pack for the FlightFactor 767 includes custom sounds for within the cockpit. This includes elements such as the
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xAmbience Pro Releasing Within a Few Weeks

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Dubbed as the "next generation" environmental plugin for X-Plane 11, the development team has confirmed that they intend on releasing xAmbience Pro within the next few weeks. Coming from HST on their website, a new weekly report revealed plenty of new details about the product and what stages the team needs to go through first before releasing the product. On the blog
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Parallel 42’s The Skypark Introduces Game Modes

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Parallel 42 has announced and released all-new "Game Modes" for The Skypark. Designed for Microsoft Flight Simulator, the application is designed to give simmers the freedom to explore the world and discover all new places to fly. Using a karma system to help drive the narrative, The Skypark delivers a unique experience to load virtual cargo and transport it anywhere
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Leonardo Softhouse Releases Maddog X Instructor Panel

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Developer Leonardo Softhouse has released their MaddogX Instructor Panel for use with the Fly the Maddog X for Prepar3D v4 and v5. The Instructor Panel adds numerous options that is found in real-motion simulators that adds training scenarios for simmers to easily practice specific conditions with the Fly the Maddog X.

With the new Instructor Panel, you will be able to add emergency scenarios, position your aircraft anywhere in the simulator and even inject specific weather conditions to the simulator. Even if you start the flight with normal conditions, you can trigger all of the modelled failures and INOP systems found in the Fly the Maddog X.

This expansion for the aircraft product will add both normal and abnormal scenarios for use in the simulator. You can connect to your aircraft either locally or in a Shared Cockpit environment to execute realistic training sessions. For example, one person could be piloting the aircraft, whilst the other takes on the role of instructor to throw all kinds of challenges in the way of the pilot.

The newly released expansion pack extends the original Fly the Maddog X even further. You can buy it now from simMarket for €25.00.

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Seafront Simulations Releases Vessels Anguilla, St Martin and St Barts for MSFS

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Following on from their freeware release exactly one month ago, Seafront Simulations has released Vessels Anguilla, St Marting and St Barts for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This particular product adds thousands of vessels around the following airports: Princess Juliana International Airport (TNCM), Grand Case (TFFG), Clayton J. Lloyd International (TQPF) and Gustaf III airport (TFFJ). The new add-on brings thousands of
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Stairport Sceneries shadeX Released for XPL

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Following on from a range of previews, Stairport Sceneries has released shadeX for X-Plane 11. The product was initially designed as a tool for taking screenshots, the developers felt that the effects would be useful for users in X-Plane 11 in general. The utility product features the ability for users to change colour settings such as the contrast and gamma, whilst
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FlightControlReplay March Update Released

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Following on from the news that FlightControlReplay is now compatible with Microsoft Flight Simulator, the development team has listened to feedback to improve the product by fixing some issues and adding new features. The utility add-on enables you to pause, rewind and record your flights in a variety of simulators. Some of the changes include fixes to the internal algorithm
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